History October 3rd

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Oct 4, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    1143 - Cardinal Guido elected Pope Coelestinus II

    1264 - Comet said to predict death of Pope Urban IV is last seen

    1735 - France and Emperor Karel VI sign peace accord

    1778 - Capt Cook anchors at Alaska

    1872 - Bloomingdale's department store in NY opens

    1899 - J S Thurman patents motor-driven vacuum cleaner

    1904 - France and Spain sign treaty for Morocco Independence

    1906 - SOS adopted as warning signal by 1st conference on wireless telegraphy

    1913 - US Federal Income Tax signed into law (at 1%)

    1918 - Boris becomes king of Bulgaria

    1922 - 1st facsimile photo send over city telephone lines, Washington, DC

    1929 - Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes changes name to Yugoslavia

    1932 - Iraq gains full independence from Britain, joins League of Nations

    1942 - Launch of 1st A-4/V-2 rocket to altitude of 53 miles (85 km)

    1945 - Elvis Presley's 1st public appearance, he is 10

    1947 - 1st telescope lens 200" (508 cm) in diameter completed

    1952 - 1st video recording on magnetic tape, LA, Ca

    1954 - "Father Knows Best" premieres

    1955 - "Captain Kangaroo" premieres

    1955 - "Mickey Mouse Club" premieres

    1955 - Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira becomes pres of Brazil

    1960 - Janio Quadros elected president of Brazil

    1961 - "Dick Van Dyke Show"

    1961 - "Mr Ed" premieres

    1962 - Wally Schirra in Sigma 7 launched into Earth orbit

    1972 - Spaceflight 71-2 launched; 1st flexible substrate photovoltaic flown

    1985 - 21st Shuttle Mission (51J)-Atlantis flight launched

    1985 - Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) adopts constitution

    1985 - South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands adopts constitution

    1988 - 26th Space Shuttle Mission, Discovery 7 returns to Earth after 4-days

    1997 - Japan's maglev train breaks world speed record at 280.3 mph
     
  2. jedimaster

    jedimaster New Member

    So many TV shows premierd on my birthday, but why "Mr.Ed"? I hate that show :dn:.
     
  3. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    Birthdays

    1803 - John Gorrie, inventor (cold-air process of refrigeration)

    1804 - Townsend Harris, 1st Western consul to reside in Japan

    1844 - Patrick Manson, "Father of tropical medicine"

    1854 - William Crawford Gorgas, US, Surgeon-Gen, help cure yellow fever

    1880 - Warner Oland, Umea Sweden, actor (Jazz Singer, Charlie Chan)

    1904 - Charles Pedersen, UK, biochemist (Nobel 1987)

    1916 - Angeles Alvarino Deleira, biologist / oceanographer / writer

    1935 - Charles M Duke Jr, Charlotte NC, astronaut (Apol 16)

    1941 - Chubby Checker, [Ernest Evans], Phila, rock vocalist (Twist)

    1944 - Roy Horn, Las Vegas entertainer (Siegfried and Roy)

    1947 - 7th earl of Bradford, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

    1947 - Lindsey Buckingham, rocker (Fleetwood Mac-Rumours, Tusk)

    1949 - Yekaterina Aleksandrowna Ivanova, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-15A)

    1950 - Ronnie Laws, US saxophonist/guitarist (Earth, Wind and Fire)

    1951 - Jack Grondin, rock drummer (.38 Special)

    1951 - Kathryn D Sullivan, Paterson NJ, PhD/astro (STS 41-G, 28, 31, 45)

    1954 - Stevie Ray Vaughan, Dallas TX, guitarist (Sky is Crying, Texas Flood)

    1956 - Hart Bochner, Toronto, actor (Aron-East of Eden, Supergirl, Die Hard)

    1958 - Karen Morton Palmdale CA, playmate (Jul, 1978)

    1959 - Jack Wagner, rocker/actor (General Hospital, Melrose Place)

    1960 - Cinzia De Ponti, [Fiordeponti], Pescara Italy (Miss Italy 1979)

    1973 - Neve Campbell, actress (Party of 5, Scream
     
  4. jedimaster

    jedimaster New Member

    Wow, never figured I shared my birthday with some of the rich and famous ;). Thanks for that list :uP:
     
  5. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    Happy belated birthday!

    ooops, that is the 4th... ha ha ha Well the birthdays....
    Will have the 3rd on in a few minutes... ha ha

    [Edited on 4-10-2004 by JcMinJapan]

    OK, it has been edited! sorry.. ha ha

    [Edited on 4-10-2004 by JcMinJapan]
     
  6. Subdued

    Subdued Emotional Wreckage Premium Member

    By the way,

    1991 - Fall of the Berlin Wall; National Holiday in Germany

    :)