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Daily Run Down 06/30/2013: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1422, The Battle of Arbedo begins.
  • In 1470, Charles VIII of France is born.
  • In 1559, King Henry II of France is mortally wounded in a jousting battle.
  • In 1685, English writer John Gay is born.
  • In 1794, Native Americans, under Blue Jacket, attack Fort Recovery.
  • In 1805, The United States Congress organizes the Michigan Territory.
  • In 1860, An evolutionary debate occurs at Oxford.
  • In 1882, Charles J. Guiteau is hanged.
  • In 1905, Albert Einstein publishes a paper introducing Special Relativity.
  • In 1906, The United States Congress passes the Meat Inspection Act.
  • In 1934, The Night of the Long Knives event occurs.
  • In 1934, German Nazi Officer Karl Ernst dies.
  • In 1947, American businessman Barry Bremen is born.
  • In 1953, The first Chevy Corvette rolls off the assembly line in Flint, Michigan.
  • In 1960, Congro gains independence from Belgium.
  • In 1971, Soviet Astronaut Vladislav Volkov dies.
  • In 1972, The first leap second is added to the UTC time system.
  • In 1987, The Royal Canadian Mint issues the $1 coin, known as a Loonie.
  • In 1997, The United Kingdom transfers sovereignty over Hong Kong to the China.
  • In 2011, American businessman Barry Bremen dies.
 

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

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Daily Run Down 06/24/2013: Morning Edition

Here is this morning’s Daily Run Down.

Big News

Social Issues/Human Interest

General News

International

Politics

Obits

Health

Science/Space

Financial

Historical

Gaming

Reviews

Law

Technology

London/Britain/UK

Funny

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 43

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Daily Run Down 06/23/2013: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1212, Constance of Aragon dies.
  • In 1373, Joan II of Naples is born.
  • In 1612, Flemish mathematician Andre Tacquet is born.
  • In 1683, William Penn signs a friendship letter with the Lenni Lenape Indians of Pennsylvania.
  • In 1686, William Coventry, English Statesman, dies.
  • In 1757, At the Battle of Plassey, 3,000 British Troops defeat the 50,000-strong Indian Army.
  • In 1810, John Jacob Astor forms the Pacific Fur Company.
  • In 1860, The United States Congress establishes the Government Printing Office.
  • In 1894, The International Olympic Committee is formed.
  • In 1894, Edward VIII of the United Kingdom is born.
  • In 1912, English Mathematician Alan Turing is born.
  • In 1926, The College Board administers its first SAT exam.
  • In 1947, The United States Senate overturns the veto of the Taft-Hartley Act.
  • In 1959, A fire at a resort Hotel in Stalheim Norway kills 34 people.
  • In 1969, Warren E. Burger is sworn in as Chief Justice by retiring Chief Justice Earl Warren.
  • In 1972, President Nixon and White House Chief of Staff H.R. Halderman are taped talking about obstruct the Watergate investigation.
  • In 1995, American biologist and physician Jonas Salk dies.


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Daily Run Down 06/18/2013: Evening Edition

Here is this evening’s Daily Run Down.

Social Issues/Human Interest

General News

International

Politics

Health

Science/Space

Financial

Historical

Tips and Tricks

Gaming

Gadgets

Reviews

Law

Patents

Technology

Internet

Mobile

Rumors

Developer

London/Britain/UK

Personal

Funny

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 91

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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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