History January 3rd

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Jan 3, 2005.

  1. JcMinJapan

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    0269 - St Felix I begins his reign as Catholic Pope

    0936 - Duke Alberik II of Spoleto appoints his son Pope Leo VII

    1431 - Joan of Arc handed over to the bishop

    1521 - Martin Luther excommunicated by Roman Catholic Church

    1667 - Russia and Poland sign Truce of Androsovo

    1872 - 1st patent list issued by US Patent Office

    1888 - 1st wax drinking straw patented, by Marvin C Stone in Washington DC

    1924 - British egyptologist Howard Carter finds sarcophagus of Tutankhamun

    1957 - 1st electric watch introduced, Lancaster Pa

    1958 - Edmund Hillary reaches South Pole overland

    1959 - Alaska admitted as 49th US state

    1962 - Pope John XXIII excommunicates Fidel Castro

    1977 - Apple Computers incorporate