"Juego de la Oca"

by Pyromancy @, discovering fire every week, Friday, February 14, 2014, 00:22 (3104 days ago) @ Pyromancy
edited by Pyromancy, Friday, February 14, 2014, 00:26

Some highlights (5000 character limit):

"September 9, 0701 St Sergius I ends his reign as Catholic Pope

September 9, 1739 "Stono Rebellion, the largest slave uprising in Britains mainland North American colonies prior to the American Revolution, erupts near Charleston, South Carolina."

September 9, 1817 "Alexander Lucius Twilight, probably 1st black to graduate from US college, receives BA degree at Middlebury College"

September 9, 1830 "Charles Durant, 1st US aeronaut, flies a balloon from Castle Garden, NYC to Perth Amboy, NJ"

September 9, 1839 John Herschel takes the 1st glass plate photograph

September 9, 1841 "Great Lakes steamer ""Erie"" sinks off Silver Creek NY, kills 300"

September 9, 1850 California becomes the 31st state admitted to the US.

September 9, 1850 Territories of New Mexico & Utah created

September 9, 1862 Lee splits his army & sends Jackson to capture Harpers Ferry

September 9, 1867 Luxembourg gains independence

September 9, 1886 The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works is finalized.

September 9, 1892 "Almalthea, 5th moon of Jupiter, discovered by EE Barnard at Lick"

September 9, 1901 French painter Henri Toulouse-Lautrec dies.

September 9, 1906 Cpl. Leo Clark (2nd Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Pozières France

September 9, 1908 "Orville Wright makes 1st 1-hr airplane flight, Fort Myer, Va"

September 9, 1911 The first airmail service (British Post Office)

September 9, 1912 J Verdrines becomes 1st to fly over 100 mph (107 mph/172 kph)

September 9, 1914 "World War I: The creation of the Canadian Automobile Machine Gun Brigade, the first fully mechanized unit in the British Army."

September 9, 1922 Greek-Turkish war has ended with Turkish victory over the Greeks.

September 9, 1924 "Hanapepe Massacre occurs on Kauai, Hawaii."

September 9, 1926 "NBC radio, part of RCA, is incorporated."

September 9, 1943 The Allies land in the Naples area.

September 9, 1944 Allied forces liberate Luxembourg

September 9, 1944 World War II: The Fatherland Front takes power in Bulgaria through a military coup in the capital and armed rebellion in the country. A new pro-Soviet government is established.

September 9, 1945 "Japanese in S Korea, Taiwan, China, Indochina surrender to Allies"

September 9, 1947 First actual case of a computer bug being found: a moth lodges in a relay of a Harvard Mark II computer at Harvard University.

September 9, 1948 North Korea (The People's Democratic Republic of Korea) is created.

September 9, 1950 The first use of TV laugh track-Hank McCune

September 9, 1963 "Landslide into Vaiont Dam emptys lake, kills 3-4,000 (Italy)"

September 9, 1965 Number one hit on UK music charts - The Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

September 9, 1965 Tibet is made an autonomous region of China

September 9, 1969 "Allegheny Airlines Flight 853 DC-9 collided in flight with a Piper PA-28 and crashed near Fairland, Indiana - kills 82"

September 9, 1970 A British airliner is hijacked by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and flown to Dawson's Field in Jordan.

September 9, 1971 "1,000 convicts seize Attica, NY prison"

September 9, 1971 Detroit Red Wings hockey star Gordie Howe retires.

September 9, 1971 "John Lennon releases the ""Imagine"" album"

September 9, 1972 Number one hit on UK music charts - Slade - Mama Weer All Crazee Now

September 9, 1975 "Viking 2 launched toward orbit around Mars, soft landing"

September 9, 1976 Chinese leader Mao Tse Tung dies in Beijing at age 82.

September 9, 1979 Sid Bernstein offers $« billion for a Beatle reunion

September 9, 1979 Yusef Islam (Cat Stevens) weds Fouzia Ali at Kensington Mosque

September 9, 1982 "Conestoga 1, 1st private commercial rocket, makes suborbital flight"

September 9, 1983 "Challenger returns to Kennedy Space Center via Sheppard AFB, Texas"

September 9, 1983 Vitas Gerulatis bets his house that Martina Navratilova can't beat the 100th ranked male tennis player

September 9, 1986 NYC jury indicts Gennadly Zakharov (Soviet UN employee) of spying

September 9, 1986 "The first colorized classic movie (computerized color added to an originally black and white movie) appears on Ted Turner's WTBS ""Superstation"" in Atlanta, GA."

September 9, 1987 "Gary Hart admits to cheating on his wife on ""Nightline"""

September 9, 1989 Number one hit on UK music charts - Black Box - Ride On Time

September 9, 1990 Bush & Gorbachev meet in Helsinki & urge Iraq to leave Kuwait

September 9, 1991 Tajikstan gains independence from the Soviet Union.

September 9, 1994 achin Tendulkar scores his first ODI century against Australia in Sri Lanka.

September 9, 1999 The Sega Dreamcast launches.

September 9, 2001 "Ahmed Shah Massoud, leader of the Northern Alliance, is assassinated in Afghanistan."

September 9, 2004 "2004 Australian embassy bombing: A bomb explodes outside the Australian embassy in Jakarta, killing 10 people."

September 9, 2007 "Wikipedia's 2,000,000th article in the English language version."

September 9, 2008 Shares of Lehman plunge 52% (between Sept 08 and 09)amid worries the investment bank is trying to find new investors and raise money"

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