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Daily Run Down: 06/02/2013: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1098, The first Siege of Antioch ends.
  • In 1535, Pope Leo XI is born.
  • In 1567, Irish King Shane O’Neill dies.
  • In 1692, Bridget Bishop is the first person to go to trial in the Salem Witch Trials.
  • In 1773, American planter and politician John Randolph of Roanoke is born.
  • In 1774, The Quartering Act is enacted.
  • In 1835, P.T. Barnum and his circus start their first tour of the United States.
  • In 1840, Thomas Hardy, English Writer, is born.
  • In 1855, The Portland Rum Riot occurs in Portland, Maine.
  • In 1886, President Grover Cleveland marries Frances Folsom in the White House.
  • In 1899, American naturalist Edwin Way Teale is born>.
  • In 1910, Charles Rolls becomes the first man to make a non-stop double crossing of the English Channel by Plane.
  • In 1919, Anarchists set off bombs across eight U.S. cities.
  • In 1941, American Actor Stacy Keach was born.
  • In 1941, American baseball player Lou Gehrig dies.
  • In 1953, Queen Elizabeth II is crowned the Queen of the United Kingdom.
  • In 1970, Racecard designer Bruce McLaren dies.
  • In 1979, Pope John Paul II begins his visit to Poland as Pope.
  • In 1990, The Lower Ohio Valley Outbreak occurs spawning 66 confirmed tornadoes.
  • In 2004, Ken Jennings begins his 74-game winning streak on Jeopardy.
  • In 2008, American Musician Bo Diddley dies.
  • In 2012, American Actress Kathryn Joosten dies.
 

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

There are 22 stories this week.

Daily Run Down 05/25/2013: Evening Edition

Here is this evening’s Daily Run Down.

General News

International

Health

Science/Space

Historical

Gaming

Gadgets

Internet

Rumors

Software/Apps

London/Britain/UK

Funny

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 29

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Daily Run Down 05/25/2013: Morning Edition

Here is this morning’s Daily Run Down.

Social

General News

International

Politics

Health

Science/Space

Financial

Historical

Gaming

Gadgets

Law

Technology

Internet

Rumors

London/Britain/UK

Personal

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?

Funny

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 55

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Daily Run Down 05/24/2013: Evening Edition

Here is this evening’s Daily Run Down.

Social

General News

International

Politics

Health

Science/Space

Financial

Gaming

Gadgets

Law

Mobile

London/Britain/UK

Personal

Funny

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 42

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Daily Run Down: 05/12/2013: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1191, Richard I of England marries Berengaria of Navarre.
  • In 1469, Gustav I of Sweden is born.
  • In 1670, Augustus II the Strong is born.
  • In 1689, William III of England joins the League of Augsburg.
  • In 1860, English Architect Charley Barry is born.
  • In 1870, The Manitoba Act is given Royal Assent.
  • In 1889, English businessman John Cadbury dies.
  • In 1925, American baseball player Yogi Berra was born.
  • In 1932, Charles Lindbergh, Jr. is found dead after his abduction.
  • In 1935, The first meeting between the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous occurs.
  • In 1937, American author, actor and Comedic Genius George Carlin is born.
  • In 1942, 1500 Jews are sent to gas chambers in Auschwitz.
  • In 1949, The Soviet Union lifts its blockade of Berlin.
  • In 1965, Soviet Spacecraft Luna 5 crashes on the Moon.
  • In 1968, American skateboarder Tony Hawk was born.
  • In 1992, Actor Robert Reed dies.
  • In 2002, U.S. President Jimmy Carter arrives in Cuba for a five-day visit with Fidel Castro.
  • In 2008, An earthquake strikes in Sichuan, China, killing over 69,000 people.
 

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

There are 18 stories this week.