History October 9th

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Oct 9, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    0680 - Husain ibn 'Ali, Shi'i religious leader, enters martyrdom

    0768 - Charles the Great and Charlamane II divide French republic

    0869 - Charles the Bare crowned king of Lotharingen

    1000 - Leif Ericson discovers "Vinland" (possibly New England)

    1446 - Korean Hangual alphabet devised

    1617 - Peace of Pavia (Spain and Savoye)

    1621 - Turkey and Poland signs Peace of Chotin

    1716 - England and France sign treaty

    1804 - Hobart Tasmania founded

    1855 - Isaac Singer patents sewing machine motor

    1855 - Joshua Stoddard of Worcester, Mass patents 1st calliope

    1870 - Rome is incorporated into Italy by royal decree

    1872 - Aaron Montgomery started his mail-order business

    1876 - 1st 2-way telephone conversation, 1st over outdoor wires

    1877 - American Humane Association organizes (Cleveland)

    1926 - NBC (National Broadcasting Corporation) forms

    1930 - 1st transcontinental flight by a woman completed, Laura Ingalls

    1946 - 1st electric blanket manufactured; sold for $39.50

    1947 - 1st telephone conversation between a moving car and a plane

    1953 - British premier Winston Churchill aproves Guyanese Constitution

    1962 - NASA civilian test pilot John B McKay takes X-15 to 39,200 m

    1966 - John Lennon meets Yoko Ono at a London art gallery

    1966 - Rolling Stones 1st LP recorded "Got Live if you Want It"

    1970 - Khmer Republic (Cambodia) declares independence

    1973 - Elvis and Priscilla Presley divorce after 6 years

    1975 - Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov wins Nobel Peace Prize

    1977 - Soyuz 25 launched to Saluyt 6, but returned after failing to dock

    1980 - 1st consumer use of home banking by computer (Knoxville Tn)

    1980 - Nobel prize for literature awarded to Czeslaw Milosz

    1992 - Great meteorite seen from Kentucky to NY

    1997 - Nobel prize for literature awarded to Dario Fo
     
  2. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    Birthdays

    1261 - Dionysius, the Justified, king of Portugal (1279-1325)

    1757 - Charles X, reactionary king of France (1824-30); deposed

    1873 - Karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (Schwarzschild effect)

    1940 - John Lennon, rocker/Beatle (Imagine)

    1951 - Richard Chaves, Jacksonville FL, actor (Cease Fire, Predator)

    1951 - Robert Wuhl, Union NJ, actor (Bull Durham, Good Morning Vietnam)

    1955 - Linwood Boomer, Vancouver, actor (Adam-Little House on the Prairie)

    1957 - Yuri Vladimirovich Usachyov, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-18, TM-23)

    1959 - Michael Par‚, Bkln NY, actor (Greatest American Hero, Houston Knights)

    1981 - Zachery Ty Bryan, Denver CO, actor (Brad-Home Improvement)