Daily Run Down: 06/16/2013: Historical Edition

Here is Today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1139, Emperor Konoe of Japan is born.
  • In 1487, The Battle of Stoke Field, the final engagement of the War of the Roses, begins.
  • In 1514, English Scholar John Cheke is born.
  • In 1644, Princess Henrietta of England is born.
  • In 1723, Scottish Philosopher and economist, Adam Smith, is born.
  • In 1745, British troops take Cape Breton Island.
  • In 1749, Italian Salt Trader Johann Baptista Ruffini dies.
  • In 1774, Harrodsburg, Kentucky is founded.
  • In 1795, The First Battle of Groix, also known as ‘Cornwallis’ Retreat’ begins.
  • In 1813, German archaeologist, Otto Jahn is born.
  • In 1829, Native American leader Geronimo is born.
  • In 1836, The formation of the London Working Men’s Association occurs.
  • In 1858, Abraham Lincoln delivers his House Divided speech.
  • In 1883, The Victoria Hall Theatre panic occurs killing 183 children.
  • In 1888, Russian physicist and mathematician Alexander Friedmann is born.
  • In 1891, John Abbott becomes Canada’s third Prime Minister.
  • In 1903, The Ford Motor Company is incorporated.
  • In 1911, The Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company, later known as IBM, is founded.
  • In 1933, The National Industrial Recovery Act is passed.
  • In 1970, English mathematician and geophysicist Sydney Chapman dies.
  • In 1977, German-American rocket scientist Werner von Braun dies.
  • In 1994, American singer-songwriter, and part of the “27 Club”, Kristen Pfaff dies.
  • In 2010, Bhutan becomes the first country to institute a total ban on tobacco.
  • In 2012, American financial journalist Dan Dorfman dies.

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

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Daily Run Down: 03/10/2013: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1584, English politician and writer Thomas Norton dies.
  • In 1629, Charles I dissolves Parliament.
  • In 1745, American solider John Gunby is born.
  • In 1810, Irish Poet Samuel Ferguson is born.
  • In 1814, Napoleon I is defeated at the Battle of Laon.
  • In 1864, American Frontier figure, Jack Slade, dies.
  • In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell makes the first successful telephone call.
  • In 1891, Almon Strowger patents the strowger switch.
  • In 1906, The Courrieres Mine disaster kills 1099 miners in Northern France.
  • In 1913, American abolitionist Harriet Tubman dies.
  • In 1933, An earthquake that struck Long Beach, California kills 115.
  • In 1959, 300,000 Tibetans surround the Dalai Lama’s Palace to protect him from removal.
  • In 1977, Astronomers discover rings around the planet Uranus.
  • In 2000, The NASDAQ hits its high, signaling the end of the Dot-com Boom.
  • In 2006, The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter arrives at Mars.
  • In 1917, American World War II Sergeant Frank Perconte is born.
  • In 1948, American novelist Zelda Fitzgerald dies.
  • In 1957, Leader of al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden was born.
  • In 1983, American singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood was born.
  • In 2010, Canadian Actor Corey Haim dies.

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

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Daily Run Down: 10/21/2012: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1096, The Turkish army annihilates the People’s Army.
  • In 1209, Otto IV is crowned emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
  • In 1512, Martin Luther joins the theological faculty of the University of Wittenberg.
  • In 1520, Ferdinand Megellan discovers.
  • In 1660, German Scientist Georg Ernst Stahl is born.
  • In 1805, Royal Navy Admiral Horatio Nelson dies.
  • In 1824, Joseph Aspdin patents Portland Cement.
  • In 1833, Swedish Inventor Alfred Nobel is born.
  • In 1854, Florence Nightingale and a staff of 38 nurses are sent to the Crimean War.
  • In 1892, Opening Ceremonies for the World’s Expo are held in Chicago.
  • In 1911, American artist and illustrator Mary Blair is born.
  • In 1921, President Warren G. Harding gives a speech against lynching in the south.
  • In 1945, Women are allowed to vote for the first time in France.
  • In 1950, American Astronaut Ronald McNair is born.
  • In 1956, Actress Carrie Fisher was born.
  • In 1959, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, in New York City, is opened to the public.
  • In 1967, More than 100,000 war protesters gather in Washington, D.C..
  • In 1969, American Novelist Jack Kerouac dies.
  • In 1977, The European Patent Institute is founded.
  • In 1980, Australian Psychologist Hans Asperger dies.

