Daily Run Down: 05/05/2013: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1640, King Charles I dissolves the Short Parliament.
  • In 1809, Mary Kies becomes the first woman awarded a patent.
  • In 1818, German philosopher Karl Marx is born.
  • In 1866, Memorial Day is first celebrated in Waterloo, New York.
  • In 1934, The first Three Stooges short is released.
  • In 1941, Natalie of Serbia dies.
  • In 1945, American journalist Kurt Loder was born.
  • In 1949, The Treaty of London is signed.
  • In 1991, A riot breaks out after Washington, D.C. Police shoot a man from Salvador.

Look for more current news later and another historical daily run down next week.

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