Daily Run Down 06/30/2013: Historical Edition

born. In 1559, King Henry II of France is mortally wounded in a jousting battle. In 1685, English writer John Gay is dies. In 1947, American businessman Barry Bremen is dies. In 1972, The first leap second is added to the UTC time system. In 1987, The Royal Canadian Mint issues the $1 coin, known […]

Daily Run Down: 03/24/2013: Historical Edition

Image Source Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down. In 1603, Queen Elizabeth I of England dies. In 1693, British clockmaker John Harrison is born. In 1776, British clockmaker John Harrison dies. In 1829, The United Kingdom Parliament passes the Roman Catholic Relief Act of 1829. In 1837, Canada gives African Canadian men voting rights. […]

Daily Run Down: 03/03/2013: Historical Edition

Image Source Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down. In 1585, The Olympic Theatre is inaugurated in Vincenza. In 1706, German composer, Johann Pachelbel, dies. In 1756, William Godwin, English Writer, is born. In 1820, The U.S. Congress passes the Missouri Compromise. In 1831, American Inventor George Pullman is born. In 1836, Texas celebrates Texas […]

Daily Run Down 09/30/2012: Historical Edition.

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down. In 954, King Louis IV of France dies. In 1227, Pop Nicholas IV is born In 1399, Henry IV is proclaimed King of England. In 1791, The first performance of The Magic Flute by Mozart occurs. In 1813, Scottish Explorer John Rae is born. In 1832, Anna Maria […]

Daily Run Down 07/22/2012: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down. In 1210, Joan of England, Queen of Scots, is born. In 1298, King Edward I of England defeats William Wallace at the Battle of Falkirk. In 1461, Charles VII of France dies. In 1499, The Swiss defeat the Imperial Army of Emperor Maximilian I in the Battle of […]