14.07. Quick History.

Second text of the day as usual is a short list of historical events.

1798 – The Sedition Act becomes law in the United States making it a federal crime to write, publish, or utter false or malicious statements about the United States government.

1881 – Billy the Kid is shot and killed by Pat Garrett outside Fort Sumner.

1933 – In Germany, all political parties are outlawed except the Nazi Party.

1957 – Rawya Ateya takes her seat in the National Assembly of Egypt, thereby becoming the first female parliamentarian in the Arab world.

1969 – Football War: After Honduras loses a soccer match against El Salvador, riots break out in Honduras against Salvadoran migrant workers.

2002 – French President Jacques Chirac escapes an assassination attempt unscathed during Bastille Day celebrations.

 

Famous birthdays:

1862 – Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter and graphic artist.

1913 – Gerald Ford, American commander, lawyer, and politician, 38th President of the United States.

1942 – Javier Solana, Spanish physicist and politician.

I have one little plea for you 🙂
Please give me some feedback. Do you like this two text system, where one is big and about one specific event and the other is short list of multiple events? What do you like, and what to change:)? Thank you for your support

Have a great 14.07.2014
Sandi.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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