On this Date in History..

On this Day in History..
1553 – King Edward VI accept archbishop Cranmers “42 Articles”
1665 – The English rename New Amsterdam, New York, after the Dutch pull out
1839 – The first baseball game is played in America
1849 – The Gas mask is patented by Lewis Haslett of Louisville Kentucky
1880 – John Lee Richmond pitches the 1st major league perfect game, Worcester 1, Cleveland’s Forest City 0
1929 – Anne Frank is born in Holland (Diary of Anne Frank)
1931 – Al Capone is indicted on 5,000 counts of prohibition & perjury
1939 – The Baseball Hall of Fame opens in Cooperstown NY
1954 – Bill Haley’s “Rock Around the Clock,” is originally released
1964 – In South Africa, Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life in prison
1965 – Big Bang theory of creation of the universe is supported by announcement of discovery of new celestial bodies know as blue galaxies
1979 – Kevin St Onge throws a playing card a record 185′
1982 – 750,000 anti-nuclear demonstrators, rally in Central Park NYC
2009 – TSC: All television broadcasts in the United States switch from analog NTSC to digital ATSC transmission
2012 – The World Health Organization concludes that diesel exhaust causes cancer

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