History April 11th

Discussion in 'History' started by mscbkc070904, Apr 10, 2005.

  1. mscbkc070904

    mscbkc070904 Premium Member

    0672 - Deusdedit III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
    1689 - William III and Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain
    1814 - 1st abdication of France by Napoleon; he is exiled to Elba
    1848 - Hungary becomes constitutional monarchy under king Ferdinand of Aust
    1856 - Battle of Rivas; Costa Rica beats Wm Walker's invading Nicaraguans
    1863 - Battle of Suffolk, VA (Norfleet House)
    1865 - Battle of Mobile, AL - evacuated by Confederates
    1865 - Lincoln urges a spirit of generous conciliation during reconstruction
    1876 - Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks organizes
    1898 - President McKinley asks for Spanish-American War declaration
    1899 - Treaty of Paris ratifies ends war; Spain cedes Puerto Rico to US
    1900 - US Navy's 1st submarine made its debut
    1906 - Einstein introduces his Theory of Relativity
    1921 - Turkestan ASSR forms in Russian SFSR
    1939 - Hungary leaves League of Nations
    1945 - SS burns and shoots 1,100 at Gardelegen
    1947 - Jackie Robinson becomes 1st black in modern major-league baseball
    1951 - Pres Truman fires Gen Douglas McArthur
    1957 - Ryan X-13 Vertijet becomes 1st jet to take-off and land vertically
    1960 - 1st weather satellite launched (Tiros 1)
    1961 - Israel begins Adolf Eichmann WW II crimes trial
    1965 - 40 tornadoes strike US midwest killing 272 and injuring 5,000
    1968 - Pres Johnson signs 1968 Civil Rights Act
    1970 - Apollo 13 launched to Moon; unable to land, returns in 6 days
    1980 - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regulates sexual harassment
    1981 - Ronald Reagan arrives home from hospital after Hinkley shot him
    1983 - NASA launches RCA-F
    1984 - Challenger astronauts complete 1st in space satellite repair
    1984 - Chinese troops invade Vietnam
    1984 - Gen Sec Konstantin U Chernenko named pres of Soviet Union
    1984 - Soyuz T-11 returns to Earth
    1991 - Space Shuttle STS 37 (Atlantis 8) lands
    1991 - UN Security Council issues formal cease fire with Iraq declaration
    1992 - Euro-Disney opens near Paris
     
  2. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    1906 - Einstein introduces his Theory of Relativity

    Wow!!!! Probably one of the best days in Human History!