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Daily Run Down 03/21/2013: Evening Edition

Here is this evening’s Daily Run Down.


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Total Number of stories: 52

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Daily Run Down: 12/30/2012: Historical Edition

Foyer of the Iroquois Theater Chicago (1903)

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 39, Roman emperor Titus is born.
  • In 274, Pope Felix I dies.
  • In 1066, The Granada Massacre occurs.
  • In 1644, Jan Baptist von Helmont, Flemish Chemist, dies.
  • In 1702, James Moore abandons the Siege of St. Augustine.
  • In 1741, Princess Elizabeth of Great Britain is born.
  • In 1816, The Treaty of St. Louis with the Ottawa, Ojibwa, Potawatomi tribes is proclaimed.
  • In 1819, German Writer Theodor Fontane is born.
  • In 1819, The First mayor of San Francisco, John W. Geary, is born.
  • In 1826, The Treaty of St. Louis with the Shawnee Nation is proclaimed.
  • In 1853, The United States purchases Land from Mexico.
  • In 1865, English Writer Rudyard Kipling is born.
  • In 1903, A Fire at the Iroquois Theatre in Chicago kills 605.
  • In 1908, Musician Bo Diddley is born.
  • In 1916, The last coronation in Hungary occurs.
  • In 1922, The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) is formed.
  • In 1927, The Ginza Line opens in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 1945, Singer Davy Jones is born.
  • In 1972, The United States halts heavy bombing of North Vietnam.
  • In 1975, American Golfer Tiger Woods was born.
  • In 1981, Wayne Gretzky scores his 50th goal in 39 games, beating the previous record.
  • In 1992, A Panda given to the US By China, Ling-Ling, dies.
  • In 2006, Former President of Iraq, Saddam Hussein, is executed.
  • In 2011, British Cartoonist Ronald Searle dies.

Look for more current news later this evening and another Historical Daily Run Down next week.

There are 24 stories this week.

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Daily Run Down: 03/11/2012: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1425 BC, Egyptian Pharaoh Thutmose III dies.
  • In 222, Emperor Elagabalus is assassintated.
  • In 222, Julia Soaemias, Mother of Elagabulus, is assassinated.
  • In 1702, The Daily Courant, England’s first national daily paper, is first published.
  • In 1708, Queen Anne withholds Royal Assent from the Scottish Militia Bill.
  • In 1738, American Continental Army Officer Benjamin Tupper is dies.
  • In 1785, John McClean, United States Supreme Court Justice is born.
  • In 1801, Russian Emperor Paul I dies.
  • In 1824, The United States Department of War creates the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
  • In 1861, The Constitution of the Confederate STates of America is adopted.
  • In 1864, The Great Sheffield Flood kills over 250 people in Sheffield.
  • In 1872, The Construction of the Seven Sisters Colliery in South Wales begins.
  • In 1888, The Great Blizzard of 1888 begins.
  • In 1890, American Engineer and Politician Vannevar Bush is born.
  • In 1899, King Frederick IX of Denmark is born.
  • In 1927, Samuel Roxy Rothafel opens the Roxy Theatre in New York City.
  • In 1936, American Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was born.
  • In 1946, Rudolf Hoss is captured by British Troops.
  • In 1955, American Entrepreneur Oscar Mayer dies.
  • In 1965, American Politician Jesse Jackson, Jr. was born.
  • In 1968, American Singer Lisa Loeb was born.
  • In 1983, Pakistan successfully tests a nuclear weapon.
  • In 1992, Richard Brooks, American Film Director, dies.
  • In 1999, Infosys becomes the first Indian Company listed on the NASDAQ.
  • In 2011, An Earthquake measuring 9.0 strikes 81 miles East of Sendai Japan, triggers a tsunami that killed thousands of people. The event also triggered the second largest nuclear accident in history.

There are 25 Historical stories this week.

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