Daily Run Down 07/04/2013: Evening Edition

Here is this evening’s Daily Run Down. Image Source Recalls Chrysler to recall 840000 vehicles Social Issues/Human Interest Is forming an orderly queue really the British way Scrabble Sends One Man Scrambling for Meaning General News Texas anti-abortion bill advances 50 Cent charged with violence against ex-girlfriend Ohio sinkhole swallows car driver climbs ladder – […]

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: 05/19/2013: Historical Edition

Image Source 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 […]

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

Image Source   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 […]

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

Image Source Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down. In 918, Conrad I of Germany dies. In 1513, English Diplomat and scholar Thomas Smith is born. In 1572, Theologian Johann Sylvan is executed. In 1777, Czar Alexander I of Russia is born. In 1783, George Washington resigns as commander in chief of the Continental Army. […]