History November 27th

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Nov 29, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    0399 - St Anastasius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope

    1582 - William Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway

    1815 - Cracow (Poland) declared a free republic

    1817 - US soldiers attack Florida Indian village, beginning Seminole War

    1826 - John Walker invents friction match in England

    1877 - Burkina adopts its constitution

    1885 - Earliest photograph of a meteor shower made

    1889 - 1st permit issued to drive a car through Central Park (Curtis P Brady)

    1895 - Alfred Nobel establishes Nobel Prize

    1951 - Cease-fire and demarcation zone accord signed in Panmunjon Korea

    1966 - Uruguay adopts constitution

    1971 - Soviet Mars 2 becomes 1st spacecraft to crash land on Mars

    1989 - US 63rd manned space mission STS 33 (Discovery 9) returns from space

    1990 - Britain's conservatives chose John Major to succeed Margaret Thatcher
     
  2. pineappleupsidedown

    pineappleupsidedown Premium Member

    1940 Bruce Lee (actor) is born

    1942 Jimi Hendrix (singer, guitarist) is born

    1964 Robin Givens (model, actress) is born