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Daily Run Down 11/08/2012

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

Big News

General News

International

Politics

Obits

Health

Science/Space

Financial

Historical

Gaming

Gadgets

Law

Technology

Internet

Mobile

Software/Apps

Security

Developer

London/Britain

Odd

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?

Funny

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 116

Look for more stories tomorrow.

Daily Run Down 10/16/2012

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

Big News

General News

International

Politics

Obits

Health

Science/Space

Earnings

Historical

Tips and Tricks

Gaming

Gadgets

Law

Patents

Technology

Internet

Mobile

Software/Apps

Security

Chicagoland

London/Britain

Personal

Odd

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?

Funny

Total Number of stories: 242

Look for more stories tomorrow.

Daily Run Down: 01/01/2012 Historical Edition

Here is this week’s, and the first of 2012’s, Daily Run Down Historical Edition.

  • In 45BC, The Julian Calendar takes effect.
  • In 42BC, The Roman Senate deifies Julius Caesar.
  • In 1515, King Louis XII of France dies.
  • In 1515, King Francis I succeeds to the French Throne.
  • In 1600, Scotland begins its numbered year on January 1st, instead of March 25th.
  • In 1651, Charles II is crowned King of Scotland.
  • In 1735, American patriot, Paul Revere is born.
  • In 1752, Betsy Ross, American seamstress, is born.
  • In 1772, The first traveler’s cheques go on sale in London.
  • In 1788, The first issue of the Times of London is published.
  • In 1800, The Dutch East India Company is dissolved.
  • In 1845, The Cobble Hill Tunnel in Brooklyn, New York is finished.
  • In 1878, Danish Scientist and engineer, Agner Krarup Erlang, is born.
  • In 1892, Ellis Island opens and begins processing immigrants.
  • In 1892, Chicago Mayor Roswell B. Mason dies.
  • In 1895, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover is born.
  • In 1902, The first College football bowl game, The Rose Bowl, is held in Pasadena, California.
  • In 1912, The Republic of China is established.
  • In 1912, British Spy, and defector, Kim Philby is born.
  • In 1919, American Novelist J.D. Salinger is born.
  • In 1934, Alcatraz Island becomes a United States federal prison.
  • In 1939, Hewlett-Packard is founded.
  • In 1948, The British Railway Network is nationalized creating British Railway.
  • In 1953, Singer Hank Williams dies.
  • In 1954, NBC makes the first color coast-to-coast broadcast.
  • In 1957, American Businessman Mark Hurd was born.
  • In 1970, Unix Epoch time begins.
  • In 1983, The ARPANET officially changes to using the Internet Protocol.
  • In 1985, The Internet’s Domain Name System (DNS) is created.
  • In 1994, Actor Caesar Romero dies.
  • In 1996, Arthur Rudolph, key player in the creation of the V-2 Rocket, dies.
  • In 1999, The Euro is introduced to 11 countries.
  • In 2000, The “Y2K” problem fizzled.

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

Daily Run Down 12/27/2011

Here is today’s Daily Run Down.

Look for more stories tomorrow. If an important story has been missed please leave it in the comments.