History April 3rd

Discussion in 'History' started by mscbkc070904, Apr 2, 2005.

  1. mscbkc070904

    mscbkc070904 Premium Member

    0419 - [Etalius] ends his reign as Catholic Pope
    1043 - Edward the Confessor crowned king of England
    1764 - Austrian arch duke Jozef crowned himself Roman Catholic king
    1776 - Washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College
    1783 - Sweden and US sign a treaty of Amity and Commerce
    1790 - Revenue Marine Service (US Coast Guard), created
    1856 - Gunpowder in church explodes killing 4,000 in Rhodos
    1868 - An Hawaiian surfs on highest wave ever, he rides a 50' tidal wave
    1882 - Wood block alarm invented, when alarm rang, it dropped 20 wood blocks
    1910 - Highest mountain in North America, Alaska's Mt McKinley climbed
    1917 - Lenin arrives in Petrograd from Switzerland
    1918 - House of Reps accepts American Creed written by William Tyler
    1919 - Austria expels all Habsburgers
    1922 - Stalin appointed General Secretary of Communist Party
    1926 - 2nd flight of a liquid-fueled rocket by Robert Goddard
    1926 - Italy establishes corp of force in order to break powerful unions
    1929 - Persia agrees to Litvinov Pact
    1933 - 1st airplane flight over Mt Everest
    1941 - Churchill warns Stalin of German invasion
    1941 - Rasjid al-Gailani forms pro-German regime in Iraq
    1948 - Harry Truman signs Marshall Plan ($5B aid to 16 European countries)
    1949 - North Atlantic Treaty, pact signed by US, Britain, France and Canada
    1956 - German war criminals Hinrichsen/Ruhl/Siebens/Viebahn freed
    1962 - Lt General Marshall S Carter, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA
    1964 - US and Panama agree to resume diplomatic relations
    1965 - 1st atomic powered spacecraft launched
    1966 - Luna 10 orbits Moon
    1968 - N Vietnam agrees to meet US reps to set up preliminary peace talks
    1974 - 148 tornadoes are reported over an area covering a dozen states
    1975 - Bobby Fischer stripped of world chess title for refusing to defend
    1977 - Egyptian Pres Anwar Sadat 1st meeting with President Jimmy Carter
    1978 - European market and China signs trade agreement
    1982 - UN Security Council demanded Argentina withdraw from Falkland Islands
    1984 - Soyuz T-11 carries 3 cosmonauts (1 Indian-Rakesh Sharma) to Salyut 7
    1986 - US national debt hits $2,000,000,000,000
    1988 - Somalia and Ethiopia sign accord about Ogaden desert
     
  2. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    2005 - Catholic Pope John Paul II dies