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Umumiy bo'lim => Yangiliklar => Mavzu boshlandi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 04:54:26

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January 1st in History
404: Last gladiator competition in Rome
1622: Papal Chancery adopts January as beginning of the year
1660: Englishman Samuel Pepys begins his famous diary
1700: Russia replaces Byzantine with Julian calendar
1862: US income tax goes into effect (3% of incomes > $600,% of incomes > $10,000)
1863: Emancipation Proclamation (ending slavery) issued by Lincoln
1901: Australia declares independence from federation of UK colonies
1923: Union of Socialist Soviet Republics (USSR) established
1934: Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (FDIC US bank guarantor) goes into effect
1934: Alcatraz officially becomes a federal prison
1946: ENIAC, first computer, finished by Mauchly/Eckert
1948: General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) goes into effect
1958: European Community (later to become the European Union) is born
1973: Britain becomes a member of the European Economic Community
1981: Greece becomes the tenth member of the Europen Economic Community
1993: Czechoslovakia split into two separate states

January 1st birthdays
1729: Edmund Burke, British Author
1752: Betsy Ross, American flagmaker
1863: Baron Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the modern olympics
1864: Alfred Stiglitz, American photographer
1879: William Fox, Founder of 20th Century Fox film studios
1879: E.M Forester, English novelist
1895: J. Edgar Hoover, Former head of American F.B.I
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January 2nd in History
1635: Cardinal Richelieu creates the Academie Francaise
1839: The first ever photographs of the Moon are taken
1919: Anti-British uprising in Ireland
1938: Book publisher Simon and Schuster founded
1947: Mahatma Gandhi begins march for peace in East-Bengali
1968: The worlds first heart transplant is carried out
1995: Most distant galaxy yet discovered found by scientists using Keck telescope in Hawaii (estimated5 billion light years away)


January 2nd birthdays
1920: Issac Asimov, Biochemist and science fiction writer
1968: Cuba Gooding Jr, American actor
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January 3rd in History
1521: Martin Luther excommunicated by Roman Catholic Church
1918: US employment service opens as a unit of Department of Labor
1924: The sarcophagus of Tutankhamen is discovered by Howard Carter
1959: Alaska becomes the 49th United State, bought from Russia
1961: US breaks diplomatic relations with Cuba
1993: The Russian and American leaders sign the second START agreement in Moscow


January 3rd birthdays
1892: J.R Tolkien, English author
1909: Victor Borge, Danish comedian and musician
1956: Mel Gibson, Australian actor
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January 4th in History
1885: An appendix is successfuly removed for the first time in Iowa, USA
1923: Lenin's "Political Testament" calls for removal of Stalin
1948: Britain grants independence to Burma
1951: Chinese and North Korean troops capture Seoul, Korea
1958: Sputnik reenters atmosphere and burns up
1960: European Free Trade Association forms in Stockholm
1965: Lyndon Johnson makes "Great Society" State of the Union Address
1974: Nixon refuses to hand over tapes subpoenaed by Watergate Committee
1989: Two Libyan jets are shot down by US aircraft in the Mediterranen


January 4th birthdays
1643: Sir Isaac Newton, British scientist
1809: Louis Braille, creates the Braille system for the blind
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January 5th in History
1531: Pope Clemens VII forbids English king Henry VIII to re-marry. This event leads to the creation of the church of England
1836: Davy Crockett arrives in Texas, just in time for the Alamo
1895: French Captain Alfred Dreyfus, convicted of treason, publicly stripped of his rank in anti-semitic trial; later declared innocent
1972: NASA announced its plans for a new space vehicle, the shuttle


January 5th birthdays
1931: Robert Duvall, American film actor
1932: Umberto Eco, Italian author
1938: King Juan Carlos of Spain
1946: Dianne Keaton, American film actress
1969: Marilyn Manson, american entertainer.
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January 6th in History
1535: City of Lima (Peru) founded by Francisco Pizarro
1838: Samuel Morse gives the first demonstration of the electric telegraph
1912: New Mexico becomes 7th American state
1945: The Battle of the Bulge, in the Ardennes, starts
1972: Vladimir Bukovski is exiled from USSR


January 6th birthdays
1412: Joan of Arc, French martyr
1745: Jaques Montgolfier, French inventor who built first hot air balloon
1832: Gustave Dore, French illustrator
1878: Carl Sandburg, American poet
1913: Loretta Young, American film actress
1931: Edgar Laurence (aka. E.L.) Doctorow, American writer.
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January 7th in History
1610: Galileo discovers the moons of Jupiter with his newly invented telescope
1789: First national (Presidential) election in US
1927: The first telephone service between London and New York begins operating
1953: US President Truman announces development of the hydrogen bomb
1975: The oil producing members of OPEC agree to raise prices by 10%
1986: President Regan breaks off all economic links with Libya
1990: Tower Of Pisa closed to the public after leaning too far


January 7th birthdays
1873: Adolph Zukor, American film producer
1873: Charles Peguy, French poet
1964: Nicolas Cage, American actor
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January 8th in History
1790: George Washington delivers first "State of the Union" address
1918: President Wilson outlines his4 points for peace after WWI
1918: Mississippi becomes first state to ratify the 8th amendment (prohibition). What were they thinking???
1959: Charles de Gaulle inaugurated as President of France


January 8th birthdays
1823: Alfred Russel Wallace, British zoologist
1891: Walther Bothe, German physicist
1912: Jose Ferrer, American actor
1935: Elvis Presley, American rock singer
1942: Stephen Hawking, English physicist/mathematician
1947: David Bowie, English rock singer and film actor
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January 9th in History
1718: France declares war on Spain
1788: Connecticut becomes an American state
1942: US Joint Chiefs of Staff created
1969: The supersonic airliner, Concorde, makes its first test flight


January 9th birthdays
1908: Simone de Beauvoir, French novelist
1913: Richard Nixon, Former (37th) US President
1941: Joan Baez, American peace activist
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January 10th in History
1870: John D Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil
1920: The League of Nations holds its first meeting in Geneva, Switzerland
1951: UN headquarters opens in New York, NY


January 10th birthdays
1775: Andre-Marie Ampere, French physicist
1883: Aleksei Tolstoi, Russian writer
1949: George Foreman, American boxer
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January 11th in History
1785: Continental Congress convenes in New York City
1787: William Herschel discovers that the planet Uranus has moons
1803: Monroe and Livingston sail for Paris to buy New Orleans. they buy Louisiana.
1923: French troops occupy Ruhr to collect reparations
1973: Trial of the Watergate burglars begins in Washington, DC


January 11th birthdays
1905: Pierre Mendes-France, French politician
1906: Albert Hofmann, Swiss chemist (LSD)
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January 12th in History
1816: France decrees Bonaparte family to be exiled from the country forever
1863: President Davis delivers his "State of the Confederacy" address
1990: Martial Law is lifted in Beijing, China
1991: US Congress authorises military strikes against Iraq, for its invasion of Kuwait


January 12th birthdays
1602: Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician
1729: Edmund Burke, British writer
1856: John Singer Sargent, American painter
1876: Jack London, American author
1893: Hermann Goering, German Nazi leader
1916: P.W Botha, South African politician
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January 13th in History
1888: National Geographic Society founded
1898: Emile Zola publishes his open letter (J'accuse) in defense of Captain Alfred Dreyfus in Paris
1945: The Soviet 'Red' army occupies the Hungarian city of Budapest
1968: Beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam


January 13th birthdays
1834: Horatio Alger, American author
1926: Michael Bond, Creator of 'Padington Bear'
1955: Jay McInerney, American writer
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January 14th in History
1783: American congress ratifies peace treaty (Treaty of Paris) between US and UK
1953: Yugoslavia elects its first president (Marshal Tito)
1963: George Wallace sworn in as Governor of Alabama, his address states "segregation now; segregation tomorrow; segregation forever!"


January 14th birthdays
1741: Benedict Arnold, American traitor
1875: Albert Schweitzer, French medical missionary and Nobel Prize winner
1892: Hal Roach, American director
1904: Cecil Beaton, British photographer
1909: Joseph Losey, American film director
1940: Trevor Nunn, British stage director
1941: Faye Dunaway, American film actress
1967: Emily Watson, British actress
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January 15th in History
1559: Coronation of British Queen Elizabeth I
1922: Irish Free State forms. Revolutionary leader Michael Collins becomes first premier
1943: Japanese driven off Guadalcanal
1973: President Nixon suspends all US offensive action in North Vietnam
1997: American space shuttle Atlantis docks with Russian Mir space station for the first time


January 15th birthdays
1622: Molière, French writer
1913: Lloyd Bridges, American actor
1929: Martin Luther King, US black civil rights campaigner
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January 16th in History
1547: Ivan the Terrible crowns himselfst tsar of Russia
1604: At the Hampton Court Conference in England, John Rainolds presents to King James I the motion '...that there might bee a newe translation of the Bible.' Approved the next day, Rainolds' motion leads to the 1611 publication of the King James' Bible
1920: The United States begin the prohibiton era, banning the sale of alcohol
1964: Russian premier Nikita Khrushchev claims to have a 100-megatons nuclear bomb
1969: The Soviets carry out the first manual docking of a spacecraft in orbit
1979: The ruler of Iran, the Shah, leaves his country
1991: Operation 'Desert Storm' begins against Iraq, for its invasion of Kuwait
1994: Syria declares its commitment to peace with Israel


January 16th birthdays
1853: Andre Michelin, French tiremaker
1909: Ethel Merman, American singer and actress
1932: Diane Fossey, American zoologist
1959: Sade, American singer
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January 17th in History
1773: Captain Cooks ship becomes the first to cross the Antartic Ocean
1911: Failed assassination attempt on premier Aristide Briand in French Assembly
1912: English explorer Robert F. Scott is first to reach the South Pole
1945: Liberation of Warsaw from the Nazi by Soviet troops
1959: The African country of Mali is formed with the joining of Senegal and French Sudan
1987: President Reagan signs secret order permitting covert sale of arms to Iran


January 17th birthdays
1706: Benjamin Franklin, American statesman and scientist
1820: Anne Bronte, Youngest of the 'Bronte' sisters
1880: Mack Sennett, American director
1899: Al Capone, American gangster
1925: Rock Hudson, American actor
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January 18th in History
1778: Captain Cook discovers what is now called the Hawiian Islands
1871: Germany has its first emperor, King Wilhelm of Prussia
1911: A plane lands on the deck of a ship for the first time, in the USA
1929: Stalin proposes to ban Trotsky from the Politburo
1943: Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto begin resistance of Nazis
1944: The seige of Lenningrad, in the USSR, by the Germans ends after over two years


January 18th birthdays
1689: Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher
1779: Peter Roget, Founder of Roget's Thesaurus
1881: Gaston Gallimard, French publisher
1892: Oliver Hardy, American comedian
1904: Cary Grant, American Hollywood film actor
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January 19th in History
1793: King Louis XVI sentenced to death by the French Convention
1915: German zeppelins bomb London for the first time in World War I
1942: Japanese forces invade Burma during World War 2
1991: Iraqui Presidential Palace attacked as the Gulf War begins
1992: A new Bulgarian President is elected in the countries first free elections
1993: Israel recognizes PLO


January 19th birthdays
1736: James Watts, Scottish 'steam' inventor
1737: Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, French author
1807: Robert E. Lee, American Civil War general
1809: Edgar Allen Poe, American author and poet
1839: Paul Cézanne, French painter
1943: Janis Joplin, American rock singer
1946: Dolly Parton, US country singer and film actress
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January 20th in History
1265: The first ever English Parliament met in Westminster Hall
1961: Robert Frost recites "The Gift Outright" at JFK's inauguration
1986: The British and French agree on a twin tunnel rail link for the Channel Tunnel
1986: First USA federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr
2000: Moveable Media, internet pioneer, is founded


January 20th birthdays
1896: George Burns, American comedian
1920: Federico Fellini, Italian born film director
1930: Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin, The second man to walk on the Moon
1946: David Lynch, American director
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January 21st in History
1522: Head inquisitor Adrian Florisz Boeyens elected pope
1793: Louis XVI, the King of France, is guillotined during the French revolution
1954: The USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear powered submarine, is launched
1976: The supersonic airliner 'Concorde' begins regular commercial service


January 21st birthdays
1824: Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson, American general
1905: Christian Dior, French fashion designer
1924: Telly Savalas, American actor
1941: Placido Domingo, Spanish tenor
1957: Geena Davis, American actress
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January 22nd in History
1771: The Falkland Islands are given to Britain by the Spanish
1879: British troops are massacred by the Zulus at Isandhlwana, South Africa
1941: Tobruk, North Africa, is captured by Australian troops
1946: US President creates the CIA
1957: Israeli forces withdraw from the Sinai thingyula
1973: With Roe vs Wade, US Supreme Court legalizes abortion
1980: Russian dissident Andrei Sacharov is sent to Gorki gulag


January 22nd birthdays
1561: Francis Bacon, English politician and philospher
1788: Lord Byron, English poet
1875: D.W Griffith, American film director/producer
1940: John Hurt, English actor
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January 23rd in History
1571: The Royal Exchange, in London, is founded
1719: Principality of Liechtenstein created within Holy Roman Empire
1943: British forces capture the city of Tripoli, Libya, from the Germans
1961: Venezuela adopts constitution
1963: Kim Philby, the british/russian double agent, defects to Russia
1991: World's largest oil spill, caused by embattled Iraqi forces in Kuwait
1991: High-denomination banknotes withdrawn in USSR


January 23rd birthdays
1783: Marie Henri Beyle de Stendahl, French writer
1832: Edouard Manet, French artist
1903: Randolph Scott, American film actor
1928: Jeanne Moreau, French actress
1957: Princess Caroline of Monaco
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January 24th in History
1839: Charles Darwin elected member of Royal Society
1848: Gold is first discovered in California,starting the gold rush
1902: Denmark sells Virgin Islands to USA
1924: Russian city of St Petersburg renamed Leningrad
1924: Italian dictator Mussolini disallows non-fascists work union
1935: Canned Beer is sold for the first time, in Virginia (United States)
1978: A Russian satellite accidently crashes in Canada's Northwest Territory
1984: Apple unveils its Macintosh personal computer, the first with a graphical interface
1985: The space shuttle 'Discovery' is launched on its first military mission


January 24th birthdays
1732: Pierre de Beaumarchais, French writer
1862: Edith Wharton, American writer
1917: Ernest Borgnine, American actor
1941: Neil Diamond, American singer/songwriter
1949: John Belushi, American actor
1961: Nastassja Kinski, German actress
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January 25th in History
1579: Treaty of Utrecht signed, marks beginning of Dutch Republic
1917: The United States buy the Virgin islands for 25 million dollars
1918: Russia declared a Soviets republic
1924: First modern Winter Olympic games held, in French alps
1955: US and Panama sign canal treaty
1972: World's first kidney and pancreatic tissue transplant carried out in London
1974: Dr Christian Barnard performs a heart transplant, leaving the original heart in place
1992: A selection of America's popular films begins showing on Soviet television
1993: Puerto Rico adds English as its second official language


January 25th birthdays
1759: Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet
1882: Virginia Woolf, English novelist
1928: Eduard Shevardnadze, Soviet politician
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January 26th in History
1788: The first English convicts arrive in Australia
1841: Hong Kong becomes a British soverign territory
1905: The world's largest diamond iss found near Pretoria, South Africa
1939: Fascist Franco conquers Barcelona
1945: Soviet forces reach Auschwitz concentration camp
1948: Executive Order981, which puts an end to segregation in US Armed Forces, is signed
1950: India becomes a democratic republic within the Commonwealth
1998: President Clinton goes on TV and says "I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky."


January 26th birthdays
1714: Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor
1880: Douglas MacArthur, American wartime general
1908: Stephane Grappelli, French jazz violinist
1925: Paul Newman, American Actor and Oscar winner
1928: Roger Vadim, French director
1928: Eartha Kitt, American singer/actress
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January 27th in History
1888: National Geographic Society founded in Washington, DC, US.
1924: Lenin placed in Mausoleum in Red Square
1926: US Senate agrees to join World Court
1926: John Baird gives the first public demonstration of the television set.
1967: Three American astronauts killed in an Apollo spacecraft ground test
1967: Treaty banning military use of nuclear weapons in space, signed
1973: US and Vietnam sign cease-fire, ending longest US war


January 27th birthdays
1756: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Composer
1832: Lewis Carrol, Author of 'Alice In Wonderland'
1834: Dmitri Mendeleev, Russian chemist
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January 28th in History
1918: Leon Trotsky becomes leader of red army
1932: Japanese forces occupy Shanghai, and then goes on to invade the rest of China
1935: Iceland is the first country to legalise abortion
1986: Challenger Space Shuttle explodes 53 seconds after liftoff


January 28th birthdays
1841: Sir Henry Morton Stanley, Sent to find the missing Dr Livingstone
1892: Ernst Lubitsch, German actor
1912: Jackson Pollock, American painter
1936: Alan Alda, American actor
1948: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Soviet ballet dancer
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January 29th in History
1834: President Jackson orders first use of US troops to suppress a labor dispute
1933: German President von Hindenburg makes big mistake, appoints Hitler chancellor
1969: Britain refused entry into the European Economic Community
1978: Sweden is the first country to introduce a law banning the use of aerosol sprays harmful to the ozone layer


January 29th birthdays
1737: Thomas Paine, American writer
1866: Romain Rolland, French writer
1867: Vicente Blasco Ibanez, Spanish writer
1879: W.C Fields, Stage and film comedian
1908: Adam Clayton Powell, American politician
1913: Victor Mature, American actor
1923: Paddy Chayevsky, American writer
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January 30th in History
1781: US articles of Confederation ratified by 13th state, Maryland
1815: Burned Library of Congress reestablished with Jefferson's personal library containing 1500 volumes
1979: Rhodesian whites vote to transfer to majority rule


January 30th birthdays
1882: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Former (32nd) American President
1927: Olof Palme, Swedish prime minister
1931: Gene Hackman, American stage and 'Oscar' winning screen actor
1937: Vanessa Redgrave, Stage and screen actress
1937: Boris Spassky, Soviet chess champion
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January 31st in History
1865: Congress passes 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery in America
1929: Leon Trotsky expelled from Russia
1946: Yugoslavia adopts new constitution, becomes a federal republic
1950: President Truman reveals that he ordered the Atomic Energy Commission to develop hydrogen bomb
1958: America launches its first satellite, Explorer I, from Cape Canaverel
1968: The Island of Mauritius gains independence
1994: German based BMW buys Rover cars from British Aerospace for 800 million


