Friday, April 26, 2013

26 April History and Importance of the Day



World Intellectual Property Day

Tanzania National day


1986 - At the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Ukraine, an explosion caused a meltdown of the nuclear fuel and spread a radioactive cloud into the atmosphere, eventually covering most of Europe.

1994 - Multiracial elections were held for the first time in the history of South Africa. With approximately 18 million blacks voting, Nelson Mandela was elected president and F.W. de Klerk vice president.

Birthday
Nazi Rudolf Hess (1894-1987) was born in Alexandria, Egypt. He was Deputy F├╝hrer of Nazi Germany and a member of Hitler's inner circle.



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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

4 November History and Importance of The Day


Anniversary of coming into force of the International  Convention constituting the UNESCO


1939 - 1st air conditioned automobile (Packard) exhibited, Chicago, Illinois

1948 - TS Eliot wins Nobel Prize for literature

1994 - San Francisco: First conference that focusses exclusively on the subject of the commercial potential of the World Wide Web.
http://www.kenmccarthy.com/archive/ig1.html
http://jcmc.indiana.edu/vol1/issue3/hoffman.html

2008 - Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be elected President of the United States
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27531033/ns/politics-decision_08/t/barack-obama-elected-th-president/#.UJToBW_Mgro
http://edition.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008/results/president/

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

17 April History and Importance of the Day


World Haemophilia Day
http://www.wfh.org/en/news--events/events/world-hemophilia-day-2013-en

Syria National day


1989 - The Polish labor union Solidarity was granted legal status after nearly a decade of struggle, paving the way for the downfall of the Polish Communist Party.

Birthday
American financier John Pierpont (J.P.) Morgan (1837-1913)


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Monday, April 15, 2013

15 April History and Importance of The Day



1738 Bottle opener invented.

1755 - Samuel Johnson's A Dictionary of the English Language published in London.

1912 - Titanic sank at 2:27 AM off Newfoundland. 2,224 persons were on  board. Over 1,500 persons drowned while 700 were rescued by the liner Carpathia which arrived about two hours after Titanic went down.

1923 - 1st sound on film public performance shown at Rialto Theater (New York City)

1952 - Franklin National Bank issued 1st bank credit card

1955 - Ray Kroc started  McDonald's chain of fast food restaurants (Illinois)

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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

10 April History and Importance of The Day



1710 - The first law regulating copyright is issued in Great Britain.
            http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statute_of_Anne

1790 - US Patent system was formed.

1849 - Safety pin patented by Walter Hunt (NYC); sold rights for $400

1866 - American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was formed.

1872 - 1st National black convention met in New Orleans, USA

1930 - Synthetic rubber 1st produced

1945 - The Nazi concentration camp at Buchenwald was liberated by U.S. troops. Located near Weimar in Germany,

1946 - 1st election for Japanese Diet

1955 - Dr Jonas Salk successfully tests Polio vaccine

Birthday
Publisher Joseph Pulitzer (1847-1911). He also endowed the journalism school at Columbia University and established a fund for the Pulitzer Prizes, awarded annually for excellence in journalism.


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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

9 April History and Importance of The Day




1865 - General Robert E Lee and 26,765 troops, surrender at Appomattox Court House in Virginia to US Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant


1866 - Civil Rights Bill passed. Pres Andrew Johnson's veto

1872 - Samuel R Percy patented dried milk

1914 - 1st full color film was shown "World, Flesh & Devil" (London)

1959 - NASA named 1st 7 astronauts for Project Mercury

1963 - Winston Churchill became 1st honorary US citizen

1967 - 1st Boeing 737 rolled out

1969 - 1st flight of Concorde 002 (Filton-Bristol)

2003 - Baghdad fell to U.S. forces.

2012 - The Lion King became the highest grossing Broadway show overtaking The Phantom of the Opera



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Monday, April 8, 2013

8 April History and Importance of The Day


563 BC -  Among Buddhists, celebrated as the birthday of Buddha (563-483 B.C.).

217 Roman Emperor Caracalla was assassinated

1913 Opening of China's First Parliament

1913 - The 17th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified requiring direct popular election of U.S. senators. Previously, they had been chosen by state legislatures.

2013 Death of Margaret Thatcher - First Woman Prime Minister of UK

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This day in History -  Africa

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Sunday, April 7, 2013

7 April History and Importance of The Day


World Health Day
2013 theme - Blood Pressure

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Thursday, April 4, 2013

4 April History and Importance of The Day



International Day of Mine Awareness

Senegal National day


1887 - The first woman mayor was elected in the U.S. as Susanna M. Salter became mayor of Argonia, Kansas.

April 4, 1949 - Twelve nations signed the treaty creating NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

April 4, 1968 - Civil Rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King was shot and killed by a sniper in Memphis, Tennessee.


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5 April  History and Importance of The Day

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

3 April History and Importance of The Day

Guinea National day



1860 - In the American West, the Pony Express service began as the first rider departed St. Joseph, Missouri. For $5 an ounce, letters were delivered 2,000 miles to California within ten days. The Pony Express rider rode from 75 to 100 miles before handing the letters off to the next rider. A total of 190 way stations were located about 15 miles apart. The service lasted less than two years, ending upon the completion of the overland telegraph.

April 3, 1865 - The Confederate capital of Richmond surrendered to Union forces after the withdrawal of General Robert E. Lee's troops.

April 3, 1944 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8 to 1 that African Americans can not be barred from voting in the Texas Democratic primaries. The Court stated that discrimination against blacks violates the 15th Amendment and that political parties are not private associations.

April 3, 1948 - President Harry S. Truman signed the European Recovery Program, better known as the Marshall Plan. The program was first proposed by Secretary of State George C. Marshall during a historic speech at Harvard University on June 5, 1947.

April 3, 1995 - Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor became the first woman to preside over the Court, sitting in for Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist who was out of town.

Birthday
American writer Washington Irving (1783-1859).  His works include; Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and historical biographies such as the Life of Washington.



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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

2 April History and Importance of The Day



World Autism Awareness Day
2.4.2013 Autism Awareness trending Google+
https://plus.google.com/s/%23AutismAwareness/posts
About Autism http://intermountainhealthcare.org/blogs/Pages/Autism-Awareness-Day.aspx


1513 - Spanish explorer Ponce De Leon sighted Florida and claimed it for the Spanish Crown after landing at the site of present day St. Augustine, now the oldest city in the continental U.S.

April 2, 1792 - Congress established the first U.S. Mint at Philadelphia.

1865 - General Robert E. Lee informed Confederate President Jefferson Davis that he must evacuate the Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia. Davis and his cabinet then left the place  by train.

April 2, 1982 - The beginning of the Falkland Islands War as troops from Argentina invaded and occupied the British colony located near the tip of South America.



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