On this day in history..

On this Date in History..(some witless driblets)
1547 – English demand Edward VI, 10, wed Mary Queen of Scots, 5
1869 – Baptist minister invents rickshaw in Yokohama, Japan
1894 – London taxi driver George Smith is first fined for drunk driving
1913 – Lincoln Highway opens as 1st paved coast-to-coast highway
1924 – Leopold & Loeb found guilty of murder
1933 – 1st Negro League All-Star Game, West beats East 11-7 (Comiskey Park)
1951 – British begins economic boycott of Iran
1953 – Swanson sells it’s 1st “TV dinner”
1963 – Stan Musial hits a HR in his 1st at bat as a grandfather
1977 – Hamida Djandoubi, convicted for torture and murder, is the last person to be executed by Guillotine in France
1979 – 3 Puerto Rican nationalists who attempted to kill Truman are freed
1990 – Ellis Island reopens as a museum
2008 – The Large Hadron Collider at CERN, described as the biggest scientific experiment in the history of mankind is powered up in Geneva, Switzerland


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