On this Date in History..

On this Day in History..
1034 – King Malcolm II of Scotland (Máel Coluim mac Cináeda), King of Scots dies (b. 980). Donnchad, the son of his second daughter Bethóc and Crínán of Dunkeld, inherits the throne
1165 – Holy Roman Emperor Frederik I (Barbarossa) visits Utrecht
1500 – Governor De Bobadilla of Santo Domingo captures Columbus
1715 – The 1st English patent is granted to an American….,for processing corn ;(
1792 – Farmer’s Almanac begins publications
1834 – Delmonico’s, one of NY’s finest restaurants, provides a meal of soup, steak, coffee & half a pie for 12 cents
1841 – The 35 survivors of the mutiny on slave ship “Amistad” return to Africa
1867 – Alfred Nobel patents dynamite
1876 – In retaliation for the American defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn; The United States Army sack Chief Dull Knife’s sleeping Cheyenne village at the headwaters of Powder River
1920 – The 1st Thanksgiving Parade is held in Philadelphia
1922 – Archaeologist Howard Carter enters King Tutankhamun’s tomb
1951 – The Cleveland Browns are penalized a record 209 yards against the Chicago Bears
1963 – JFK is laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery
1966 – The Jimi Hendrix Experience makes its London debut at Bag O’ Nails Club
1977 – David Steed balances stationary on a bike for 9 hrs 15 minutes !
1986 – Oliver North’s secretary, Fawn Hill, smuggles secret documents out of his office
1987 – Super Typhoon Nina pummels the Philippines with category 5 winds of 165 mph and a surge that swallows entire villages
1988 – Convention on exploitation of Antarctic mineral resources is signed
2009 – Powerful storm brings 3 years worth of rain in 4 hours to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, sparking terrible floods known as the 2009 Jeddah Floods
2011 – Sudden violent storms strike southern Sri Lanka, killing 27 people and drowning many fishermen caught by surprise
2012 – Sebastian Vettel wins the 2012 Formula One championship for the third consecutive year


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