On this Date in History..

On this Day in History..
1083 – Henry IV of Germany storms Rome, capturing St Peter’s Cathedral
1770 – Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo is founded in California
1871 – Jesse James & his gang robs Obocock Bank (Corydon Iowa), of $15,000
1906 – Belgian King Leopold II calls the Congo his private possession
1916 – National Defense Act establishes ROTC
1932 – Lou Gehrig is 1st to hit 4 consecutive HRs; Yanks beat A’s 20-13
1938 – German law on “Entartete Art” legalizes art robbery
1943 – A mob of 60 from the Los Angeles Naval Reserve Armory beat up everyone perceived to be Hispanic, starting the week-long Zoot Suit Riots
1946 – 1st bikini bathing suit is displayed in Paris
1953 – Alexander Cartwright is officially credited by U.S. Congress as the founder of baseball
1964 – The Rolling Stones begin their 1st US tour (with Bobby Goldsboro & Bobby Vee)
1969 – Last episode of Star Trek airs on NBC
1992 – World’s largest environmental summit opens (Rio De Janeiro Brazil)


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