19.07. Quick History

Today I will post only quick history text because I was out all day and I am very tired. It is almost 11 pm in my country. I am hoping that you will not be angry πŸ™‚

64 – Great Fire of Rome: a fire begins to burn in the merchant area of Rome and soon burns completely out of control. According to a popular, but untrue legend, Nero fiddled as the city burned.

1848 – Women’s rights: a two-day Women’s Rights Convention opens in Seneca Falls, New York.

1900 – The first line of the Paris MΓ©tro opens for operation.

1952 – The 1952 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XV Olympiad, were opened in Helsinki, Finland.

1983 – The first three-dimensional reconstruction of a human head in a CT is published.

1997 – The Provisional Irish Republican Army resumes a ceasefire to end their 25-year campaign to end British rule in Northern Ireland.

 

Famous birthdays:

1814 – Samuel Colt, American businessman, founded the Colt’s Manufacturing Company.

1893 – Vladimir Mayakovsky, Russian actor, playwright, and poet.

1971 – Vitali Klitschko, Ukrainian boxer.

 

For all you from different time zones Have a great 18.07.2014.

Sandi.

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