History December 3rd

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Dec 2, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    0741 - St Zachary begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Gregory III

    1557 - 1st Covenant of Scottish protestants form

    1586 - Sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England, from Colombia

    1621 - Galileo invents telescope

    1818 - Illinois becomes 21st state USA (Admission day)

    1828 - Andrew Jackson elected 7th president of US

    1910 - Neon lights, 1st publically seen (Paris Auto Show)

    1952 - 1st TV broadcast in Hawaii

    1965 - USSR launches Luna 8; crashes on Moon

    1967 - 1st human heart transplant performed (Dr Christian Barnard, S Africa)

    1973 - Pioneer 10 passes Jupiter (1st fly-by of an outer planet) [Dec 4-GMT]

    1979 - Iran accepts constitution
     
  2. black hawk

    black hawk Premium Member

    That sure is a day in history.....There are lots of days of history.
     
  3. pineappleupsidedown

    pineappleupsidedown Premium Member

    1930 Jean-Luc Godard (film director) born

    1948 Ozzy Osbourne (singer) born