Σαν σήμερα 1130 Gregorio de' Papareschi elected as Pope Innocent II1349 Jews are expelled from Burgsordf Switzerland1510 Charles of Gelre conquerors Oldenzaal1545 Willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange1566 St Augustine FL founded1601 John Lancaster leads 1st East India Company voyage from London1633 Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for trial before Inquisition for professing belief that earth revolves around the Sun1635 Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded1651 Flemish missionary Joris van Geel departs to Congo1668 Treaty of Lisbon Spain recognizes Portugal1678 Tycho Brahe 1st sketches "Tychonic system" of solar system1689 British Parliament adopts Bill of Rights1692 MacDonald clan murdered on orders of King William III1693 College of William & Mary opens1706 Battle at Fraustadt Swedish army beats Russia/Saksen1741 Andrew Bedford publishes 1st American magazine (The American Magazine)1755 Rebel leader Mangkubuni signs Treaty of Gianti Java1777 Marquis de Sade arrested without charge, imprisoned in Vincennes fortress1782 French fleet occupies St Christopher1786 Abraham Baldwin selected president of University of Georgia1795 1st state university in US opens, University of North Carolina1799 1st US law regulating insurance passed, by Massachusetts1809 French take Saragossa, Spain after a long siege1816 Teatro San Carlo in Naples destroyed by fire1826 American Temperance Society, forms in Boston1832 1st appearance of cholera at London1837 Riot in New York over high price of flour1858 Sir Richard Burton & John Speake explore Lake Tanganyika, Africa1860 King Basse Kajuara departs Boni South-Celebes1861 1st military action to result in Congressional Medal of Honor, Arizona1861 Abraham Lincoln declared President1861 Colonel Bernard Irwin attacks & defeats hostile Chiricahua Indians1862 Siege of Ft Donelson TN1864 Meridian Campaign fighting at Chunky Creek & Wyatt MS1866 Jesse James holds up his 1st bank, Liberty MO ($15,000)1867 Johann Strauss' "Blue Danube" waltz premieres in Vienna1886 Painter Thomas Eakins resigns from Philadelphia Academy of Art after controversy over use of male nudes in a coed art class1895 Moving picture projector patented1899 -1ºF (-18ºC) New Orleans LA1899 -2ºF (-19ºC) Tallahassee FL (state record)1899 -16ºF (-27ºC), Minden LA (state record)1905 -29ºF (-34ºC) Pond AR (state record)1905 -40ºF (-40ºC) Lebanon KS (state record)1905 -40ºF (-40ºC) Warsaw MO (state record)1907 English suffragettes storm British Parliament & 60 women are arrested1912 England regains cricket's Ashes1914 American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers-ASCAP forms in New York NY1920 National Negro Baseball League organized1920 League of Nations recognizes perpetual neutrality of Switzerland1920 Switzerland rejoins League of Nations1923 1st Black pro Basketball team, "Renaissance", organizes1924 King Tut's tomb opened1925 US Congress makes Surpreme Court appeal more difficult1927 Uprising against Portuguese regime of General Carmona defeated1929 Cruiser Act OKs construction of 19 new cruisers & an aircraft carrier1929 Vladimir Mayakofsky's "Klop" premieres in Moscow1932 "Free Eats" introduces George "Spanky" McFarland to "Our Gang"1934 Austrian Dollfuss government bans socialistic party1935 1st US surgical operation for relief of angina pectoris, Cleveland OH1935 Bruno Hauptmann found guilty of kidnap & murder of Lindbergh's infant1937 "Prince Valiant" comic strip appears; known for historical detail1937 Maribel Vinson wins her 9th US figure skating championship1937 NFL Boston Redskins move to Washington DC1937 Bradman scores 123 South Africa vs Queensland, 165 minutes, 10-4 1-6 in cricket1937 US female Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson1937 US male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee1940 Bradman scores 209 in 161 minutes for South Australia at the WACA1941 Nazi leaders attack Dutch Jewish Council1942 Hitler's Operation Seelöwe (invasion of England) cancelled1943 German assault on Sidi Bou Zid Tunisia, General Eisenhower visits front1943 Women's Marine Corps created1945 Allied planes bomb Dresden Germany; 135,000 die1945 USSR captures Budapest, after 49-day battle with Germany; 159,000 die1946 "Duchess Misbehaves" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 5 performances1948 Wright Flyer, 1st plane to fly, returns to US from England1948 Andy Ganteaume scores 112 for W Indies in only Test Cricket innings1948 Ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Lannoy & Baugniet of Belgium1948 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Richard Button USA1952 Rocky Marciano defeated Lee Savold for his 39th straight win1953 A's change name of Shibe Park to Connie Mack Stadium1954 Furman basketball star Frank Selvy scores 100 points in a game vs Newberry1954 Frank Selvey scores 100 points for Furman beating Newberry 149-951955 Israel acquires 4 of 7 Dead Sea scrolls1955 KRCG TV channel 13 in Jefferson City MO (CBS) begins broadcasting1955 Patty Berg wins LPGA St Petersburg Golf Open1956 KYW-AM in Philadelphia PA gives calls to WTAM (now WWWE) Cleveland1957 Southern Christian Leadership Conference organizes in New Orleans1959 Barbie doll goes on sale1959 Miro Cardon, premier of Cuba, resigns1960 "Beg, Borrow or Steal" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 