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Daily Run Down: 06/09/2013: Historical Edition

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.

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Daily Run Down: 04/21/2013: Historical Edition

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

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Daily Run Down 03/19/2013: Morning Edition

Here is this morning’s Daily Run Down.

International

Politics

Health

Science/Space

Financial

Gaming

Reviews

Law

Internet

Social

Mobile

Security

Odd

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?

Funny

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 45

Look for more news stories this evening.

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Night and Day from the International Space Station

Here is a video of what it’s like to go from Night to Day on the International Space Station