January 31st birthdays
1797: Franz Schubert, Austrian composer
1882: Anna Pavlova, Celebrated Russian prima ballerina
1921: Mario Lanza, American Tenor and film actor, who died suddenly aged 38
1938: Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands
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February 1st in History
1790: Supreme Court convenes for the first time
1965: Martin Luther King Jr and 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma, Alabama
1991: South African president F W de Klerk says he would repeal all apartheid laws


February 1st birthdays
1872: Paul Fort, French poet.
1895: John Ford, American director.
1901: Clark Gable, American actor.
1902: Langston Hughes, American poet.
1931: Boris Yeltsin, Russian politician.
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February 2nd in History
1653: New Amsterdam (later renamed New York) is founded
1914: Cub Scouts founded in England
1933: Three days after becoming chancellor, Adolf Hitler dissolves Parliament. Göring bans communist meetings/demonstrations in Germany
1943: Battle of Stalingrad ends with final surrender of the German army, leaving 600,000 dead


February 2nd birthdays
1650: Nell Gwynne, Comedy actress and mistress of Charles II
1882: James Joyce, Irish writer
1905: Ayn Rand, American philisopher.
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February 3rd in History
1877: The piano piece 'chopsticks' is copyrighted
1913: the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified, giving the government the power to impose and collect taxes on income
1919: Kiev was captured by the Bolsheviks
1966: First soft landing on the Moon by spacecraft Luna 9
1969: the Palestine National Congress appoints Yasser Arafat head of the Palestine Liberation Organization
1989: Twenty villages evacuated in Russia, after high radiation fall-out from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster


February 3rd birthdays
1809: Felix Mendelssohn, German composer
1907: James Michener, American author
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February 4th in History
1783: England officially proclaims an end to hostilities in America
1938: Adolf Hitler takes command of the German Army
1945: Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin meet at Yalta in the Crimea to discuss plans for the defeat of the Axis powers and to decide on the post-war future
1971: Rolls Royce goes bankrupt after a disastrous contract to supply aero engines to Lockheed Aircraft


February 4th birthdays
1688: Pierre De Marivaux, French writer.
1881: Fernand Leger, French painter.
1900: Jacques Prevert, French poet.
1902: Charles Lindbergh, American pilot
1913: Rosa Parks, American civil rights activist
1921: Betty Friedan, American philosopher.
1947: Dan Quayle, Former American Vice-President
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February 5th in History
1901: Pierpont Morgan forms US Steel
1904: American occupation of Cuba ends
1917: Mexican constitution proclaimed
1922: The very first 'Readers Digest' appears on the shelves
1971: The US Apollo 14 (Shepard and Mitchell onboard) lands on the Moon
1988: Mikhail Gorbachev and President Reagan nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize


February 5th birthdays
1840: John Dunlop, Scottish inventor of pneumatic bicycle tire
1919: Red Buttons, American actor.
1940: H R Giger, Dutch painter.
1943: Nolan Bushnell, American game designer (founder of Atari and creator of Pong, the first videogame)
1946: Charlotte Rampling, British actress.
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February 6th in History
1778: France recognizes US, signs treaty of aid in Paris (First US treaty). England immediately declares war on France.
1788: Massachusetts becomes the sixth of the United States.
1899: Treaty of Paris is ratified by the U.S. Senate by one vote, ending the Spanish-American War
1958: A plane carrying the Manchester United football team crashed at Munich airport, killing 7 of the team
1959: Indira Ghandi becomes the leader of India's Congress Party
1991: Debris from the Soviet space station 'Salyut 7' fall into the Atlantic as it breaks up


February 6th birthdays
1911: Ronald Reagan, Former actor and US (40th) President
1919: Zsa Zsa Gabor, American actress
1922: Patrick McNee, British actor.
1932: Francois Truffaut, French director
1945: Bob Marley, Jamaican singer.
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February 7th in History
1900: Labour Party forms in England
1984: US astronaut Bruce McCandless is the first person to 'Spacewalk' untethered to a spacecraft
1990: The Soviet Communist Party leadership agrees to surrender its 70-year monopoly on power, paving the way for a multi-party democracy
1992: European Community ministers formally sign the Maastricht Treaty, paving the way for the creation of the European Union.


February 7th birthdays
1812: Charles thingyens, British writer
1932: Gay Talese, American actor.
1943: Gareth Hunt, British actor
1945: Pete Postlethwaite, American actor.
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February 8th in History
1725: Catherine the Great becomes the Empress of Russia
1924: Gas chamber used for the first time in an American state prison
1926: Walt Disney Studios is formed
1942: Congress advises FDR that Americans of Japanese descent should be locked up en masse so they wouldn't oppose the US war effort
1969: Last edition of Saturday Evening Post, which used to carry Norman Rockwell covers.
1969: First test flight of the Boeing 747 Jumbo jet
1973: Senate names seven members to investigate Watergate scandal
1974: The US spacestation, Skylab, crashes back to Earth, breaking up in the atmosphere


February 8th birthdays
1819: John Ruskin, English writer and artist
1820: William Sherman, US general whom the 'Sherman Tank' was named after
1828: Jules Verne, French author
1920: Lana Turner, American film actress
1925: Jack Lemmon, Veteran American film actor
1931: James Dean, American film actor ('Rebel Without A Cause')
1932: John Williams, US film score writer
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February 9th in History
1923: Soviet Aeroflot airlines established
1950: Senator Joseph McCarthy says the US State Department is infested with communists
1970: World's first nerve transplant, in Germany
1971: First British soldier killed in Northern Ireland
1989: Neo-Nazi groups outlawed in West Germany
1992: Fighting between government and guerrilla forces in Rwanda
1994: Israeli minister Shimon Perez signs accord with PLO's Yasser Arafat.


February 9th birthdays
1700: Daniel Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician
1909: Carmen Miranda, Brazilian actress.
1943: Joe Pesci, American actor.
1945: Mia Farrow, American film actress
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February 10th in History
1635: Academie Francaise is founded in Paris by Cardinal Richelieu
1763: The Peace of Paris ceedes Canada to Britain
1897: New York Times begins using slogan "All the News That's Fit to Print."
1931: New Delhi becomes the capital city of India
1942: The first ever record 'Gold Disc' is presented to Glenn Miller
1954: Eisenhower warns against US intervention in Vietnam, saying it has potential to turn into a quagmire.
1986: Largest ever Mafia trial, in Palermo, Sicily
1986: Jean Claude Duvalier of Haiti flees the country to France


February 10th birthdays
1870: Fritz Klimsch, German sculptor.
1890: Boris Pasternak, Russian author.
1898: Bertolt Brecht, German poet and dramatist
1906: Lon Chaney Jr., American actor.
1930: Robert Wagner, American actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:06:17
February 11th in History
1818: Chile proclaims independance
1943: General Eisenhower selected to command the allied armies in Europe
1945: Yalta agreement signed by FDR, Churchill and Stalin
1970: Japan launches its first satellite into orbit
1990: After being in prison for 27 years, Nelson Mandela is freed


February 11th birthdays
1657: Bernard Fontenelle, French scientist.
1800: Henry Fox Talbot, Pioneer of photography
1847: Thomas Edison, American inventor
1908: Vivian Fuchs, British Antartic explorer
1909: Joseph Mankiewicz, American director.
1921: Eva Gabor, American actress.
1926: Leslie Nielsen, American actor
1936: Burt Reynolds, American actor
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February 12th in History
1818: Chile gains independence from Spain
1912: China becomes a republic, after centuries of rule by an Emperor
1915: Cornerstone laid for Lincoln Memorial
1950: Albert Einstein warns against hydrogen bomb.
1961: First spacecraft to the planet Venus launched
1973: American prisoners captured in Vietnam are released
1994: Edward Munch's painting "The Scream" is stolen from the Norwegian National Gallery. It is later returned and promptly stolen again.


February 12th birthdays
1809: Charles Darwin, English scientist
1809: Abraham Lincoln, Former (16th) US President
1923: Franco Zeffirelli, Italian director
1933: Costa Gavras, Argentinian director.
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February 13th in History
1924: King Tut's tomb is opened
1955: Israel acquires four of seven known Dead Sea scrolls
1960: The French test their first atomic bomb in the Sahara
1974: Russian novelist Alexander Solzhenitsyn is expelled from the USSR


February 13th birthdays
1892: Grant Wood, American painter.
1901: Georges Simenon, Belgian novelist
1933: Kim Novak, American actress.
1933: Emanuel Ungaro, French fashion designer.
1934: George Segal, American actor
1938: Oliver Reed, British actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:11:49
February 14th in History
1903: US Dept of Commerce and Labor is established
1924: Thomas Watson opens IBM
1929: The St Valentines Day Massacre, in Chicago, between rival gansters
1950: USSR and China sign peace treaty.
1963: First successful kidney transplant


February 14th birthdays
1766: Thomas Malthus, British philosopher.
1817: Frederick Douglass, African-American abolitionist.
1819: Christopher Sholes, American inventor of the typewriter
1894: Jack Benny, American actor
1944: Alan Parker, British director
1944: Carl Bernstein, American journalist (Watergate).
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:12:03
February 15th in History
1804: New Jersey becomes last northern state to abolish slavery
1936: Hitler announces building of Volkswagen
1942: Singapore surrenders to Japanese forces
1971: Britain changes its currency to the decimal system
1974: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn arrives in Switzerland after being expelled from the USSR
1989: Soviet military occupation of Afghanistan ends


February 15th birthdays
1564: Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer
1882: John Barrymore, American actor.
1931: Claire Bloom, English actress
1951: Jane Seymour, English actress
1954: Matt Groening, American cartoonist.
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February 16th in History
1913: President Taft agrees not to intervene in Mexican civil war
1937: Nylon is patented
1956: Britain abolishes the death penalty
1959: Fidel Castro becomes the President of Cuba, overthrowing Fulgenico Batista
1960: The nuclear powered submarine 'Triton' sets off on its round the world underwater voyage


February 16th birthdays
1834: Ernst Haeckel, German naturalist
1866: Johann Strauss, Austrian composer.
1920: Patti Andrews, Of the 'Andrews Sisters'
1926: John Schlesinger, American director
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February 17th in History
1864: First successful warship attack by a submarine during the American Civil War
1880: The Russian tsar survives an attempted bomb assassination
1883: Vacant/Engaged toilet door sign patented
1913: New York Armory Show introduces Picasso, Matisse, Duchamp to American public. The show is considered "shocking" and calls to close it are made
1933: US Senate accepts Blaine Act, ending prohibition
1972: The Volkswagen 'Beetle' becomes the most successful production model, selling over 15 million vehicles
1972: President Nixon leaves Washington DC for communist China
1972: The House of Commons votes in favour of Britain joining the Common Market


February 17th birthdays
1766: Thomas Malthus, English economist
1924: Margaret Truman, American writer.
1929: Yasser Arafat, Palestinian leader and Nobel Prize winner
1934: Alan Bates, English actor
1934: Barry Humphries, Australian actor
1954: Rene Russo, American actress.
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:12:34
February 18th in History
1841: First continuous filibuster in US Senate began, lasting until March 11
1915: During World War 1, Germany blockades Britain with submarines
1921: British troops occupy Dublin, Ireland
1930: Pluto discovered by Clyde Tombaugh
1965: Gambia gains independence
1972: A report suggested that alcohol abuse was the nation's biggest problem


February 18th birthdays
1517: Mary Tudor, Daughter of Henry VIII
1745: Alessandro Volta, Italian scientist
1838: Ernst Mach, British Physicist, after whom Mach speed numbers are named
1896: Andre Breton, French poet.
1931: Toni Morrison, American writer.
1942: Milos Forman, Czech director.
1954: John Travolta, American actor
1959: Greta Scacchi, American actress
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:12:42
February 19th in History
1878: Thomas Edison patents the phonograph
1906: William Kellogg founds his breakfast cereal company
1976: Iceland breaks off diplomatic relations with Britain over the 'cod war'
1992: North and South Korea officially end their 40 year confrontation


February 19th birthdays
1473: Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish astronomer
1743: Luigi Boccherini, Italian composer and cellist
1924: Lee Marvin, American actor
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February 20th in History
1811: Austria declares itself bankrupt
1962: John Glenn, the American astronaut, orbits the Earth three times
1986: The Channel Tunnel project was given the official go ahead
1991: Slovenia dissolves all its links with the former Yugoslavia


February 20th birthdays
1694: Voltaire, French writer and scientist
1898: Enzo Ferrari, Italian car manufacturer
1904: Alexei Kosygin, Former Prime Minister of the USSR
1925: Robert Altman American director
1927: Sidney Poitier, American actor and director
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February 21st in History
1804: The first ever steam train to run on rails is demonstrated by Richard Trevithick
1960: Cuban leader Fidel Castro nationalizes all businesses in Cuba
1972: US President Richard Nixon goes to China, to help improve relations


February 21st birthdays
1907: W.H Auden, English poet
1924: Robert Mugabe,, First Prime Minister of Zimbabwe
1934: Nina Simone, American singer
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February 22nd in History
1879: Frank Woolworth opens his first 'Woolworths' store in Utica, New York state
1980: Martial Law declared in Kabul by Soviet occupation forces
1982: Britain and US sent ships to Persian Gulf following Iranian offensive
1991: Iraq begins setting fire to Kuwait's oil installations
1994: Iraq begins flooding its southern marshes to destroy the Shia Muslims living there


February 22nd birthdays
1732: George Washington, First President of United States
1857: Robert Baden-Powell, Founder of the Boy Scout movement
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February 23rd in History
1836: The siege at the Alamo, Texas, begins - only six people survived
1919: Italian Fascist Party founded by Benito Mussolini
1970: Guyana gains independence
1981: Spanish army officers attempt a coup in the Spanish Parliament
1991: Military seize power in Thailand


February 23rd birthdays
1633: Samuel Pepys, British Diarist
1685: Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer
1883: Victor Flemming, American director
1940: Peter Fonda, American actor
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February 24th in History
1938: Nylon's first commercial use, in toothbrush bristles
1946: Juan Peron elected as the President of Argentina
1968: Discovery of the first pulsar in space
1969: Mariner 6, first spacecraft to fly by Mars, launched
1991: In its first free elections since the collapse of communism, Lithuania rejects the Communist Party


February 24th birthdays
1786: Wilhelm Grimm, Author of fairy tales
1885: Chester Nimitz, United States navy admiral
1932: Michel Legrand, French film composer
1955: Alain Prost, French Formula 1 racing driver
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February 25th in History
1939: The first 'Anderson' air raid shelters are erected, in London
1976: India announces plans to take action against parents who had more than two children
1986: President Marcos of the Philipines escapes to the United States
1990: Nationwide pro-democracy marches in the Soviet Union
1993: South Korea elects its first civilian President for 23 years


February 25th birthdays
1841: Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French artist
1873: Enrico Caruso, Italian operatic tenor
1917: Anthony Burgess, English novelist
1937: Tom Courtenay, Actor
1941: David Puttnam, English film producer
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:13:47
February 26th in History
1797: First ever pound note issued by the Bank of England
1815: Napoleon Bonaparte escapes from exile on the Island of Elba
1936: Volkswagen Beetle car launched by Adolf Hitler
1991: During the Gulf War, Kuwait City is liberated and Iraq begins its withdrawl
1993: Terrorist bomb explosion under the World Trade Center, New York


February 26th birthdays
1802: Victor Hugo, French novelist and playwright
1846: William Cody, 'Buffalo Bill', the American showman
1928: Fats Domino, American singer
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:13:55
February 27th in History
1879: Two American chemists announce the discovery of saccharin
1933: German parliament building (Reichstag) destroyed by fire
1948: The Communist Party takes control in Czechoslovakia
1991: An allied ceasefire in the Gulf War begins, Iraqi forces withdraw from Kuwait.


