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Daily Run Down 06/17/2013: Morning Edition

Here is this morning’s Daily Run Down.

General News

International

Politics

Obits

Science/Space

Financial

Historical

Tips and Tricks

Gaming

Gadgets

Law

Internet

Rumors

London/Britain/UK

Personal

Odd

Funny

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 39

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Daily Run Down: 01/20/2012: Historical Edition

Barack Obama

  • In 250, Pope Fabian dies.
  • In 1265, The First English parliament conducts its first meeting.
  • In 1716, King Charles III of Spain is born.
  • In 1812, Scottish Engineer Thomas Meik is born.
  • In 1819, King Charles IV of Spain dies.
  • In 1841, Hong Kong Island is occupied by the British.
  • In 1885, L.A. Thompson patents the Roller Coaster.
  • In 1896, Comedian George Burns is born.
  • In 1900, Actor Colin Clive is born.
  • In 1920, The American Civil Liberties Union is formed.
  • In 1930, Astronaut Buzz Aldrin was born.
  • In 1934, Fujifilm is founded in Japan.
  • In 1986, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is celebrated as a federal holiday.
  • In 2006, Witnesses report seeing a Bottlenose whale swimming in the River Thames in London.
  • In 2009, Barack Obama is inaugurated as the first Black President of the United States.
  • In 2012, American Singer Etta James dies.
 

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There are 16 stories this week.

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Daily Run Down: 10/07/2012: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 3761 BC, The Epoch reference date for the Modern Hebrew Calendar begins.
  • In 929, King Charles III of France dies.
  • In 1471, King Frederick I of Denmark is born.
  • In 1477, Uppsala University is inaugurated.
  • In 1542, Explorer Cabrillo discovers Santa Catalina Island.
  • In 1582, This day is skipped in Italy, Poland, Portugal, and Spain due to the implementation of the Gregorian Calendar.
  • In 1849, Poet Edgar Allen Poe dies.
  • In 1868, Cornell University opens.
  • In 1879, American Labor Activist Joe Hill is born.
  • In 1885, Danish Physicist Neils Bohr is born.
  • In 1900, German Nazi Official Heinrich Himmler is born.
  • In 1903, German mathematician Rudolph Lipschitz dies.
  • In 1916, Georgia Tech defeats Cumberland University, 222-0.
  • In 1933, Air France begins service.
  • In 1949, The German Democratic Republic is formed.
  • In 1951, American Singer John Mellencamp was born.
  • In 1958, The U.S. Manned space-flight project is renamed Project Mercury.
  • In 1960, Nigeria joins The United Nations.
  • In 1982, Cats opens on Broadway.
  • In 1993, The Great Flood of 1993 ends.

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There are 20 stories this week.

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Daily Run Down 05/29/2012

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

Total Number of stories: 170

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Daily Run Down 03/23/2012

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

Total Number of stories: 188

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