Here is this morning’s Daily Run Down.
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Total Number of stories: 42
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Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.
- In 882, King Louis III of France dies.
- In 1100, Henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey.
- In 1301, Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, is born.
- In 1305, William Wallace, leader of the Scottish Resistance, is captured and brought to London.
- In 1620, The Mayflower departs from Southampton, England.
- In 1633, George Abbot, Archbishop of Canterbury, dies.
- In 1735, New York Weekly Journal writer John Peter Zenger is acquitted of libel on the basis that what he published was true.
- In 1749, Thomas Lynch, Jr, American Congressman, is born.
- In 1861, The United States Government levies its first income tax.
- In 1874, Japan launches its Postal Savings System.
- In 1884, The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty is laid on Bedloe’s Island in New York Harbor.
- In 1914, In Cleveland, Ohio, the first electric traffic light is installed.
- In 1926, Harry Houdini performs his greatest feat, spending 91 minutes underwater.
- In 1930, American Astronaut Neil Armstrong was born.
- In 1962, Actress Marilyn Monroe dies.
- In 1963, The United States, United Kingdom and Soviet Union sign a nuclear test ban treaty.
- In 1981, Ronald Reagan fires 11,359 striking air-traffic controllers.
- In 2000, British Actor Alec Guinness dies.
Look for more current news tomorrow and another historical daily run down next week.
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