History April 7th

Discussion in 'History' started by mscbkc070904, Apr 6, 2005.

  1. mscbkc070904

    mscbkc070904 Premium Member

    0030 - Scholars' estimate Jesus crucified by Roman troops in Jerusalem
    0451 - Attila's Hun's plunder Metz
    1118 - Pope Gelasius II excommunicated Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor
    1348 - Prague U, 1st university in central Europe, formed by Charles IV
    1652 - Dutch establish settlement at Cape Town, S Africa
    1655 - Fabio Chigi replaces Pope Innocent X as Alexander VII
    1788 - 1st settlement in Ohio, at Marietta
    1798 - Mississippi Territory organized
    1818 - Gen Andrew Jackson conquers St Marks Fla from Seminole indians
    1827 - English chemist John Walker invents wooden matches
    1863 - Battle of Charleston SC, failed Federal fleet attack on Fort Sumter
    1902 - Texas Oil Company (Texaco) forms
    1923 - 1st brain tumor operation under local anesthetic performed (Beth Israel Hospital in NYC) by Dr K Winfield Ney
    1927 - Using phone lines TV is sent from Wash DC to NYC
    1934 - In India, Mahatma Gandhi suspended his campaign of civil disobedience
    1939 - Italy invades Albania
    1940 - 1st black to appear on US stamp (Booker T Washington)
    1943 - Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini met for an Axis conference in Salzburg
    1945 - US planes intercept Japanese fleet heading for Okinawa on a suicide superbattleship Yamato and four destroyers were sunk
    1948 - World Health Organization forms by UN
    1953 - 1st west-to-east jet transatlantic nonstop flight
    1954 - Pres Eisenhower fears "domino-effect" in Indo-China (Vietnam)
    1959 - Radar 1st bounced off Sun, Stanford Calif
    1963 - Yugoslavia proclaimed a Socialistic republic
    1966 - US recovers lost H-bomb from Mediterranean floor (whoops!)
    1967 - Israeli/Syrian border fights
    1970 - Milwaukee Brewers (former Seat Pilots) 1st game, lose to Angels 12-0
    1971 - Dismissal of Curt Flood's suit against baseball is upheld by
    1971 - Pres Nixon orders lt Calley (Mi Lai) free
    1971 - WCJB TV channel 20 in Gainesville, FL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting 3-judge US Circuit Court of Appeals
    1978 - Guttenberg bible sold for $2,000,000 in NYC
    1978 - Pres Carter defers production of neutron bomb
    1980 - Jimmy Carter breaks relations with Iran during hostage crisis
    1983 - Oldest human skeleton, aged 80,000 years, discovered in Egypt
    1983 - STS-6 specialist Story Musgrave and Don Peterson 1st STS spacewalk
    1988 - Russia announced it would withdraw its troops from Afghanistan
    1990 - John Poindexter (Natl Sec Advisor) found guilty on Iran-Contra scandal
    1991 - Compton Gamma Ray Observatory orbits Earth
    1994 - Vatican acknowledges Holocaust (Nazis killing Jews) for 1st time
  2. confusedwisdom

    confusedwisdom New Member

    Dude that's sad, the Vatican didn't recognize the Holocaust until 1994. And i thought i was being ignored.