performances1960 "Saratoga" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 80 performances1960 France performs 1st nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds Algeria1961 Frank Sinatra launches Reprise label under Warner Brothers Records1961 Soviet Union fires a rocket from Sputnik V to Venus1965 US female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming1965 US male Figure Skating championship won by Gary Visconti1966 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR1968 US sends 10,500 additional soldiers to Vietnam1969 Mary Hopkin's Postcard album on Apple is released1969 Suriname government of Pengel resigns1970 Man-eating tiger is reported to have killed 48, 80 km from New Delhi1970 NL offices begins move from Cincinnati to San Francisco (completed Feb 23)1971 Golfing Vice President Spiro Agnew hits 2 tee shots into the crowd, injuring 21971 12,000 South Vietnamese troops cross into Laos1972 "1776" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 1,217 performances1972 "Grease" opens on Broadway1972 11th Winter Olympics games close at Sapporo, Japan1973 Musical "El Grande de Coca-Cola" premieres in New York NY1973 US dollar devalues 10%1974 Dissident Nobel writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn expelled from USSR1974 "Rainbow Jones" opens & closes at Music Box Theater NYC1974 James "Cool Papa" Bell is named to baseball's Hall of Fame1975 Cyprus premier Denktash proclaims Turkish-Cypriot Federation1976 Dorothy Hamill wins Olympics figure-skating gold, Innsbruck, Austria1976 Peter Casserly of New Zealand hand-sheers record 353 lambs in 9 holes1977 Eric Heiden is 1st American to win world speed skating championship1977 "Guys & Dolls" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 239 performances1977 "Ipi Tombi" closes at Harkness Theater NYC after 39 performances1977 "Robber Bridegroom" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 145 performances1977 Pam Higgins wins LPGA American Cancer Society Golf Classic1978 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site1979 Washington State's Hood Canal Bridge breaks up in windstorm1979 2nd Emmy Sports Award presentation1980 Apollo Computer Inc incorporated1980 New Zealand beats West Indies by one wicket in cricket at Dunedin1981 Longest sentence published by New York Times-1286 words1982 Islander's Bryan Trottier scores 5 goals against the Flyers1982 Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" is on the charts for 402nd week1983 World Boxing Council becomes 1st to cut boxing from 15 to 12 rounds1983 "Merlin" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 199 performances1983 33rd NBA All-Star Game East beats West 132-123 at Los Angeles CA1983 Australia beats New Zealand 2-0 to win World Series Cup1983 Donna White wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Classic1983 E Bernstein, Levinson & Link's musical "Merlin" premieres in New York NY1984 Konstantin Chernenko succeeds Yuri Andropov as USSR leader1984 6 year old Texan Stormie Jones gets 1st heart & liver transplant1985 Dow Jones closes at 1297.92 (record high) after topping 1300 earlier1985 Polish police arrests 7 Solidarity leaders1987 Tigers' Jack Morris awarded $1.85 million salary by arbitrator1988 15th Winter Olympics games open at Calgary, Canada1988 Christine Wachtel runs world record 800 meter indoor (1 minute 56.40 seconds)1988 European Community plans removal of inner boundaries on Jan 1, 19921988 Heike Dreschler long jumps world record indoor (7.37 meters)1988 Ronald Weigel runs unofficial world record speed walking (18 minutes 11.41 seconds)1989 Oklahoma football player Charles Thompson is charged with selling cocaine; he is later sentenced to 2 years in prison1989 Salvadoran army attacks Encuentros hospital, rapes, kills patients1989 Kidnapped Belgian Premier Vanden Boeynants freed1990 Larry Bird (Celtics) ends NBA free throw streak of 71 games1990 US, England, France & England give Germany the OK to re-unify1990 50 killed at Inkatha-UDF battle in Natal, South Africa1991 Syria tells Germany they are ready to recognize Israel1991 US bombs Iraqi air raid shelter, killing 3341992 West beats East 14 to 9 in Major Soccer League all star game1992 "Most Happy Fella" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 229 performances1992 Jose Canseco repeatedly rams his Porsche into wife Esther's BMW1993 Ljubow Kremljowa runs world record 1000 meter indoor (2 minutes 34.84 seconds)1993 Merlene Ottey runs world record 200 meter indoor (21.87 seconds)1993 Sergei Bubka pole vaults indoor record (6.14 meters)1994 44th NBA All-Star Game East beats West 127-118 at Minneapolis MN1994 Inna Lassovskaya jumps world record 14.9m1994 Johann Olav Koss skates world record 5000 meter 6 34,961994 Ship disaster near Ranong Thailand, kills 2001995 Howard Stern radio show premieres in San Diego CA on KIOZ 105.3 FM1995 West Indies beat New Zealand by innings & 332, Courtney Walsh 13-551996 Howard Stern announces he will be making the film "Private Parts"1996 Rock musical "Rent", by Jonathan Larson, opens off-Broadway1997 "Three Sisters" opens at Criterion Theater NYC1997 Discovery captures Hubble Space Telescope2000 US female Figure Skating championship2000 US male Figure Skating championship Διαλέγεις και παίρνεις Υ.Γ. 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