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This Day In History (05. 02. 2018)

  • 1335 Otto the Merry, Duke of Austria, becomes Duke of Carinthia.
  • 1497 John Cabot’s expedition departs Bristol searching for new lands across the Atlantic.
  • 1595 King Philip II names Albrecht of Austria land guardian of Netherlands.
  • 1598 France & Spain sign Peace of Vervins.
  • 1670 King Charles II gives royal charter to the Hudson’s Bay Company.
  • 1780 William Herschel discovers 1st binary star, Xi Ursae Majoris.
  • 1783 Architect Pierre Charles L’Enfant is promoted by brevet to Major of Engineers in recognition of his service to American liberty.
  • 1824 Goethe visits Ettersberg (Buchenwald).
  • 1853 Franconi’s Hippodrome opens in New York City.
  • 1890 Territory of Oklahoma created.
  • 1905 French newspapers publish lists of Jules Verne’s unpublished work.
  • 1916 US President Woodrow Wilson signs Harrison Drug Act.
  • 1926 US military intervenes in Nicaragua.
  • 1929 Billie Holiday (14) and her mother are arrested for prostitution following a raid of a brothel in Harlem.
  • 1933 In Germany, Adolf Hitler bans trade unions.
  • 1943 German troops vacate Jefna, Tunisia.
  • 1945 More than 1,000,000 German soldiers officially surrender to the Western Allies in Italy and Austria.
  • 1953 Hussein I installed as King of Jordan.
  • 1972 126 killed in an electrical fire in Sunshine Silver mine, Kellogg, Idaho.
  • 1974 Former US Vice President Spiro Agnew disbarred.
  • 1980 Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick in Wall (Part II)” is banned in South Africa.
  • 1988 Jackson Pollock’s “Search” sold for $4,800,000.
  • 1999 John Elway announces his retirement from the NFL.
  • 2012 A pastel version of “The Scream”, by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch sells at auction for $119,922,500.
  • 2018 Kanye West widely criticized for saying “slavery is a choice” in TMZ interview.

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