Daily Run Down 06/30/2013: Historical Edition

born. In 1559, King Henry II of France is mortally wounded in a jousting battle. In 1685, English writer John Gay is dies. In 1947, American businessman Barry Bremen is 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 […]

Daily Run Down 06/24/2013: Morning Edition

Here is this morning’s Daily Run Down. Image Source Big News Twinkies to make sweet comeback in 3 weeks Social Issues/Human Interest Life is not a multiple-choice test General News VIDEO Im sure my kids never would do this Daredevil Wallenda walks gorge near Grand Canyon – USA TODAY Carey refuses to support Kick-Ass 2 […]

Daily Run Down 06/23/2013: Historical Edition

Image Source 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, […]

Daily Run Down 06/18/2013: Evening Edition

Here is this evening’s Daily Run Down. Image Source Social Issues/Human Interest Climate Science Deniers Arent The Only Ones Using The Tobacco Industry Playbook Seattle Adopts Bold Climate Action Plan Aims To Be Carbon Neutral By 2050 Chipotle becomes first US fast food chain to label all genetically modified ingredients The Price to Pay for […]

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

Image Source 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 […]