Daily Run Down 10/23/2011: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 425, Valentinian III becomes Roman Emperor at the age of 6.
  • In 1641, The Irish Rebellion of 1641 begins.
  • In 1707, The first Parliament of Great Britain meets.
  • In 1715, Tsar Peter II of Russia is born.
  • In 1762, American Inventory Samuel Morey is born.
  • In 1861, President Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus.
  • In 1875, American Chemist Giblert N. Lewis is born.
  • In 1911, The first use of aircraft in wartime occurs.
  • In 1929, The first transcontinental air service begins between New York City and Los Angelas.
  • In 1939, Author Zane Grey dies.
  • In 1942, Author Michael Crichton is born.
  • In 1959, Musical Parodist, “Weird Al” yankovic was born.
  • In 1960, Computer Science Professor, Randy Pausch, is born.
  • In 1973, President Richard Nixon agrees to turn over subpoenaed audio tapes of his Oval Office conversations.
  • In 2001, Apple announces the iPod.

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

Daily Run Down 10/23/2011

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Daily Run Down 10/22/2011

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