On this Date in History..

On this Day in History..
1099 – The first Crusaders arrive in Jerusalem
1546 – England signs Peace of Andres with Scotland/Ireland
1769 – Daniel Boone begins exploring Bluegrass State of Kentucky
1862 – Gen B Butler orders William Mumford hanged after he removed & destroyed the US flag on display over the New Orleans Mint
1887 – Monotype type-casting machine is patented by Tolbert Lanston of Washington DC
1893 – Mahatmas Gandhi’s first act of civil disobedience occurs
1930 – NY Times agrees to capitalize the n in “Negro”
1965 – Sony Corp introduced its first home video tape recorder, priced at $995
1975 – “Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” by John Denver hits #1
1977 – Anita Bryant leads a successful crusade against Miami gay rights law
1981 – Israeli F-15/F-16 fighter jets destroy an “alleged” Iraqi plutonium production facility
1993 – Cleveland breaks ground for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
2012 – Credit rating agency Fitch downgrades Spain’s credit rating to BBB in the wake of international bailout speculation


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