History November 1st

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Oct 31, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    0079 - Pompei buried by Mt Vesuvius

    1512 - Michelangelo's paintings on ceiling of Sistine Chapel, 1st exhibited

    1604 - William Shakespeare's tragedy "Othello" 1st presented

    1611 - Shakespeare's romantic comedy "Tempest" 1st presented

    1939 - 1st animal conceived by artificial insemination (rabbit) displayed

    1947 - 1st Aloha Week Parade held in Hawaii

    1956 - Nobel for physics awarded to Shockley, Brattain and Bardeen

    1957 - World longest suspension bridge opens (Mackinac Straits Mich)

    1962 - USSR launches Mars 1; radio contact lost before arrival at Mars

    1968 - Motion Picture Assn of America introduces rating system (G, M, R, X)
  2. pineappleupsidedown

    pineappleupsidedown Premium Member

    Dia de los Muertos is celebrated in Mexico

    All saints day is today