On this Day in History..

On this Day in History..
54 – Nero ascends to the Roman throne
409 – Vandals and Alans crossed the Pyrenees and appeared in Hispania
1307 – French king Philip IV convicts templars because of heresy
1501 – Maximilian of Austria & Louis XII sign Treaty of Trente
1724 – Jonathan Swift publishes last of Drapier’s letters
1773 – The Whirlpool Galaxy is discovered by Charles Messier
1792 – “Old Farmer’s Almanac” is 1st published
1792 – Washington lays cornerstone of Executive Mansion (White House)
1860 – 1st aerial photo taken in US (from a balloon), Boston
1884 – Greenwich established as universal time meridian of longitude
1914 – Garrett Morgan invents & patents gas mask
1947 – “Kukla, Fran & Ollie” premieres
1958 – Burial of Eugenio Pacelli, Pope Pius XII on the 41st anniversary of the “Miracle of the Sun”
1963 – “Beatlemania” is coined after Beatles appear at Palladium
1981 – Vice President Hosni Mubarak elected president of Egypt
1982 – IOC Executive Committee approves the reinstatement of Jim Thorpe’s s gold medals from the 1912 Olympics
1987 – 1st military use of trained dolphins (US Navy in Persian Gulf)
1993 – Greek government of Papandreou forms
1995 – Pamela Anderson Lee, rush to hospital with flu like symptoms (=0)
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

Old Farmer’s Almanac of 1793 (Only one I could find)

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


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