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Daily Run Down 06/19/2011: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1269, King Louis IX of France orders all Jews found in public without an identifying ‘Yellow Badge’.
  • In 1306, Earl Pembroke’s army defeats Bruce’s Scottish Army in the Battle of Methven.
  • In 1566, King James I of England is born.
  • In 1586, English Colonists leave Roanoke Island.
  • In 1846, the first recorded game of Baseball is played.
  • In 1858, Poet Sam Walter Foss is born.
  • In 1865, Slaves in Galveston Texas are informed of their freedom, and is celebrated at Juneteenth.
  • In 1867, Maximilian I of Mexico is executed.
  • In 1875, The Herzegovinian rebellion against the Ottoman Empire is commenced.
  • In 1897, Moe Howard, Comedian of the Three Stooges, is born.
  • In 1902, Albert of Saxony dies.
  • In 1903, Baseball Player Lou Gehrig is born.
  • In 1910, The first Father’s Day is celebrated in Spokane, Washington.
  • In 1934, The Communications Act of 1934 establishes the Federal Communications Commission.
  • In 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed at Sing Sing, New York.
  • In 1961, Kuwait declares it’s independence from the United Kingdom.
  • In 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is enacted.
  • In 1970, The Patent Cooperation Treaty is signed.
  • In 1978, The Comic Strip Garfield is first published.
  • In 2010, Basketball Player Manute Bol dies.

Look for more current news stories tomorrow, and a historical Daily Run Down next week.

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Daily Run Down 05/16/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

  • A Giant Interneuron controls the activity of 50,000 other neurons.
  • Apple is now offering free Repairs for iPod Touches, iPhones and Macs damaged in Japan’s Earthquake on March 11th..
  • Barnes and Noble has updated its Android application with Magazines and newsapers.
  • President Obama wants a mandatory 3-year sentence for critical infrastructure hackers.
  • Chicago’s Mayor Richard Daley has officially retired.
  • A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake has struck near San Jose, Costa Rica.
  • A World War II Veteran is standing his ground against an Eviction.
  • State Farm is going to offer same-sex benefits.
  • A solar Plane has made the first international flight.
  • Sony has restored the Playstation Network.
  • New York Rangers Forward Derek Boogaard has died at the age of 28.
  • Mike Huckabee will not run for President in 2012.
  • The FCC has unveiled your iOS hard drive companion.
  • There is now an explanation of backwards orbiting Planets.
  • New Asia and India privacy rules could limit out-sourcing.
  • Chris Walsh has released his fix for Windows Phones that were updated before officially supported by their carriers.
  • Rahm Emmanuel has begun his first term as mayor.

Look for more stories tomorrow. If an important story has been missed please leave it in the comments.

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Daily Run Down 05/13/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

  • The TSA Has frisked a baby because the stroller set off the ‘explosives’ detector.
  • Google Storage is now available all Developers.
  • Google has made the Chrome Webapp Store worldwide.
  • Google has unveiled the Acer Chromebook for $349.
  • America’s smallest turtle is becoming scarce.
  • Sunlight may turn Jet exhaust into toxic particles.
  • Samsung is creating a ChromeOS Desktop similar to a Mac Mini.
  • Tree Frogs have provided new answers to Amazon Diversity.
  • Senators have questioned AT&T on the T-mobile merger.
  • A Firmware hack can transform your 2009 Mac Pro into a 12-core behemoth.
  • A Jury has found former Galleon Hedge Fund manager Raj Rajaratnam guilty of insider trading.
  • An Ancient Supernova is firing gamma rays.
  • Four Months after agreeing to the Comcast-NBCU merger, Meredith Baker is leaving the FCC to join Comcast.
  • The FBI is stating that customers might sue if they knew companies were helping with Wiretaps.
  • US Researchers have identified the first human lung stem cell.

Look for more stories tomorrow. If an important story has been missed please leave it in the comments.

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Daily Run Down 05/12/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

  • A Winged Octopus has been captured on video.
  • Google’s Honeycomb 3.1 will offer support for Keyboards and Digital Cameras.
  • YouTube now has live captions.
  • Three people, including the suspect, have been killed at San Jose University.
  • Apple has stopped serving iAds for iOS Applications that are targeted towards kids.
  • The Library of Congress has created a National Jukebox.
  • Mothers of twins may live longer.
  • Another Palm Pre 3 has arrived at the FCC.
  • CNN’s Former President, Burt Reinhardt, has died at the age of 91.
  • Sony may lose developers over their PSN outage.
  • Visa is creating it’s own Digital wallet.
  • NASA is banned from working with China.

Look for more stories tomorrow. If an important story has been missed please leave it in the comments.

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Daily Run Down 05/06/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

  • Seagate has broken the areal-density barrier with 1TB hard drive platters.
  • It was 19 years ago that Wolfenstein 3D was released.
  • Indiana may cut funding for Planned Parenthood.
  • ColorWare is now painting iPad 2’s.
  • Nintendo Wii will be price dropped to $150 as of May 15th.
  • EMI is taking control of its digital licensing.
  • AT&T Has officially confirmed the HP Veer 4G for May 15th.
  • An Experiment has confirmed hints at Dark Matter.
  • Sony has responded to Congress with an ‘Open Letter’ regarding their PSN hack.
  • The FCC has torn down the Epic Red Camera.
  • CNET has been accused of copyright infringement by distributing LimeWire.
  • GMail now allows you to store 25,000 contacts.
  • Barnes and Noble may release a new E-reader on May 24th.
  • If you updated your Windows Phone out of cycle, there’s a fix to allow sanctioned Windows Phone updates.
  • Chicago alderman want to force all cell phones to have a text message switch on them.
  • Michael’s Craft Stores have warned of a Data Breach in the Chicago Area.
  • 52 years and $750 Million managed to prove Einstein was correct.
  • LastPass has had a security breach.

Look for more stories tomorrow. If an important story has been missed please leave it in the comments.