On this Date in History..

On this Day in History..
1109 – The Crusaders capture Syria’s harbor city of Tripoli
1290 – All Jews are expelled from England by order of King Edward I
1580 – Ostrog Bible, the first printed Bible in a Slavic language, is published
1730 – Lorenzo Corsini is chosen as Pope Clemens XII
1843 – Mormon leader Joseph Smith says in a statement “God OKs polygamy”
1862 – US Congress authorizes the Congressional Medal of Honor
1901 – Cy Young wins his 300th game!!
1914 – Babe Ruth makes his baseball debut and pitches for the Boston Red Sox
1933 – Congress passes the 1st minimum wage law (33 cents per hour)
1951 – A Mob attempts to keep a black family from moving into all-white Cicero Il
1962 – The Rolling Stones give their 1st performance (Marquee Club, London)
1970 – Blues-Rock singer Janis Joplin debuts in Kentucky
1973 – A fire destroys the entire 6th floor of the National Personnel Records Center of the United States (arson is suspected)
1979 – “Disco Demolition Night” at Comiskey Park, causes fans to go wild & the White Sox to forfeit 2nd game of a doubleheader to the Detroit Tigers
1982 – FEMA promises survivors of a nuclear war will get their mail
1996 – Michael Jordan signs an NBA contract for 1 year for $25 million
2012 – 90-155 people are killed after an oil tanker crashes and explodes in Okogbe, Rivers State, Nigeria


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