History October 29th

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

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    1591 - Giovanni A Facchinetti elected as Pope Innocentius IX

    1833 - 1st US college fraternity to have a fraternity house founded

    1863 - Intl Comm of Red Cross forms (Nobel 1917, 1944, 1963)

    1864 - Greek parliament accept new Constitution

    1872 - J S Risdon patents metal windmill

    1945 - 1st ball point pen goes on sale, 57 years after it is patented

    1958 - Boris Pasternak refuses Nobel prize for literature

    1958 - Dr F Mason Sones is 1st doctor to perform a coronary angiogram

    1960 - Muhammad Ali's 1st professional fight, beats Tunney Hunsaker in 6

    1966 - Lunar Orbiter 1 crashes on moon: 6.7øN 162øE