Monday, October 13, 2014

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Events in History for Monday 13th October 2014

Today's Significant Events

54 - Nero suceeds Claudius to become Roman Emperor
1307 - French King Philip IV convicts templars because of heresy
1792 - Washington lays cornerstone of Executive Mansion (White House)
1862 - Bismarck's "Blood & Iron" speech
1884 - Greenwich established as universal time meridian of longitude
1943 - Italy declares war on former Axis partner Germany
1944 - US 1st army begins battle of Aachen
2010 - The 2010 Copiapó mining accident in Copiapó, Chile comes to an end as all 33 miners arrive at the surface after surviving a record 69 days underground awaiting rescue.

Today's Historical Events

Events 1 - 158 of 158
54 - Nero suceeds Claudius to become Roman Emperor
409 - Vandals and Alans crossed the Pyrenees and appeared in Hispania.
1213 - Battle at Steppes-Bishop Pierrepont & Louis II beat Henry I of Brabant
1282 - Nichiren Daishonin, founder of the Nichiren School of Buddhism, dies. His ashes are interred at Taisekiji Temple.
1307 - French King Philip IV convicts templars because of heresy
1483 - Rabbi Issac Abarbanel starts his exegesis on Bible
Roman Emperor NeroRoman Emperor Nero1492 - English admiral Poynings fleet occupies Lock
1501 - Maximilian of Austria & Louis XII sign Treaty of Trente
1534 - Alessandro Farnese elected as Pope Paul III
1629 - Dutch West Indies Co grants religious freedom in West Indies
1652 - Prince of Condé flees Paris
1659 - Gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-government
1660 - Denmark king Frederik III makes coup
1702 - Dutch/English troops occupy Luik
1710 - English troops occupy Acadia (Nova Scotia)
1716 - Hungarian Emperor Karel VI's troops occupy Temesvar
1724 - Jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier's letters
Satirist Jonathan SwiftSatirist Jonathan Swift1760 - Russian/Austrian army evacuates Berlin
1773 - The Whirlpool Galaxy was discovered by Charles Messier
1775 - Continental Congress orders construction of a naval fleet
1792 - "Old Farmer's Almanac" is 1st published
1792 - Washington lays cornerstone of Executive Mansion (White House)
1812 - Battle of Queenstown Heights, Brit beats US attempt to invade Canada
1843 - B'nai B'rith founded (NY)
1845 - Texas ratifies a state constitution
1860 - 1st aerial photo taken in US (from a balloon), Boston
1862 - Bismarck's "Blood & Iron" speech
German Statesman Otto Von BismarckGerman Statesman Otto Von Bismarck1863 - Skirmish at Blountsville, Tennessee (50 casualties)
1864 - Battle at Darbytown Road Virginia (337 casualties)
1864 - Battle of Dalton, GA - surrendered
1864 - Battle of Harpers Ferry, WV (mOSBY's Raid)
1864 - Maryland voters adopt new constitution, including abolition of slavery
1870 - Gustav Mahler (10) gives his 1st public piano concert
1871 - The Delphic Fraternity is founded as the Delphic Society at the State Normal School in Geneseo, New York.
1881 - Revival of Hebrew language as Eliezer Ben-Yehuda & friends agree to use Hebrew exclusively in their conversations
1884 - Greenwich established as universal time meridian of longitude
1885 - The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is founded in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Gray Ghost John Singleton MosbyThe Gray Ghost John Singleton Mosby1890 - The Delta Chi fraternity is founded by 11 law students at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.
1893 - Vigilant (US) beats Valkyrie II (England) in 9th America's Cup
1899 - 7000 lay-offs black mine workers of South Africa reach Natal
1902 - President Roosevelt threatens to start using army troops to work coal mines struck since 12 may; this brings the owners to agree to abide by a Commission of Arbitration
1903 - Pilgrims beat Pirates 5 games to 3 in 1st World Series
1903 - Victor Herbert's "Babes in Toyland" premieres in NYC
1913 - Explosion & fire in Universal Coal Mine, South Wales
1914 - Belgian regime forms at St Adresse at Le Havre
1914 - Boston Braves sweep Phila A's, 1st sweep in World Series history
1914 - Garrett Morgan invents & patents gas mask
