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Daily Run Down 06/25/2013: Morning Edition

Here is this morning’s Daily Run Down.

General News

International

Politics

Obits

Science/Space

Financial

Historical

Gaming

Gadgets

Law

Technology

Internet

Mobile

Software/Apps

London/Britain/UK

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?

Funny

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 68

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Daily Run Down: 04/07/2013: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 451, Attila the Hun sacks the town of Metz.
  • In 1521, Ferdinand Magellan arrives at Cebu.
  • In 1663, Mayflower Pilgrim Francis Cooke dies.
  • In 1727, French botanist Michel Adanson is born.
  • In 1767, The End of the Burmese War occurs.
  • In 1798, The Mississippi Territory is organized.
  • In 1860, Industrialist and food manufacturer, Will Kellogg, is born.
  • In 1891, American showman P.T. Barnum dies.
  • In 1897, American broadcaster Walter Winchell is born.
  • In 1906, Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples, Italy.
  • In 1928, American Actor James Garner was born.
  • In 1933, American Actor Wayne Rogers was born.
  • In 1940, Booker T. Washington is displayed on the U.S Postage Stamp.
  • In 1947, American industrialist Henry Ford dies.
  • In 1955, Winston Churhill resigns as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • In 1967, Roger Ebert publishes his first film review in the Chicago Sun Times.
  • In 2001, The Mars Odyssey is launched.
 

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

There are 17 stories this week.

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Daily Run Down 03/13/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

Current News:

  • 14 People have died in a bus crash in New York City.
  • The Wi-Fi Galaxy Tab is rumored to be shipping on April 4th.
  • The Motorola Xoom has received USB host support thanks to hackers.
  • The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating why two-dozen Military families were foreclosed upon .
  • The TSA has ordered re-test of the radiation that scanners emit .
  • Hugh Martin, the writer of ‘Have yourself a merry little christmas’, has died at the age of 96.
  • The European Court of Justice has rejected stem-cell patents.
  • The Sun.com website will disappear as of June 1st.
  • The NFL has announced the lockout of players.
  • The Latest Wisconsin Protests have gathered 100,000 protesters.
  • Historical News:

  • In 1639, Harvard College was named for clergyman John Harvard.
  • In 1764, Charles Grey, future Earl, and Tea Namesake is born.
  • In 1781, William Herschel discovers Uranus.
  • In 1798, Abigal Fillmore, First Lady of the United States, was born.
  • In 1855, Percival Lowell, famed astronomer, was born.
  • In 1881, Tsar Alexander II of Russia is assassinated
  • In 1897, San Diego University was founded.
  • In 1901, Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States, dies.
  • In 1906, Civil Rights Activist, Susan B. Anthony dies at the age of 86.
  • In 1911, Author L. Ron Hubbard was born.
  • In 1914, Famed Pilot, and Namesake for Chicago’s International Airport, Edward O’Hare was born.
  • In 1921, Long-time MAD Magazine Cartoonist Al Jaffee, was born.
  • In 1925, The Scopes Trial prohibits teaching evolution in Tennessee Schools.
  • In 1930, The Newly Discovered Planet Pluto is photographed at Harvard College.
  • In 1943, The Germans liquidate the Krakow Ghetto.
  • In 1950, Actor William H. Macy was born.
  • In 1964, Kitty Genovese was murdered leading to a study of the Bystander Effect.
  • In 1993, Millions witness the ‘Phoenix Lights’.
  • In 1995, World War II heroine, Odette Hallowes dies.
  • In 2006, Robert C. Baker, inventor of the Chicken Nugget, dies at the age of 84.
  • Look for more stories tomorrow. If an important story has been missed please leave it in the comments.