February 27th birthdays
1807: Henry Longfellow, American poet
1902: John Steinbeck, American writer
1930: Joanne Woodward, British actress
1932: Elizabeth Taylor, American actress
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February 28th in History
1066: Westminster Abbey opens
1759: Pope Clement XIII grants permission for the Bible to be translated into the languages of the Roman Catholic states
1827: First US railroad chartered to carry passengers and freight, the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, is incorporated
1854: The Republican Party is formally organized
1912: First ever parachute jump from an airplane
1948: The last British troops leave India
1959: The first polar orbiting satellite, Discoverer 1, launched
1971: Women refused the right to vote in Lichtenstein elections
1972: President Richard Nixon wraps up his historic trip to China
1974: The United States and Egypt re-establish diplomatic relations after a seven-year break
1986: Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme is shot to death
1991: The Gulf War ends as Iraq orders its army to stop fighting


February 28th birthdays
1533: Michele de Montaigne, French philosopher
1893: Ben Hecht, American writer
1895: Marcel Pagnol, French writer
1909: Linus Pauling, American chemist and physicist
1909: Stephen Spender, English poet
1910: Vincente Minelli, Italian director
1915: Sir Peter Medawar, English immunologist
1917: John B Connally, Texas Governor who was shot with JFK
1923: Charles Durning, Actor
1929: Frank O. Gehry, American architect
1931: Dean Smith, Coach, UNC Chapel Hill Tar Heels (1976-1997)
1939: Tommy Tune, Tony Award-winning dancer and actor
1940: Mario Andretti, Race-car driver
1944: Bernadette Peters, Actress
1962: Rae Dawn Chong, Actress
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:14:14
February 29th in History
1904: Theodore Roosevelt, appoints 7 man committee to study Panama Canal
1956: Pakistan becomes an Islamic republic


February 29th birthdays
1736: Ann Lee, Founder of the American Society of Shakers
1736: Gioacchino Rossini, Italian operatic composer
1792: John Holland, American inventor of the submarine
1904: Jimmy Dorsey, US bandleader
1940: Mario Andretti, Italian racing driver
1952: Tim Powers, American writer
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March 1st in History
1780: Pennsylvania becomes the first American state to abolish slavery
1932: The baby son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped
1954: First American hydrogen bomb test on the island of Bikini
1966: First ever (crash) landing on Venus took place by the soviet probe Venus 3
1978: Coffin of Charles Chaplin stolen, only months after being buried


March 1st birthdays
1810: Frederic Chopin, Polish composer
1902: Langston Hughes, American poet
1904: Glenn Miller, American bandleader
1910: David Niven, Scottish actor
1927: Harry Belafonte, American singer
1954: Ron Howard, American director
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March 2nd in History
1882: Assassination attempt made on the life of Queen Victoria
1958: Antartic crossed for the first time by Dr Vivian Fuchs
1970: Rhodesia gains independence
1986: The British Queen signs a proclamation giving Australia legal independence


March 2nd birthdays
1793: Sam Houston, Texan leader
1931: Mikhail Gorbachev, Former soviet leader
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March 3rd in History
1931: The US adopt the 'Star Spangled Banner' as their national anthem


March 3rd birthdays
1831: George Pullman, US designer of railway carriages
1847: Alexander Graham Bell, American inventor of the telephone
1911: Jean Harlow, American film star
1958: Miranda Richardson, English actress
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March 4th in History
1789: First Congress of the United States held in New York
1861: Abraham Lincoln becomes the 16th President of the United States
1959: Pioneer 4 becomes the first American spacecraft to flyby the Moon
1980: Robert Mugabe forms Zimbabwe's first black government


March 4th birthdays
1678: Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer
1924: Marlon Brando, American actor
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March 5th in History
1918: Moscow becomes the new capital city of Russia
1946: Winston Churchill uses the term 'Iron Curtain' in a speech


March 5th birthdays
1908: Rex Harrison, English actor
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March 6th in History
1836: The seige at the Alamo, Texas, ends after 12 days with only a handul of survivors
1899: Aspirin was patented by Felix Hoffman
1957: Israel completes its withdrawl from Sinai, Middle East


March 6th birthdays
1475: Michelangelo, Italian artist and sculptor
1619: Cyrano de Bergerac, French novelist
1806: Elizabeth Barrett Browning, English poet
1945: Rob Reiner, American director
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March 7th in History
1876: Telephone patented by Alexander Graham Bell in the United States
1965: American marines land in South Vietnam
1989: Chinese occupying forces fire on Tibetan monks and civilians


March 7th birthdays
1875: Maurice Ravel, French composer
1952: William Boyd, British writer
1960: Ivan Lendl, Czech tennis player
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March 8th in History
1790: The French Assembly votes to continue slavery in French colonies
1952: World's first artificial heart


March 8th birthdays
1859: Kenneth Grahame, Scottish Author of 'The Wind In The Willows'
1943: Lynn Redgrave, British actress
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March 9th in History
1950: Edgar Rice Burroughs the US novelist, author of the 'Tarzan' books, dies


March 9th birthdays
1933: Philip Roth, American novelist
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March 10th in History
1910: The first film made in Hollywood ('Old Califormia') released
1969: James Earl Ray found guilty of the murder of Martin Luther King and sentenced to 99 years in jail
1977: Uranus rings discovered


March 10th birthdays
1934: Fou Ts Ong, Chinese pianist
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March 11th in History
1702: The 'Daily Courant', the first successful English newspaper, was first published. It consisted of only 1 sheet
1983: Donald Maclean, spy and associate of Guy Burgess, buried in Moscow
1990: Lithuania declares its independence from the USSR


March 11th birthdays
1819: Sir Henry Tate, Founder of London's Tate Gallery
1898: Dorothy Gish, Silent screen star
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March 12th in History
1917: Izvestia, the official Soviet newspaper, founded
1968: Mauritius, in the Indian ocean island, granted independence after 158 years of British rule


March 12th birthdays
1710: Thomas Arne, Composer of operas and 'Rule Brittania'
1925: Gordon McRae, American actor
1942: Brian O'Hara, Lead singer with the 'Fourmost' group
1946: Liza Minnelli, American actress
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March 13th in History
1927: The British army ceases using the lance as an official weapon
1930: Pluto discovered
1938: Nazi Germany invade Austria, making it a German Reich province


March 13th birthdays
1855: Percival Lowell, American astronomer
1860: Hugo Wolf, Austrian composer
1884: Sir Hugh Walpole, English novelist
1939: Terence Brady, Playwright and novelist
1939: Neil Sedaka, Popular singer/songwriter
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:16:18
March 14th in History
1961: Revised version of the New Testament published
1964: Jack Ruby found guilty of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, and sentenced to death


March 14th birthdays
1804: Johann Strauss, Austrian composer
1879: Albert Einstein, Austrian scientist
1933: Michael Caine, British Actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:16:27
March 15th in History
1919: American Legion founded
1937: The United States sets up its first central blood bank
1945: Record album charts first published in the United States


March 15th birthdays
1767: Andrew Jackson, Twice President of the United States
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March 16th in History
1802: West Point, the first United States Military Academy, opens its doors
1900: Discovery of the ancient city of Knossos on the island of Crete
1926: Robert Goddard launches the first oil and liquid oxygen powered rocket
1935: In Germany Hitler introduces conscription, renouncing the Treaty of Versailles


March 16th birthdays
1751: James Madison, Former (4th) American President
1926: Jerry Lewis, American comedian
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March 17th in History
1337: Edward the Black Prince becomes Duke of Cornwall, the first ever British 'Duke'
1649: Cromwell abolishes the monarchy and declares England a Commonwealth
1945: American forces defeat the Japanese at the battle of Iwo Jima
1958: The shape of the Earth is measured for the first time by satellite


March 17th birthdays
1919: Nat King Cole, Popular American singer and pianist
1933: Penelope Lively, British Novelist
1938: Rudolf Nureyev, World renowned Russian ballet dancer
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March 18th in History
1662: First public bus service started by King Louis XIV in Paris for the poor of the city
1850: American Express company formed in Buffalo, New York
1931: First electric razors made in the United States
1949: NATO set up by seven European countries
1965: Soviet astronaut Alexei Leonov is first man to walk in space
1990: East Germany's first elections in over sixty years


March 18th birthdays
1844: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian composer
1858: Rudolf Diesel, German inventor of the Diesel engine
1869: Neville Chamberlain, Former British prime minister
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March 19th in History


March 19th birthdays
1813: Dr David Livingstone, Scottish explorer and opponent of slave trade
1848: Wyatt Earp, American Lawman
1946: Ursula Andress, Film actress
1955: Bruce Willis, American actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:17:07
March 20th in History
1602: Dutch East India Company founded
1956: Tunisia gains independence from France
1990: Namibia gains independence after 105 years


March 20th birthdays
1828: Henrik Ibsen, Norwegian playwright and poet
1908: Sir Michael Redgrave, British actor
1950: William Hurt, American film actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:17:14
March 21st in History
1918: Offensive on the Somme begins, the last major offensive of World War I
1963: Alcatraz, maximum security prison on the island in San Francisco Bay, closes after 29 years


March 21st birthdays
1685: Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer
1869: Florenz Ziegfield, American impresario
1946: Timothy Dalton, English actor
1963: Matthew Broderick, American actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:17:20
March 22nd in History
1945: Arab League formed by seven Middle East countries
1946: Jordan gains independence from British rule


March 22nd birthdays
1599: Sir Anthony Van Dyck, Flemish artist
1910: Nicholas Monsarrat, English author
1923: Marcel Marceau, French Mime artist
1930: Stephen Sondheim, American songwriter
1948: Andrew Lloyd Webber, Composer of 'Phantom of the Opera' and 'Cats'
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:17:28
March 23rd in History
1925: The teaching of Darwins theory of evolution banned in Tennessee schools
1971: Bangladesh, formerly East Pakistan, proclaims its independence


March 23rd birthdays
1887: Juan Gris, Spanish painter
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March 24th in History
1926: The first Safeway's Supermarket opens in Maryland, USA


March 24th birthdays
1887: Fatty Arbuckle, American silent film actor
1930: Steve McQueen, American actor
1947: Alan Sugar, British business Tycoon (Amstrad)
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:17:42
March 25th in History
1306: Robert the Bruce crowned King of the Scots
1807: Slave trade in England abolished by the British Parliament
1925: Greece becomes a republic when King George is deposed
1957: Treaty of Rome signed by six nations, to establish the European Economic Community


March 25th birthdays
1867: Arturo Toscanini, Italian conductor
1908: David Lean, British director
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March 26th in History
1981: The British Social Democratic Party is founded by the 'Gang of Four'


March 26th birthdays
1859: A.E Housman, English poet
1886: Chico Marx, American actor
1911: Tennessee Williams, American author
1925: Pierre Boulez, French composer
1940: James Caan, American actor
1944: Diana Ross, American singer
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:17:56
March 27th in History
1794: United States Navy founded
1914: The first successful blood transfusion is performed
1948: Nikita Krushchev becomes the new leader of the Soviet Union


March 27th birthdays
1845: Wilhelm von Rontgen, German discoverer of X-Rays
1863: Sir Henry Royce, The motor car designer of Rolls Royce fame
1897: Gloria Swanson, American actress
1927: Mstislav Rostropovich, Russian cellist and conductor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:18:03
March 28th in History
1910: Near Marseilles, France, the first ever seaplane takes off
1945: The last V2 German rocket of World War II falls on London
1979: A serious radiation leak occurs at the Three Mile Island nuclear plant in the US


March 28th birthdays
1483: Raphael,Italian painter, and architect. Rebuilt St Peters
1660: George I, King of Great Britain
1921: Sir Dirk Bogarde, British actor
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March 29th in History
1871: Queen Victoria opens the Royal Albert Hall in London
1974: The American spacecraft Mariner 10 takes the first close-up photographs of Mercury


March 29th birthdays
1790: John Tyler, Former American President
1902: Sir William Walton, English composer
1944: Vangelis, Greek musician
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March 30th in History
1842: Ether first used as an anaesthetic during an operation
1867: Alaska purchased from Russia for 7.2 million dollars, by America
1981: US President Ronald Reagan wounded in an assassination attempt


March 30th birthdays
1746: Francisco de Goya, Spanish artist
1820: Anna Sewell, English author of 'Black Beauty'
1853: Vincent Van Gogh, Dutch painter
1880: Sean O'Casey, Irish playwright
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March 31st in History
1492: Queen Isabella of Castilia and Ferdinand of Aragon expels Jews, who had lent them money for Columbus' journey
1889: The Eiffel Tower in Paris, 985ft tall, was officially opened
1920: British parliament accept Irish "Home Rule"-law
1939: Britain and France agree to support Poland if Germany takes any action against it
1986: The largest local government in the world, 'The Greater London Council', is abolished


March 31st birthdays
1596: Rene Descartes, French philosopher
1732: Franz Joseph Haydn, Austrian composer of symphonies and quartets
1811: Robert Bunsen, German who invented the 'Bunsen' burner
1914: Octavio Paz, mexican writer and poet
1943: Christopher Walken, american actor
1948: Al Gore, American senator and vice-president
1971: Ewan McGregor, American actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:18:38
April 1st in History
1578: Englishman William Harvey discovers blood circulation
1939: USA recognizes Franco government in Spain at end of Spanish civil war
1954: US Air Force Academy established
1960: First weather satellite, TIROS 1, launched by the United States
1988: Iran accuses Iraq of using mustard gas on civilians
1991: Warsaw Pact officially disolves


April 1st birthdays
1697: Abbe Prevost, French author
1868: Edmond Rostand, French author
1873: Sergei Rachmaninov, Russian composer
1883: Lon Chaney, American actor
1929: Milan Kundera, Czech writer
1932: Debbie Reynolds, American actress
1938: Ali Mcgraw, American actress
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:18:45
April 2nd in History
1792: Congress establishes the US mint to coin American money
1801: During the naval battle of Copenhagen, Nelson ignores a signal to withdraw by putting the telescope to his blind eye
1958: National Advisory Council on Aeronautics renamed NASA
1966: Soviet Union's Luna 10 becomes spacecraft to orbit Moon
1982: Argentinian forces invade the British run Falkland Islands


April 2nd birthdays
742: Charlemagne, French emperor
1725: Giacomo Casanova, Italian lover, writer and philosopher
1805: Hans Christian Andersen, Danish author of fairy tales
1840: Emile Zola, French author
1891: Max Ernst, German painter
1914: Sir Alec Guinness, English actor of stage and screen
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:18:52
April 3rd in History
1189: The Peace of Strasbourg signed, resolving the differences between Emperor Frederick Barbarossa of Germany and Pope Clement III
1721: Robert Walpole elected as Britains first Prime Minister
1860: In the United States, the Pony Express mail delivery system starts its service
1933: First ever flight over Mount Everest
1944: Supreme Court, in "Smith v Allwright", declares "white primaries" unconstitutional
1948: Harry Truman signs Marshall Plan to restore Europe


April 3rd birthdays
1367: Henry IV, King of England
1783: Washington Irving, American author
1893: Leslie Howard, American actor
1898: Henry Luce, American publisher (founder of Time magazine)
1924: Marlon Brando, American actor
1930: Helmut Kohl, German chancellor (reunited Germany)
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:19:00
April 4th in History
1541: Ignatius of Loyola becomes first superior-general of the Jesuits
1581: Frances Drake completres circumnavigation of the world, proving the earth is not flat
1818: Congress decided US flag is 13 red and white stripes and 20 stars
1949: The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'NATO', formed in Washington USA
1968: Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.


April 4th birthdays
1896: Tristan Tzara, French poet
1899: Duke Ellington, American band leader
1914: Marguerite Duras, French writer
1915: Muddy Waters, Chicago blues singer
1928: Maya Angelou, American poet
1932: Anthony Perkins, American actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:19:07
April 5th in History
0: Noah's ark grounded, Mt Ararat (acording to scholars' estimate)
1895: Writer Oscar Wylde is arrested for "Gross Behavior"
1951: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg sentenced to death for allegedly giving American atomic secrets to the USSR
1955: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill resigns
1981: The Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev goes to Czechoslovakia to discuss Polish crisis
1982: A British Naval Task Force leaves for the Falkland Islands, which have been invaded by Argentina


April 5th birthdays
1588: Thomas Hobbes, English philosopher
1649: Elihu Yale, Founder of American Yale University
1900: Spencer Tracy, American actor
1908: Bette Davis, American actress
1916: Gregory Peck, American actor
1920: Arthur Halley, British author
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:19:22
April 6th in History
0: Earliest recorded solar eclipse
1789: US Congress begins regular sessions in Federal Hall, NYC Lobbyists only arrive later
1830: Mormon church founded in the United States
1896: First modern Olympic games begin in Athens, Greece
1909: The North Pole reached for the first time, by American Robert Peary
1917: The United States enter World War I
1965: Early Bird, world's first commercial communication satellite, launched


April 6th birthdays
0: Jesus (according to scholars' estimates, Religious leader
1483: Raphael, Italian painter
1671: Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French philosopher
1866: Butch Cassidy, American 'Wild West' outlaw
1874: Harry Houdini, Famous escape artist
1928: James Watson, American scientist who discovered DNA structure
1929: Andre Previn, American conductor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:19:29
April 7th in History
0: Jesus crucified (scholar's estimates) or not (some scholars disagree)
1652: Dutch establish settlement at Cape Town, South Africa White Dutch, that is
1827: Matches go on sale for the first time, produced by John Walker in Stockton, England
1906: Italian volcano 'Versuvius' erupts
1933: Prohibition ends as Utah becomes 38th state to ratify 2 Amendment Everyone celebrates with a toast
1939: Italy invades Albania
1948: World Health Organisation (WHO) established
1963: Yugoslavia proclaimed a Socialistic republic Balkan crisis is considered settled once and for all


April 7th birthdays
1770: William Wordsworth, English Poet
1915: Billy Holiday, American jazz singer
1928: James Garner, American actor
1939: Francis Ford Coppola, American director
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:19:37
April 8th in History
1513: The spanish explorer Ponce de Leon discovers Florida in what is now the USA
1789: US House of Representives first meeting
1913: 17th amendment, requiring direct election of senators, ratified
1946: United Nations assemble for first time


April 8th birthdays
1614: El Greco, Spanish painter
1884: Harry S.Truman, Former American President
1893: Mary Pickford, American actress
1919: Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia
1937: Seymour Hersh, American journalist
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:19:47
April 9th in History
1667: First ever public art exhibition opens in Paris
1682: La Salle claims lower Mississippi (Louisiana) for France
1770: Capt James Cook discovers Botany Bay (Australia)
1865: The American Civil War ends with the surrender of the Confederate forces
1940: German forces invade Denmark and Norway during World War 2
1947: Atomic Energy Commission formed
1957: The Suez Canal, Egypt, is cleared and opens to shipping
1980: Israeli troops move into Leanon
1991: Georgia votes to seceede from the USSR


April 9th birthdays
1821: Charles-Pierre Baudelaire, French poet
1879: WC Fields, American actor
1908: Victor Vasarely, Russian painter
1933: Jean-Paul Belmondo, French actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:19:54
April 10th in History
1790: US Patent system established
1841: The New York Tribune published for the very first time
1849: Safety pin patented in the United States
1912: The liner 'Titanic' leaves Southampton on its first (and only) voyage
1960: Civil Rights Bill passed in the American Senate
1972: An agreement banning the use of biological weapons is signed by 46 countries
1989: Intel corp announces shipment of "fast" 80486 chip


April 10th birthdays
1829: William Booth, Foudner of the Salvation Army
1847: Joseph Pulitzer, American newspaper owner
1929: Max Von Sydow, Swedish born actor
1932: Omar Sharif, Egyptian born actor
1941: Paul Theroux, American writer
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:20:04
April 11th in History
1814: Former French leader Napoleon Bonaparte exiled to the island of Elba
1898: President McKinley asks for Spanish-American War declaration Hearst newspapers just flourish
1899: Treaty of Paris ratified. Spain cedes Puerto Rico to US.
1941: Belgrade, in Yugoslavia, occupied by German forces during World War 2
1945: At the end of World War 2, the Red army enters the Austrian city of Vienna
1951: General MacArthur relieved of command in the Far East, over Korea
1961: Israel begins the Adolf Eichman world war II crimes trial
1970: The American Apollo 13 spacecraft launched to the Moon


April 11th birthdays
1893: Dean Acheson, American statesman
1913: Oleg Cassini, French fashion designer
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:20:11
April 12th in History
1204: Fourth Crusade sacks Constantinople Or was it Instanbul?
1606: England adopts the Union Jack as its flag God save the king
1861: Fort Sumter, SC is shelled by Confederacy, starting the Civil War The South is rising
1961: Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin becomes person to orbit Earth UFO theorists start talking about government conspiracies
1981: First space shuttle (Columbia) launched Americans prove to Russians that theirs is better because it's recyclable


