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Daily Run Down 06/01/2012

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

Total Number of stories: 214

Look for more stories tomorrow. If an important story has been missed please leave it in the comments.

Daily Run Down 03/25/2012: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1199, Richard I is wounded by a crossbow.
  • In 1409, The Council of Pisa opens.
  • In 1584, Sir Walter Raleigh is granted a patent to colonize Virginia.
  • In 1634, The first settlers arrive in Maryland.
  • In 1655, Saturn’s Largest Moon Titan is discovered by Christiaan Huygens.
  • In 1751, Frederick I of Sweden dies.
  • In 1818, Caspar Wessel, Danish mathematician dies.
  • In 1867, Italian Doncutor Arturo Toscanini is born.
  • In 1911, The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory kills 146 garment workers.
  • In 1911, Jack Ruby, the killer of Lee Harvey Oswald, is born.
  • In 1918, The Belarusian People’s Republic is established.
  • In 1918, American Sports reporter Howard Cosell is born.
  • In 1928, American Astronaut Jim Lovell was born.
  • In 1931, The Scottsboro Boys are arrested and charged with Rape.
  • In 1948, The first successful tornado forecast predicts that a tornado will strike the Tinker Airforce Base .
  • In 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono hold their first Bed-in for Peace.
  • In 1979, The first fully functional Space Shuttle orbiter Colubmia is delivered to the John F. Kennedy Space Center for launch.
  • In 1988, American dancer and choreographer Robert Joffrey dies.
  • In 1999, American baseball manager Cal Ripken, Sr. dies.
  • In 2006, A gunman kills six people at the United States Capitol Hill.

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

There are 20 stories today.

Daily Run Down 06/26/2011: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 221, Alexander Severus is adopted by Roman Emperor Elagabalus and is receives the title of Caesar.
  • In 363, Roman Emperor Julian is killed during a retreat from the Sassanid Empire.
  • In 1284, the famed Pied Piper leads 130 Children out of Hamelin, Germany.
  • In 1409, Antipope Alexander V is >crowned.
  • In 1694, Swedish Chemist and mineralogist Georg Brandt, the discoverer of cobalt, is born.
  • In 1723, Baku surrenders to the Russians after a siege.
  • In 1730, French Astronomer Charles Messier is born.
  • In 1810, Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, inventory of a hot air balloon, is born.
  • In 1819, US Army Major General Abner Doubleday is born.
  • In 1848, The June Days Uprising ends in Paris.
  • In 1857, The first investiture of the Victoria Cross is done in Hyde Park, London.
  • In 1870, Christmas is declared a federal holiday in the United States.
  • In 1898, Wilhelm Messerschmitt, the German Aircraft designer, is born.
  • In 1909, the Science Museum of London gains independence.
  • In 1909, Disney Animator Wolfgag Reitherman is born.
  • In 1915, Mobster Constantino Castellano is born.
  • In 1927, The Coney Island Cyclone rollercoaster is opened.
  • In 1934, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Federal Credit Union Act, which establishes credit unions.
  • In 1945, The United Nations Charter is signed in San Francisco.
  • In 1960, Madagascar gains independence from France.
  • In 1970, Film directo Paul Thomas Anderson was born.
  • In 1974, the first Universal Product Code (UPC) is scanned in Troy, Ohio.
  • In 1997, The Supreme Court overturns the Communications Decency Act, which would regulate pornographic material on the Internet.
  • In 2003, The Supreme Court reversed the Sodomy law in Texas, in the Lawrence v. Texas case.
  • In 2003, World War II US Army Staff Sergeant Denver Bull Randleman dies.
  • In 2003, Longest sitting US Senator Strom Thurmond dies.
  • In 2007, Fashion Designer Liz Claiborne dies.
  • In 2008, The Supreme Court revokes the District of Columbia ban on handguns, in the District of Columbia v. Heller case.

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