1914 - Pro-German Boers begin opposition to British authority in South Africa
1915 - Boston Red Sox beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 1 in 12th World Series
1917 - Soviets accept establishment of Petrograd Military
1920 - World Series celebration in Wade Park brings out 50,000+ Clevelanders
1921 - NY Giants beat NY Yankees, 5 games to 3 in 18th World Series
1923 - Angora (Ankara) becomes Turkey's capital
1924 - Wahhabietes under Ibn Saudi take Mecca
1930 - New German Reichstag opens with 107 NSDAP'ers in uniform
1931 - Musical "Everybody's Welcome" with T/J Dorsey premieres in NYC
1931 - Noel Cowards "Cavalcade" premieres in London
1933 - JDJ Boularan's "Tovarich" premieres in Paris
1933 - Soccer team STEVO forms in Geesteren
1936 - Explosion caused by leaking gas rips out section 12 of Cleve Stadium
1937 - A recorded trace of snow in Central Park, NYC
1941 - Nazis kill 11,000 Jewish children/old people
1943 - Italy declares war on former Axis partner Germany
1944 - Riga Latvia freed
1944 - US 1st army begins battle of Aachen
1947 - "Kukla, Fran & Ollie" premieres
1947 - 1st NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 4-3 at Toronto
1949 - "Touch & Go" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 176 performances
1953 - Burglar alarm-ultrasonic or radio waves-patented-Samuel Bagno
1954 - RP Smith/M Shulman's "Tender Trap" premieres in NYC
1955 - 1st edition of L'express publishes in Paris
1956 - WAGM TV channel 8 in Presque Isle, ME (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins
1957 - German Democratic Republic recalls OstMark & issues new currency
1958 - Burial of Eugenio Pacelli, Pope Pius XII on the 41st anniversary of the "Miracle of the Sun".
1960 - Third presidential debate with Nixon in Hollywood & Kennedy in NY
Cuban President Fidel CastroCuban President Fidel Castro1960 - Opponents of Fidel Castro executed in Cuba
1960 - Pirate's Mazeroski's bottom of 9th lead off HR beats NY Yankees 10-9 in game 7 of 57th World Series
1962 - "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" opens on Broadway, with Uta Hagen
1963 - "Beatlemania" is coined after Beatles appear at Palladium
1963 - 15th Ryder Cup: US beats 23-9 at East Lake Country Club (Atlanta, Georgia, US)
1963 - 9th LPGA Championship won by Mickey Wright
1964 - At Plesman airport, Curacao, 125.5 mm rainfalls (record)
1964 - Voskhod 1 crew returns
LPGA Golfer Mickey WrightLPGA Golfer Mickey Wright1966 - 173 US aircraft bomb North Vietnam
1966 - Vice Admiral Rufus L Taylor, USN, becomes deputy director of CIA
1967 - CBS radio cancels "House Party"
1968 - Tinker Creek Gorge of Cleveland Metroparks is dedicated
1969 - 1st time 7 people in space
1969 - Billy Martin (97-65) is fired as manager of AL West-winning Twins
1969 - Soyuz 8 is launched
1970 - Angela Davis arrested in NYC
1970 - USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
1970 - A man dies in a premature bomb explosion in Dublin, Republic of Ireland
1971 - 1st World Series night game (Pittsburgh 4-Baltimore 3)
1971 - WTZH TV channel 24 in Meridian, MS (CBS) suspends broadcasting
1972 - "Hurry, Harry" closes at Ritz Theater NYC after 2 performances
1972 - Aeroflot Il-62 crashes in large pond outside Moscow, 176 die
1972 - Commish Bowie Kuhn allows Bert Campaneris to play in World Series
1972 - Uruguay to Chile plane crashes in Andes Mountains, (passengers eat crash victims to survive, 16 of 45 rescued 2 months later)
1973 - Jordan enters Yom Kippur war
1973 - Teri Garr appears on Bob Newhart Show in "Emily in for Carol"
Country Singer John DenverCountry Singer John Denver1975 - 9th Country Music Association Award: John Denver wins
1975 - Rock vocal Neil Young undergoes throat surgery
1976 - A Bolivian Boeing 707 cargo jet crashes in Santa Cruz, Bolivia killing 100 (97, mostly children, killed on the ground).
1976 - The first electron micrograph of an Ebola viral particle was obtained by Dr. F.A. Murphy, now at U.C. Davis, who was then working at the C.D.C..
1978 - US President Jimmy Carter answers callers' questions on National Public Radio
1978 - Swaziland's new constitution promulgated bans political parties
