On this Date in History..

On this Day in History..
1471 – King Edward IV of England conquers London from Henry VI
1689 – William III & Mary II are crowned as joint rulers of Britain
1775 – The last executions for witchcraft in Germany takes place
1868 – The Shogunate is abolished in Japan
1890 – Ellis Island is designated as an immigration station
1906 – Albert Einstein introduces his Theory of Relativity
1921 – First sports broadcast on the radio takes place (baseball)
1956 – Singer Nat King Cole is attacked on stage of the Birmingham theater by whites
1961 – Bob Dylan makes his 1st appearance at Folk City, Greenwich Village NY
1968 – President Johnson signs 1968 Civil Rights Act
1970 – Beatles’ “Let It Be,” single goes #1
1984 – Challenger astronauts complete 1st in space satellite repair
1991 – “Miss Saigon,” opens at Broadway Theater NYC
2006 – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces that Iran has successfully enriched uranium


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