On this Date in History..

On this Day in History..
1302 – Pope Boniface VIII delegates the degree of “Unam sanctam”
1530 – [Augsburg] Emperor Karel I enables Edict of Worms
1805 – Lewis & Clark reach the Pacific Ocean, and become the 1st European Americans to cross the continent
1863 – Abraham Lincoln delivers his address in Gettysburg
1895 – Frederick E Blaisdell patents the pencil
1906 – London is selected to host the 1908 Olympic games
1916 – Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures (the company later become one of the most successful independent filmmakers)
1919 – US Senate rejects (55-39) the Treaty of Versailles & League of Nations
1928 – 1st issue of Time magazine is published with Japanese Emperor Hirohito on the cover
1951 – Roy Campanella is named NL MVP on his 30th birthday
1953 – US Supreme Court rules (7-2) that baseball is a sport, not a business
1965 – Kellogg’s Pop Tarts pastries are created
1970 – The Golden Gate Park Conservatory becomes a Cal state historical landmark
1977 – Egyptian President Anwar Sadat arrives in Israel
1977 – Libya drops diplomatic relations with Egypt
1980 – CBS bans a Calvin Klein’s jean ad featuring Brooke Shields
1998 – Vincent van Gogh’s Portrait of the Artist Without Beard sells at auction for $71.5 million USD
1998 – Lewinsky scandal: The United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings against U.S. President Bill Clinton


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