On this Date in History..

On this Day in History..
1429 – The English siege of Orleans is broken by Joan of Arc
1660 – Isaack B Fubine of Savoy, in The Hague, patents macaroni
1718 – The city of New Orleans is founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville
1847 – American Medical Association organizes (Philadelphia)
1877 – The Cincinatti Enquirer, 1st uses the term “Bullpen” to indicate foul territory in baseball
1914 – US Congress establishes mother’s day
1925 – Pirate shortstop Glenn Wright makes an unassisted triple play
1941 – Glenn Miller records “Chattanooga Choo Choo” for RCA
1946 – Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering (later renamed Sony) is founded with around 20 employees
1952 – The concept of the integrated circuit, the basis for all modern computers, is first published by Geoffrey W.A. Dummer
1957 – Indians’ pitcher Herb Score is hit by a line drive off Gil McDougald; he goes on to become the radio voice of the Cleveland Indians
1966 – Mamas & Papas “Monday Monday” hits #1
1970 – “Long & Winding Road” becomes the Beatles’ last American release
1983 – August Hoffman performs a record 29,051 consecutive sit-ups!!
1984 – A $180 million dollar out-of-court settlement is reached in the Agent Orange suit
1998 – Mercedes-Benz buys Chrysler for $40 billion USD and forms DaimlerChrysler in the largest industrial merger in history
2012 – Paeleo climatological research claims dinosaur flatulence (farts) may have warmed the earth


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