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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.

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Daily Run Down 05/09/2013: Morning Edition

Here is this morning’s Daily Run Down.

Big News

General News

International

Obits

Health

Science/Space

Financial

Gaming

Gadgets

Law

Technology

Internet

Mobile

Software/Apps

London/Britain/UK

Personal

Funny

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 54

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Daily Run Down 05/08/2013: Evening Edition

Here is this evening’s Daily Run Down.

Recalls

General News

International

Politics

Obits

Health

Science/Space

Financial

Historical

Gaming

Law

Technology

Internet

Social Networking

Mobile

Software/Apps

London/Britain/UK

Personal

Odd

Funny

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 100

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Daily Run Down: 01/13/2013: Historical Edition

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Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 888, Odo, Count of France becomes king of the Franks.
  • In 888, Holy Roman Emperor Charles the Fat dies.
  • In 1328, Edward III of England marries Hainault.
  • In 1434, King Henry II of Castile is born.
  • In 1547, Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, is sentenced to death.
  • In 1749, Friedrich Muller, painter and dramatist, is born.
  • In 1830, The Great Fire of New Orleans begins.
  • In 1840, The Steamboat Lexington burns and sinks off of Long Island.
  • In 1842, Dr. William Brydon becomes famous for being the sole survivor out of 16,500 men.
  • In 1893, The Independent Labour Party, of the United Kingdom, meets for the first time.
  • In 1910, The First Public Radio Broadcast occurs.
  • In 1915, The Earthquake in Avenzzano, Italy strikes killing 29,800.
  • In 1929, Western Lawman Wyatt Earp dies.
  • In 1942 Henry Ford patents the plastic Automobile.
  • In 1964, Pope John Paul II is appointed archbishop of Krakow, Poland.
  • In 1966, Actor Patrick Dempsey was born.
  • In 1968, Johnny Cash performs Live at Folsom State Prison.
 

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

There are 17 stories this week.

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Daily Run Down 12/12/2012: Evening Edition

Here is this evening’s Daily Run Down.

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Big News

Recalls

General News

International

Politics

Obits

Health

Olympics

Science/Space

Financial

Historical

Tips and Tricks

Gaming

Gadgets

Reviews

Law

Patents

Technology

Internet

Mobile

Rumors

Software/Apps

Security

Developer

London/Britain

Personal

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?

Funny

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 223

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