On This Day in History day-by-day

reghakr

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On This Day in History: Monday, Jun 13, 2011

Famous people born on this day:

--> 1903, Harold "Red" Grange, the "Galloping Ghost" of football.

--> 1913, Ralph Edwards

--> 1943, Malcolm McDowell, actor.

--> 1953, Tim Allen, comedian, actor, "Tool Man".

--> 1951, Richard Thomas, actor "Happy Birthday John Boy!"

--> 1962, Alley Sheedy, actress, part of the original "Brat Pack".

--> 1986, Mary Kate & Ashley Olson, twins.

Events on this day in history:

--> 1927, Charles Lindbergh honored in New York City for his trans- Atlantic flight. 750,000 pounds of confetti were showered down.

--> 1951, The Ford Foundation, launches a study, to raise the culture level of Television shows.

--> 1963, Vostok 6 launched, pilot is first woman cosmonaut.

--> 1983, Pioneer 10 is first man-made object to leave the Solar System.

--> 1996, A group of people known as The Freeman, surrender peacefully to the FBI after an 81 day stand off in Montana.

And don't forget...

--> Kitchen Klutz's of America Day.

--> The National Asparagus Festival.
 


alfred01

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June 13th

1917 - World War I: the deadliest German air raid on London during World War I is carried out by Gotha G bombers and results in 162 deaths, including 46 children, and 432 injuries.
 


reghakr

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Thanks alfred01,

Appreciate it
 


alfred01

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Thanks alfred01,

Appreciate it
My pleasure reghakr.

June 15th

1871 - Phoebe Couzins is 1st woman graduate of a US collegiate law school
 


Ciara

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15th June
1215 King John agreed to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, or Great Charter of English liberties, at Runnymede, near Windsor. The document, essentially a peace treaty between John and his barons, guaranteed the nobles their feudal privileges and promised to maintain the nation's laws...
 


alfred01

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June 15

1940 - France surrenders to Hitler, German troops occupy Paris

1961 - The bar code is used for the first time to identify railroad cars
 


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reghakr

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Thanks go out to Ciara and Alfredo01
 


alfred01

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Thanks go out to Ciara and Alfredo01
I think I can speak for Ciara and myself when we say our pleasure reghakr.
 


reghakr

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On This Day in History: Wednesday, Jun 15, 2011

Famous people born on this day:
--> 1950, Jim Varney, actor (know what I mean Vern?).
--> 1954, Jim Belushi, actor, comedian.
--> 1955, Julie Haggerty, actress.
--> 1963, Helen Hunt, actress.
--> 1964, Courtney Cox, actress (FRIEND).
--> 1973, Neal Patrick Harris, actor Doogie Houser M.D.
--> 1969, O'shea Jackson - aka Ice Cube, rap artist.

Events on this day in history:
--> 1215, King John signs the Magna Carta at Runnymede.
--> 1775, Washington appointed commander-in-chief of the American Army.
--> 1836, Arkansas became the 25th state in the Union.
--> 1844, Charles Goodyear receives patent for his process to strengthen rubber.
--> 1851, Jacob Fussell, a Baltimore dairyman, sets up the first ice- cream factory.
--> 1878, First attempt at motion pictures (using 12 cameras, each taking one picture; done to see if all 4 of a horse's hooves leave the ground during a gallop. Leland Stanford bet they didn't. He lost!).
--> 1928, Fay Wray marries John Monk Saunders.
--> 1940, France surrenders to Hitler.
--> 1916, Boy Scouts of America is incorporated.
 


alfred01

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June 17th

1579 - Francis Drake entered SF Bay

1885 - Statue of Liberty arrived in NYC aboard French ship `Isere'

1933 - Kansas City Massacre: 1 FBI agent, 4 cops & 1 gangster killed by mob

1950 - 1st kidney transplant (Chicago)
 


Ciara

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June 17th

1940 - World War II: In a radio broadcast, Winston Churchill urged Britain to conduct herself so that this would be remembered as her finest hour.
 


reghakr

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On This Day in History: Friday, Jun 17, 2011

Famous people born on this day:

--> 1870, George Cormack, the inventor of "Wheaties" cereal.

--> 1882, Igor Stravinsky, composer (The Rite of Spring.)

--> 1904, Ralph Bellamy

--> 1917, Dean Martin, actor, straight man.

--> 1946, Barry Manalow, singer, songwriter.

--> 1951, Joe Piscopo, actor, comedian.

--> 1954, Mark Linn-Baker, actor.

--> 1963, Greg Kinnear, actor.

Events on this day in history:

--> 1579, Sir Francis Drake lands on the coast of California.

--> 1775, British take Bunker Hill outside of Boston.

--> 1885, Statue of Liberty arrives in New York.

--> 1912, German Zeppelin SZ 111 burns in its hanger at Friedrichshafen.

--> 1931, Indochinese Communist Leader Ho Chi Mihn is arrested by The British.

--> 1944, Republic of Iceland proclaimed at Thingvallir, Iceland.

--> 1969, The broadway musical "Oh! Calcutta" opens using the naked human body for the first time as a stage costume.

--> 1972, The Watergate Break-in. How time flies . . .

--> 1994, O.J. Simpson and Al Cowlings take a slow trip down the Los Angelas freeway (They interrupted the NBA Playoffs!).

--> 1997, Robert De Niro marries Grace Hightower.

And don't forget...

--> Republic Day, celebrated in Iceland.
 


alfred01

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June 18

1873 - Susan B Anthony fined $100 for attempting to vote for President

1928 - Amelia Earhart becomes 1st female to fly across Atlantic Ocean

1957 - John Diefenbacker (C) takes office as PM of Canada
 


alfred01

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June 19th

1862 - Slavery outlawed in US territories

1910 - Father's Day celebrated for 1st time (Spokane, Wash)

1956 - Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin end partnership after 16 films

1976 - US Viking 1 goes into Martian orbit after 10-month flight from Earth

2011 - I farted :rofl:
 


reghakr

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On This Day in History: Monday, Jun 20, 2011

Famous people born on this day:
--> 1907, Lillian Hellman
--> 1924, Audie Murphy
--> 1924, Chet Atkins, known as "Mister Guitar". He also played the fiddle.
--> 1931, Olympia Dukakis, actress.
--> 1945, Anne Murray, singer.
--> 1952, John Goodman, actor.
--> 1967, Nichole Kidman, actress.

Events on this day in history:
--> 1782, The United States chooses the Eagle as its symbol.
--> 1855, Commissioners appointed to lay out streets west of Larkin.
--> 1893, Lizzie Borden found "Not Guilty" of taking an axe and giving her parents a combined total of 81 whacks.
--> 1914, Noxema, is named because it "knocks eczema" out.
--> 1948, Ed Sullivan has his first really big "shoe" on Sunday night TV.
--> 1982, National Bald Eagle Day was declared.
 


Ciara

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20th June 1984 UK -The biggest exam shake-up for over 10 years is announced with O-Level and CSE exams to be replaced by a new exam.
 


reghakr

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Thanks Babe
 


alfred01

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June 20th

1837 - England issues its 1st stamp, 1P Queen Victoria

1893 - Lizzie Borden acquitted in murder of parents in New Bedford Mass

1895 - 1st female PhD (science) earned (Caroline Willard Baldwin)

1967 - Muhammad Ali convicted of refusing induction into armed services


 


Ciara

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22 June 1377
At the age of 10, Richard II became King of England following the death of his grandfather Edward III, the previous day.
 


reghakr

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Thanks Ciara
 


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