1978 - Tiros N, US's 1st third generation weather satellite, is launched
Singer-songwriter Neil YoungSinger-songwriter Neil Young1978 - Graig Nettles at 3rd makes many spectactular plays in WS game 3 as Guidry beats Dodgers, after trailing 2 games to 0 Yanks win next 4
1980 - 14th Country Music Association Award: Barbara Mandrell, Emmylou Harris & George Jones wins
1980 - Unprovoked slayings of 6 blacks in Buffalo, NY
1981 - Vice President Hosni Mubarak elected president of Egypt
1982 - IOC Executive Committee approves the reinstatement of Jim Thorpe's gold medals from the 1912 Olympics
1982 - NJ Devils 1st short handed goal-Don Lever
1983 - Ameritech Mobile Communications (now Cingular) launched the first US cellular network in Chicago, Illinois.
1984 - Blackhawk Bill Gardner scores on 10th penalty shot against Islanders
Versatile Athlete Jim ThorpeVersatile Athlete Jim Thorpe1984 - John Henry becomes 1st thoroughbred to win $6 million
1984 - STS 41-G mission; lands at Kennedy Space Center
1985 - "Sunday in the Park with George" closes at Booth NYC after 604 perfs
1985 - Belgium premier Martens CVP wins parliamentary election
1985 - During NLCS, Cards rookie Vince Coleman is injured stretching before game as his left leg is caught in Busch Stadium's automated tarpaulin
1986 - 20th Country Music Association Award: Reba McEntire wins
1986 - 25th NY, NL appearance in World Series (Mets vs A's)
1986 - IOC announces baseball will become a medal sport in 1992
1987 - 1st military use of trained dolphins (US Navy in Persian Gulf)
1987 - Costa Rican Pres Oscar Arias wins Nobel Peace Prize
1987 - West Indies score 4-360 in 50 overs in Cricket World Cup v Sri Lanka
1988 - Concert at Masada ends Israel's 40th-anniversary fest
1988 - Nobel prize for literature awarded to Naguib Mahfouz
1988 - Shroud of Turin, revered by many Christians as Christ's burial cloth, is shown by carbon-dating tests to be a fake from the Middle Ages
1988 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1989 - Bob Quinn resigns as NY Yankee VP/GM & replaced by Harding Peterson
1989 - Dow Jones down 190.58 points
1990 - 1st Russian Orthodox service in 70 yrs held in St Basil's Cathedral
1990 - Target Center in Minneapolis opens
1991 - Blue Jay Cito Gaston is 1st manager ejected in a playoff game
1991 - Minnesota Twins win AL pennant beating Toronto in 5 games
1993 - Greek government of Papandreou forms
1993 - Mighty Ducks win their 1st NHL game
1993 - Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Kary Mullis & Michael Smith
1993 - Nobel prize for physics awarded to Russel Hulse & Joseph Taylor
1993 - Phillies beat Atlanta in NLCS
1993 - Captured American Pilot Mike Durant is filmed in an interview in captivity by a CNN camera crew.
1994 - Earliest start of Sheffield Shield season (Queensland v Tasmania)
1994 - Nobel prize for literature awarded to Kenzaburo Oe
1995 - Joseph Rotblat awarded Nobel Peace Prize
1995 - Pamela Anderson Lee, rush to hospital with flu like symptoms
1996 - "Big" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 193 performances
1996 - Annika Sorenstam wins Betsy King LPGA Golf Classic
1996 - NY Jet Nick Lowrey breaks Jan Stenerud NFL field goal record at 374
1996 - Yanks (3) & Orioles (3) combine to tie play off record of 6 HRs
1997 - Andy Green's Jet-powered car reaches record 749.69 MPH
1999 - The United States Senate rejects ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).
2008 - HM Treasury infused £37 billion ($64 billion, 47 billion euros) of new capital-bailout into Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, Lloyds TSB and HBOS Plc, to avert a financial sector collapse.
2010 - The 2010 Copiapó mining accident in Copiapó, Chile comes to an end as all 33 miners arrive at the surface after surviving a record 69 days underground awaiting rescue.
2012 - 15 people are killed by a market suicide bombing in Darra Adam Khel, Pakistan
2012 - Gerhard Richter's Abstraktes Bild sells for $34 million, the highest sold artwork by a living artist
2013 - 109 people are killed in a stampede on a bridge in  Datia district, Madhya Pradesh, India

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