History April 4th

Discussion in 'History' started by mscbkc070904, Apr 3, 2005.

  1. mscbkc070904

    mscbkc070904 Premium Member

    1081 - Alexius I Comnenus occupies Byzantine throne
    1541 - Ignatius of Loyola becomes 1st superior-general of Jesuits
    1558 - Czar Ivan IV gives parts of North-Russia to fur traders
    1581 - Frances Drake completes circumnavigation of world
    1581 - Francis Drake becomes knight
    1588 - Christian IV succeeds Frederik II as king of Denmark
    1660 - English king Charles II ends Decl of Breda (freedom of religion)
    1686 - English king James II publishes Declaration of Indulgence
    1687 - King James II orders his declaration of indulgence read in church
    1818 - Congress decided US flag is 13 red and white stripes and 20 stars
    1828 - Casparus van Wooden patents chocolate milk powder (Amsterdam)
    1850 - City of Los Angeles incorporated
    1865 - Lee's army arrives at Amelia Courthouse
    1870 - Golden Gate Park forms by City Order #800
    1900 - Assassination attempt on prince of Wales/king Edward VII
    1905 - Earthquake in Kangra India, kills 20,000
    1912 - Chinese republic proclaimed in Tibet
    1916 - US Senate agrees (82-6) to participate in WW I
    1920 - Arabs attack Jews in Jerusalem
    1932 - Vitamin C 1st isolated, CC King, Univ of Pittsburgh
    1939 - Faisal II ascends to throne of Iraq
    1944 - De Gaulle forms new regime in exile, with communists
    1945 - Hungary liberated from #@!&% occupation (National Day)
    1947 - Largest group of sunspots on record
    1947 - UN's International Civil Aviation Organization forms
    1949 - Israel and Jordan sign armistice agreement
    1949 - North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) treaty signed (Wash DC)
    1955 - British govt signs military treaty with Iraq
    1960 - Project Ozma begins at Green Bank radio astronomy center
    1960 - Senegal declares independence from France
    1968 - Apollo 6 launched atop Saturn V; unmanned
    1969 - Denton Cooley gets 1st temporary artificial heart
    1972 - 1st electric power plant fueled by garbage begins operating
    1975 - USAF transport carrying orphans from Saigon crashes killing 155
    1983 - 6th space shuttle mission, Challenger 1 launched
    1992 - Jury deliberations begin in Noriega case
    1994 - Netscape Communications founded as Mosaic Communications
    1997 - DMSP Titan 2 launched
    1997 - STS 83 (Columbia 22), launches
     
  2. oddtodd

    oddtodd Premium Member

    1969 : Lori , sister of oddtodd is born . A good soul who takes care of the elderly as an occupation and her children as they see fit to let her .

    I would have missed my happy birthday call without the reminder of the date (I just know it is a Monday and I have to work in the rain) .

    Thanks for the reminder !