History December 16th

Discussion in 'History' started by pineappleupsidedown, Dec 18, 2004.

  1. pineappleupsidedown

    pineappleupsidedown Premium Member

    1773 - Big tea party in Boston harbor

    1809 - Napoleon Bonaparte divorces Empress Josephine by French Senate

    1897 - 1st submarine with an internal combustion engine demonstrated

    1912 - 1st US postage stamp picturing an airplane, 20› parcel post, issued

    1913 - Charlie Chaplin began his film career at Keystone for $150 a week

    1915 - Albert Einstein publishes his "General Theory of Relativity"

    1930 - Golfer Bobby Jones wins James E Sullivan Award (like from monster's inc!)

    1974 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

    1974 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

    1976 - Govt halts swine flu vaccination prog following reports of paralysis

    1997 - President Clinton names his Labrador retriever, "Buddy"