Daily Run Down 06/21/2013: Morning Edition

Here is this morning’s Daily Run Down.

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Total Number of stories: 57

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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.

Look for more current news later and another historical daily run down next week.

There are 22 stories this week.

Daily Run Down: 05/26/2013: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 17, Germanicus returns to Rome as a hero.
  • In 604, Benedictine Monk, Augustine of Canterbury, dies.
  • In 946, King Edmund I of England is killed by a their while celebrating St. Augustine’s Mass day.
  • In 1293, An earthquake strikes Kamakuru, Kanagawa Japan, killing 30,000.
  • In 1478, Pope Clement VII is born.
  • In 1647, Alse Young is hanged and is the first person to be executed as a witch in the British American Colonies.
  • In 1783, A Great Jubilee Day is held to celebrate the end of fighting in the American Revolution.
  • In 1830, The Indian Removal Act is passed by the U.S. Congress.
  • In 1883, Irish Astronomer Edward Sabine dies.
  • In 1886, American comedian Al Jolson is born.
  • In 1896, Nicholas II becomes Tsar of Russia.
  • In 1896, Charles Dow publishes the first edition of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
  • In 1906, The Vauxhall Bridge is opened in London.
  • In 1907, American actor John Wayne is born.
  • In 1943, Charles Horace Mayo, co-founder of the Mayo Clinic, dies.
  • In 1943, American businessman Edsel Ford dies.
  • In 1962, American actor Bobcat Goldthwait was born.
  • In 1972, The United States and the Soviet Union sign the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.
  • In 1998, The United States Supreme Court rules that Ellis Island is mainly in the state of New Jersey.

Look for more current news later and another historical Daily Run Down next week.

There are 19 stories this week.