Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down
- In 68, Roman Emperor Nero dies.
- In 1534, Jacques Cartier is the first European to discover the St. Lawrence River.
- In 1672, Russian emperor Peter the Great is born.
- In 1717, French Mystic Jeanne Guyon dies.
- In 1732, James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for the colony of the future state of Georgia.
- In 1762, British forces begin the Siege of Havana.
- In 1836, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, English physician and feminist, is born>.
- In 1856, Five-Hundred Mormons leave Iowa City and head west to Salt Lake City.
- In 1861, French physicist, Pierre Duhem is born.
- In 1870, English Author Charles Dickens dies.
- In 1875, English pharmacologist Henry Hallett Dale is born.
- In 1873, Alexandra Palace in London burns down after being open sixteen days.
- In 1915, American guitarist and inventor Les Paul is born.
- In 1923, The Bulgarian government is taken over in a coup d’etat.
- In 1934, Donald Duck makes his first appearance.
- In 1958, Queen Elizabeth II opens London Gatwick Airport.
- In 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson declares a national day of mourning following the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy.
- In 1973, Secretariat wins the Triple Crown.
- In 2007, Purse Designer, and Real World Star, Frankie Abernathy died.
Look for more current news later today and another historical daily run down next week.
There are 19 stories this week.
Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.
- In 1073, Pope Alexander II dies.
- In 1506, The Three day Lisbon Massacre ends.
- In 1509, King Henry VII of England dies.
- In 1509, King Henry VIII of England ascends to the Throne.
- In 1671, Scottish economist John Law is born.
- In 1782, The City of Bangkok is founded.
- In 1816, English Author Charlotte Bronte is born.
- In 1864, German economist and sociologist Max Weber is born.
- In 1910, Author and humorist Mark Twain dies.
- In 1922, The First Aggie Muster is held.
- In 1926, Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom was born.
- In 1952, Secretary’s Day is first celebrated.
- In 1989, The Tiananmen Square Protests begin.
Look for more current news later and another historical daily run down next week.
There are 13 stories this week
Here is this morning’s Daily Run Down.
- More politics than policy in Arctic oil drilling debate
- INFOGRAPHIC House Republicans Senate Democrats Offer Competing Visions For The Federal Budget
- Paul Ryan Democrats leading US – Except, we’re here because of what George W. Bush put into place. Explain that one.
- Functionally cured of HIV
- Downward dogs treat depression
- Well Lost Sleep Can Lead to Weight Gain
- Despite Physician Advice Parents Refuse HPV Vaccine
- Fun Facts About Coyotes
- Fossils of Earliest Old World Monkeys Unearthed
- Antarctics First-Ever Whale Skeleton Found
- Casanova Moths Use Mustache-Like Tufts for Courtship
- Stressed It May Show in Your Breath
- Remains of 400-Year-Old Explosion Provide New Insight Into Stars Death
- Wired Space Photo of the Day Io Casts Shadow on Jupiter
- Editorial Tech is a flock of starlings
- STMicro closing down 1600 jobs axed by chip design firm
- Sales numbers show Galaxy devices are slowly catching up with the iPhone
- Liberty Media Close to Buying 25 Percent of Charter
- Team Fortress 2 is Oculus Rifts first official game
- Aliens Colonial Marines get 4GB patch with visual improvements
- YouTube Looks Ahead to More Channels
- Funny or Dies full-length Steve Jobs movie written and shot in 8 days to be released April 15
- Climate Change Could Mean 7 Times as Many Hurricane Katrinas
- $22/hr minimum wage Will Senator Warren get a wisecracking ally – $22 as a minimum wage would be a hard one to get behind, but I do say that depending on region, $22 is an absolute minimum
- Googles Chrome OS partially hacked
- Same hacker may have targeted Ars reporter Krebs and Wireds Honan
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?
- Massachusetts Sheriff Jokes That President Obama Should Be Shot – Yeah, the Secret Service doesn’t take these “jokes” lightly.
- Adventure Embroidery WIN
- She Was Very Very High
- And Yea Did He Give a Hanging Globe Upon the World
- Too Much Sun
- OK Srsly Stahp
- Some One Threw Mad Cheeder in the Tupac Jar
- You Pack You Drive You Save
- When Gotham is in Stitches Then You Have My Permission to Die
- When I see my ex at a bar
- The Monday after St. Pattys day.
- Racy Billboard Removed for the Second Time
- Indiana High School Considers Breathalyzing Students At Prom
- Private Firm That Runs Illinois Lottery Fined For Not Selling Enough Lottery Tickets
Total Number of stories: 45
Look for more news stories this evening.
Here is a video of what it’s like to go from Night to Day on the International Space Station