On this Day in History..

On this Day in History..
869 – 4th Council of Constantinople (8th ecumenical council) opens
1793 – French Revolution: Christianity is disestablished in France
1892 – Dalton Gang ends in shoot-out in Coffeville, Kansas bank holdup
1903 – Sir Samuel Griffith is appointed the first Chief Justice of Australia and Sir Edmund Barton and Richard O’Connor are appointed as foundation justices
1916 – Soldier Adolf Hitler is injured
1923 – Edwin Hubble identifies Cepheid variable star
1945 – Hollywood Black Friday: A six month strike by Hollywood set decorators turns into a bloody riot at the gates of Warner Brothers’ studios
1947 – 1st Presidential address televised from White House- Harry Truman
1953 – The first documented recovery meeting of Narcotics Anonymous is held
1962 – Beatles release their 1st record “Love Me Do”
1965 – Dick McInnes stays aloft almost 12 hours in a kite
1969 – Monty Python’s Flying Circus begins airing on BBC
1970 – PBS becomes a network
1978 – Over 30 major nations ratify the Environmental Modification Convention which prohibits environmental modification techniques
1991 – The first official version of the Linux kernel, version 0.02, is released
2000 – Mass demonstrations in Belgrade lead to resignation of Serbian strongman Slobodan Milošević


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