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

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Daily Run Down: 10/14/2012: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  1. In 1066, The Norman Forces defeat the English Army.
  2. In 1066, Harold Godinson, King of England, dies.
  3. In 1322, Robert the Bruce of Scotland defeats King Edward II, forcing Scotland’s independence.
  4. In 1499, Claude of France is born.
  5. In 1586, Mary, Queen of Scots, goes on trial for conspiracy against Elisabeth I of England.
  6. In 1644, William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania, is born.
  7. In 1773, The first recorded Ministry of Education is formed.
  8. In 1773, Several of the British East India Company’s tea ships are set ablaze.
  9. In 1812, Work on London’s Regent’s Canal begins.
  10. In 1884, George Eastman receives a patent for ‘photographic film’.
  11. In 1890, American General and former United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower is born.
  12. In 1894, American Poet E.E. Cummings is born.
  13. In 1908, The Chicago Cubs defeat the Detroit Tigers winning the World Series.
  14. In 1911, John Marshall Harlan, American Supreme Court Justice dies.
  15. In 1912, While Camping former President Theodore Roosevelt is shot by John Schrank.
  16. In 1933, Nazi Germany withdraws from the League of Nations.
  17. In 1939, American Fashion Designer Ralph Lauren was born.
  18. In 1940, The Balham Subway station disaster occurs during the Luftwaffe air raids.
  19. In 1944, German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel dies.
  20. In 1947, Chuck Yeager flies the Bell X-1 Rocket faster than the speed of sound.
  21. In 1959, Actor Errol Flynn dies.
  22. In 1962, The Cuban Missile Crisis begins.
  23. In 1968, The first live televised airing of a manned spacecraft occurs.
  24. In 1969, The United Kingdom introduces the fifty-pence coin.
  25. In 1977, American singer and actor Bing Crosby dies.
  26. In 1998, Eric Robert Rudolph is charged with six bombings.
  27. In 2006, British paranormal investigator Maurice Grosse dies.
  28. Look for more current news tomorrow and another Historical Daily Run Down next week.

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Daily Run Down 07/13/2012

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

General News

  • Why we still love the Stones
  • Analysis Penn State report may increase universitys liability
  • Cities going broke Can Scrantons minimum wage plan work
  • Politicians barred from speaking at 9/11 ceremony
  • Farmers suffer as soaring temperatures worsen drought in Midwest
  • Morgan Freeman Obama Mandela Batman and me
  • Armstrong doctor denies doping
  • Zimmerman FBI reports released
  • Illegal-Ivory Bust Shows Growing U.S. Appetite for Elephant Tusks
  • WikiLeaks Wins Icelandic Court Battle Against Visa for Blocking Donations
  • July 13 1977 Massive Blackout Plunges New York Into Rioting


  • Aereo moving full steam ahead with TV plans after federal judges decision
  • Alanis Morissette on When to Use Technology and When to Turn Off
  • Researchers pave way for much brighter OLEDs
  • Internet content blocking travels downstream affects unwary users
  • Verizon spectrum deal stalled by Justice Departments concerns about competition
  • Why arent our 4000 mph vacuum tunnel trains getting built
  • Surfing goats ride waves in Orange County
  • 13 Freaky Facts About Friday the 13th
  • GetOffMyLawn.com
  • Lesson #1451 – The New Watercooler
  • Argument Victory
  • July 13 2012
  • 07/13/12 PHD comic CV
  • When I Host a Match Making Event w Ernest
  • when I find an app that makes cool gifs
  • when Im alone at a bar waiting for friends and someone gives me eye contact
  • Facebooks New Instagram Filters
  • FAIL Nation Snake FAIL
  • Gotta Love LA
  • Failbook Well Hey You Even Impressed Ashton Kutcher Not Bad. 10/10
  • Back to Nature
  • Parenting Fails I Hate the Petting Zoo
  • Autocowrecks Yeah On Second Thought Im Busy Tonight
  • Photo
  • WIN Pillows WIN
  • Failbook Riding With Swagrid
  • Now That Youve Looked Wanna Buy Me a Ranier
  • Yo Dawg We Herd U Liek… Okay You Know What No. Im Done.
  • Parenting Fails If All Dads Laid Down the Law Like This There Would Be No Skinny Jeans
  • Lego for the WINe
  • Bonnie and Clyde guns expected to go for over $100000 at auction


