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Daily Run Down 02/21/2013: Evening Edition

Here is this evening’s Daily Run Down.

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Total Number of stories: 96

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Daily Run Down 05/04/2012

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

Total Number of stories: 277

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Daily Run Down 05/22/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

Current News:

  • An Airforce Camera can track and identify you from afar.
  • Verizon Wireless may stop offering Unlimited data plans.
  • The W3C is asking for the last call on comments on HTML5.
  • A Nano Patch can reverse heart damage after attack.
  • Regarding Longevity, common sense outweighs genetic tests.
  • Google News is shutting down it’s Newspaper archive project.
  • A Wisconsin Court has allowed a 14-year-old boy to be sentenced to Life in prison.
  • Twitter is being sued for breaking a UK injunction.
  • Macho Man Randy Savage has died in a car accident after suffering a heart attack at the age of 58.
  • German Police have seized the Pirate Party’s servers days before the elections.
  • The Last Space Shuttle Launch is planned for July 8th.
  • It appears that the rapture did not occur last night.

Historical News:

  • In 192, Chinese Warlord Dong Zhuo dies.
  • In 337, Constantine the Great, Roman Emperor dies.
  • In 1667, Pope Alexander VII dies.
  • In 1783, British Inventor and physicist William Sturgeon is born.
  • In 1807, A Grand Jury indicts Aaron Burr on charges of Treason.
  • In 1813, Composer Richard Wagner is born.
  • In 1844, American Artist Mary Cassatt is born.
  • In 1848, Slavery is abolished in Martinique.
  • In 1859, Physician and Author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is born.
  • In 1862, Thornsbury Bailey Brown, the first Union Soldier to be killed by a Confederate soldier dies.
  • In 1871, The US Army orders the abandonment of Fort Kearney in Nebraska.
  • In 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant signs the Amnesty Act.
  • In 1885, French Author Victor Hugo dies.
  • In 1897, The Blackwall Tunnel, that runs under the river Thames, is opened to traffic.
  • In 1910, Game show announcer Johnny Olson is born.
  • In 1930, Civil rights activist and Politician Harvey Milk is born.
  • In 1936, Author M. Scott Peck is born.
  • In 1942, The United Steelworkers Union is formed.
  • In 1942, Mexico enters World War II on the side of the Allies.
  • In 1960, the Valdivia Earthquake strikes off Chile and is measured at 9.5 magnitude.
  • In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson issues his Great Society plan.
  • In 1967, American Author Langston Hughes dies.
  • In 1985, Disney Animator Wolfgang Reitherman dies.
  • In 1990, Microsoft releases Windows 3.0.
  • In 1992, Johnny Carson hosts his last ‘Tonight Show’.
  • In 1998, A Federal Judge rules that Secret Service members can be subpoenaed regarding the Lewinsky Scandal.

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