On this Day in History..

On this Day in History..
4004 BC – According to the calculations of Archbishop James Usher, creation of the world begins
42 BC – Roman Republican civil wars: Second Battle of Philippe – Brutus’s army is decisively defeated by Mark Anthony and Octavian. Brutus commits suicide
1091 – Tornado (possible F4) strikes the heart of London killing 2 and demolishing the then wooden London Bridge
1690 – Revolt in Harlem after public ban on smoking
1814 – 1st plastic surgery is performed (England)
1824 – 1st steam locomotive is introduced
1915 – 25,000 women march in NYC, demanding right to vote
1921 – Green Bay Packers play 1st NFL game, 7-6 win over Minneapolis
1941 – Walt Disney’s “Dumbo” released
1944 – Gulf of Leyte battle begin
1954 – Britain, England, France & USSR agree to end occupation of Germany
1973 – Nixon agrees to turn over White House tape recordings to Judge Sirica
1983 – Suicide terrorist truck bomb kills 243 US Marines in Beirut
1989 – Hungary proclaims itself a republic & declares communist rule ended
1992 – Emperor Akihito becomes the first Emperor of Japan to stand on Chinese soil
2001 – Apple releases the iPod


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