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by n11pilot
Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 262
Views: 16656

Re: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1173 - Pope Alexander III canonizes Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury. 1613 - Michael Romanov, son of Patriarch of Moscow, is selected first Russian Tsar of the House of Romanov. The Romanov line would last until the murder of Tsar Nicholas II in 1917. 1804 - The first self-propelled locomotiv...
by n11pilot
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 262
Views: 16656

Re: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1792 - U.S. President George Washington signed the Postal Service Act that created the U.S. Post Office. Postage was 6 to 12 cents depending upon distance of delivery. 1809 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled the power of the federal government was greater than that of any individual state. 1815 - The US...
by n11pilot
Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 262
Views: 16656

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356 - Emperor Constantius II shuts all pagan temples. 1600 - Peruvian, super volcano Huaynaputina explodes in the most violent eruption in South American recorded history. 1807 - Former U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr was arrested in Alabama. He was later tried and acquitted on charges of treason. So...
by n11pilot
Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 262
Views: 16656

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WARNING...... This is for 18 FEB. SPOILER ALERT Due to a minor family emergency I will not be able to post tomorrow so here it is. Do not read if you want to be surprised on the 18TH. 1519 - Hernan Cortes leaves Cuba for the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico with 11 ships and 500 men. With Glory, Gold, and...
by n11pilot
Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 262
Views: 16656

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1568 - Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II agrees to pay tribute to the Ottoman Empire for peace. 1801 - The U.S. House of Representatives broke an electoral tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr. Jefferson was elected president and Burr became vice president. 1817 - The first gas fuel streetligh...
by n11pilot
Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 262
Views: 16656

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1659 - 1ST known check for the sum of 400 Pounds is displayed at Westminster Abbey. 1741 - Benjamin Franklin published America’s second magazine, "The General Magazine and Historical Chronicle". 1804 - A raid was led by Lt. Stephen Decatur to burn the U.S. Navy frigate Philadelphia. The ship had bee...
by n11pilot
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 262
Views: 16656

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399 BC - Philosopher Socrates is sentenced to death by the city of Athens for corrupting the minds of the youth of the city and for impiety. 590 - Khosrau II, the last great Sasanian king is crowned King of Persia. 1758 - Mustard was advertised for the first time in America. Then we played the waiti...
by n11pilot
Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 262
Views: 16656

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1014 - Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II Holy Roman Emperor. 1076 - Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV for the 1ST time. 1778 - The Stars and Stripes was carried to a foreign port, in France, for the first time. It was aboard the American ship Ranger. 1797 - The Battle of C...
by n11pilot
Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 262
Views: 16656

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1258 - Baghdad falls to the Mongols as the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed. 1542 - Catherine Howard was executed for adultery. She was the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII. 1601 - 1ST British East India Company voyage departs from London, lead by John Lancaster. 1633 - Galileo Galilei arrived ...
by n11pilot
Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 262
Views: 16656

Re: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1541 - The city of Santiago, Chile was founded. 1554 - Lady Jane Grey was beheaded after being charged with treason. She had claimed the throne of England for only nine days. 1700 - The Great Northern War begins in Northern Europe between Denmark–Norway, Saxony and Russia and the Swedish Empire. 173...