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Daily Run Down: 03/31/2013: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1146, Bernard of Clairvaux preaches the need for a second Crusade.
  • In 1340, Ivan I of Russia dies.
  • In 1499, Pope Pius IV is born.
  • In 1732, Austrian Composer Joseph Haydn is born.
  • In 1855, Alfred E. Hunt, American Entrepreneur, is born.
  • In 1866, The Spanish Navy bombards Valparaiso, Chile.
  • In 1889, The Eiffel Tower is officially opened.
  • In 1899, Malolos, capital of the First Philippine Republic, is captured by American forces.
  • In 1906, The Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the United States (NCAA) is founded.
  • In 1909, Construction of the RMS Titanic begins.
  • In 1913, American Financier J.P. Morgan dies.
  • In 1918, Daylight Saving Time goes into effect in the United States for the first time.
  • In 1929, Fashion Designer Liz Claiborne is born.
  • In 1951, Remington Rand delivers a UNIVAC I to the Census Bureau.
  • In 1970, Explorer I re-enters the Earth’s Atmosphere.
  • In 1980, American Athlete Jesse Owens dies.
  • In 1986, Six Metropolitan county councils in England are abolished.
  • In 1992, The USS Missouri is decomissioned.
  • In 2012, Educator Dale R. Corson dies.
 

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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.

Thee are 20 stories this week.

Daily Run Down 09/30/2012: Historical Edition.

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 954, King Louis IV of France dies.
  • In 1227, Pop Nicholas IV is born
  • In 1399, Henry IV is proclaimed King of England.
  • In 1791, The first performance of The Magic Flute by Mozart occurs.
  • In 1813, Scottish Explorer John Rae is born.
  • In 1832, Anna Maria Reeves Jarvis, American Labor Activist is born.
  • In 1860, The first tram service in Britain begins.
  • In 1861, American Industrialist William Wrigley, Jr, is born.
  • In 1882, German physicist Hans Geiger is born.
  • In 1888, Jack the Ripper kills his 3rd and 4th victims.
  • In 1895, Madagascar becomes a French Protectorate.
  • In 1913, German Inventor Rudolph Diesel dies.
  • In 1918, American World War II Veteran, Lewis Nixon, is born.
  • In 1927, Babe Ruth becomes first player hit 60 home runs in a season.
  • In 1928, Romanian Holocaust Survivor and Nobel Laureate, Elie Wiesel was born.
  • In 1935, The Hoover Dam is dedicated.
  • In 1943, Franz Oppenheimer, German Sociologist, dies.
  • In 1947, The World Series is televised for the first time.
  • In 1949, The Berlin Airlift ends.
  • In 1962, James Meredith enters the University of Mississippi, defying segregation.
  • In 1968, THe Boeing 747 is rolled out for the first time.
  • In 1972, Roberto Clemente records his 3,000th and final hit of his career.
  • In 1980, The Ethernet specifications are published by Xerox.
  • In 1980, Swiss Tennis player Martina Hingis was born.
  • In 1981, American gymnast Dominique Moceanu was born.
  • In 1982, American Actress Lacey Chabert was born.
  • In 1982, Cyanide-laced Tylenol kills six people in Chicagoland
  • In 1994, The Aldwych tube station of the London Underground closes after eighty-eight years of service.

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Daily Run Down 09/05/2012

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

General News

Technology

Funny

International

Chicagoland

Personal

Science/Space

Big News

Health

Gaming

Olympics

Software/Apps

Law

Gadgets

Politics

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?

Mobile

Security

Historical

London/Britain

Earnings

Tips and Tricks

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Total Number of stories: 192

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Daily Run Down 09/05/2012

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

General News

Technology

Funny

International

Chicagoland

Personal

Science/Space

Big News

Health

Gaming

Olympics

Software/Apps

Law

Gadgets

Politics

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?

Mobile

Security

Historical

London/Britain

Earnings

Tips and Tricks

WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT CHARLIE

Total Number of stories: 192

Look for more stories tomorrow.