History September 13th

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Sep 12, 2004.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    0604 - Sabinian begins his reign as Pope replacing Pope Gregory the Great

    1125 - Duke Lotharius of Supplinburg crowned as German king Lotharius III

    1515 - Battle at Marignano: France beats Habsburgers and Pope Leo X

    1751 - England signs Austrian and Russian alliance

    1788 - NY City becomes 1st capital of US

    1791 - France's King Louis XVI accepts constitution

    1861 - 1st naval battle of US Civil War, Union frigate "Colorado" sinks privateer "Judah" off Pensacola, Fla

    1881 - Lewis Latimer invents and patents electric lamp with a carbon filament

    1898 - Hannibal Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film

    1939 - Igor Stravinsky invents 1st helicopter

    1943 - Chiang Kai-shek became president of China

    1952 - Adolfo Ruiz Cortinez elected president of Mexico

    1959 - USSR's Luna 2 becomes 1st probe to contact another celestial body

    1961 - Unmanned Mercury-Atlas 4 launched into Earth orbit

    1966 - Johannes Balthazar Vorster sworn in as premier of South Africa

    1984 - STS 41-G launch vehicle moves to launch pad

    1994 - Space probe Ulyssus passes south pole of Sun
     
  2. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    Birthdays and Deaths found

    Birthdays

    1755 - Oliver Evans, pioneered high-pressure steam engine

    1818 - Olivier Gloux, [Aimard], Fren world explorer/writer (Grande Flibuste)

    1851 - Walter Reed, US Army Surgeon, proved mosquitoes transmit yellow fever

    1857 - Milton S Hershey, chocolateer

    1941 - Oscar Arias S nchez, president of Costa Rica (1986- , Nobel 1987)

    1944 - Peter Cetera, Chicago, lead singer

    1948 - Nell Carter, Birmingham Ala, actress (Nell-Gimme a Break, Lobo)

    1973 - Philip Dulebohn, Washington DC, figure skater (1997 Eastern Sr - 3rd)

    1977 - Fiona Apple

    Deaths

    0081 - Titus Flavius Vespasianus, emperor of Rome (69-81), dies at about 42

    0867 - Nicholas I, the Great, Italian Pope (858-67), dies

    1596 - Pieter D Keyzer/Keyser, astronomer/navigator

    1598 - Philip II, King of Spain (1556-98), dies at 71

    1938 - Samuel Alexander, Engl philosopher (Space, time and deity), dies at 79

    1967 - Russell L Rogers, astronaut (X-20), dies in explosion at 38

    1994 - John William Stevens, jazz drummer, dies at 54

    1994 - Kaleria Fadicheva, ballerina, dies at 58

    1996 - Tupac Shakur, rap singer, killed in drive by at 25
     
  3. oddtodd

    oddtodd Premium Member

    On this day kinda thing ? I like this idea , some famous people were born on my birthday , never looked up who cashed out tho....