History November 25th

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Nov 23, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    1277 - Giovanni Gaetano Orsini elected as Pope Nicolas III

    1715 - 1st English patent granted to an American, for processing corn

    1792 - Farmer's Almanac 1st published

    1867 - Alfred Nobel patents dynamite

    1884 - John B Meyenberg of St Louis patents evaporated milk

    1897 - Spain grants Puerto Rico autonomy

    1920 - 1st Thanksgiving Parade (Phila)

    1922 - Archaeologist Howard Carter enters King Tut's tomb

    1933 - 1st Soviet liquid fuel rocket attains altitude of 261' (80m)

    1937 - World's fair of Paris closes (31.2 million visitors)

    1940 - Woody Woodpecker debuts with release of Walter Lantz's "Knock Knock"

    1960 - 1st atomic reactor for research and development, Richland Wa

    1973 - Maximum speed limit cut to 55 MPH as an energy conservation measure

    1976 - Viking 1 radio signal from Mars help prove genl theory of relativity

    1983 - Soyuz T-9 returns to Earth, 149 days after take-off
     
  2. pineappleupsidedown

    pineappleupsidedown Premium Member

    1914 Joe DiMaggio (baseball player) is born

    1920 Ricardo Montalban (actor) is born

    1971 Christina Applegate (actress) is born