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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.

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Daily Run Down 04/13/2012

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

Total Number of stories: 290

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Daily Run Down 04/01/2012: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 457, Majorian is declared emperor of the Roman Army.
  • In 1293, Robert Winchelsey leaves England to be consecrated as Archbishop of Canterbury.
  • In 1640, Danish Mathematician Georg Mohr is born.
  • In 1789, The United States House of Representatives holds it’s first quorum.
  • In 1815, German statesman Otto von Bismarck is born.
  • In 1826, Samuel Morey patents the internal combustion engine.
  • In 1871, The first stage of the Brill Tramway opens.
  • In 1891, The Wrigley Company is founded in Chicago, Illinois.
  • In 1893, American Politician Benjamin Pierce dies.
  • In 1893, The rank of Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy is established.
  • In 1912, Donal Nyrop, American Airline executive, is born.
  • In 1918, The Royal Air Force is established.
  • In 1924, The Royal Canadian Air Force is formed.
  • In 1926, American Author Anne McCaffrey is born.
  • In 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower, authorizes the creation of the United States Air Force Academy.
  • In 1957, The BBC broadcasts the Spaghetti Tree hoax.
  • In 1967, The United States Department of Transportation begins operation.
  • In 1970, President Richard Nixon signs the Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act into law.
  • In 1976, Apple Inc is founded by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.
  • In 1976, German Artist Max Ernst dies.
  • In 1993, American Race Car driver Alan Kulwicki dies.
  • In 2001, Netherlands legalizes Same-sex marriages.
  • In 2004, Google launched Gmail.

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

There are 23 Stories today.

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Daily Run Down 03/25/2012

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

Total Number of stories: 68

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Daily Run Down 03/15/2012

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Total Number of stories: 175

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