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Daily Run Down 09/26/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

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Daily Run Down 09/25/2011 Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1066, The Battle of Stamford Bridge ends the Viking invasion of England.
  • In 1086, William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine, dies.
  • In 1694, Henry Pelham, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, is born.
  • In 1780, Jason Fairbanks, Early American murderer, is born.
  • In 1789, The US Congress passes Twelve Amdendments to the consitution.
  • In 1846, US Forces capture Monterrey, Mexico.
  • In 1866, Thomas Hunt Morgan, American Geneticist, is born.
  • In 1890, The US Congress establishes Sequoia National Park.
  • In 1897, American Writer William Faulkner is born.
  • In 1911, Ground is broken at Fenway Park in Boston.
  • In 1912, Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism is founded.
  • In 1930, Author and humorist, Shel Silverstein is born.
  • In 1951, Actor Mark Hamill was born.
  • In 1952, Actor Christopher Reeve is born.
  • In 1957, Central High School in Little Rock is integrated.
  • In 1960, Emily Post, American etiquette expert, dies.
  • In 1981, Sandra Day O’Connor becomes the first Supreme Court Justice.

Look for more current news tomorrow and more Historical news next week.