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Notable Historic Events
1877...Thomas Edison announces the invention of the
an idea that comes to him while working on a way to record
features the New York
Holland Tunnel. It is almost two miles long and is one mile deep. It is the world's longest tunnel.
1980...Approximately 350 million people
around the world tune in to television's prime
time soap opera Dallas to find out who
shot JR Ewing.
car produced by Mercedes Benz is taken for its test
drive in Cannstatt, Germany.
1963...President John F. Kennedy
is assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald while traveling in an open vehicle during a visit to
1986...Twenty-year-old Mike Tyson knocks out 33-year-old Trevor Berbick in just
5 minutes and 35 seconds to become the youngest
heavyweight champion in history.
1988...The Northrop B-2, stealth bomber, is shown publicly for the first time. The aircraft is developed
in great secrecy over the last decade.
1936...American publisher Henry Luce buys the name of the
defunct Life Magazine. It becomes a pictorial magazine which he names
1940...Romania signs the Tripartite Pac, officially aligning
itself with the Axis powers of Germany,
2012...Larry Hagman, who starred in the
television shows I Dream of Jeannie and Dallas, passes away. He was 81 years old.
1849...John Froehlich, inventor of the first internal combustion engine
farm tractor, is born in
Iowa. His company, the Waterloo
Tractor Works, is still owned by the John Deere Corporation.
1963...Jack Ruby, a nightclub
owner, shoots Lee Harvey Oswald in the basement of a Dallas
Police Station. Oswald is the assassin of
President John F. Kennedy.
1974...Ringo Starr becomes the third former Beetle to have a #1 hit with the song Photograph.
After the Beetles break up, Ringo is the only member of the group who maintains a
friendship with the others.
1783...Three months after the Treaty of
Paris ends the American
Revolution, the last
British soldiers withdraw from
New York City.
1952...Mouse Trap, the murder mystery
written by novelist and playwright Agatha Christie, opens in the west end
district of London. It
will go on to become the longest, continuous running play in history.
1990...The Seattle to Bellevue Floating Bridge in
Washington State, the longest in the world when built, sinks to bottom of Lake Washington in a
archeologist Howard Carter becomes the first to enter
tomb in more than 3,000 years. The tomb is located in Egypt's Valley of the Kings
1931...The first cloverleaf road intersection is opened in the
at the junction of New Jersey's
Route 25 and Route 4, in Woodbridge,
1942...Casablanca, the WWII
drama staring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman,
premiers in New York City.
The La Marseillaise scene is called
the greatest in Hollywood history.
Jean de Laborde
1095...Pope Urban II calls for a crusade to reclaim the Holy
can once again visit the birthplace of
Christ. The Muslims banished the Christians from visiting the Holy
Land, which they had
been doing for centuries.
1911... Elizabeth Jaffray, a White
House housekeeper, makes notes in her published
diary about concerns with
President William Howard Taft's expanding waistline. Despite his size,
William Taft is the only man to hold both the Presidency and then later serve as the Chief Justice of the
Admiral Jean de Laborde sinks his own French Fleet
off the southern coast of France to keep it out of the hands of the Nazis.
1582...William Shakespeare, at age 18, and Anne Hathaway, age 27, pay a 40 pound fee for their
marriage license in Stratford-upon-Avon. Anne
will bear a daughter named Suzanna and a twin boy and girl.
1925...The Grand Ole Opry, the most popular venue for Country Western
music, begins broadcasting live from
1954...Nobel prize winning Italian Physicist Enrico Fermi dies in
Illinois, at age 53. He was the first man to create and control a nuclear chain reaction.
United Nations votes
for the partition of Palestine and the creation of an Independent Jewish State.
Natalie Wood, born Natalie Zakherenko, drowns in a boating accident near Catalina
1991...Dust storms cause a massive car
and truck pileup of more than 100 vehicles on In Interstate 5, in Coalinga,
California. Seventeen people are
1874...Winston Spencer Churchill,
often called the greatest statesman of the 20th century, is born. Winston Churchill will guide
and its European allies through WWII.
Army crosses the Finnish border. The
Russian Air Force bombs Helsinki. Photos of mothers
holding dead babies make headlines around the world.
This leads to Finland's fierce resistance to Russia during
1954...The first documented report of a Meteorite striking a human occurs in Sylacauga,
Alabama. A meteorite crashes through the
roof of a house. It then bounces off a
radio and hits Elizabeth Hodges on her hip.
She is lucky to only have a bruise from the incident.
Notable Historic Events...take a walk
through history. See what happened on your birthday. Fun and educational.
U.S. States Clipart
... travel around the United States of America viewing the clipart and images from the 50 States.
Coloring Pages...print PDF pages to color with fun facts for children.
Card Ideas...Ideas for text for special occasion greeting cards.
Icons...small sized clipart for mailing
labels and other projects.
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