On this Date in History..

On this day in History..
1559 – Elizabeth I is crowned queen of England in Westminster Abbey
1605 – The controversial play Eastward Hoe by Ben Jonson, George Chapman, and John Marston is performed, landing two of the authors in prison
1610 – Galileo Galilei discovers Callisto, the 4th satellite of Jupiter
1695 – Jonathan Swift is ordained an Anglican priest in Ireland
1854 – Anthony Foss patents the accordion
1863 – Thomas Crapper pioneers, and patents, a one-piece pedestal flushing toilet
1893 – U.S. Marines land in Honolulu from the U.S.S. Boston to prevent the queen from abrogating the “Bayonet Constitution” {ref: wikipedia}
1898 – Emile Zola publishes his open letter (J’accuse) in defense of Alfred Dreyfus
1930 – “Mickey Mouse” 1st appears in a comic strip
1938 – The Church of England accepts the “theory of evolution”
1942 – Henry Ford patents a method of constructing plastic auto bodies
1957 – Wham-O Company produces the 1st Frisbee!!!
1969 – The Beatles release their album “Yellow Submarine”
1979 – The YMCA files libel suit against Village People’s YMCA song
1987 – Seven top New York Mafia bosses are each sentenced to 100 years in prison
1988 – The United States Supreme Court rules (5-3) that public school officials have broad powers to censor school newspapers, plays & other expressive activities
2003 – Rock musician Pete Townshend of The Who is arrested in London on suspicion of possessing indecent images of children. He was later cleared of all charges
2007 – Two thirds of the Venus’s southern hemisphere is suddenly lit up as something triggers aerosols to form at a furious rate


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