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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.
 

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Daily Run Down 04/22/2013: Evening Edition

Here is this evening’s Daily Run Down.

Big News

General News

International

Politics

Obits

Health

Science/Space

Financial

Historical

Tips and Tricks

Gaming

Gadgets

Law

Technology

Mobile

Software/Apps

London/Britain/UK

Personal

Odd

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 64

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Daily Run Down: 12/16/2012: Historical Edition

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Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 714, Frankish Noble Pippin of Herstal dies.
  • In 1431, Henry VI of England is crowned King of France.
  • In 1485, Catherine of Aragon is born.
  • In 1497, Vasco da Gama rounds the Cape of Good Hope.
  • In 1575, The Valdivia earthquake strikes.
  • In 1687, English scientist William Petty dies.
  • In 1707, The Last recorded eruption of Mount Fuji occurs.
  • In 1773, The Boston Tea Party occurs.
  • In 1775, Author Jane Austen is born.
  • In 1776, German physicist Johann Wilhelm Ritter is born.
  • In 1790, King Leopold I of Belgium is born.
  • In 1812, Four Earthquakes strike New Madrid, Missouri.
  • In 1850, The first of the Canterbury Pilgrims land in Lyttelton, New Zealand.
  • In 1859, German folklorist Wilhelm Grimm dies.
  • In 1905, Danish mathematician Piet Hein is born.
  • In 1907, The Great White Fleet begins circumnavigating the world.
  • In 1917, English author Sir Arthur C. Clarke is born.
  • In 1920, The Haiyuan earthquake strikes the Gansu province in China.
  • In 1928, American writer Philip K. Dick is born.
  • In 1937, Theodore Cole and Ralph Roe escape Alcatraz.
  • In 1938, Adolf Hitler institutes the Cross of Honor of the German Mother.
  • In 1945, Italian Inventor Giovanni Agnelli, founder of Fiat, dies.
  • In 1946, Thailand joins the United Nations.
  • In 1965, English Writer W. Somerset Maugham dies.
  • In 1972, Henry Kissinger announces that North Vietnam has left the peace negotiations.
  • In 1985, John Gotti assumes leadership of the Gambino Family.
  • In 1997, Lillian Disney, wife of Walt Disney, dies.
  • In 2003, President George W. Bush signs the CAN-SPAM Act.
  • In 2005, American Actor John Spencer dies from a heart attack.
  • In 2007, American Songwriter Dan Fogelberg dies.
  • In 2009, American Film Industry Executive Roy E. Disney dies.
  • In 2010, American World War II Solider and Medal of Honor Recipient Melvin E. Biddle dies.

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Daily Run Down 11/12/2012: Evening Edition

Here is this evening’s Daily Run Down.

Big News

General News

International

Obits

Health

Science/Space

Financial

Historical

Tips and Tricks

Gaming

Gadgets

Law

Technology

Internet

Mobile

Software/Apps

Developer

London/Britain

Personal

Odd

Funny

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 91

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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.

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Thee are 20 stories this week.