April 12th birthdays
1823: Aleksandr Ostrovsky, Russian playwright
1883: Imogen Cunningham, American photographer
1923: Maria Callas, Italian opera singer
1956: Andy Garcia, American actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:20:21
April 13th in History
1598: Edict of Nantes grants political rights to French Huguenots Countdown to the revolution starts
1829: The British Parliament passed the Catholic Emancipation Act, granting freedom of religion
1849: Hungarian Republic proclaimed
1865: Sherman's march through Georgia begins Southerners start promising that the South will rise again
1912: The British Royal Flying Corps (RAF) was created by Royal Charter
1943: FDR dedicates Jefferson Memorial
1960: France becomes the 4th nuclear nation exploding an A-Bomb in Sahara And atom here, an atom there
1970: The American spacecraft Apollo 13, enroute to the Moon, has an onboard explosion


April 13th birthdays
1519: Catherine de Medicis, Queen consort of Henry II of France
1570: Guy Fawkes, english rebel
1743: Thomas Jefferson, Former American President
1852: F.W Woolworth, US founder of the 'Woolworth' stores
1902: Philippe de Rothschild, French industrialist
1906: Samuel Beckett, French author
1909: Eudora Welty, American writer
1963: Gary Kasparov, Russian world champion chess player
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:20:30
April 14th in History
1828: First edition of the Webster dictionary is published Now what did that word mean?
1865: John Wiles Booth murders president Lincoln "But apart from that, Mrs Lincoln, how was the play?"
1912: The liner 'Titanic' strikes an ice berg at 11.40pm, and begins to sink
1931: Spain becomes a republic with the overthrow of King Alfonso XIII... Black shirt sales on the rise
1981: The first space shuttle, Columbia, is successfully launched


April 14th birthdays
1904: John Gielgud, British actor
1907: Francois Duvalier, Dictator of Haiti
1925: Rod Steiger, American film actor
1941: Julie Christie, American actress
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:20:41
April 15th in History
1800: James Ross discovers North Magnetic pole Compass sales go through the roof
1865: The American president Abraham Lincoln is assassinated while watching a play
1912: Titanic sinks... A slew of bad movies follow
1961: Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, is awarded the Order of Lenin
1982: The Muslims who murdered President Sadat of Egypt are executed
1986: American warplanes bomb Tripoli, Libya, in retaliation for Libyan terrorism


April 15th birthdays
1492: Leonardo da Vinci, Rennaisance man
1843: Henry James, American novelist
1938: Claudia Cardinale, Film actress
1940: Jeffrey Archer, British author
1959: Emma Thompson, British actress
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:20:49
April 16th in History
1705: Isaac Newton is knighted. From then on, just call him Sir
1883: Paul Kruger becomes the first President of South Africa
1917: Lenin returns to Russia to start Bolshevik Revolution. Workers feel a sense of unity
1981: The first American space shutte, Columbia, returns safely to Earth


April 16th birthdays
1844: Anatole France, French writer
1867: Wilbur Wright, American aviation pioneer
1889: Charlie Chaplin, American silent film actor and director
1921: Peter Ustinov, Bitish actor and novelist
1955: Ellen Barkin, American actress
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:20:55
April 17th in History
1524: Giovanni Verrazano discovers New York Harbor. Real estate prices immediately increase.
1961: Bay of Pig invasion The US try to start a people's revolution to overthrow Fidel Castro. They fail
1970: The Apollo XIII mission makes it back to earth It was the mission which popularized the phrase "Houston, we have a problem" as an on-board explosion threatened to kill the spacemen... "Houston, we HAD a problem"
1975: The government of Cambodia surrends to the Khmer Rouge
1983: India launched its first satellite


April 17th birthdays
1837: John Pierpont Morgan, American industrialist
1894: Nikita S Khrushchev, Russian leader
1918: William Holden, American actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:21:05
April 18th in History
1775: American colonial patriot Paul Revere made his famous ride from Lexington to Concord, Massachusetts, warning the American people that the British redcoats had landed and will soon arrive
1906: An earthquake, followed by fire, destroys most of San Francisco, killing 3000 people
1934: First Laundromat opens in the United States. Now you can wash your dirty laundry in public
1949: Republic of Ireland created


April 18th birthdays
1480: Lucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara
1882: Leopold Stokowski, British composer
1922: Barbara Hale, American actress
1947: James Woods, American actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:21:15
April 19th in History
1587: English captain Francis Drake sinks the Spanish fleet in Cadiz harbour
1775: Minutemen Capt John Parker orders not to fire unless fired upon. A shot is fired and the American revolution begins at the Lexington Common. That was the "shot heard round the world"
1933: FDR announces that the US will leave the gold standard
1939: Connecticut finally approves Bill of Rights
1971: The Soviet Union launch the first manned spacelab, Salyut 1
1972: Bangladesh joins the British Commonwealth
1995: A massive bomb explosion destroys much of a federal building in Oklahoma City, USA


April 19th birthdays
1903: Eliot Ness, American agent who put Al Capone behind bars
1925: Hugh O'Brien, American actor
1933: Jayne Mansfield, American actress
1935: Dudley Moore, British actor
1946: Tim Curry, American actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:21:23
April 20th in History
1441: During the Council of Florence, Pope Eugenius IV issues the bull "Etsi non dubitemus," which asserts the superiority of the pope over the Councils
1775: British begin siege of Boston As a result, New York adopts new constitution as an independent state
1782: Netherlands recognizes US
1902: Marie Curie isolate radioactive element radium
1929: The first Italian parliament made up completely from Mussolinis Fascists opens
1945: Soviet troops enter Berlin
1961: Revolt in the South African country of Angola


April 20th birthdays
121: Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor
1745: Philippe Pinel, First psychiatrist
1889: Adolf Hitler, Dictator of Germany
1893: Harold Lloyd, American silent film star
1893: Joan Miro, Spanish artist
1941: Ryan O'Neal, American actor
1949: Jessica Lange American actress
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:21:31
April 21st in History
0: Romulus and Remus found Rome
1789: John Adams sworn in as first US Vice President, 9 days before Washington is sworn in as president
1898: Spanish-American War begins
1961: French army revolts in Algeria
1972: Apollo 17, the last Apollo mission lands on the Moon.
1989: 100,000 chinese students gather for quiet protest in Tiananmen Square


April 21st birthdays
1782: Friedrich Froebel, German educationalist
1816: Charlotte Bronte, British writer
1838: John Muir, American naturalist
1864: Max Weber, German sociologist
1915: Anthony Quinn, American actor
1926: Elizabeth II, British Queen
1935: Charles Grodin, American actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:21:40
April 22nd in History
1500: The area that became Brazil is discovered by Portuguese explorers
1954: Senate Army-McCarthy televised hearings began Red scare starts
1955: Congress orders all US coins bear motto "In God We Trust"


April 22nd birthdays
1451: Isabella I of Castile, Queen of Spain and patron of Christopher Columbus
1724: Immanuel Kant, German philosopher
1766: Madame de Stael, French writer
1870: Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov (aka Lenin), Russian leader
1904: Robert Oppenheimer, Inventor of atomic bomb
1916: Yehudi Menuhin, Violinist
1937: Jack Nicholson, American actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:21:49
April 23rd in History
1348: English order of knighthood founded
1661: King Charles II crowned the King of Great Britain and Ireland
1965: The USSR launch its first communications satellite
1967: Russian Vladimir Komarov becomes the first man to make two spaceflights
1984: The United States announce the discovery of the AIDS virus


April 23rd birthdays
1564: William Shakespeare, English playwright
1775: J.M Turner, English artist
1858: Max Planck, German physicist
1899: Vladimir Nabokov, Russian/American writer
1926: James Donleavey, Irish novelist
1928: Shirley Temple, American film star
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:21:59
April 24th in History
1792: "La Marseillaise", which later becomes the French national anthem, composed by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle
1800: Library of Congress established with $5,000 allocation
1953: British PM Winston Churchill knighted by the Queen
1961: JFK accepts "sole responsibility" following Bay of Pigs
1961: General de Gaulle of France order a blockade of Algeria
1970: China becomes the 5th nation to launch a satellite into orbit
1981: IBM-PC introduced
1985: Israel begins the third stage of its troop removal from Lebanon


April 24th birthdays
1934: Shirley MacLaine, American actress
1942: Barbra Streisland, American singer and actress
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:22:07
April 25th in History
1792: Guillotine used for the first time in France on a highwayman
1859: Work begins on the Suez Canal, Egypt
1961: Robert Noyce patents integrated circuit
1982: In accordance with Camp David, Israel completes Sinai withdrawl


April 25th birthdays
1599: Oliver Cromwell, English civil war leader and Lord Protector
1874: Guglielmo Marconi, Inventor of radio
1908: Edward R Murrow, American journalist
1918: Ella Fitzgerald, US jazz singer
1940: Al Pacino, American actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:22:14
April 26th in History
1514: Copernicus makes his observations of Saturn
1937: German-made planes destroy Basque town of Guernica in Spain. The massacre is later painted by Picasso
1964: Tanzania formed with the merger of two countries
1986: An accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant leads to widespread nuclear contamination


April 26th birthdays
1785: John James Audubon, American naturalist painter
1798: Eugene Delacroix, French artist
1822: Frederick Law Olmsted, American architect
1894: Rudolf Hess, German Nazi leader
1933: Carol Burnett, American actress
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:22:21
April 27th in History
1773: British Parliament passes the Tea Act. It doesn't fly well in Boston
1937: First US social security payment made The AARP should celebrate
1937: The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco USA opens
1941: Athens, Greece, captured by the German army
1960: France grants Togo independence, kicking off the end of the colonial age
1961: Sierra Leone, in Africa, becomes an independent republic
1989: Beijing students take over Tiananmen Square in China


April 27th birthdays
1759: Mary Godwin/Shelley, Author of the novel 'Frankenstein'
1791: Samuel Morse, Inventor of Morse Code
1822: Ulysses S.Grant, Former (18th) American President
1896: Louis Victor de Broglie, French physicist and philosopher
1932: Anouk Aimee, French actress
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:22:53
April 28th in History
1788: Maryland becomes the 7th state to ratify the constitution
1789: Mutiny on the Bounty
1855: First veterinary college in US incorporated in Boston
1945: Italian dictator Benito Mussolini shot by Italian partisans
1952: The United States end their occupation of Japan.
1969: General de Gaulle resigns as President of France
2001: Dennis Tito, a millionaire, becomes the first space tourist.


April 28th birthdays
1442: Edward IV, english king
1758: James Monroe, American president
1878: Lionel Barrymore, American actor
1906: Kurt G䥬, czech mathematician
1926: Harper Lee, American author
1941: Ann Margret, Swedish actress
1945: Bernito Mussolini, Italian fascist leader
1991: Ken Curtis, American actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:23:03
April 29th in History
1429: The seige of Orleans is lifted by Joan of Arc
1852: First edition of Peter Roget's Thesaurus published
1913: The modern form of the zip fastener is patented
1945: The German armed foces in Italy surrender to the allies
1975: US Forces pull out of Vietnam


April 29th birthdays
1854: Henri Poincare, French mathematician
1863: William Randolph Hearst, American publisher
1899: 'Duke' Ellington, US bandleader
1901: Emperor Hirohito of Japan
1907: Fred Zinneman, American director
1937: Saddam Hussein, Iraqi leader
1957: Daniel Day Lewis, British actor
1957: Michelle Pfeiffer, American film actress
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:23:22
April 30th in History
1789: George Washington becomes the first US President
1798: US department of Navy established
1803: Louisiana sold to the United States by France
1970: American troops enter Cambodia, Asia
1975: The Vietnam war ends, with the South surrendering to the North


April 30th birthdays
1777: Karl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician
1870: Franz Lehar, Hungarian composer
1909: Queen Juliana Of Holland
1926: Cloria Leachman, American actress
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:23:29
May 1st in History
1906: Troops in Paris make many arrests during a May Day protest
1925: The island of Cyprus becomes a British colony
1931: The Empire State Building, in New York, is completed
1960: Gary Powers, in a U2 spy plane, shot down and captured by the USSR
1968: Legoland, in Denmark, opens


May 1st birthdays
1769: Arthur Wellesley, The Duke of Wellington
1916: Glenn Ford, American film actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:23:36
May 2nd in History
1945: Berlin captured by Russian forces at the end of WW2
1986: Radiation released from the Chernobyl accident reach France, Britain


May 2nd birthdays
1729: Catherine The Great
1904: Bing Crosby, American actor and singer
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:23:43
May 3rd in History
1841: New Zealand becomes a British colony
1906: The Sinai peninsula becomes Egyptian territory
1949: A ten nations conference in London forms the Council of Europe


May 3rd birthdays
1933: James Brown, American singer
1947: Doug Hemming, American actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:23:51
May 4th in History
1904: Work begins on the Panama Canal, Central America
1990: Latvia declares its independence from the Soviet Union


May 4th birthdays
1825: Thomas Huxley, English naturalist
1936: Audrey Hepburn, Dutch born film actress
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May 5th in History
1751: The Portuguese government takes steps to curb the Inquisitions powers
1942: Battle of Coral Sea
1961: Alan Shepard becomes the first American into space
1988: A live broadcast from the top of Mt Everest is made for the first time, by Japanese TV


May 5th birthdays
1512: Geradus Mercator, German map maker
1818: Karl Marx, German author
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May 6th in History
1910: George V becomes the King of England
1937: The Hindenberg airship catches fire and is destroyed while in the USA
1987: Black South African workers go on strike over whites only election


May 6th birthdays
1856: Robert Peary, American Artic explorer
1856: Sigmund Freud, Austrian psychologist
1895: Rudolph Valentino, Silent film star
1915: Orson Wells, American Actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:24:15
May 7th in History
1911: Large demonstrations held in New York, demanding women's right to vote
1915: The liner 'Lusitania' is sunk by German forces off the Irish coast
1943: Tunis, in North Africa, captured by WW2 Allied forces
1960: Leonid Brezhnev becomes the President of the USSR
1973: US President Nixon denies all knowledge of the Watergate affair
1994: The Channel Tunnel opened by the British Queen and French President Mitterand


May 7th birthdays
1812: Robert Browning, English poet
1833: Johannes Brahms, German composer and friend of Schumanns
1840: Peter Tchaikovsky, Russian composer
1840: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer
1901: Gary Cooper, American film actor
1919: Marie Peron, Argentinian on who 'Evita' was based
1923: Anne Baxter, American film actress
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:24:24
May 8th in History
1902: The volcano Mount Pelee, in the Caribbean, erupts, killing 30,000 people
1911: Iceland gives the vote to women
1933: Gandhi, in India, begins a hunger strike in protest against the British
1945: Victory In Europe Day (VE Day) declared
1950: American General MacArthur becomes comander of the UN forces in Korea
1984: The USSR and Warsaw Pact countries announce they will boycott the Los Angeles Olympics


May 8th birthdays
1698: Henry Baker, English naturalist
1884: Harry S. Truman, 33rd US President
1926: David Attenborough, English director
1940: Peter Benchley, British Author
1946: Candice Bergen, American actress
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:24:33
May 9th in History
1922: The Egyptian governmant becomes the country's only legal trader in opium, cocaine and hashish
1940: The RAF begins night bombing raids on targest in Germany
1947: The World Bank opens in Washington, United States


May 9th birthdays
1873: Howard Carter, English egyptologist
1934: Alan Bennett, English playwright and actor
1936: Albert Finney, Actor
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:24:41
May 10th in History
1896: The American transcontinental railroad is completed
1933: Nazis burn 'un-German' books outside Berlin University
1994: Nelson Mandella sworn in as the president of South Africa


May 10th birthdays
1899: Fred Astaire, American Actor
1902: David O Selznick, American film producer
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:24:50
May 11th in History
1709: Large numbers of Germans begin emigrating to North America
1931: During Spanish civil war, martial Law is announced in several Spanish cities
1949: Siam changes its name to Thailand
1949: Israel becomes a member of the United Nations


May 11th birthdays
1803: Hector Berlioz, French composer
1880: Irving Berlin, American composer
1931: Rupert Murdoch, Media tycoon
1963: Natasha Richardson, American Actress
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Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:24:57
May 12th in History
1881: Tunisia becomes a French protectorate
1937: British King George VI coronated in Westminster Abbey
1949: The blockade of the city of Berlin, by the USSR, is officially lifted


May 12th birthdays
1567: Claudio Monteverdi, Italian composer
1820: Florence Nightingale, English pioneer of nursing
1828: Dante Rossetti, English artist and poet
1929: Burt Bacharach, American Composer
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May 13th in History
1846: The United States declare war on Mexico
1927: Black Friday' in Germany, the day when the economic collapse of Germany begins.
1944: Hitler gives permission for German forces to withdraw from the USSR
1981: Pope John Paul II is shot and wounded


May 13th birthdays
1265: Dante Alighieri, Italian poet
1907: Daphne du Maurier, English novelist
1950: Stevie Wonder, American singer
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:25:14
May 14th in History
1610: Henry IV of France assassinated
1940: Rotterdam, in Holland, captured by German forces during WW2
1948: Jewish provisional government formed as British Mandate for Palestine ends
1955: The Warsaw Pact signed by Eastern bloc countries
1973: The United States launch the Skylab 1 space station


May 14th birthdays
1686: Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, German inventor of mercury thermometer
1727: Thomas Gainsborough, British artist
1944: George Lucas, Creator of the Star Wars films
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:25:23
May 15th in History
1902: Portugal declares itself bankrupt
1908: Artist Claude Monet destroys some of his paintings, which he didn't like
1988: Soviet troops begin their withdrawl from Afghanistan


May 15th birthdays
1859: Pierre Curie, French physicist
1909: James Mason, British actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:25:31
May 16th in History
1770: The Dauphin of France and Marie Antoinette get married
1804: Napoleon declared Emperor of France
1920: Switzerland joins the League of Nations
1929: The first ever Academy Awards (Oscars) are held
1985: Sinn Fein wins its first seats in the Northern Ireland local elections


May 16th birthdays
1905: Henry Fonda, American oscar winning film actor
1955: Debra Winger, American film actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:25:37
May 17th in History
1939: Sweden, Norway and Finland reject Germany's non-aggression pact
1940: The Belgian government moves to Ostend because of invading German forces
1973: The Senate Select Committee hearings on Watergate open
1991: Tim Berners-Lee announce the official launch of the first website


