know your history

Today,  June 19, 2o14 as it fell in time.

44 years ago, our televised version begins.

 

http://www.historyorb.com/date/1970

NOTABLE BIRTHS: – Greg Yaitanes, American television and film director
A DIRECTOR I HAVE NEVER HEARD OF AND WILL HAVE TO IMDB AS IF THE NAME OF A WEBSITE THAT OVERCHARGES FOR ITS SERVICES WERE A VERB BUT IT SHOULD BE A THING

1971
JUNE 13th – The New York Times begin publishing excerpts from the Pentagon Papers, classified documents on the long history of the U.S. in Vietnam

TURNS OUT JUNE 19TH ISN’T SUCH A MOMENTOUS DAY. HERE ARE SOME OF THE INFINITUDE OF MULTIPLICITY’S HIGHLIGHTS.

1464 – French King Louis XI forms postal service
1825 – Gioacchino Rossini’s “Il viaggio a Reims” premieres
1881 – Muhammad Ahmad becomes Mahdi of Sudan
1889 – Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure “Man with the Twisted Lip”
1893 – Lizzie Bordon acquitted

1921 – Turks & Christians of Palestine sign a friendship treaty against Jews
1922 – Paavo Nurmi runs world record 5000m (14:28.2)

 

1944 – French troops free Elba

 

1956 – Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin end partnership after 16 films

 

1964 – Civil Rights Act of 1964 passes 73-27

1988 – World’s Largest Sausage completed at 13 1/8 miles long

1992 – Inkhata-blood bath in Boipatong South-Africa

 

2000 – 54th NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat Indiana Pacers, 4 games to 2

 

2013 – 48 people are killed by armed bandits in Zamfara State, Nigeria

 

1934 – Federal Communications Commission (FCC) created

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