On This Date In 1605 Gunpowder Plot, an assassination attempt by English Catholics against King James I of Englnd and VI of Scotlnd, failed
On This Date In 1844 Democratic candidate James K. Polk defeated Whig Party candidate Henry Clay to become the 11nth President of the US.
On This Date In 1855 Northwestern University's First Building, 'Old College', opens at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
On This Date In 1914 Great Britain Declares War on Turkey by seizing all Turkish vessels in British ports and annexing the Island of Cyprus.
On This Date In 1930 a methane explosion killing 73 of 191 miners in Millfield, Ohio, incl pres of Sunday Creek Coal Company, William Tytus.
On This Date In 1953 "How To Marry A Millionaire" Is Released, a romantic comedy film made by 20th Century Fox.
On This Date In 1977 George W. Bush Marries Laura Welch, a schoolteacher and librarian, after a three-month courtship.
On This Date In 1990 The Pollution Prevention Act of 1990 Goes Into Effect, Expanding the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) database.
On This Date In 1996 Yngwie Malmsteen Releases "Inspiration", consisting entirely of cover versions of various influences.
On This Date In 2006 Saddam Hussein sentenced to death by the Iraqi High Tribunal for massacres by his regime in the town of Dujayl.
On This Date In 2009 Morace Park, collector, finds unseen Charlie Chaplin film in tin sold for £3.20 on eBay
On This Date In 2009 Nidal Malik Hasan opens fire in Fort Hood, located outside of Killeen, Texas, killing 13, wounding 30.
Happy Birthday Vivien Leigh (1913 - 1967), Kris Kardashian (Kris Mary Jenner) (1955), Robert Patrick (1958), Bryan Adams (1959).
RIP Roy Rogers (Leonard Franklin Slye) (1911 - 1998), Ike Turner (Izear Luster Turner Jr.) (1931 - 2007).
Without music, life would be a mistake. -Nietzsche
"Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody else has thought." -Jonathan Swift
With ignorance and confidence, success is certain. -Mark Twain
"Relatives are the family we are born with; Friends are the family we choose" - Carlos Robinson
Super-absorbent Nanoglass Cleans Pollutants http://tinyurl.com/2alzmft Seperates pollutants from water, and is reusable! #science #tech
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