Friday, October 8, 2010

This Day in History

2007 - Marion Jones gives up 5 olympic medals after admitting to using performance enhancing drugs
2003- Arnold Schwarzenegger elected Governor of California
2001- SAS Flight 686 crashes near Milao-Linate, 114 Killed
1998- House of Representatives approges impeachment inquiry of President Clinton
1995- Dolphins Dan Marino breaks Tarkenton's NFL career completions
1992-Nobel Prize for literature is given to West Indies poet Derek Walcott
1989- Oakland beats Toronto, 4-3 in games to advance to World Series
1988- Fire in Seattles Space Needles causes evacuations, $2000 in damages
1986- Keilie Fran Burrell passed away
1983- Ashlee Burrell is Born
1981- President Reagan greeded predecessor Jimmy Carter, Gerald R. Ford, and Richared Nixon before sending them to Egypt for Anwar Sadat's funeral
1980- Bob Marley collapses on Stage
1978- Ken Warby set world waterspeed record at 319.627 MPH
1971- John Lennon releases his mega hit " Imagine"
1961 - U.S. Constellation crashes at Richmond ,Va 74 Die
1961- Whitey Ford breaks Babe Ruth's world series record of 29 2/3 consecutive scoreless innings, running his streak to 32
1960- Bobby Richardson hit a world series grand slammer
1958- Dr. Ake Senning installs 1st pacemaker in Stockholm
1935- Ozzie Nelson marries Harriet Hilliard ( Ozzie and Harriet)
1934- Bruno Hauptmann is indicted for muder of Lindbergh's son
1927- NY Yankees sweep Pirates in 24th world series
1906- Karl Hessler demonstrates 1st "permanent wave" for hair in London
1886- Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Noble Bachelor"
1873- 1st woman prison run by women opens ar Indiana Reformatory Institute
1860- telegraph line between L.A. and San Fransisco opens
1835 HMS Beagle and Charles Darwin reach james inland, Galapagos Archipelago
1818- 2 English boxers are 1st of use padded gloves
1775- Officers devide to bar slaves and free blacks from Contintental Army
1604- SuperNova "Keplers Nova" 1st sighted
1492- Columbus' fleet about 400 sea miles from Puerto Rico.

Thanks to Katie for this idea!