History December 11th

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Dec 11, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    1618 - Russia and Poland signs Peace treaty of Dailino

    1620 - 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock

    1719 - 1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in US (New England)

    1730 - Voltaire's "Brutus," premieres in Paris

    1792 - France's King Louis XVI went on trial, accused of treason

    1812 - 1st newspaper on Cura‡ao (Cura‡ao Gazette and Commercial Advertiser)

    1816 - Indiana becomes 19th state

    1844 - 1st dental use of nitrous oxide, Hartford, Ct

    1866 - 1st yacht race across Atlantic Ocean

    1909 - Colored moving pictures demonstrated at Madison Square Garden, NYC

    1914 - Stockton Street Tunnel (SF) completed

    1931 - Japan leaves the Golden Standard

    1946 - UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) established (Nobel 1965)

    1947 - "Angel in the Wings" opens at Coronet Theater 1969 - Libya adopts constitution

    1981 - Muhammad Ali's 61st and last fight, losing to Trevor Berbick

    1981 - Spacelab I arrives at Kennedy Space Center
     
  2. pineappleupsidedown

    pineappleupsidedown Premium Member

    1942 Donna Mills (actress) is born

    1949 Teri Garr (actress) is born