  • M4 reopens after emergency repair
  • Shots fired at police during
  • S Africa train in deadly crash
  • British spy chief says Iran is two years from nuclear bomb
  • Jet crashes near French Riviera three dead
  • Four missing in Canada landslide
  • Rapper sues dealer over Lamborghini deal
  • GetOffMyLawn.com
  • Bill Murray The Guy Who Can Get Away With Murder
  • Man dies of heat stroke brings heat-related deaths total to 23
  • Mayor Emanuel Dont rush Jacksons return to Congress
  • The big fix 21-year-old $102817.90 check still valid
  • TGIF in Chicago
  • When I ordered a coke fries at Billy Goat
  • When I found out theyre serving Asian Carp Burgers at The Taste
  • lizstrauss The sky in the water again. #chicago #sunrise #lizharbor4 http//t.co/D7G4OkgP


  • thevowel Bravo AMC – AMC to Dish Well go ahead and stream Breaking Bad for free. K bye http//t.co/pK14hRZL
  • Mona Two dogs got married in NY landed in Guinness Book of World Records. And same-sex marriages are still taboo…why http//t.co/Vh7ZL1wt
  • bassguy @waynedixon #CommemoratingMilestonesWithHatredOfRegionalAccents
  • → Apple has rejoined EPEAT
  • Humongous solar flare erupts in our direction
  • Pluto now has at least five moons. Can we go back to calling it a planetIt’ll always be a planet to me!
  • Moon to Block Jupiter and Its Moons | Video
  • For Unendowed Fish A Fake Dinner Leads to Sex
  • US France mark 50th anniversary of first TV satellite
  • Pluto Quiz How Well Do You Know the Dwarf Planet
  • Identity of First Americans Questioned
  • Antarctica Surrounded by Threats
  • Was America first colonised by two cultures at once
  • Deductive Reasoning vs. Inductive Reasoning
  • The Humble Banana Gets Its Genome Decoded
  • Viruses used in vaccines can recombine—and get virulent
  • Aerographite becomes the lightest material ever produced
  • Original 1972 Space Shuttle Mockup Moved for Display
  • Video Solar Eruption Caught on Camera

    Big News

  • Apple iOS in-app purchases hacked everything is free video
  • Court rules firm must process payments to WikiLeaks
  • Congress fumes over Team USAs Made in China uniformsAs they should.
  • Apple caves following flood of complaints returns to EPEAT ratingsCustomers can actually influence Apple.
  • GuyKawasaki Terahertz scanner could see skin cancer http//t.co/8Br12a4f
  • GameStop offering bonus trade-in credit toward Steam gift cards
  • Imposing order on the Xbox 360s worst trolls


  • Olympic security chaos depth of G4S security crisis revealed
  • 2012 London Games For 2 U.S. Runners Dead Heat Controversy Simply Will Not Die
  • U.S. Olympic outfits made in ChinaYou would think that they would be made in the USA… I guess we just suck.
  • Olympic task to tackle rough sleeping
  • Schools break up early for Games
  • Official Olympic Travel Advice From Transport from Londonist
  • NBC launches Olympics mobile apps includes live-streaming with one-time authentication


  • When and how will users get the next version of Microsofts Office
  • Apple iOS in-app purchases hacked everything is free video
  • Microsoft Office 2013 set to debut July 16th


  • Court rules firm must process payments to WikiLeaks
  • Judge Richard Posner says there are serious problems with the US patent system
  • Cafe knife killer jailed for life
  • Grill the Meat Not Your Hands


    Total Number of stories: 124

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