16.07. Quick History

Hello dear reader. You are wondering why there is a quick history text before the main one event. Well I decided that this is what will happened on this day :).

So for now I will do a quick history and the big text in the afternoon.

622 – The beginning of the Islamic calendar.

1054 – Three Roman legates break relations between Western and Eastern Christian Churches through the act of placing an invalidly-issued Papal bull of Excommunication on the altar of Hagia Sophia during Saturday afternoon divine liturgy.

1661 – The first banknotes in Europe are issued by the Swedish bank Stockholms Banco.

1790 – The District of Columbia is established as the capital of the United States after signature of the Residence Act.

1809 – The city of La Paz, in what is today Bolivia, declares its independence from the Spanish Crown during the La Paz revolution and forms the Junta Tuitiva, the first independent government in Spanish America, led by Pedro Domingo Murillo.

1931 – Emperor Haile Selassie I signs the first constitution of Ethiopia.

1935 – The world’s first parking meter is installed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1965 – The Mont Blanc Tunnel linking France and Italy opens.

1969 – Apollo program: Apollo 11, the first mission to land astronauts on the Moon, is launched from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Kennedy, Florida.

1979 – Iraqi President Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr resigns and is replaced by Saddam Hussein.

As you can see lot of big historical events occurred today. For the main text I have choose one breaking moment in human history. Very controversial, so be impatient be very impatient 🙂

Have a great 16.07.2014



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