Wednesday, October 31, 2012

1 November History and Importance of The Day

National Author's Day USA's+Day

1700 - Charles II of Spain died and was succeeded by Philip V, resulting in the War of Spanish Succession.

1922 - Ottoman Empire abolished

1928 - 1st celebration of Author's Day

1936 - The Rome-Berlin Axis was proclaimed by Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini following a visit to Berlin by Italian Foreign Secretary Ciano.

1950 - President Harry S. Truman was the target of an unsuccessful assassination attempt by two members of a Puerto Rican nationalist movement.

1963 - South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem and his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu were killed in a military coup.

1993 - The European Union came into existence as a result of the Maastricht Treaty.

Monday, October 29, 2012

30 October History and Importance of the Day

1502 - Vasco da Gama returns to Calicut, India for the second time.

1534 - English Parliament passes Act of Supremacy, making King Henry VIII head of the English church - a role formerly held by the Pope

1905 - "October Manifesto" Russian Tsar Nicholas II grants civil liberties
1957 - Soviet Union launches Sputnik II, carrying a dog named Laika
1979 - Richard Arrington, Jr. is elected the first African American mayor in Birmingham, Alabama


1960 - Diego Maradona, Buenos Aires, soccer player

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

26 October History and Importance of the Day

1492 - Lead pencils 1st used

1858 - The rotary motion-washing machine was patented by Hamilton E. Smith of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

1950 - Mother Teresa founds Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India

1951 - Winston Churchill re-elected British PM

1982 - US budget deficit reaches more than $110 trillion for fiscal year 1982

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

25 October History and Importance of the Day

625 - Boniface V ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1131 - Crowning of Louis VII the Young, King of France
1147 - Battle at Doryleum: Arabs beat Koenraad III's crusaders

1147 - Seljuk Turks defeat German crusaders under Conrad III at the Battle of Dorylaeum.
1241 - Goffredo Castiglioni elected as Pope Coelestinus IV

1492 - Columbus' fleet sites "Zandislands" (Ragged Island Range, Bahamas)
1492 - Christopher Columbus' ship Santa Maria lands at Dominican Republic

1747 - British fleet under Admiral Sir Edward Hawke defeats the French at the second battle of Cape Finisterre.
1760 - George III ascends British throne
1760 - George III becomes King of Great Britain.

1854 - Charge of Light Brigade (Battle of Balaklava, Crimean War), 409 die

1861 - Telegraph message sent from St Louis to SF

1870 - Postcards 1st used in US

1893 - Battle of Shangani, Matabeleland:

1906 - US inventor Lee de Forest patents "Audion," a 3-diode amplification valve which proved a pioneering development in radio & broadcasting

1940 - Benjamin O Davis Dr became 1st Black general in US Army

1944 - Battle at Cape Engano:

1945 - Japanese surrender Taiwan to Gen Chiang Kai-shek

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24 October History and Importance of the Day

United Nations Day
World Development Information Day

1596 - Battle at Kerestes: Ottoman beat Austria-Hungary & Germany
1648 - Treaty of Westphalia ends 30 year war & Holy Roman Empire
1648 - Switzerland's independence recognized
1648 - The Peace of Westphalia is signed, marking the end of the Thirty Years' War.

1795 - 3rd partition of Poland, between Austria, Prussia & Russia
1812 - Napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Maloyaroslavets takes place near Moscow.

1851 - William Lassell discovers Ariel & Umbriel, satellites of Uranus

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

23 October History and Importance of the Day



4004 BC - Creation of the world begins according to the calculations of Archbishop James Ussher
42 BC - Roman Republican civil wars: Second Battle of Philippi - Brutus's army is decisively defeated by Mark Antony and Octavian. Brutus commits suicide.
425 - Valentinian III is elevated as Roman Emperor, at the age of 6.

1086 - Battle of az-Zallaqah: Army of Yusuf ibn Tashfin defeats the forces of Castilian King Alfonso VI
1157 - The Battle of Grathe Heath ends the civil war in Denmark. King Sweyn III is killed and Valdemar I restores the country.
1520 - King Carlos I crowned, German emperor Charles V
1739 - War of Jenkins' Ear starts: British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, reluctantly declares war on Spain.
1814 - 1st plastic surgery is performed (England)
1824 - 1st steam locomotive is introduced

1915 - 25,000 women march in NYC, demanding right to vote
1927 - Town of Netanya Israel founded by Nathan Strauss
1942 - 1st ships of invasion fleet to Morocco leave Norfolk
1942 - During WW II, Britain launches major offensive at El Alamein, Egypt
1942 - German units go through Red October-factory in Stalingrad
1944 - Gulf of Leyte battle begin

USA vs Japan

1944 - Soviet army invades Hungary
1945 - Jackie Robinson signs Montreal Royal contract
1947 - Husband & wife Dr Carl Cori & Dr Gerty Cori are 1st spouses to be awarded joint Nobel Prizes

1953 - France grants Laos' sovereignty
1953 - German Federal Republic applies to NATO
1953 - WTRF TV channel 7 in Wheeling-Steubenville, WV (CBS) 1st broadcast
1954 - Britain, England, France & USSR agree to end occupation of Germany
1954 - German Federal Republic joins NATO
1954 - Pakistan governor-general Ghoelan Mohammed disbands parliament
1956 - 1st video recording on magnetic tape televised coast-to-coast
1959 - Chinese troops move into India, 17 die
1975 - Battle between Cuba & South Africa troops in Angola
1980 - Soviet PM Nikolai Tichonov succeeds Alexei Kosygin, due to illness
1981 - US national debt hits $1 trillion
1989 - Hungary proclaims itself a republic & declares communist rule ended
1997 - Dow Jones drops 186.88 pts
1998 - Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Chairman Yasser Arafat reach a "land for peace" agreement.

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