On this Date in History..

On this Day in History..
1205 – Pope Innocent III states Jews are doomed to perpetual servitudea and subjugation due to crucifixion of Jesus
1381 – John Ball, a leader in the Peasants’ Revolt, is hanged, drawn and quartered in the presence of Richard II of England
1799 – The Rosetta Stone is found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by French Captain Pierre-François Bouchard during Napoleon’s Egyptian Campaign
1869 – Margarine is patented by Hippolye Méga-Mouriès for use by the French Navy
1893 – Commodore Perry arrives in Japan
1904 – The first Buddhist temple in America forms (Los Angeles)
1932 – President Hoover cuts his own salary by 15%
1948 – Alcoholic Anonymous is founded in Britain
1959 – The steel strike of 1959 begins, leading to significant importation of foreign steel for the first time in United States history
1968 – NJ Americans move to Comack & become NY Nets (ABA)
1980 – Johnny Bench hits his 314th HR as a catcher and breaks Yogi Berra’s record
1996 – MSNBC begins Microsoft internet-NBC TV
1996 – After 2,216 consecutive games at shortstop, Cal Ripkin moves 3rd base
2003 – AOL Time Warner disbands Netscape Communications Corporation. The Mozilla Foundation is established on the same day
2012 – A Russian Soyuz rocket with an international team launches for a mission to the International Space Station

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