History December 7th

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Dec 7, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    0185 - Emperor Lo-Yang, China sees supernova (MSH15-52?)

    1354 - Margaretha van Bavarian's son earl Willem V signs peace treaty

    1741 - Elisabeth Petrovna becomes tsarina of Russia

    1787 - Delaware becomes 1st state to ratify constitution

    1808 - James Madison elected US pres/George Clinton vice-pres

    1835 - German railway Neurenberg-Furth opens

    1836 - Martin Van Buren elected 8th president

    1842 - NY Philharmonic's 1st concert

    1868 - Jesse James gang robs bank in Gallatin Missouri, kills 1

    1872 - HMS Challenger sets sail on 3«-year world oceanographic cruise

    1877 - Thomas A Edison demonstrates the gramophone

    1926 - Gas refrigerator patented

    1932 - 1st gyro-stabilized vessel to cross Atlantic arrives in NY

    1934 - Wiley Post discovers jet stream

    1941 - Japanese attack Pearl Harbor

    1945 - Microwave oven patented

    1958 - R¢mulo B‚tancourt elected pres of Venezuela

    1960 - Ivory Coast claims independence from France

    1972 - Apollo 17 (US), final manned lunar landing mission, launched

    1985 - Atlantis returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB

    1992 - Galileo spacecraft passes North Pole of Moon (Peary Crater)

    1995 - US space probe Galileo begins orbiting Jupiter

    1996 - Space Shuttle STS 80 (Columbia 21), lands
     
  2. dacruz

    dacruz New Member

    hey good idea!

    damn on my birthday year happend nothing important..but wait! yes ! tschernobyl blow off!:mad:
     
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  3. pineappleupsidedown

    pineappleupsidedown Premium Member

    1928 Noam Chomsky (linguist, author, political activist) is born