May 17th birthdays
1866: Erik Satie, French composer
1911: Maureen O'Sullivan, American film actress
1938: Dennis Hopper, American film actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:25:44
May 18th in History
1900: Tonga becomes a British protectorate
1910: The first ever conference on air traffic opens in Paris
1936: The Spanish Civil breaks out
1980: Mt St. Helens, North America, erupts causing widespread damage
1983: Sri Lanka impose a State of Emergency after election violence
1990: Treaty forming the basis for monetary union between East and West Germany signed


May 18th birthdays
1872: Bertrand Russell, English philospher
1883: Walter Gropius, American architect
1918: Pope John Paul II, Head of the Catholic Church
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:25:51
May 19th in History
1568: Mary, queen of Scots, arrested.
1649: England declared a Commonwealth
1802: Napoleon creates the "Legion d'honneur" , the most prestigious French award
1906: The last British soldiers leave Canada
1967: The United States, Soviet Union, and United Kingdom agree to ban nuclear weapons from outer space


May 19th birthdays
1890: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnamese leader, after whom Saigon was renamed
1925: Malcom X, controversial American civil rights leader
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:25:59
May 20th in History
1927: Britain recognises the independence of Saudi Arabia
1944: Failed assassination attempt made on Hitler by his own officers
1990: An estimated 2 million people across China protest Martial Law
1991: The Soviet government begins allowing citizens to leave the country if they wished


May 20th birthdays
1908: James Stewart, American film actor
1915: Moshe Dayan, Israeli military leader
1946: Cher, American actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:26:42
May 21st in History
1851: Gold discovered in Australia
1927: Charles Lindbergh becomes the first to fly solo across the Atlantic


May 21st birthdays
1527: King Philip II of Spain
1904: Fats Waller, American musician
1916: Harold Robbins, American novelist
1917: Raymond Burr, American actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:26:55
May 22nd in History
1972: Ceylon becomes the Republic of Sri Lanka
1988: Hungarian Communist Party leader ousted


May 22nd birthdays
1813: Richard Wagner, German operatic composer
1907: Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen
1924: Charles Aznavour, French born singer
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:27:07
May 23rd in History
1618: The Thirty Years War begins
1926: Lebanon becomes a republic


May 23rd birthdays
1718: William Hunter, Scottish anatomist
1848: Otto Lilienthal, German glider builder
1883: Douglas Fairbanks Snr, American film star
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:27:21
May 24th in History
1948: The USSR stop road and rail traffic between Berlin and the West
1956: 2,500th anniversary of the death of Buddha celebrated in India


May 24th birthdays
1819: Queen Victoria
1941: Bob Dylan, American singer/songwriter
1969: Yasser Arafat, Palestinian leader
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:27:36
May 25th in History
1768: Explorer Captain Cook sets sail on his first voyage
1907: The first national assembly, in which women had parliamentary seats, opens in Finland
1910: French troops occupy Morocco, North Africa
1935: Athlete Jesse Owens sets six world records in under an hour, infuriating Hitler
1945: Arthur C.Clark suggests using relay satellites to cover the Earth
1961: President Kennedy announces plan to send men to the Moon


May 25th birthdays
1803: Ralph W. Emerson, American poet
1881: Bela Bartok, Hungarian composer
1892: Josip Tito, Former Yugoslavian president
1926: Miles Davis, American jazz trumpet player
1939: Ian McKellen, English actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:27:49
May 26th in History
1805: Napoleon Bonaparte crowned King of Italy
1924: The United States start limiting immigration, banning all Japanese
1991: Presidential elections, after the collapse of the USSR, are held in Georgia
1992: With the break up of the Soviet Union, Russia and the Ukraine decide to split the Black Sea fleet


May 26th birthdays
1886: Al Jolson, American singer
1907: John Wayne, American actor who made many westerns
1913: Peter Cushing, British born film actor
1925: Roy Dotrice, American actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:28:03
May 27th in History
1930: Widespread unrest in India after Gandhi's arrest
1940: The evacuation of allied troops from Dunkirk, France, begins
1941: The German battleship 'Bismark' is sunk off the coast of France
1952: European Defense Community Treaty, establishing an EU army, signed
1990: Poland holds its first free elections in over fifty years


May 27th birthdays
1867: Arnold Bennett, English novelist
1897: John Cockcroft, English nuclear physicist
1911: Vincent Price, American film actor
1922: Christopher Lee, British born film actor
1923: Henry Kissinger, American politician
1936: Lou Gossett Jr, American film actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:28:17
May 28th in History
1906: The Tsar of Russia makes large areas of land available to the peasants
1915: Women in Berlin demonstrate for peace
1940: Holland and Belgium surrender to German forces, during WW2
1961: Last ever Orient Express from Paris to Bucharest


May 28th birthdays
1660: George I, British King
1908: Ian Fleming, British writer
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:28:32
May 29th in History
1919: Einstein's theories given a practical test during an eclipse
1940: British forces begin their evacuation from Dunkirk, France
1990: Brois Yeltsin elected leader of the Russian Federation


May 29th birthdays
1630: King Charles II of Britain
1874: Gilbert Keith Chesterton, English novelist
1903: Bob Hope, US entertainer
1917: John F. Kennedy, Former (35th) American President
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:28:48
May 30th in History
1536: King Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour
1842: Assassination attempt made on Queen Victoria
1934: Nazis open trials of alleged communists


May 30th birthdays
1672: Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia
1846: Peter Faberge, Russian jeweller
1896: Howard Hawks, American film director
1908: Mel Blanc, Provided many cartoon voices for Warner Brothers
1909: Benny Goodman, American bandleader
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:29:02
May 31st in History
1900: Boxer rebellion in China
1902: The Boer war, in South Africa, ends
1961: South Africa becomes an independent republic
1990: Soviet Legislature televised for the first time


May 31st birthdays
1819: Walt Whitman, American poet
1930: Clint Eastwood, American film actor/director
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:29:19
June 1st in History
1952: East Germany closes its links with West
1958: General De Gaulle named the premier of France
1973: Greece becomes a republic, scrapping its monarchy


June 1st birthdays
1926: Andy Griffith, American film and television actor
1926: Marilyn Monroe, American film actress
1937: Morgan Freeman, American film actor ('Driving Miss Daisy')
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:29:38
June 2nd in History
1793: Jean-Paul Marat, reciting the names of 29 "enemies of the republic", kicks of the French reign of terror.
1865: The last members of the American conferedate forces surrender, ending the American civil war.
1896: Guglielmo Marconi patents the radio
1953: Summit of Everest reached for the first time
1953: Coronation of British Queen Elizabeth II


June 2nd birthdays
1740: Marquis de Sade, French author
1840: Thomas Hardy, English novelist and poet
1903: Johnny Weissmuller, American swimmer and 'Tarzan'
1942: Barry Levinson, American film director
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:29:51
June 3rd in History
1098: Crusaders take Antioch, considered the first Christian city and now located in Turkey.
1940: Paris suffers heavy bombing from German aircraft
1974: Yitzhak Rabin takes over from Golda Meir as Israels premier
1989: The Chinese government sends military troops to Tianamen square, in an effort to repress pro-democracy protesters.


June 3rd birthdays
1865: King George V
1925: Tony Curtis, American film actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:30:04
June 4th in History
1903: A new element, Polonium, discovered by Curie husband and wife team
1938: Sigmund Freud leaves Austria for refuge in London
1942: Japanese suffer heavy losses at Midway Island
1970: Tonga independence


June 4th birthdays
1738: King George III
1811: Harriet Beecher Stowe, American novelist
1910: Christopher Cockerell, Hovercraft inventor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:30:17
June 5th in History
1967: The six day war in the Middle East, between Israel and its neighbours, begins
1968: US Senator Robert Kennedy shot and killed in Los Angeles


June 5th birthdays
1878: Pancho Villa, Mexican revolutionary
1882: Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer and conductor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:30:31
June 6th in History
1944: Invasion of Normandy, D-Day, by allied forces
1967: Egypt closes the Suez canal as Israel seizes Gaza


June 6th birthdays
1778: George (Beau) Brummell, Fashion leader
1862: Henry Newbolt, English poet
1868: Robert F. Scott, English antartic explorer
1875: Thomas Mann, German writer and Nobel prize winner
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:30:53
June 7th in History
1965: Monarchy restored in Morocco
1990: Hungary announces plan to withdraw from the Warsaw Pact


June 7th birthdays
1799: Alexander Pushkin, Russian playwright and poet
1848: Paul Gauguin, French artist; lived with Van Gogh for some time
1909: Jessica Tandy, American actress; 'Driving Miss Daisy'
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:31:07
June 8th in History
1969: Spain closes its border with Gibraltar
1986: Kurt Waldheim, former Nazi, chosen as the new Austrian president
1990: Czechoslovakia's first free elections in 44 years


June 8th birthdays
1625: Giovanni Cassini, Italian astronomer
1772: Robert Stevenson, English engineer
1810: Robert Schumann, German composer
1967: Frank LLoyd Wright, American architect
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:31:20
June 9th in History
1897: Japan protests United States' takeover of Hawaii
1898: China leases Hong Kong to Britain for 99 years
1931: The rocket-fueled aircraft design is patented by Robet Goddard


June 9th birthdays
1672: Peter The Great, Tsar Of Russia
1875: Sir Henry Dale, English physiologist and Nobel prize winner
1893: Cole Porter, American composer of musicals
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:31:38
June 10th in History
1909: SOS signal used as an emergency call for the first time
1943: The ballpoint pen patented in the United States
1950: The West turns down Soviet plans to reunify Germany
1971: Us lift 21 year trade embargo on China
1979: First ever European Assembly elections


June 10th birthdays
1819: Gustav Courbet, French painter
1832: Nicholaus Otto, German engineer
1840: Henry Morton Stanley, US journalist and explorer
1922: Judy Garland, US actress of 'Wizard Of Oz' fame
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:31:54
June 11th in History
1727: George I becomes the new King of England
1959: Hovercraft demonstrated for the first time


June 11th birthdays
1776: John Constable, English painter
1910: Jaques Cousteau, French underwater explorer
1935: Gene Wilder, American comedy film actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:32:10
June 12th in History
1665: England establishes New York city as the name for the city they've just acquired which was formerly known as new Amsterdam
1898: The Phillipines declare independence from Spain.
1922: Insulin patented
1944: The first V1 rocket falls on England during World War 2


June 12th birthdays
1519: Cosimo de Medici, Florencian monarch
1890: Egon Schiele, German painter
1924: George Bush, Former (41st) US President
1929: Anne Frank, Dutch wartime diarist
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:32:24
June 13th in History
1971: Francois Mitterrand named head of French Socialist Party
1982: Argentine forces surrender to the British in the Falklands conflict
1983: Pioneer 10 becomes the first spacecraft to leave the solar system
1990: Official removal of the Berlin Wall begins


June 13th birthdays
1831: James Clerk Maxwell, Scottish physicist
1943: Malcolm McDowell, Film actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:32:41
June 14th in History
1940: German troops enter Paris
1962: Thirty people arrested in plot to kill the French leader De Gaulle
1964: Nelson Mandella sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa
1965: Military takeover in South Vietnam
1981: The French Socialist Party wins landslide presidential vote


June 14th birthdays
1736: Charles Coulomb, French electrical physicist
1928: Ernesto (Che) Guevera, Revolutionary hero
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:32:55
June 15th in History
1844: Vulcanised rubber patented by Charles Goodyear
1972: 75,000 attend gathering of religious leader Billy Graham, in Texas
1977: General elections held in Spain, the first since 1936


June 15th birthdays
1884: Harry Langdon, American silent film star
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:33:14
June 16th in History
1951: People's Party founded in India
1972: Burglars caught inside the Watergate building


June 16th birthdays
1858: King Gustav V of Sweden
1890: Stan Laurel, English born comedy actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:33:27
June 17th in History
1823: The waterproof material for raincoats patented by Charles Macintosh
1944: Iceland becomes an independent republic
1946: War crime trial of Emperor Hirohito of Japan begins
1953: Soviet tanks deployed against rioting East Germans
1967: China explodes its first H-bomb
1970: Polaroid camera patented


June 17th birthdays
1882: Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer and conductor
1917: Dean Martin, American film actor and singer
1934: Donald Sutherland, Canadian born film actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:33:42
June 18th in History
1815: Battle of Waterloo, where British General Wellington defeats French Emperor Napoleon
1898: First ever steel pier opens in the United States
1983: Sally Ride becomes the first US woman in space  onboard the space shuttle.


June 18th birthdays
1886: George Mallory, English mountaineer
1937: John D. Rockerfeller IV, American millionaire
1952: Isabella Rosselini, Italian born film actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:33:55
June 19th in History
1961: United Kingdom gives up control of Kuwait
1963: Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space


June 19th birthdays
1566: James VI of Scotland and England
1623: Blaise Pascal, French mathematician
1861: Douglas Haig, British field marshal
1947: Salman Rushdie, British novelist
1954: Kathleen Turner, American film actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:34:10
June 20th in History
1939: German warship Bismark launched
1986: Movement of sheep banned after they ate grass contaminated by fallout from Chernobyl
1990: A new currency unit, the Ecu, proposed for the European community


June 20th birthdays
1909: Errol Flynn, Australian born Hollywood film actor
1941: Stephen Frears, English born film director
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:34:25
June 21st in History
1945: New communist government estblished in Poland
1956: East Germany announces the release of 19,000 political prisoners
1973: Nixon and Brezhnev sign arms limitation agreement


June 21st birthdays
1905: Jean-Paul Sartre, French playwright
1920: Jane Russell, American film actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:34:38
June 22nd in History
1910: First passengers carried on the Zeppelin airship
1940: French sign armistice with Germans at Compiegne
1941: Battle of Britain - the RAF shoots down 26 Nazi planes during the day
1978: Pluto's moon, Charon, discovered by James Christy
1980: USSR begins removing troops from Afghanistan
1990: Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin officially removed


June 22nd birthdays
1767: Karl Von Humboldt, German explorer
1949: Lindsay Wagner, US film and television actress
1949: Meryl Streep, American film actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:34:51
June 23rd in History
1951: British diplomats Donald Maclean and Guy Burgess, two soviet spies, flee to the USSR
1956: Colonel Nasser elected as President in Egypt
1973: The Pope opens the vatican gallery of modern art


June 23rd birthdays
1763: Josephine de Beauharnais, Wife of Napoleon
1910: Jean Anouilh, French playwright
1912: Alan Turing, Founder of computer science
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:35:09
June 24th in History
1901: Picasso displays his work for the very first time
1978: North Yemen President assassinated
1982: First Frenchman launches into orbit, as part of Soviet mission
1983: Syria expels PLO leader Yasser Arafat


June 24th birthdays
1930: Claude Chabrol, French film director
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:35:25
June 25th in History
1867: Barbed wire patented
1945: United Nations founded
1950: North Korean troops move into South Korea
1987: The USSR begins major changes to its economy to make it more like a Western economy


June 25th birthdays
1903: George Orwell, English novelist
1925: June Lockhart, American actress of TV and film
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:35:39
June 26th in History
1906: First Grand Prix held at Le Mans
1975: Indira Gandhi convicted of election fraud
1990: Europe begins to study ways into financially helping the USSR


June 26th birthdays
1819: Abner Doubleday, Publisher
1824: Lord Kelvin, British Physicist
1892: Pearl Buck, American novelist
1898: Willi Messerschmitt, German aircraft designer
1904: Peter Lorre, American film actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:35:56
June 27th in History
1975: Hunting of Finback whales banned
1977: French Somaliland becomes the independent country of Djibouti


June 27th birthdays
1462: Louis XII, King of France
1844: Joseph Smith, Founder of the Mormon church
1846: Charles Stewart Parnell, Irish leader
1859: Mildred Hill, Composer of 'Happy Birthday'
1880: Helen Keller, American author
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:36:09
June 28th in History
1834: Queen Victoria crowned at Westminster Abbey
1939: PANAM begins a regular air service from the United States to Europe
1950: North Korean forces capture Seoul
1966: The US breaks diplomatic links with Argentina after a military takeover


June 28th birthdays
1721: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, French writer
1927: Mel Brooks, American comedy director and actor
1946: Gilda Radner, American actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:36:24
June 29th in History
1943: During World War 2, American forces land in New Guinea
1971: The Soyuz 11 spacecraft docked with the Salyut 1 spacestation for 22 days


June 29th birthdays
1577: Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish artist
1868: George Hale, American astronomer
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 28 Iyun 2006, 05:36:38
June 30th in History
1950: US President allows American troops deployement in Korea
1954: USSR opens its first atomic power plant
1960: Belgian Congo becomes an independent state
1968: Gaullists win victory in the French National Assembly elections


June 30th birthdays
1884: Georges Duhamel, French novelist
1896: Howard Hawks, American film director
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:43:42
July 1st in History
1940: Channel Islands occupied by German forces
1948: Berlin Airlift, supplying Berlin's zones by air
1962: Rwanda and Burundi become independent countries
1991: Warsaw Pact officially disbanded


July 1st birthdays
1916: Olivia de Havilland, American film actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:43:54
July 2nd in History
1865: William Booth forms the Salvation Army
1937: Amelia Earhart, the US aviator, disappears somewhere over the Pacific Ocean
1950: American troops land in South Korea


July 2nd birthdays
1714: Christoph von Gluck, German composer
1862: William Henry Bragg, English physicist
1877: Herman Hesse, German novelist
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:44:08
July 3rd in History
1608: Quebec, Canada founded by Samuel Champlain
1863: Battle of Gettysbeurg, during the American Civil War, ends
1928: First color TV transmission, made by John Logie Baird
1988: US warship in the Gulf accidently shoots down Iranian airliner


July 3rd birthdays
1883: Franz Kafka, Czech author
1927: Ken Russell, British film director
1937: Tom Stoppard, British writer/playwirght
1962: Tom Cruise, American actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:44:21
July 4th in History
1776: The United States adopt the Declaration of Independence
1946: The Philippine Islands granted independence by the United States


July 4th birthdays
1804: Nathaniel Hawthorne, American author
1807: Giuseppe Garibaldi, Italian soldier
1927: Neil Simon, American author
1942: Prince Michael of Kent
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:44:34
July 5th in History
1946: Bikini swimsuit first demonstrated at a Paris fashion show
1977: Pakistans leader, Mr Bhutto, deposed by the military


