This Day In History (02. 25. 2018)

  • 1497 Italians troops reconquer Taranto on France.
  • 1605 Portuguese garrison on Ambon surrenders to Admiral Van der Haghen.
  • 1634 Irish captain Walter Devereaux kills Duke Wallenstein.
  • 1751 1st performing monkey exhibited in America, NYC (admission 1 cent).
  • 1793 1st US cabinet meeting, held at George Washington’s home.
  • 1838 London pedestrian walks 20 miles backward then forward in 8 hours.
  • 1863 Congress creates national banking system, comptroller of currency.
  • 1908 1st tunnel under Hudson River (railway tunnel) opens.
  • 1910 Dalai Lama flees Tibet for British India to escape Chinese troops.
  • 1921 Tbilisi, capital of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, occupied by Bolshevist Russia.
  • 1925 Diplomatic relations between Japan and the Soviet Union established.
  • 1945 World War II: Turkey declares war on Germany.
  • 1956 Nikita Khrushchev denounces Joseph Stalin at the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
  • 1963 Beatles release their 1st single in US “Please Please Me”.
  • 1969 Beatles begin recording Abbey Road album.
  • 1993 “Fool Moon” opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 207 performances.
  • 2011 French fashion house Christian Dior suspends its chief designer John Galliano after he is arrested for an anti-semitic verbal attack in Paris.
  • 2016 Tenth Republican presidential candidates debate hosted by CNN, held in Houston, Texas.

This post was created with our nice and easy submission form. Create your post!

What do you think?

4085 points
Upvote Downvote

Total votes: 0

Upvotes: 0

Upvotes percentage: 0.000000%

Downvotes: 0

Downvotes percentage: 0.000000%


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *




Intresting Facts About Pandas

Interesting Facts About Yves Saint-Laurent