Daily Run Down 10/11/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

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Daily Run Down 10/10/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

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Daily Run Down 10/09/11: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1273, Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Germany, dies.
  • In 1446, The Hangul Alphabet is published in Korea.
  • In 1514, King Louis XII of France marries Mary Tudor.
  • In 1582, In Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain, October 9th doesn’t exist due to implementing the Gregorian Calendar.
  • In 1604, A Super Nova is observed, the most recent in the Milky Way.
  • In 1635, Roger Williams, founder of Rhode Island, is banished from Massachusetts Colony.
  • In 1701, Yale University is chartered.
  • In 1757, King Charles X of France is born.
  • In 1776, Father Francisco Palou founds San Francisco.
  • In 1873, The U.S. Naval Institute is founded.
  • In 1873, American Entrepreneur, Charles Walgreen is born.
  • In 1879, German Physicist and discoverer of diffraction of X-rays by crystals, Max von Laue, is born.
  • In 1888, The Washington Monument opens to the general public.
  • In 1900, Joseph Friedman, inventor of the flexible straw, is born.
  • In 1919, As part of the “Black Sox Scandal”, the Cincinnati Reds win the World Series.
  • In 1936, The Hoover Dam generates electricity from the Colorado River.
  • In 1940, Famed Beatles Musician John Lennon is born.
  • In 1944, The Who bass player John Entwistle is born.
  • In 1958, Pope Pius XII dies.
  • In 1967, “Che” is executed for attempting to incite a revolution in Bolivia.
  • In 1974, Saver of Jewish People during World War II, Oskar Schindler, dies.
  • In 1999, The Last Flight of the “SR-71” commences.

Look for more current news tomorrow and another historical Daily Run Down next week.