Daily Run Down 07/04/2013: Evening Edition

Here is this evening’s Daily Run Down.


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Total Number of stories: 61

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Daily Run Down 06/30/2013: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1422, The Battle of Arbedo begins.
  • In 1470, Charles VIII of France is born.
  • In 1559, King Henry II of France is mortally wounded in a jousting battle.
  • In 1685, English writer John Gay is born.
  • In 1794, Native Americans, under Blue Jacket, attack Fort Recovery.
  • In 1805, The United States Congress organizes the Michigan Territory.
  • In 1860, An evolutionary debate occurs at Oxford.
  • In 1882, Charles J. Guiteau is hanged.
  • In 1905, Albert Einstein publishes a paper introducing Special Relativity.
  • In 1906, The United States Congress passes the Meat Inspection Act.
  • In 1934, The Night of the Long Knives event occurs.
  • In 1934, German Nazi Officer Karl Ernst dies.
  • In 1947, American businessman Barry Bremen is born.
  • In 1953, The first Chevy Corvette rolls off the assembly line in Flint, Michigan.
  • In 1960, Congro gains independence from Belgium.
  • In 1971, Soviet Astronaut Vladislav Volkov 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 as a Loonie.
  • In 1997, The United Kingdom transfers sovereignty over Hong Kong to the China.
  • In 2011, American businessman Barry Bremen dies.

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

There are 20 stories this week.

Daily Run Down: 05/19/2013: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 988, Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury, dies.
  • In 1536, Anne Boleyn, Second wife of Henry VIII is beheaded.
  • In 1586, Queen Elizabeth I orders the arrest of Mary, Queen of Scots.
  • In 1749, King George II of Great Britain grants a charter to the Ohio Company for land around the forks of the Ohio River.
  • In 1773, Arthur Aikin, English mineralogist, is born.
  • In 1795, American statesman, and signer of the Declaration of Independence, Josiah Bartlett, dies.
  • In 1828, President John Quincy Adams signs the Tariff of 1828 into law..
  • In 1890, Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh is born.
  • In 1897, Oscar Wilde is released from Reading Gaol Prison.
  • In 1921, The U.S. Congress passes the Emergency Quota Act.
  • In 1925, American civil rights leader Malcolm X is born.
  • In 1939, American Astronaut Dick Scobee is born.
  • In 1961, Venera 1 becomes the first man-made object to fly-by another planet.
  • In 1971, American Poet Ogden Nash dies.
  • In 1991, Croatians vote for independence.

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

There are 15 stories this week.

Daily Run Down: 02/03/2013: Historical Edition


Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1451, Sultan Mehmed II inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire.
  • In 1468, German Publisher Johannes Gutenberg dies.
  • In 1534, King Henry VIII orders Irish rebel Silken Thomas executed.
  • In 1637, Tulip Mania collapses in the Netherlands.
  • In 1690, Massachusetts issues the first paper money in America.
  • In 1747, American Patriot Samuel Osgood is born.
  • In 1787, Benjamin Lincoln crushes Shays’ Rebellion.
  • In 1809, The Illinois Territory is created.
  • In 1821, American physician Elizabeth Blackwell is born.
  • In 1834, Wake Forest University is established.
  • In 1859, German aircraft designer Hugo Junkers is born.
  • In 1870, The Fifteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution is ratified.
  • In 1894, American illustrator Norman Rockwell is born.
  • In 1904, American Gangster ‘Pretty Boy Floyd’ is born.
  • In 1916, Parliament buildings in Ottawa, Canada burn down.
  • In 1920, American physician Henry Heimlich is born.
  • In 1924, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson dies.
  • In 1935, German Aircraft engineer Hugo Junkers dies.
  • In 1947, The lowest temperature in North America is recorded in Snag, Yukon at -81 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In 1959, A plane crash kills Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper and Roger Peterson. It becomes known as The Day the Music Died.
  • In 1971, NYPD Officer Frank Serpico is shot during a drug bust, survives and testifies against police corruption.
  • In 1985, American physicist Frank Oppenheimer dies.
  • In 1998, Karla Faye Tucker is executed becoming the first woman since 1984 to be executed.

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

There are 23 stories this week.

Daily Run Down: 12/23/2012: Historical Edition

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Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  1. In 918, Conrad I of Germany dies.
  2. In 1513, English Diplomat and scholar Thomas Smith is born.
  3. In 1572, Theologian Johann Sylvan is executed.
  4. In 1777, Czar Alexander I of Russia is born.
  5. In 1783, George Washington resigns as commander in chief of the Continental Army.
  6. In 1805, Religious Leader Joseph Smith is born.
  7. In 1822, German Engineer Wilhelm Bauer is born.
  8. In 1823, A Visit from St. Nicholas, also known as The Night Before Christmas is published.
  9. In 1913, The Federal Reserve is created.
  10. In 1918, Chancellor of Germany Helmut Schmidt was born.
  11. In 1919, The Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act becomes law in the United Kingdom.
  12. In 1938, The first modern coelacanth is discovered in South Africa.
  13. In 1947, The Transistor is first demonstrated at Bell Labs.
  14. In 1954, The first successful Kidney Transplant occurs.
  15. In 1970, The North Tower of the World Trade Center becomes the tallest in the World.
  16. In 1971, Actor Corey Haim is born.
  17. In 1982, The US EPA announces dangerous levels of dioxin in the soil of Times Beach, Missouri.
  18. In 1986, The Voyager becomes the first aircraft to fly non-stop around the world without refueling.
  19. In 2000, Actor Victor Borge dies.
  20. Look for more current news later and another Historical Daily Run Down next week.

    There are 19 stories this week.