Daily Run Down: 02/10/2013: Historical Edition

Image Source Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down. In 1355, The St. Scholastica’s Day Riot occurs in Oxford, England. In 1567, Lord Darnley, husband of Mary, Queen of Scots is found strangled. In 1609 English Poet John Sucking is born. In 1783, Russian Painter Fyodor Petrovich Tolstoy is born. In 1829, Pope Leo XII […]

Daily Run Down: 12/09/2012: Historical Edition

In 1425, The Catholic University of Leuven is founded. In 1565, Pope Pius IV dies. In 1571, Dutch Mathematician and astronomer Metius is born. In 1608, English Poet John Milton is born. In 1674, English Statesman Edward Hyde dies. In 1748, French chemist Claude Louis Berthollet is born. In 1787, English Architect John Dobson is […]

Daily Run Down: 11/25/2012: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down. In 1120, The White Ship sinks in the English Channel. In 1120, William Adelin, son of Henry I of England dies. In 1491, The Siege of Granada begins. In 1667, A Deadly Earthquake strikes Shemakha and kills 80,000 people. In 1703, The Great Storm of 1703 occurs in […]

Daily Run Down: 10/21/2012: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down. In 1096, The Turkish army annihilates the People’s Army. In 1209, Otto IV is crowned emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. In 1512, Martin Luther joins the theological faculty of the University of Wittenberg. In 1520, Ferdinand Megellan discovers. In 1660, German Scientist Georg Ernst Stahl is born. […]

Daily Run Down: 09/23/2012: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down. In 79, Pope Linus dies. In 1338, The Battle of Arnemuiden begins. In 1642, The First commencement exercises commence at Harvard College. In 1771, Emperor Kokaku of Japan is born. In 1779, John Paul Jones wins the Battle of Flamborough Head. In 1780, Benedict Arnold’s plot is discovered. […]