Daily Run Down 06/30/2013: Historical Edition

Here is today’s Historical Daily Run Down.

  • In 1422, The Battle of Arbedo begins.
  • In 1470, Charles VIII of France is born.
  • In 1559, King Henry II of France is mortally wounded in a jousting battle.
  • In 1685, English writer John Gay is born.
  • In 1794, Native Americans, under Blue Jacket, attack Fort Recovery.
  • In 1805, The United States Congress organizes the Michigan Territory.
  • In 1860, An evolutionary debate occurs at Oxford.
  • In 1882, Charles J. Guiteau is hanged.
  • In 1905, Albert Einstein publishes a paper introducing Special Relativity.
  • In 1906, The United States Congress passes the Meat Inspection Act.
  • In 1934, The Night of the Long Knives event occurs.
  • In 1934, German Nazi Officer Karl Ernst dies.
  • In 1947, American businessman Barry Bremen is born.
  • In 1953, The first Chevy Corvette rolls off the assembly line in Flint, Michigan.
  • In 1960, Congro gains independence from Belgium.
  • In 1971, Soviet Astronaut Vladislav Volkov dies.
  • In 1972, The first leap second is added to the UTC time system.
  • In 1987, The Royal Canadian Mint issues the $1 coin, known as a Loonie.
  • In 1997, The United Kingdom transfers sovereignty over Hong Kong to the China.
  • In 2011, American businessman Barry Bremen dies.
 

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

There are 20 stories this week.

Daily Run Down 06/25/2013: Morning Edition

Here is this morning’s Daily Run Down.

General News

International

Politics

Obits

Science/Space

Financial

Historical

Gaming

Gadgets

Law

Technology

Internet

Mobile

Software/Apps

London/Britain/UK

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?

Funny

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 68

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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 04/25/2013: Morning Edition

Here is this morning’s Daily Run Down.

General News

International

Politics

Health

Science/Space

Financial

Gaming

Law

Internet

Mobile

Rumors

Software/Apps

Developer

Funny

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 62

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Daily Run Down 04/25/2013: Morning Edition

Here is this morning’s Daily Run Down.

General News

International

Politics

Health

Science/Space

Financial

Gaming

Law

Internet

Mobile

Rumors

Software/Apps

Developer

Funny

Chicagoland

Total Number of stories: 62

Look for more news stories this evening.