Daily Run Down

Daily Run Down 10/16/2012

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

Big News

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?


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Daily Run Down

Daily Run Down 05/01/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

Current News:

  • Zynga has purchased Wonderland Software, makers of Godfinger.
  • Ubuntu 11.04 is now available for download.
  • Sony is evaluating a ‘goodwill’ gesture for the PSN outage.
  • Six Planets are now aligned in the Dawn sky.
  • Oil companies are making more money, but less fuel.
  • Emilia Czyszczon, is making a name for herself with her virus work.
  • 2.2 Million Credit Card numbers may be for sale from the PSN data breach.
  • SLI (Multiple NVDIA graphics cards) is coming to AMD motherboards.
  • Replying to Email does not create a contract.
  • Samsung’s Chrome OS Netbook details have leaked.
  • The Pentagon is planning on using comic books for therapy.
  • Formula One Cars are all set to go electric only in 2013.
  • Delta Employees have been accused of drug smuggling.
  • Mozilla has patched Firefox 4.

Historical News:

  • In 1118, Matilda of Scotland, first wife of Henry I, dies.
  • In 1218, Rudolph I of Germany is born.
  • In 1539, Isabella of Portugal dies.
  • In 1555, Pope Marcellus II dies.
  • In 1707, The Monarchy of Great Britain is enacted.
  • In 1731, Johann Ludwig Bach, violinist, dies.
  • In 1751, the first cricket match is played in America.
  • In 1764, Benjamin Henry Latrobe, known for designing the American Capitol building, is born.
  • In 1776, The Illuminati is founded in Ingolstadt, Germany.
  • In 1831, Emily Stowe, the first female Canadian Doctor, is born.
  • In 1840, the first Adhesive Postage Stamp, The Penny Black, is introduced in London.
  • In 1852, The Philippine Peso is introduced.
  • In 1852, Calamity Jane, Frontierswoman, is born.
  • In 1864, Anna Jarvis, the founder of Mother’s Day, is born.
  • In 1875, The Alexandra Palace is opened after a fire in 1873 burned the place down.
  • In 1885, The original Chicago Board of Trade building is opened for business.
  • In 1900, The Scofield Mine explosion occurs, killing 200 people.
  • In 1910. J. Allen Hynek, famed astro-physicist and ufologist, is born.
  • In 1925, Scott Carpenter, astronaut, is born.
  • In 1927, Imperial Airways introduces the first cooked meal on a flight.
  • In 1930, Pluto is officially named.
  • In 1931, The Empire State Building in New York City is dedicated.
  • In 1940, The Summer Olympics are cancelled due to War.
  • In 1956, The Polio Vaccine is made available to the public.
  • In 1967, Country Singer Tim McGraw was born.
  • In 1987, Pope John Paul II beatifies Edith Stein, a WWII Jewish Nun who was gassed.
  • In 2009, Sweden legalizes Same-sex marriage.

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