History December 30th

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  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    0987 - French King Hugo Capet crowns his son Robert the compassionate king

    1317 - Pontifical degree "Sancta Romania" against spiritualists

    1817 - 1st coffee planted in Hawaii (Kona)

    1835 - After gold discovery in Ga, Cherokees forced to move across Miss R

    1835 - HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin sails from NZ to Sydney

    1861 - US, banks stops payments in gold

    1918 - John E Hoover decides to be called J Edgar Hoover

    1924 - Edwin Hubble announces existence of other galactic systems

    1954 - 1st use of 24-sec shot clock in pro basketball (Rochester vs Boston)

    1973 - 1st picture of a comet from space (Comet Kohoutek-Skylab)

    1975 - Constitution of Democratic Republic of Madagascar comes into force

    1979 - Togo adopts constitution

    1985 - Pakistan restores constitution

    1987 - Premier Mugabe elected president of Zimbabwe