On this Date in History..

On this Day in History..
1317 – A Pontifical decree “Sancta Romania” is issued against spiritualists
1731 – The first known music concert in the US is held at Peter Pelham’s great room in Boston
1835 – After gold discovery in Georgia, all Cherokees Indians are forced to move across the Mississippi River
1861 – US, banks stop all payments in gold
1877 – Johannes Brahms’ 2nd Symphony in D, premieres in Vienna
1879 – Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Pirates of Penzance,” premieres in NYC
1903 – The American Political Science Association is founded at New Orleans, Louisiana
1906 – The All India Muslim League is founded in Dacca, East Bengal, British India Empire, which later laid down the foundations of Pakistan
1918 – John E Hoover decides he wants to be called J Edgar Hoover
1938 – The Electronic Television System is patented by V K Zworykin
1947 – King Michael of Romania, is forced by communists to abdicate his throne
1953 – The first color television sets go on sale in the US for about at $1,175 each from RCA
1959 – The 1st ballistic missile sub, USS George Washington is commissioned
1967 – The Beatles’ “Hello Goodbye,” single goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
1972 – President Nixon halts all bombing of North Vietnam & announces peace talks will begin
1974 – The Beatles are legally disbanded (4 years after a suit was brought)
1979 – The rock group, Emerson, Lake & Palmer finally call it quits
1988 – Mercedes-Benz is forced to pay a $20.2-M fine for failing to meet ’86 government fuel standard
1988 – Oliver North subpoenas former president Reagan & then president Bush as defense witnesses for his upcoming trial (neither one testifies)
1996 – Proposed budget cuts introduced by Benjamin Netanyahu spark protests from 250,000 workers who shut down services across Israel
2003 – U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft recuses himself and his office from the Plame affair


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