On this Day in History..

On this Day in History..
1295 – The first elected representatives from Lancashire were called to Westminster by King Edward I to attend what later became known as “The Model Parliament”
1582 – William Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway
1703 – The first Eddy-stone Lighthouse is destroyed in the Great Storm of 1703
1817 – US soldiers attack Florida Indian village, beginning Seminole War
1826 – John Walker invents friction match in England
1889 – 1st permit issued to drive a car through Central Park (Curtis P Brady)
1895 – Alfred Nobel establishes Nobel Prize
1911 – Audience throws vegetables at actors for 1st recorded time in US
1924 – The first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is held in New York City
1934 – Bank robber Baby Face Nelson dies in a shoot-out with the FBI
1945 – Dutch resistance fighter Hannie Schaft re-buried in presence of Queen Wilhelmina
1947 – Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP, beating Ted Williams by 1 vote
1948 – Honda 1st opens in America.
1966 – In highest-scoring NFL game, Wash Redskins defeat NY Giants 72-41
1967 – Beatles release long anticipated “Magical Mystery Tour”
1973 – Neil Simon’s “Good Doctor,” premieres in NYC
1991 – Poetess Maria Elene Cruz Varela sentenced to 2 years (Cuba)
1999 – The left-wing Labor Party takes control of the New Zealand government with leader Helen Clark becoming the first elected female Prime Minister in New Zealand’s history
2006 – The Canadian House of Commons endorses Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s motion to declare Quebecois a nation within a unified Canada


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