On this Date in History..

On this Day in History..
456 – St. Patrick returns to Ireland as a missionary bishop
1621 – Mayflower sails from Plymouth on a return trip to England
1792 – George Washington casts the first presidential veto
1887 – Anne Sullivan teaches “water” to Helen Keller
1895 – Oscar Wilde loses a libel case against Marquess of Queensberry, who accuses him of homosexual practices
1915 – Jess Willard KOs Jack Johnson in 26 rounds for heavyweight boxing title
1923 – Firestone Co puts their inflatable tires into production
1936 – Tupelo Mississippi is virtually annihilated by a tornado, 216 die
1951 – Julius & Ethel Rosenberg are sentenced to death
1963 – The Beatles receive their 1st silver record for “Please Please Me”
1965 – Lava Lamp Day is celebrated for the first time
1974 -The World Trade Center opens its doors for the first time
1990 – Paul Newman wins a court victory over Julius Gold, to keep giving all profits from Newman foods to charity
1993 – Colorado Rockies play their first MLB game – lose to NY Mets 3-0
1993 – Florida Marlins play their 1st MLB game – beat LA Dodgers 6-3
2012 – A 77 year old pensioner’s suicide outside Greece’s parliament prompts further protests in Athens
2012 – International internet group Anonymous hack several Chinese bureaus in opposition to censorship

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