July 5th birthdays
1810: Phineas T. Barnum, Circus entrepreneur
1853: Cecil Rhodes, Founder of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)
1901: Louis Armstrong, American jazz trumpeter
1911: Georges Pompidou, French statesman
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:44:47
July 6th in History
1535: Sir Thomas Moore beheaded for treason on Tower Hill, London
1885: First anti rabies vaccine used, developed by Louis Pasteur
1964: Nyasaland becomes the independent state of Malawi
1986: A coup led by pro-Marcos supporters in the Philippines fails


July 6th birthdays
1785: John Paul Jones, American War of Independence hero
1796: Nicholas I, Tsar of Russia
1925: Janet Leigh, American film actress
1935: Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:45:01
July 7th in History
1890: Electric chair used for the first time in the United States
1929: The Vatican City State, with the Pope as leader, created
1941: United States armed forces arrive in Iceland
1985: Robert Mugabe becomes the first President of the newly named Zimbabwe


July 7th birthdays
1901: Vittorio de Sica, Italian film director
1915: Yul Brynner, American actor
1922: Pierre Cardin, French fashion designer
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:45:22
1497: Vasco da Gama leaves Lisbon on his voyage of discovery to India


July 8th birthdays
1838: Graf von Zeppelin, Designer of the Zeppelin airships
1851: Arthur Evans, English archaeologist
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:45:35
July 9th in History
1816: Argentina, in South America, declares its independence from Spain


July 9th birthdays
1901: Barbra Cartland, English novelist
1937: David Hockney, English painter
1942: Richard Roundtree, American actor
1956: Tom Hanks, American actor
1957: Kelly McGillis, Australian actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:45:48
July 10th in History
1900: Paris subway, the Metro, opens
1962: Telstar, the first private communications satellite, launches
1985: Explosion sinks Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior in Auckland harbor
1986: Israeli helicopters bomb Palestinian camps


July 10th birthdays
1509: John Calvin, French religious reformer
1871: Marcel Proust, French psychological novelist
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:45:59
July 11th in History
1533: King Henry VIII of England is excommunicated.
1804: American VP Aaron Burr kills US treasury secretary Alexander Hamilton during a duel.
1895: First motion picture is shown in Paris by the Lumiere brothers.
1960: Ivory Coast, Niger, Upper Volta and Dahomey all become independent
1975: Army of life-size terracotta soldiers discovered in China
1979: Debris from the US Skylab space station fall on Australia
1995: U.S. establishes diplomatic relations with Vietnam


July 11th birthdays
1274: Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland
1656: First Quaker colonists land at Boston
1754: Thomas Bowdler, British censor.
1767: John Quincy Adams, Former (6th) American President
1899: E. B. White, American writer
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:46:12
July 12th in History
1389: In England, Geoffrey Chaucer is named chief clerk by Richard II
1862: The United States Medal of Honor is created
1920: Panama Canal opened by American president Woodrow Wilson
1975: Sao Tome and Principe declare independence
1990: Boris Yeltsin resigns from the Soviet Communist Party, spelling the end of communism in Russia


July 12th birthdays
1730: Josiah Wedgwood, English potter
1817: Henry Thoreau, American author
1854: George Eastman, American pioneer in photography
1876: Max Jacob, French poet
1884: Amedeo Modigliani, Italian artist
1895: Buckminster Fuller, American architect
1904: Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet
1917: Andrew Wyeth, American painter
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:46:26
July 13th in History
1793: Jean Paul Marat, one of the leaders of the French revolution, is murdered
1837: Queen Victoria becomes the first British monarch to live in Buckingham Palace
1863: Beginning of the New York draft riots, regarded as the worst in United States history.
1881: American outlaw Billy the Kid is shot to death
1985: The Live Aid concerts held to raise money for famine victims in Africa


July 13th birthdays
1527: John Dee, English scientist
1811: George G. Scott, British architect
1927: Simone Veil, French politician
1933: David Storey, English novelist
1934: Wole Soyinka, Nigerian writer
1942: Harrison Ford, American actor
1943: The Battle of Kursk, largest tank battle in history, ends
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:46:45
July 14th in History
1099: Jerusalem captured in First Crusade
1789: The French revolution begins with the storming of the Bastille prison
1798: In the US, the Sedition Act becomes law making it a federal crime to criticize the US government. Although never tested in court, it is assumed to be unconstitutional.
1867: Alfred Nobel demonstrates his new invention, dynamite, for the first time
1958: Iraq becomes a republic after the assassination of King Faisal
1958: Iraqi monarchy overthrown by Arab nationalists


July 14th birthdays
1602: Jules Mazarin, French statesman
1796: Thomas Bulfinch, American mythologist
1862: Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter
1904: Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish Yiddish author
1910: William Hanna, American cartoonist
1912: Woody Guthrie, American folk musician
1913: Gerald Ford, Former (38th) American President
1918: Ingmar Bergman, Swedish director
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:46:59
July 15th in History
1795: The 'Marseillaise' is adopted as the French national anthem
1799: Discovery of the Rosetta Stone, which will yield better understanding of the ancient egyptian language.
1916: American airline manufacturer Pacific Aero Products (later renamed Boeing), opens its doors.
1975: The US and USSR launch the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project spacecraft


July 15th birthdays
1606: Rembrandt, Dutch artist and etcher
1911: Edward Shackleton, English explorer
1913: Hammomd Innes, English novelist
1919: Iris Murdoch, English writer
1930: Jacques Derrida, French philosopher
1933: Guido Crepax, Italian graphic novelist
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:47:12
July 16th in History
1661: The Bank of Stockholm issues Europe's first bank notes
1945: First atomic bomb test, in New Mexico, USA
1965: The Mont Blanc road tunnel, linking France and Italy, opens
1969: Apollo 11, the first manned Moon landing, launched


July 16th birthdays
1907: Barbra Stanwick, American film actress
1911: Ginger Rogers, American film actress/dancer
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:47:26
July 17th in History
1955: Disneyland opens in Los Angeles, CA
1975: The US and USSR link up in space, with the Apollo Soyuz mission
1980: Military coup in Bolivia


July 17th birthdays
1763: John Jacob Astor, US millionaire
1899: James Cagney, American actor
1935: Donald Sutherland, American actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:47:38
July 18th in History
1936: The Spanish Civil war begins with an army revolt against the government


July 18th birthdays
1811: W.M Thackery, English novelist
1918: Nelson Mandella, South African President
1921: John Glenn, American astronaut
1937: Hunter S. Thompson, American writer
1950: Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:47:52
July 19th in History
1903: The first ever 'Tour de France' cycle race ends
1949: Laos independence
1989: General Jaruzelski appointed President of Poland
1991: The South African government admits funding the Zulus to undermine the ANC


July 19th birthdays
1834: Edgar Degas, French impressionist and sculptor
1896: A.J Cronin, Scottish novelist
1918: Samuel Colt, US inventor of the Colt 45 revolver
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:48:04
July 20th in History
1969: Man first walks on the moon, brings back lots of rocks.
1974: Turkish forces invade the island of Cyprus


July 20th birthdays
1925: Jaques Delors, French politician
1938: Dianna Rigg, English actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:48:17
July 21st in History
1944: American marines capture the western Pacific island of Guam
1959: Savannah', the worlds first nuclear powered merchant ship, is launched
1969: Neil Armstrong becomes the first human to set foot on the Moon
1983: Authorities end Martial Law in Poland
1985: South African government declares State of Emergency
1990: Rock concert in East Berlin, celebrating the removal of the wall, attended by 150,000


July 21st birthdays
1816: Paul von Reuter, News agency founder
1899: Ernest Hemmingway, US novelist and Nobel prize winner
1922: Norman Jewison, Canadian born film director
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:48:29
July 22nd in History
1969: Prince Juan Carlos named as the future king of Spain by General Franco


July 22nd birthdays
1478: King Philip I of Spain
1822: Gregor Mendel, Austrian monk and botanist
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:48:46
July 23rd in History
1864: Dr Livingstone, the African missionary, returns to England
1952: Military stage a coup in Egypt, forcing King Farouk to abdicate
1991: USSR applies for full membership of the IMF and World Bank
1993: Widespread flooding on the Mississippi river, USA


July 23rd birthdays
1888: Raymond Chandler, American author
1933: Richard Rogers, British architect
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:49:01
July 24th in History
1824: World's first opinion poll held in the United States
1925: Insulin successfully used for the first time to treat a patient
1985: France leads international campaign for sanctions against South Africa


July 24th birthdays
1802: Alexander Dumas, French author of 'The Three Musketeers'
1898: Amelia Earhart, American aviator
1919: Peter Yates, British director
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:49:16
July 25th in History
1909: Louis Bleriot becomes the first man to cross the Channel (between England and France) by plane
1943: Benito Mussolini, the Italian dictator, forced to resign
1957: Tunisia gains independence


July 25th birthdays
1894: Walter Brennan, American actor
1937: Colin Renfrew, British archaeologist
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:49:33
July 26th in History
1908: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) formed
1956: President Nasser of Egypt nationalizes the Suez Canal Company
1957: USA test launch first ICBM


July 26th birthdays
1856: George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright
1894: Aldous Huxley, English novelist
1928: Stanley Kubrick, British director
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:49:46
July 27th in History
1694: Parliament creates The Bank of England
1953: The Korean war comes to an end, with the signing of the armistice
1985: Milton Obote, the President of Uganda, is overthrown by the military


July 27th birthdays
1824: Alexandre Dumas, French author
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:50:14
July 28th in History
1851: First ever photograph of a total eclipse of the Sun made
1858: Fingerprints first used as a means of identification, in France
1914: The first World War begins when Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia


July 28th birthdays
1866: Beatrix Potter, English author
1887: Marcel Duchamp, French artist
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:57:07
July 29th in History
1588: British general Drake defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth
1975: Military staged coup in Nigeria


July 29th birthdays
1883: Benito Mussolini, Italian leader
1905: Dag Hammarskjold, Former UN Secretary-general
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:57:26
July 30th in History
1935: The first ever 'Penguin' paperback books goes on sale
1984: First flight of space shuttle 'Discovery'


July 30th birthdays
1818: Emily Bronte, English novelist
1863: Henry Ford, American car manufacturer
1898: Henry Moore, English sculptor
1940: Sir Clive Sinclair, British Inventor
1947: Arnold Schwarzenegger, American actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 08 Avgust 2006, 06:57:38
July 31st in History
1954: K2 summit reached for the first time by an Italian team


July 31st birthdays
1944: Geraldine Chaplin, Actress and daughter of Charlie
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:26:36
August 1st in History
1498: Christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America
1774: Joseph Priestley isolates oxygen for the first time
1793: The metric unit of mass, the kilogram, is introduced in France
1798: The English navy, under Nelson, defeats the French at the Battle of the Nile
1914: Germany declares war on the Soviet Union, Italy declares itself neutral.
1975: Helsinki Agreement, on human rights, signed by over 35 nations
1976: Trinidad and Tobago independence


August 1st birthdays
1933: Dom Deluise, American film actor
1936: Yves Saint-Laurent, Designer
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:26:50
August 2nd in History
1964: US destroyer attacked by Vietnamese torpedo boats in Gulf of Tonkin
1990: Iraq invades Kuwait


August 2nd birthdays
1924: James Baldwin, American writer
1932: Peter O'Toole, British actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:30:32
August 3rd in History
1777: La Scala Opera House in Milan opening
1858: Source of the Nile river, Lake Victoria, discovered
1907: Royal decree in Portugal makes Sunday a day of rest
1914: First ship passing through the new Panama Canal


August 3rd birthdays
1801: Joseph Paxton, English architect
1920: PD James, British Author
1926: Tony Bennett, American singer
1940: Martin Sheen, American actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:30:44
August 4th in History
1914: Britain declares war on Germany
1971: The US launches first satellite into lunar orbit from a manned spacecraft
1983: Italy elects first socialist prime minister since 1946


August 4th birthdays
1792: Percy Shelley, English poet
1900: Queen Elizabeth, British Queen Mother
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:30:56
August 5th in History
1905: Norway cuts diplomatic ties with Sweden
1914: USA declares itself neutral as Germany declares war on the Soviet Union
1962: Nelson Mandella arrested and then imprisoned
1963: Nuclear Test Ban Agreement signed, allowing nuclear weapon to only be tested underground


August 5th birthdays
1906: John Huston, American film director
1930: Neil Armstrong, First man on the Moon
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:31:09
August 6th in History
1806: Holy Roman empire officially ends
1915: During World War I, Warsaw falls into German hands
1945: Atomic bomb dropped Hiroshima
1962: Jamaica gains independent from Britain


August 6th birthdays
1809: Alfred Tennyson, English poet
1917: Robert Mitchum, American actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:31:42
August 7th in History
1858: Ottawa chosen as the capital of Canada by British Queen Victoria
1942: American marines begin assault on Guadalcanal
1960: The Ivory Coast gains independence from France


August 7th birthdays
1876: Mata Hari, Dutch born dancer and spy
1903: Louis Leakey, British archaeologist
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:33:45
August 8th in History
1786: Mt Blanc, the tallest mountain in Europe, climbed for the first time
1940: Battle of Britain
1960: Militray coup  in Laos
1963: The Great Train Robbery, in which 2.5 million pounds are stolen
1974: Richard Nixon resigns as US President, the first to do so
1981: US announce plans to produce the neutron bomb
1983: Militray coup in Guatemala


August 8th birthdays
1901: Ernest Lawrence, US physicist
1937: Dustin Hoffman, American actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:33:58
August 9th in History
1945: Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki
1965: Singapore independence
1974: Gerald Ford becomes the 39th president of the United States


August 9th birthdays
1922: Philip Larkin, English poet
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:34:12
August 10th in History
1846: Smithsonian Institution founded in the United States


August 10th birthdays
1782: Charles James Napier, British general
1874: Herbert Hoover, Former (31st) President of the US
1928: James Dean, American film actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:34:28
August 11th in History
1941: British PM Winston Churchill and US President Franklin Roosevelt sign the Atlantic Charter
1960: Chad gains independence from France
1966: Indonesian Malaysian peace agreement signed in Djakarta


August 11th birthdays
1772: Jean Victor Moreau, French general
1892: Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet
1897: Enid Blyton, English author
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:34:38
August 12th in History
1887: Thomas Edison makes the first sound recording
1969: Echo, the worlds first communications satellite, launched by the US
1969: A three day street battle started in Londonderry, Northern Ireland


August 12th birthdays
1881: Cecil B. De Mille, Hollywood producer/director
1939: George Hamilton, American film actor
1997: Erwin Schrodinger, Physicist
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:35:13
August 13th in History
1705: Battle of Blenheim, in southern Germany
1961: Border between east and west Berlin sealed off by East Germans
1974: The last United States troops leave Vietnam


August 13th birthdays
1756: Queen Adelaide, Consort of William IV
1899: Alfred Hitchcock, English born film director
1927: Fidel Castro, Cuban leader
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:35:22
August 14th in History
1893: First vehicle registration plates introduced, in France
1945: Japan surrenders unconditionally to the allies
1947: Pakistan created by the British
1974: Peace talks in Cyprus break down, and fresh fighting breaks out
1983: French troops deployed in Chad


August 14th birthdays
1867: John Galsworthy, English playwright and novelist
1946: Susan St. James, American film actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:35:58
August 15th in History
1543: Jesuit order founded in Paris
1901: The Cadillac motor company founded in Detroit
1944: Allied forces land in the south of France,  Marseilles recaptured.
1947: India gains independence from Britain
1948: Korea proclaims itself a republic
1965: US National Guard called out to deal with race riots in Los Angeles
1969: Woodstock music festival


August 15th birthdays
1769: Napoleon Bonaparte, French emperor
1771: Sir Walter Scott, Scottish novelist
1888: T.E Lawrence, 'Lawrence of Arabia'; soldier and author
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:36:08
August 16th in History
1960: Cyprus independence


August 16th birthdays
1913: Menachem Begin, Israeli statesman
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:36:23
August 17th in History
1896: Gold discovered in the Yukon Territory, Canada
1943: Allied forces take control of the island of Sicily


August 17th birthdays
1786: Davy Crockett, US frontiersman killed at the Alamo
1892: Mae West, American actress
1943: Robert De Niro, American actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:36:32
August 18th in History
1966: The 'Cultural Revolution' in China begins
1993: Waring factions in Yugoslavia agree to place Sarajevo under UN control


August 18th birthdays
1750: Antonio Salieri, Italian composer
1830: Franz Joseph I, Austro-Hungarian emperor
1922: Shelley Winters, American actress
1933: Roman Polanski, Polish director
1937: Robert Redford, American actor and director
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:36:56
August 19th in History
1969: British army takes over policing of Northern Ireland
1973: George Papadopoulos becomes the first president of Greece
1991: A coup attempts to remove President Gorbachev from power in the Soviet Union


August 19th birthdays
1631: John Dryden, English poet, dramatist and satire writer
1883: Gabrielle (aka Coco) Chanel, French designer
1902: Ogden Nash, American humorist
1940: Jill St John, American actress
1945: Bill Clinton, 45th US President
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:37:03
August 20th in History
1914: German forces invade Brussels
1968: Russian and Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia


August 20th birthdays
1833: Benjamin Harrison, Former (23rd) US President
1890: H.P Lovecraft, American writer
1942: Isaac Hayes, American film actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:37:12
August 21st in History
1900: Allied forces overun Peking's inner city
1915: Italy declares war on Turkey
1958: Hawaii becomes the 50th state of the United States of America
1963: Martial law imposed in South Vietnam
1984: Widespread arrests on the eve of South African coloured elections
1986: A report on the Chernobyl disaster blames 'human error'
1991: Attempted coup against Mikial Gorbachev stopped by Boris Yeltsin


August 21st birthdays
1904: Count Baise, US bandleader and jazz player
1938: Kenny Rogers, American singer/songwriter
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:37:27
August 22nd in History
1642: English Civil War begins
1788: British create the settlement of Sierra Leone, Africa, for freed slaves
1864: International Red Cross formed in Geneva, Switzerland
1911: Mona Lisa' stolen from the Louvre art gallery, Paris


August 22nd birthdays
1862: Claude Debussy, French composer of 'Clair de lune'
1893: Dorothy Parker, American writer and humorist
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer
1920: Ray Bradbury, American author; 'The Martian Chronicles'
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:37:37
August 23rd in History
1793: In France, the first ever national conscription introduced for unmarried men from ages 18 to 25
1914: Emperor of Japan declares war on Germany
1940: German bombers begin night time attacks (The Blitz) on London


