History October 6th

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Oct 5, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    1492 - Columbus' fleet leaves Gomera, Canary islands

    1522 - Magellen with Vittoria returns to Spain, after 1st round world trip

    1620 - 1st stones layed in Western Tower

    1716 - 1st US lighthouse built (Boston)

    1819 - Thomas Blanchard patents lathe

    1839 - Cherokee Nation forms

    1839 - Great fire in NY

    1913 - 1st aircraft to loop the loop (Adolphe P‚goud-France)

    1966 - "Star Trek" premieres on NBC TV

    1968 - Swaziland gains independence from Britain (National Day)

    1988 - Crippled soviet Soyuz TM-5 lands safely with 2 cosmonauts aboard

    1991 - Soviet Union recognizes Estonian independence

    1991 - USSR recognizes independence of the 3 Baltic republics

    1997 - Princess Diana's funeral
     
  2. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    Birthdays

    1577 - Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect (Aanbidding of the Point)

    1711 - Heinrich Melchior Mhlenberg, found US Lutheran church

    1729 - Mozes Mendelssohn, German englightened philosopher (Haksalah)

    1757 - Marquis de Lafayette, American patriot, French revolutionary

    1766 - John Dalton, English physicist, developed atomic theory of matter

    1860 - Jane Addams, US, pacifist/social worker/feminist (Nobel 1931)

    1869 - Felix Salten, [Siegmund Salzmann], Austria journalist (Bambi)

    1876 - John J R Macleod, Scottish/Canadian physiologist (Nobel 1923)

    1877 - Petar Stojanovic, composer

    1892 - Edward V Appleton, English physicist (Appleton-layer)

    1896 - Vladimir Nikitich Kashperov, composer

    1937 - Irina Bayanovna Solovyova, Russian cosmonaut

    1944 - Linda Kaye Henning, Cal, actress (Betty Joe-Petticoat Junction)

    1946 - Bryan D O'Connor, Orange Cal,astronaut (STS 61B, STS 40)

    1948 - Charles "Claydes" Smith, Jersey City NJ, guitarist (Kool and The Gang)

    1955 - Carl Erwin Walz, Cleve Ohio, Astronaut (STS 51, 65, 79)

    1958 - Jeff Foxworthy, comedian (Jeff Foxworthy-The Jeff Foxworthy Show)

    1961 - P i Waaktaar, rocker (Aha-Take on Me)

    1964 - Rosie Perez, Bkln, actress (Do the Right Thing, White Men Can't Jump)

    1978 - Natalia Cigliuti, NY, actress (Lindsay-Saved By Bell: New Class)
     
  3. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    2004 - Won the Nobel prize Aaron Ciechanover, Avram Hershko, and Irwin Rose "for the discovery of ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation"