Sunday, September 2, 2007

On This Day in History...

On this date in history....

The Great Fire in London destroys 13,000 houses & kills 8 in 1666.

Last day of the Julian calender in US & England (no Sept 3-Sept 13th) in 1752.

US Treasury Department established by Congress in 1789.

Machine gun 1st used in battle in 1898.

National Commission recommends a best-of-9 World Series in 1919.

1st non-stop airplane flight from Europe to US (37 hrs) in 1930.

Holocaust diarist Anne Frank was sent to Auschwitz in 1944.

V-J Day - Japan signed a formal surrender in 1945.

Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace prevents integration of Tuskegee HS in 1963.

Philips introduces CD-video in 1987.

Til tomorrow where we will have more on this date in history....Marc It Sold!

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