August 23rd birthdays
1912: Gene Kelly, Hollywood song and dance man, also producer/director
1947: Willy Russell, Playwright; 'Educating Rita' and Shirley Valentine'
1949: Shelly Long, American actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:37:47
August 24th in History
1981: Mark Chapman begins a life sentence for killing 'Beatles' legend John Lennon


August 24th birthdays
1724: George Stubbs, British painter
1789: James Wedell, Scottish Antarctic explorer
1872: Sir Max Beerbohm, British writer and caricaturist
1948: Jean Michel Jarre, French 'electronic music' musician
1957: Stephen Fry, British writer and comedian
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:37:58
August 25th in History
1981: The spacecraft Voyager 2 flies past the planet Saturn
1988: Romanian Chess master Mihai Suba and his son defect to the West during an international tournament in London


August 25th birthdays
1530: Ivan the Terrible, Crowned as first Tsar of Russia in 1547
1918: Leonard Bernstein, Composer and conductor
1930: Sean Connery, Scottish actor
1938: Frederick Forsyth, British Author
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:38:09
August 26th in History
1346: Battle of Crecy, between English and French forces
1920: US Women given the right to vote


August 26th birthdays
1740: Joseph Montgolfier, With his brother invented the hot air balloon
1875: John Buchan, Scottish author
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:38:19
August 27th in History
1883: The volcano Krakatoa erupts and  the resulting explosion is heard 2200 miles away in Australia.
1915: Italy declares war on Germany
1976: British MP John Stonehouse resigns following his conviction for theft and fraud
1986: US Air Force reveals they accidentally dropped a hydrogen bomb on New Mexico in 1957, which did not detonate


August 27th birthdays
1882: Samuel Goldwyn, Co-founder of the MGM film studios in Hollywood
1899: C.S Forester, English novelist
1910: Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Nobel Peace Prize winner
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:38:29
August 28th in History
1789: William Herschel discovers Enceladus, a moon of Saturn
1963: Over 200,000 people march through Washington in a civil rights demonstration led by Rv. Martin Luther King
1990: Kuwait declared the 19th province of Iraq, by Saddam Hussein


August 28th birthdays
1828: Count Leo Tolstoy, Russian author of 'War and Peace'
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:38:40
August 29th in History
1842: Treay Of Nanking, ceeding Hong Kong to Britain
1885: Gottlieb Daimler patents the first motor cycle
1991: The Soviet Communist Party was formally suspended as leader of USSR


August 29th birthdays
1915: Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress
1920: Charlie Parker, Legendary American Jazz musician
1923: Lord Richard Attenborough, British actor and Director
1938: Elliot Gould, American actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:38:54
August 30th in History
1900: Outbreak of bubonic plague in Glasgow, UK
1981: In Iran, the President and Prime Minister are killed by a bomb
1983: Guy Bluford becomes the first black American in space


August 30th birthdays
1797: Mary Shelley, English novelist and creator of 'Frankenstein'
1908: Fred MacMurray, American actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:39:08
August 31st in History
1888: First 'Jack the Ripper' victim discovered in Buck's Row, London


August 31st birthdays
1928: James Coburn, American film actor
1945: Van Morrison, American songwriter
1955: Ed Moses, American track athlete
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:39:20
September 1st in History
1920: Lebanon created by France, Beirut becoming the capital
1933: H.G Wells publishes  'The Shape of the Things to Come'
1974: The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird fighter establishes a new record by flying the Atlantic in under 2 hours
1979: Pioneer 11 becomes the first spacecraft to flyby the planet Saturn
1985: After 73 years the wreck of the 'Titanic' is found by Dr Robert Ballard


September 1st birthdays
1875: Edgar Rice Burroughs, American novelist
1957: Gloria Estefan, Cuban born Pop singer
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:39:27
September 2nd in History
1666: A fire in a bakery in Pudding Lane, spread to engulf 13,000 buildings; 'The Great Fire of London'
1945: On board the aircraft carrier 'Missouri', in Tokyo Bay, General Douglas MacArthur accepts the Japanese surrender


September 2nd birthdays
1925: Russ Conway, Popular pianist of the 50's
1952: Jimmy Connors, American tennis player
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:39:51
September 3rd in History
1783: The American 'War of Independence' comes to an end, when Britain signs a treaty in Paris
1939: Britain and France declare war on Germany, starting World War 2
1967: Sweden changes to driving on the on the right side of the road, in common with most of Europe
1976: The US spacecraft Viking 2 successfully lands on Mars


September 3rd birthdays
1913: Alan Ladd, American film actor
1940: Pauline Collins, British actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:40:03
September 4th in History
1934: At Nuremberg over 750,000 supporters attend the Nazi Party conference
1940: The 'Battle of Britain' begins, after Hitler threatens to raze British cities to the ground because British bombers attacked Munich


September 4th birthdays
1824: Anton Bruckner, Austrian composer
1892: Darius Milhaud, French composer and pianist
1934: Sir Nicholas Jackson, Composer
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:40:13
September 5th in History
1905: The war in Korea and Manchuria, between Japan and Russian, ends
1972: Israeli athletes held hostage by Arab guerrillas at the Munich Olympics
1975: US President Gerald Ford escapes assassination attempt in Sacramento
1991: The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), wound up by the Congress of Peoples Deputies


September 5th birthdays
1831: Victorien Sardou, French playwright; author of 'La Tosca'
1847: Jesse James, American outlaw of the Wild West
1902: Daryl F. Zanuck, American film producer
1942: Raquel Welch, American film actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:40:24
September 6th in History
1666: The Great Fire of London is finally put out after four days
1941: German jewish citizens forced to wear yellow stars of David on their clothes
1942: German advance into the USSR halted at Stalingrad
1965: India invades West Pakistan
1987: Kurdish leaders appeal to the UN for protection from Iraqi attacks


September 6th birthdays
1757: Marquis de Lafayette, French soldier
1766: John Dalton, British chemist
1860: Jane Addams, American sociologist
1892: Edward Appleton, English physicist
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:40:35
September 7th in History
1943: Italy surrenders to the Allies
1986: Desmond Tutu becomes Archbishop of Capetown, the first black man to do so


September 7th birthdays
1533: Queen Elizabeth I of England
1923: Peter Lawford, English actor
1932: John Paul Getty II, American philathropist
1936: Buddy Holly, American rock and roll singer
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:40:46
September 8th in History
1831: William IV crowned King of Britain
1886:  Johannesburg, South Africa, founded
1944: German V2 rockets strike London for the first time
1974: Richard Nixon, ex US Presdient, pardoned for his part in the Watergate affair
1978: Martial Law declared in Tehran and other cities, Iran, as riots take place


September 8th birthdays
1753: John Soane, English architect
1771: Mungo Park, Scottish born explorer of Africa
1830: Frederic Mistral, French poet who won Nobel Prize in 1904
1914: Robert Wise, American film director
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:40:59
September 9th in History
1850: California becomes the 31st state of the United States
1892: Almalthea, a moon orbiting the planet Jupiter, discovered
1915: German Zepplins bomb London
1975: Czech tennis player Martina Navratilova defects to the West
1975: The United States launch the Viking 2 spacecraft to Mars


September 9th birthdays
1585: Cardinal Richelieu, French statesman
1737: Luigi Galvani, Italian physicist
1825: Leo Tolstoy, Russian novelist
1960: Hugh Grant, Britsh actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:41:09
September 10th in History
1919: The Austrian Empire ends with the signing of the Treaty of Saint Germain
1979: London talks on the Zimbabwe Rhodesian constitution open
1989: Hungary opens its borders to the West, allowing thousands to leave East Germany
1993: Further agreements reached between the PLO and Israel about self rule in the Gaza Strip


September 10th birthdays
1907: Fay Wray, US actress
1914: Robert Wise, American director
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:41:21
September 11th in History
1922: British mandate declared in Palestine
1926: Assassination attempt made on Italian leader Benito Mussolini fails
2001: Terrorists hijack four airplanes and run two of them into the World Trade Center and one of them into the Pentagon. The fourth plane crashes in Pennsylvania.


September 11th birthdays
1877: James Jeans, British mathematician
1885: D.H Lawrence, English novelist
1940: Brian DePalma, American director
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:41:32
September 12th in History
1910: World's first police woman appointed in Los Angeles, USA
1917: In Buenos Aires, South America, German buildings are destroyed by angry mob
1919: Adolf Hitler joins the German Worker's Party
1943: Benito Mussolini, captured by the Allies, is rescued by the Germans
1959: Luna 2, of the USSR, became to first spacecraft to crash on the moon
1972: Two British trawlers sunk by Icelandic gunboats during the 'cod war'
1990: Full sovereignity handed back to the newly unified German state


September 12th birthdays
1818: Richard Gatling, US inventor of the Gatling gun
1888: Maurice Chevalier, French actor
1913: Jesse Owens, American Olympic athlete
1941: Linda Gray, American actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:41:39
September 13th in History
1759: British defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada
1788: New York becomes the capital of the United States (later replaced by Washington)
1942: German forces begin attack on Stalingrad
1993: Israel and the PLO sign historic peace agreement at the White House, USA


September 13th birthdays
1905: Claudette Colbert, French actress
1944: Jacqueline Bisset, English actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:41:56
September 14th in History
1812: Napoleon enters Moscow, during his invasion of Russia
1886: Typewriter ribbons patented in the United States
1992: UN troops land in Somalia, Africa, to stabalise the country and provide aid


September 14th birthdays
1769: Baron von Humboldt, German naturalist
1909: Peter Scott, British naturalist and artist
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:42:05
September 15th in History
1915: Tanks used for the first time, by the British in the Somme
1935: The Third Reich, in Germany, adopts the 'Swastika' as the national flag
1940: Battle of Britain ends with RAF victory
1974: The civil war in Beirut, Lebanon, breaks out between Christians and Muslims


September 15th birthdays
1649: Titus Oats, English agitator against Roman Catholics
1857: William Taft, Former (27th) American President
1890: Agatha Christie, English author
1894: Jean Renoir, French film director
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:42:15
September 16th in History
1847: Shakespeares home in Stratford Upon Avon purchased for preservation
1963: Malaysian independence
1975: Papua New Guinea independence


September 16th birthdays
1387: King Henry V of England
1924: Lauren Bacall, American film actress
1926: B.B King, American Blues singer
1927: Peter Falk, US television and film actor (TV's 'Columbo')
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:42:25
September 17th in History
1787: The Constitution of the United States of America is signed
1900: A federation of six colonies becomes the Commonwealth of Australia
1910: First ever flight over the Alps
1931: First long playing record demonstrated in New York
1978: A meeting between Egyptian and Israeli leaders creates a framework for Middle East peace


September 17th birthdays
1931: Anne Bancroft, American film actress
1948: John Ritter, American comedy film actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:42:35
September 18th in History
1851: New York Times publishes for the first time
1927: The American CBS broacasting organisation is created
1934: Soviet Union admitted to the League of Nations
1989: Hungary begins transition to a Western style democracy
1993: Australian PM announces plans to make Australia a republic by 2001


September 18th birthdays
1819: Jean Foucault, French physicist
1905: Greta Garbo, Swedish born film actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:42:45
September 19th in History
1928: Walt Disney's 'Steamboat Willie', with Mickey Mouse, shown for the first time
1989: Vietnamese troops withdraw from Cambodia
1991: UN allows Iraq to begin selling oil again, after the Gulf War ban


September 19th birthdays
1839: George Cadbury, English founder of 'Cadburys' chocolates
1948: Jeremy Irons, English born film actor
1949: Twiggy, English model and actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:43:03
September 20th in History
1519: Ferdinand Magellan left Spain on his around the world voyage
1946: First ever Cannes film festival
1967: Queen Elizabeth II (aka QE2) launched


September 20th birthdays
1878: Upton Sinclair, American novelist
1934: Sophia Loren, Italian born film actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:43:13
September 21st in History
1792: France becomes a republic, abolishing its monarchy
1915: Stonehenge sold at auction for 6,600 pounds
1917: Latvia proclaims independence
1964: Malta becomes independent within the British Commonwealth
1993: The first ever meeting between the Pope and the Israeli Chief Rabii takes place


September 21st birthdays
1756: John McAdam, Scottish road engineer after whom Tarmac is named
1866: H.G Wells, English writer
1948: Stephen King, US novelist
1950: Bill Murray, US comedy film actor; 'Ghostbusters'
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:43:21
September 22nd in History
1862: Abrahan Lincoln, the US President, orders American slaves to be freed
1921: Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia admitted to the League of Nations
1980: The war between Iran and Iraq begins


September 22nd birthdays
1515: Ann of Cleves, 4th wife of Henry VIII
1791: Michael Faraday, English physicist
1902: John Houseman, US actor and producer
1931: Fay Weldon, British author
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:43:31
September 23rd in History
1846: Neptune discovered by German astronomer Johann Galle
1912: The first ever silent 'Keystone Cops' film released
1940: Japanese troops enter IndoChina
1993: A South African Bill grants blacks a legal say in affairs of state for the first time


September 23rd birthdays
1920: Mickey Rooney, American film actor
1930: Ray Charles, American singer
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:43:42
September 24th in History
1960: Launch of the USS Enterprise, the worlds first nuclear powered aircraft carrier
1976: Rhodesia accepts an American and British plan for majority rule
1993: America and the Commonwealth lift trade sanctions against South Africa


September 24th birthdays
1896: F. Scott Fitzgerald, American novelist
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:43:51
September 25th in History
1818: First human blood transfusion
1907: New Zealand becomes a dominion within the British Empire
1954: Papa' Doc Duvalier becomes the President of Haiti
1957: US National Guard deployed in Little Rock, USA, to enforce desegregation in schools
1972: Norway votes not to join the European Community


September 25th birthdays
1944: Michael Douglas, American film actor
1952: Christopher Reeve, US actor; 'Superman' in the recent films
1952: Mark Hammil, 'Luke Skywalker' in the 'Star Wars' films
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:44:02
September 26th in History
1887: Gramophone patented in Germany
1984: UK agrees to hand over the soverignty of Hong Kong to China in 1999
1990: Soviet parliament agrees on bill allowing religious practices


September 26th birthdays
1888: T.S Eliot, Poet and playwright
1898: George Gershwin, American composer
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:44:11
September 27th in History
1821: Mexican independence
1826: The first ever passenger railway opens in the UK, The Stockton and Darlington
1922: King Constantine I of Greece abdicates
1939: The Polish capital, Warsaw, surrenders to the German army


September 27th birthdays
1722: Samuel Adams, American revolutionary leader
1792: George Cruikshank, English illustrator and caricaturist
1862: Louis Botha, South African politician; PM of Transvaal
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:44:24
September 28th in History
1745: The British national anthem, God Save The King, sung for the first time
1794: Britain, Austria and Russia form alliance against France


September 28th birthdays
1803: Prosper Merimee, French writer
1916: Peter Finch, English film actor
1934: Brigit Bardot, French born film actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:44:46
September 29th in History
1911: Italy declares war on Turkey over who owns Tripoli, Libya
1916: American John D. Rockerfeller becomes the world's first billionaire
1944: Near the end of World War 2, the Red Army enters Yugoslavia


September 29th birthdays
1547: Miguel de Cervantes, Spanish novelist
1758: Horatio Nelson, English admiral killed at Trafalgar
1901: Enrico Fermi, American nuclear physicist
1943: Lech Walesa, Polish leader; founder of Solidarity trade union
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:44:55
September 30th in History
1928: Discovery of penicillin announced by Alexander Fleming
1990: The USSR and Israel resume diplomatic relations


September 30th birthdays
1923: Deborah Kerr, English born film actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:45:17
October 1st in History
1908: First Model T Ford produced in Detroit
1949: The People's Republic of China created
1971: Disneyworld opens in Orlando, Florida


October 1st birthdays
1865: Paul Dukas, French composer
1920: Walter Matthau, American film actor
1924: Jimmy Carter, Former (39th) US President
1933: Richard Harris, British born film actor
1935: Julie Andrews, English actress/singer; 'Mary Poppins'
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:46:07
October 2nd in History
1836: Charles Darwin returns from his voyage on 'HMS Beagle'
1870: Rome becomes the capital city of Italy
1993: President Yeltsin declares a State of Emergency in Moscow


October 2nd birthdays
1847: Paul von Hindenberg, German field marshal and politician
1869: Gandhi, Indian leader of 'passive' resistance
1869: Groucho Marx, US comedian of the 'Marx' brothers fame
1904: Graham Greene, English novelist
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:46:19
October 3rd in History
1929: Yugoslavia formed, uniting three separate kingdoms
1952: Britain tests its first atomic bomb, on an island off the coast of Australia
1966: Basutoland becomes the independent Lesotho
1990: Germany officially reunified, with Berlin the capital city


October 3rd birthdays
1897: Louis Aragon, French poet
1916: James Herriot, Scottish vet and author
1925: Gore Vidal, American author
1941: Chubby Checker, American rock singer
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:46:34
October 4th in History
1853: The 'Crimean War' begins when Turkey declares war on Russia
1957: Russia launches the first Earth orbiting satellite, 'Sputnik 1'


October 4th birthdays
1814: Jean Francois Millet, French painter
1895: Buster Keaton,US Actor of silent screen era
1924: Charlton Heston, American actor
1937: Jackie Collins, Novelist
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:46:50
October 5th in History
1989: The exiled Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader, is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize


October 5th birthdays
1830: Chester Arthur, Former (21st) American  President
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:47:01
October 6th in History
1883: The Orient Express travells from Paris to Istanbul in almost 78 hours, on its maiden run


October 6th birthdays
1906: Janet Gaynor, Winner of the very first 'Oscar'
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:47:11
October 7th in History
1769: English explorer, Captain Cook, discovered New Zealand
1919: The Worlds oldest airline KLM is established in Holland
1949: German Democratic Republic formed


October 7th birthdays
1900: Heinrich Himmler, Feared head of the Nazi 'SS' and 'Gestapo'
1931: Rev Desmond Tutu, South african human rights campaigner
1935: Thomas Keneally, Author whose books include 'Schindlers Ark'
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:47:21
October 8th in History
1871: A cow overturns a lantern in a barn, causing the 'Great Fire of Chicago'


