Daily Run Down: 06/16/2013: Historical Edition

Here is Today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1139, Emperor Konoe of Japan is born.
  • In 1487, The Battle of Stoke Field, the final engagement of the War of the Roses, begins.
  • In 1514, English Scholar John Cheke is born.
  • In 1644, Princess Henrietta of England is born.
  • In 1723, Scottish Philosopher and economist, Adam Smith, is born.
  • In 1745, British troops take Cape Breton Island.
  • In 1749, Italian Salt Trader Johann Baptista Ruffini dies.
  • In 1774, Harrodsburg, Kentucky is founded.
  • In 1795, The First Battle of Groix, also known as ‘Cornwallis’ Retreat’ begins.
  • In 1813, German archaeologist, Otto Jahn is born.
  • In 1829, Native American leader Geronimo is born.
  • In 1836, The formation of the London Working Men’s Association occurs.
  • In 1858, Abraham Lincoln delivers his House Divided speech.
  • In 1883, The Victoria Hall Theatre panic occurs killing 183 children.
  • In 1888, Russian physicist and mathematician Alexander Friedmann is born.
  • In 1891, John Abbott becomes Canada’s third Prime Minister.
  • In 1903, The Ford Motor Company is incorporated.
  • In 1911, The Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company, later known as IBM, is founded.
  • In 1933, The National Industrial Recovery Act is passed.
  • In 1970, English mathematician and geophysicist Sydney Chapman dies.
  • In 1977, German-American rocket scientist Werner von Braun dies.
  • In 1994, American singer-songwriter, and part of the “27 Club”, Kristen Pfaff dies.
  • In 2010, Bhutan becomes the first country to institute a total ban on tobacco.
  • In 2012, American financial journalist Dan Dorfman dies.
 

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

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Daily Run Down 04/21/2013: Evening Edition

Here is this evening’s Daily Run Down.

Big News

General News

International

Politics

Science/Space

Gaming

Gadgets

Reviews

Law

Technology

Internet

Security

London/Britain/UK

Odd

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?

Funny

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 75

Look for more stories tomorrow.

Daily Run Down 01/10/2013: Morning Edition

Here is this morning’s Daily Run Down.

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CES 2013

Big News

Recalls

General News

International

Politics

Obits

Health

Science/Space

Financial

Historical

Gadgets

Law

Patents

Technology

Internet

Mobile

Software/Apps

London/Britain/UK

Odd

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?

Funny

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 110

Look for more news stories this evening.

Daily Run Down: 12/23/2012: Historical Edition

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Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  1. In 918, Conrad I of Germany dies.
  2. In 1513, English Diplomat and scholar Thomas Smith is born.
  3. In 1572, Theologian Johann Sylvan is executed.
  4. In 1777, Czar Alexander I of Russia is born.
  5. In 1783, George Washington resigns as commander in chief of the Continental Army.
  6. In 1805, Religious Leader Joseph Smith is born.
  7. In 1822, German Engineer Wilhelm Bauer is born.
  8. In 1823, A Visit from St. Nicholas, also known as The Night Before Christmas is published.
  9. In 1913, The Federal Reserve is created.
  10. In 1918, Chancellor of Germany Helmut Schmidt was born.
  11. In 1919, The Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act becomes law in the United Kingdom.
  12. In 1938, The first modern coelacanth is discovered in South Africa.
  13. In 1947, The Transistor is first demonstrated at Bell Labs.
  14. In 1954, The first successful Kidney Transplant occurs.
  15. In 1970, The North Tower of the World Trade Center becomes the tallest in the World.
  16. In 1971, Actor Corey Haim is born.
  17. In 1982, The US EPA announces dangerous levels of dioxin in the soil of Times Beach, Missouri.
  18. In 1986, The Voyager becomes the first aircraft to fly non-stop around the world without refueling.
  19. In 2000, Actor Victor Borge dies.
  20. Look for more current news later and another Historical Daily Run Down next week.

    There are 19 stories this week.