Daily Run Down 06/28/2013: Morning Edition

Here is this morning’s Daily Run Down.

Social Issues/Human Interest

General News
















Total Number of stories: 55

Look for more news stories this evening.

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.

Daily Run Down 02/27/2011

Here is todays Daily Run Down.

Current News

  • February 2011 is the snowiest in Chicago’s History.
  • Cook County Workers will be required to take 10 days off without pay.
  • Here is a video of Shuttle Discovery’s Last flight as viewed from the Air.
  • The Largest Crowds since the Vietnam War have marched in Wisconsin.
  • Egypt is now going to limit the length of a term.
  • Shuttles from Four Different Space Agencies are linked together on the International Space Station.
  • Hawaii’s Board has given the go ahead for a new giant telescope.
  • The UK Government has declared that any open source must be royalty free.

Historical News:

  • In 1594 Henry IV is crowned King of France.
  • In 1720, Samuel Parris, Reverend in Massachusetts during the Salem Witch Trials, dies.
  • In 1801, Washington D.C. is placed under the jurisdiction of the US Congress.
  • In 1844, The Dominican Republic gains independence from Haiti.
  • In 1900, the Britsh Labour Party is founded.
  • In 1933, The U.S. Supreme Court rules that sit-down strikes are illegal.
  • In 1951, The 22nd-Amendment, limiting a President’s number of terms, is enacted.
  • In 1974, People Magazine is published for the first time.
  • In 272, The Roman Emperor Constantine the Great is born.
  • In 1807, US Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is born.
  • In 1892, Louis Vuitton, namesake of the famous Brand, dies.
  • In 1902, Author John Steinbeck was born.
  • In 1910, Actress Joan Bennett was born.
  • In 1932, Actress Liz Taylor was born.
  • In 1934, Political Activist Ralph Nader was born.
  • In 1940, Carbon-14 is discovered by Martin Kamen and Sam Ruben.
  • In 1971, Dutch Doctors perform the first abortion.
  • In 1973, Bill Everett comic book writer-artist dies at the age of 55.
  • In 1985, Henry Cabot Lodge Jr, ambassador to the United Nations and South Vietnam, dies.
  • In 1991, President George H.W. Bush, annonces that Kuwait is liberated.
  • In 2003, Fred Rogers, also known to millions as Mr. Rogers, dies at the age of 74.
  • In 2008, Boyd Coddington, American Hot-rod maker, dies due to complications of a surgery.

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