Daily Run Down: 06/09/2013: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down

  • In 68, Roman Emperor Nero dies.
  • In 1534, Jacques Cartier is the first European to discover the St. Lawrence River.
  • In 1672, Russian emperor Peter the Great is born.
  • In 1717, French Mystic Jeanne Guyon dies.
  • In 1732, James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for the colony of the future state of Georgia.
  • In 1762, British forces begin the Siege of Havana.
  • In 1836, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, English physician and feminist, is born>.
  • In 1856, Five-Hundred Mormons leave Iowa City and head west to Salt Lake City.
  • In 1861, French physicist, Pierre Duhem is born.
  • In 1870, English Author Charles Dickens dies.
  • In 1875, English pharmacologist Henry Hallett Dale is born.
  • In 1873, Alexandra Palace in London burns down after being open sixteen days.
  • In 1915, American guitarist and inventor Les Paul is born.
  • In 1923, The Bulgarian government is taken over in a coup d’etat.
  • In 1934, Donald Duck makes his first appearance.
  • In 1958, Queen Elizabeth II opens London Gatwick Airport.
  • In 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson declares a national day of mourning following the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy.
  • In 1973, Secretariat wins the Triple Crown.
  • In 2007, Purse Designer, and Real World Star, Frankie Abernathy died.

Look for more current news later today and another historical daily run down next week.

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Daily Run Down 03/16/2013: Morning Edition

Here is this morning’s Daily Run Down.


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Daily Run Down: 10/28/2012: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1061, Empress Agnes brings about the election of Bisohp Cadalus.
  • In 1538, The first university in the ‘New World’, Universidad Santo Tomas de Aquino, is established.
  • In 1628, The Siege of LaRochelle ends.
  • In 1664, The Royal Marines are established.
  • In 1667, Maria Anna of Neuburg is born.
  • In 1704, English Philosopher John Locke dies.
  • In 1818, Abigail Adams, First Lady of the United States, dies.
  • In 1835, The United Tribes of New Zealand are established.
  • In 1839, American politician Edward P. Allen is born.
  • In 1886, President Cleveland dedicates the Statue of Liberty.
  • In 1903, American Journalist John Chamberlain is born.
  • In 1919, The U.S. Congress passes the Volstead Act.
  • In 1936, American Musician Charlie Daniels was born.
  • In 1955, Microsoft Co-founder Bill Gates was born.
  • In 1958, Pope John XXIII is elected.
  • In 1965, The construction of the St. Louis Arch is finished.
  • In 2005, Lewis Libby is indicted in the Valerie Plame case.

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

Look for more current news tomorrow and another historical daily run down next week.

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Daily Run Down: 07/29/2012: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1030, Olaf II of Norway dies.
  • In 1099, Pope Urban II dies.
  • In 1565, Mary, Queen of Scots marries Henry Stuart.
  • In 1567, James VI is crowned King of Scotland.
  • In 1644, Pope Urban VIII dies.
  • In 1646, German Composer Johan Theile is born.
  • In 1797, American Financier Daniel Drew is born.
  • In 1805, French Historian and Political Scientist Alexis de Tocqueville is born.
  • In 1848, During the Irish Potato Famine the Tipperary Revolt occurs.
  • In 1858, The United States and Japan sign the Harris Treaty.
  • In 1864, Confederate spy Belle Boyd is arrested.
  • In 1883, Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini is born.
  • In 1890, French Painter Vincent Van Gogh dies.
  • In 1891, Israeli gynecologist Bernhard Zondek is born.
  • In 1921, Adolf Hitler becomes the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party.
  • In 1938, American Journalist Peter Jennings is born.
  • In 1948, The 1948 Olympics Games in London open.
  • In 1953, American film producer Ken Burns was born.
  • In 1957, The International Atomic Energy Agency is established.
  • In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the National Aeronautics and Space Act, which created NASA.
  • In 1966, Musical Artist Martina McBride was born.
  • In 1972, American Actor Wil Wheaton was born.
  • In 1976, In New York City, David Berkowitz kills one person and wounds another in a series of attacks.
  • In 1981, 700 Million people watch the Wedding of Prince Charles and Diana Spencer.
  • In 2005, Astronomers announce the discovery of the dwarf planet Eris.

Look for current news stories tomorrow and another historical daily run down next week.

There are 25 stories this week.