09.07-Quick History

1776 –  George Washington orders the Declaration of Independence to be read out loud to members of the Continental Army in New York, for the first time.

1816 –  Argentina declares independence from Spain.

1868 –  The 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified guaranteeing African Americans full citizenship and all persons in the United States due process of law.

1877 – The inaugural Wimbledon Championships begins.

1955- The Russell–Einstein Manifesto is released by Bertrand Russell in London, England, United Kingdom.

 

 

 

 

2011 –  South Sudan gains independence and secedes from Sudan.

 

Famous birthdays:

1932 –  Donald Rumsfeld, American captain and politician, 13th and 21st United States Secretary of Defense.

1947 – O. J. Simpson, American football player and actor.

1950 – Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainian politician, 4th President of Ukraine.

1956 – Tom Hanks, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter ( One of my favorite actors:)).

1968 – Paolo Di Canio, Italian footballer and manager.

 

 

 

 

 

Well this is all from me for today.

Have a great 09.07.2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

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