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This Day In History

Thu Mar 08, 2007 10:01 am

What significant object was created today in history?
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RE: This Day In History

Thu Mar 08, 2007 10:05 am

The only man in the Cabinet became* Prime Minister of Israel... but I guess I'll have to refer you to
1-800-ASK-SOME-ONE-ELSE for what you're looking for.

*edit: was elected

[Edited 2007-03-08 02:12:00]
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RE: This Day In History

Thu Mar 08, 2007 10:06 am

General Interest:

1876 : Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone

1936 : Hitler reoccupies the Rhineland

1973 : Bangladesh's first democratic leader

1999 : Stanley Kubrick dies

American Revolution
1777 : Five letters pass between Abigail and John Adams

Automotive
1903 : C.S. Rolls sets record
1916 : BMW is born
1932 : Communists protest at Ford

Civil War
1862 : Battle of Pea Ridge (Elkhorn Tavern), Arkansas

Cold War
1950 : Soviet Union denies Klaus Fuchs served as its spy

Crime
1981 : Drugs and murder uncovered in San Francisco

Disaster
1988 : Cyclone Bola hits New Zealand

Entertainment
1946 : Joan Crawford wins Oscar
1955 : First Broadway play televised in color
1960 : Jack Paar returns to the Tonight Show

Literary
1923 : "Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening" is published

Old West
1885 : Kansas quarantines Texas cattle

Presidential
1977 : Carter meets with Yitzhak Rabin

Vietnam War
1966 : U.S. jets launch heaviest air raids of the war
1967 : Republic of Korea forces operation launch
1972 : Jets engage in aerial combat

Wall Street
1889 : Windom takes over as treasurer
1997 : Wall Street swindler heads to jail

World War I
1918 : Finland signs treaty with Germany

World War II
1941 : British forces arrive in Greece
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RE: This Day In History

Thu Mar 08, 2007 10:24 am

How about nothing was signifigant except Cheney could be on his death bed besides Castro.  Smile
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RE: This Day In History

Thu Mar 08, 2007 10:27 am

Quoting Jetjack74 (Thread starter):
What significant object was created today in history?

The telephone was patented.
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RE: This Day In History

Thu Mar 08, 2007 11:18 am

Quoting Dalb777 (Reply 4):
The telephone was patented.

That's what I was aiming for, but JetsGo summed up the day pretty well.
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