On this Day in History..

On this Day in History..
1608 – Prototype of modern reflecting telescope completed by Jan Lippershey
1789 – George Washington transmits the proposed Constitutional amendments (The United States Bill of Rights) to the States for ratification
1871 – Brigham Young, Mormon leader, arrest for bigamy
1921 – NY Yankee Babe Ruth hits then record 59th HR
1928 – The “Prelature of the Holy Cross and the Work of God”, commonly known as Opus Dei, was founded by Saint Josemaría Escrivá
1950 – Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz first published
1956 – 1st atomic power clock exhibited-NYC
1967 – Grateful Dead members arrested by narcotic agents
1972 – Danish population votes for European Common Market membership
1980 – Michael Myers (D-Pa), is 1st rep expelled in over 100 years (ABSCAM)
2001 – NATO backs US military strikes, following 9/11
2007 – President Roh Moo-hyun of South Korea walks across the Military Demarcation Line into North Korea on his way to the second Inter-Korean Summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il


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