October 8th birthdays
1895: Juan Peron, Argentine general, and former President
1941: Jesse Jackson, American civic leader and clergyman
1949: Sigourney Weaver, American actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:48:04
October 9th in History
1940: Winston Churchill elected head of the Conservative party


October 9th birthdays
1835: Camille Saint-Saens, French composer
1908: Jacques Tati, French actor, screenwriter and director
1940: John Lennon, Former member of 'The Beatles'
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:48:14
October 10th in History
1961: The entire population of Tristan de Cunha is evacuated, following a volcanic eruption on the South Atlantic island


October 10th birthdays
1813: Giuseppe Verdi, Italian composer
1920: Thelonius Monk, Celebrated US Jazz pianist and composer
1946: Chris Tarrant, British TV show creator (who wants to be a millionaire)
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:48:26


October 11th in History
1919: The first ever 'inflight' meals are served on a flight from London to Paris
1980: Russian cosmonauts return to earth, after spending a record 185 days in space
1982: After 437 years, the remains of Henry VIII ship the 'Mary Rose' are raised from the seabed


October 11th birthdays
1821: Sir George Williams, Founder of the YMCA
1844: Henry John Heinz, American food manufacturer
1884: Eleanor Roosevelt, Wife of former President F.D Roosevelt
1928: Ennio Morricone, Italian composer and film scorer
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:48:36
October 12th in History
1986: Queen Elizabeth II became the first British monarch to visit China


October 12th birthdays
1537: King Edward VI, Successor to Henry VIII
1921: Kenneth Griffith, Writer, actor and documentary film maker
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:48:48
October 13th in History
1399: British king Henry IV's coronation
1964: The world's first Russian three man spacecraft returns safely to Earth
1987: Shares on the 'Wall Street' stock exchange plunge to record lows


October 13th birthdays
1921: Yves Montand, French actor and singer
1925: Margaret Thatcher, Now 'Baroness' Thatcher; former British Prime Minister
1942: Paul Simon, singer (Simon and Garfunkel)
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:48:57
October 14th in History
1066: Battle of Hastings
1912: An assassin shoots Theodore Roosevelt in Milwaukee. A thick coat and documents he was carrying save his life
1947: Chuck Yeager makes the first 'Supersonic' flight over Edwards Air Force Base California


October 14th birthdays
1644: William Penn, English Quaker who gave his name to Pennsylvania
1890: Dwight.D Eisenhower, Wartime General and 34th US President
1894: E.E Cummings, American poet
1928: Roger Moore, British actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:49:09
October 15th in History
1962: Amnesty International formed in London
1987: Fiji becomes a republic, after belonging to Britain since 1874
1990: Mikhail Gorbachev awarded the Nobel Peace Prize


October 15th birthdays
1881: Sir P.G Wodehouse, Novelist, creator of 'Jeeves and Wooster'
1959: The Duchess of York
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:49:18
October 16th in History
1555: An English protestant, Nicholas Ridley, is burned at the stake for heresy
1793: The Queen of France, Marie Antoinette, is found guilty of treason and executed by guillotine in Paris
1815: Napoleon Bonaparte exiled to St Helena, an island in the Atlantic
1984: Bishop Desmond Tutu awarded the Nobel peace prize


October 16th birthdays
1854: Oscar Wilde, Irish born novelist and playwright
1888: Eugene O'Neill, American playwright and Nobel prize winner for literature
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:49:32
October 17th in History
1980: Mount St Helens, in Washington State USA, erupts for the third time in 24 hours
1982: The outlawing of the 'Solidarity' labour movement causes widespread strikes and demonstrations in Poland
1988: Scottish scientist James Black awarded the Nobel prize for his work on treating angina and blood pressure


October 17th birthdays
1885: Baroness Karen Blixen, Danish author
1939: Evel Knievel, Record breaker and stunt man
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:49:41
October 18th in History
1898: Puerto Rico formerly taken over by America, from the Spanish
1922: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is officially formed


October 18th birthdays
1925: Melina Mercouri, Actress who became Greek Minister of Culture
1927: George C Scott, American actor and director
1939: Lee Harvey Oswald, Presumed assassin of President J F Kennedy
1961: Wynton Marsalis, Jazz trumpeter
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:49:51
October 19th in History
1781: The American War of Independence ends with the surrender of Lord Cornwallis to George Washington at Yorktown, USA
1925: A US-Franco expedition to Algeria finds ancient sea shells, proving the Sahara was once partially submerged
1989: The 'Guilford Four', accused of IRA bombings, have their convictions quashed after serving 14 years in prison


October 19th birthdays
1862: Auguste Lumiere, French photographic pioneer
1926: Chuck Berry, Popular 'Rock and Roll' singer of the 50's
1931: John Le Carre, English author
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:50:01
October 20th in History
1714: Coronation of British King George I


October 20th birthdays
1632: Sir Christopher Wren, Mathematician and architect (St Pauls)
1822: Thomas Hughes, English author
1884: Bela Lugosi, Hungarian actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:50:10
October 21st in History
1982: Gerry Adams elected to the Northern Ireland Assembly, becoming the first Sinn Fein member to do so


October 21st birthdays
1760: Katsushka Hokusai, Japanese painter
1772: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet and friend of Wordsworth
1833: Alfred Nobel, Swedish inventor of 'Dynamite'
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:50:20
October 22nd in History
1962: Nelson Mandella goes on trial for treason in South Africa


October 22nd birthdays
1811: Franz Liszt, Hungarian piano virtuoso and composer
1844: Sarah Bernhardt, French actress
1917: Joan Fontaine, American actress
1938: Sir Derek Jacobi, British actor
1943: Catherine Deneuve, French actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:50:30
October 23rd in History
1983: Two million people march in Western European capital cities demonstrating against the deployment of 'Cruise' and 'Pershing' missiles


October 23rd birthdays
1925: Johnny Carson, Popular American talk show host
1940: Pele, Famous Brazilian soccer player
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:50:39
October 24th in History
1260: French King Louis IX dedicates the Chartres cathedral, one of the most prestigious ones in the world.
1861: First transcontinental telegraph sent in the United States.
1929: "Black Thursday", one of the biggest Wall Street crash, spells out the beginning of the great American depression.
1945: United Nations are created
1961: Malta granted independence from Britain
1964: Northern Rhodesia becomes the Republic of Zambia
1964: The U.S.S.R. invades Hungary.


October 24th birthdays
1939: F. Murray Abraham, american actor.
1947: Kevin Kline, American actor
1974: The Earl of Ulster, Son of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:50:49
October 25th in History
1415: Henry V's 'Longbowmen' defeat French Knights at the Battle of Agincourt
1854: The infamous 'Charge of the Light Brigade' takes place at Balaklava,during the Crimean War
1951: The Conservative Party, led by Winston Churchill, wins the General Election


October 25th birthdays
1825: Johann Strauss, Austrian composer of 'Blue Danube'
1838: Georges Bizet, French composer
1881: Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter and sculptor
1936: Martin Gilbert, Winston Churchill's official biographer
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:50:59
October 26th in History
1989: The re-built Globe Theatre in London reopens for the first time in 350 years


October 26th birthdays
1879: Leon Trotsky, Communist leader
1942: Bob Hoskins, British actor of stage and screen
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:51:09
October 27th in History
1987: Gilbert McNamee sentenced to 25 years in prison for being an IRA bombmaker


October 27th birthdays
1728: Captain James Cook, Discoverer of Hawaii, Australia and New Zealand
1782: Niccolo Paganini, Italian composer and violinist
1858: Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States
1914: Dylan Thomas, Welsh author and poet
1939: John Cleese, British actor and writer
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:51:19
October 28th in History
1636: Americas oldest university,'Havard', founded
1886: The Statue of Liberty,a gift from the people of France, is unveiled by President Grover Cleveland,marking the 100th anniversary of independence
1914: George Eastman of the 'Kodak'company,announces the invention of colour photographs


October 28th birthdays
1903: Evelyn Waugh, English novelist
1909: Francis Bacon, British artist
1933: Michael Noakes, Portrait and landscape painter
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:51:28
October 29th in History
1863: International Red Cross founded by Henri Dunant
1929: Black Tuesday': New York's Wall Street crash
1989: The African National Congress(ANC) first political rally for almost thirty years is attended by 70,000 supporters


October 29th birthdays
1740: James Boswell, Scottish biographer and diarist
1897: Joseph Goebbels, Nazi propaganda chief
1947: Richard Dreyfuss, American actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:51:38
October 30th in History
1905: Aspirin developed by the German company Bayer


October 30th birthdays
1735: John Adams, 2nd American President
1741: Angelica Kauffman, Swiss painter
1885: Ezra Pound, American poet
1935: Michael Winner, American director
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:51:53
October 31st in History
1485: Coronation of British king Henry VII
1922: Benito Mussolini becomes Prime Minister and Dictator of Italy
1952: US detonate first hydrogen bomb at Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacific


October 31st birthdays
1632: Jan Vermeer, Dutch painter
1795: John Keats, English poet; works include 'Ode to a Nightingale'
1945: Barrie Keefe, American writer
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:52:01
November 1st in History
1940: Prehistoric cave paintings discovered in Lascaux, France
1962: First ever spacecraft to Mars, Mars 1, launched


November 1st birthdays
1757: Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor
1871: Stephen Crane, American novelist
1887: L.S Lowry, English artist; famous for his matchstick figures
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:52:19
November 2nd in History
1976: Jimmy Carter elected as the (38th) US President
1986: Following intervention of Terry Waite, US hostage David Jacobsen is fred in Beirut after 18 months imprisonment


November 2nd birthdays
1755: Marie Antoinette, Former Queen of France
1913: Burt Lancaster, American actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:52:44
November 3rd in History
1957: Russians launch a dog named Laika into space, the first living creature to leave the earth
1985: Two French agents found guilty of sinking the Greenpeace ship 'Rainbow Warrior'
1992: Bill Clinton wins the US Presidential elections with a 'landslide' victory over George Bush


November 3rd birthdays
1917: Conor Cruise O'Brien, Irish writer
1921: Charles Bronson, American actor
1954: Adam Ant, British Singer/songwriter
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:52:56
November 4th in History
1862: Gatling gun patented
1942: Battle of El Alamein ends with victory for the allies, after 12 days conflict with Rommel's 'Africa Corps'
1980: Ronald Reagan elected 40th President of the US


November 4th birthdays
1868: Scott Joplin, Renowned 'ragtime' pianist
1879: Will Rogers, American actor and humorist
1916: Walter Cronkite, Legendary US TV reporter
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:53:07
November 5th in History
1940: Franklin Delano Roosevelt elected to a record third term as President


November 5th birthdays
1913: Vivien Leigh, British actress
1941: Art Garfunkel, American Singer
1963: Tatum O'Neal, American actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:53:25
November 6th in History
1429: Henry VI crowned King of England
1869: Diamonds discovered at Kimberley, South Africa
1928: In America, Herbert Hoover becomes the 31st President


November 6th birthdays
1814: Adolphe Sax, Belgian inventor of the saxophone
1854: John Philip Sousa, American composer and conductor
Nom: Re: Today in history
Yuborildi: muxbir 07 Oktyabr 2006, 07:53:40
November 7th in History
1872: The ship Marie Celeste sails from New York, eventually to be found deserted
1944: Franklin D.Roosevelt elected for a record fourth term as President
1972: Richard Nixon re-elected as the US president


November 7th birthdays
1867: Marie Curie, First woman to win the Nobel prize for physics
1918: Billy Graham, American evangelist
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 8th in History
1988: George Bush elected as US President


November 8th birthdays
1656: Edmond Halley, English astronomer
1847: Bram Stoker, Irish author
1900: Margaret Mitchell, American author
1935: Alain Delon, French actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 9th in History
1922: German SS formed
1960: JFK elected as American president,becoming the youngest ever, at the age of 43
1970: General Charles de Gaulle,former leader of the 'Free French'army and President of France from 1958 to 1969,died


November 9th birthdays
1909: Katherine Hepburn, American actress
1934: Carl Sagan, American astrophysicist and author
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 10th in History
1775: United States Marine Corps founded
1871: Henry Stanley, sent to locate the missing missionary David Livingstone, finally found him
1928: Hirohito crowned Emperor of Japan, aged 27
1989: East German border guards begin to dismantle parts of the 'Berlin Wall'


November 10th birthdays
1483: Martin Luther, German religious reformer
1925: Richard Burton, Welsh actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 11th in History
1918: Germany and the Allies sign the armistice, in a railway carriage in the Compiegne forest


November 11th birthdays
1885: George Patton, Controversial World War II US General
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 12th in History
1981: US space shuttle Columbia, first space vehicle to make a second trip, launched
1982: Yuri Andropov becomes soviet leader, succeeding Mr Brezhnev


November 12th birthdays
1840: Auguste Rodin, French sculptor
1911: Rev. Chad Varah, Founder of the 'Samaritans'
1929: Grace Kelly, American actress/Princess Grace of Monaco
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 13th in History
1916: Battle of the Somme ends, with a cost of 60,000 Allied lives
1964: Pope Paul VI donates his jewelled tiara, to the poor of the world


November 13th birthdays
1850: Robert Louis Stevenson, British author
1912: Eugene Ionesco, Romanian born French Playwright
1949: Whoopi Goldberg, American actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 14th in History
1910: The first take off by an aircraft from a ship takes place, from the cruiser Birmingham in Chesapeake Bay
1963: As a result of volcanic activity,the Icelandic island of Surtsey is born


November 14th birthdays
1840: Claude Monet, French painter
1900: Aaron Copland, American composer
1908: Joseph McCarthy, US senator who led the anti-communist 'witch hunts'
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 15th in History
1837: The shorthand system, 'Pitman', is first published
1901: Hearing aid patented in New York, by Miller Reese
1918: Victory' day celebrated in Britain to mark the ending of the First World War


November 15th birthdays
1891: Erwin Rommel, Leading German General of WWII
1907: Count Claus von Stauffenberg, Involved in the attempt on the life of Hitler
1930: J.G Ballard, American novelist
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 16th in History
1982: The space shuttle Columbia returns to earth after its first ever commercial mission, deploying two satellites


November 16th birthdays
1908: Burgess Meredith, US actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 17th in History
1800: The United States Congress meets for the first time
1869: After work lasting ten years, the 100 mile long Suez Canal opens


November 17th birthdays
1937: Peter Cook, British comedian
1942: Martin Scorsese, American director
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 18th in History
1626: In Rome, St Peter's Church is consecrated
1963: The Bell telephone company introduce the first push button telephones in the United States.


November 18th birthdays
1901: George Gallup, American pollster
1909: Johnny Mercer, US composer
1923: Alan Shepard, First American astronaut in space
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 19th in History
1493: Christopher Columbus discovers Puerto Rico
1863: US President Abraham Lincoln, delivers the famous 'Gettysburg' address


November 19th birthdays
1905: Tommy Dorsey, American Bandleader
1917: Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India
1942: Calvin Klein, American fashion designer
1963: Jodie Foster, American actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 20th in History
1945: The Nuremburg war crimes tribunal begins hearings with 24 Nazi leaders, including Hess and Goering, on trial


November 20th birthdays
1908: Alistair Cooke, British broadcaster
1925: Robert Kennedy, American politician
1925: Maya Plisetskaya, Russian Ballerina
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 21st in History
1783: A Montgolfier brothers hot-air balloon, takes Jean de Rosier and the Marquis d'Arlandes, 500ft above Paris
1953: Skull of Piltdown Man, long believed to be the missing link, proved to be a hoax


November 21st birthdays
1888: Harpo Marx, American comedian
1922: Telly Savalas, American actor
1943: Jacques Laffite, French Grand Prix driver
1945: Goldie Hawn, American actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 22nd in History
1963: Lyndon B Johnson sworn in as the 35th President of America, hours after the assassination of President Kennedy
1975: King Juan Carlos II sworn in as head of state, two days after the death of Spanish dictator General Franco


November 22nd birthdays
1808: Thomas Cook, Founder of the Thomas Cook travel agents
1941: Tom Conti, American actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 23rd in History
1642: The Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman, discovers Van Dieman's Land (later to be re-named Tasmania)


November 23rd birthdays
1859: Billy The Kid, Born William Bonny; legendary US outlaw
1887: Boris Karloff, English actor
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 24th in History
1963: Lee Harvey Oswald is shot by Jack Ruby


November 24th birthdays
1849: Frances Burnett, British novelist
1925: Alun Owen, American script writer
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 25th in History
1963: JFK buried at Arlington National Cemetery


November 25th birthdays
1835: Andrew Carnegie, American industrialist and philantropist
1844: Karl Friedrich Benz, German engineer
1914: Joe Dimaggio, American baseball player
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 26th in History
1789: First national thanksgiving day celebrated in America, to mark the 1621 harvest of the Pilgrim Fathers
1867: The first ever woman to vote in a British election casts her vote, due to a mistake in the electoral register
1922: In Egypt, Howard Carter and Lord Caernavon discover the tomb of Tutankhamun


November 26th birthdays
1922: Charles Schultz, American cartoonist
1933: Robert Goulet, American actor
1938: Tina Turner, American singer and actress
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 27th in History
1582: William Shakespeare aged 18, marries Anne Hathaway
1967: President of France, General Charles de Gaulle, refuses British entry to the Common Market


November 27th birthdays
1701: Anders Celsius, Swedish deviser of the Celsius thermometer
1942: Jimi Hendrix, American Guitarist and singer
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 28th in History
1905: Sinn Fein founded by Arthur Griffith
1912: Albania declares its independence from the Ottoman empire
1960: Mauritania declares independence from France
1975: East Timor declares independence from Portugal


November 28th birthdays
1628: John Bunyan, British writer
1757: William Blake, English poet
1820: Friedrich Engels, German philosopher
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 29th in History
1864: 1,200 American troops attack a camp of Cheyenne and Arapho indians who had surrended


November 29th birthdays
1832: Louisa M.Alcott, American author
1895: Busby Berkeley , American director and choreographer
1898: C.S Lewis, British writer
1932: Jacques Chirac, French president
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 30th in History
1931: Columbia records and HMV joined to form EMI


November 30th birthdays
1835: Mark Twain, American author
1874: Sir Winston Churchill, Former British Prime Minister and war time leader
Nom: Re: Today in history
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November 30th in History
1931: Columbia records and HMV joined to form EMI


November 30th birthdays
1835: Mark Twain, American author
1874: Sir Winston Churchill, Former British Prime Minister and war time leader
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