Hello to all. I am sorry for this past couple of days. I just got new job and it was difficult for me to concentrate on my blog. So be patient and soon I will be back to my regular two posts per day system. Today I will do quick history for last three days including today. I hope you are still here and will understand my situation :).
1794 – Maximilien Robespierre and Louis Antoine de Saint-Just are executed by guillotine in Paris, France.
1868 – The 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution is certified, establishing African American citizenship and guaranteeing due process of law.
1914 – World War I: Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia after Serbia rejects the conditions of an ultimatum sent by Austria on July 23 following the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
2001 – Australian Ian Thorpe becomes the first swimmer to win six gold medals at a single World Championships.
1836 – Inauguration of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France.
1914 – The Cape Cod Canal opened.
1921 – Adolf Hitler becomes leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party.
1958 – U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs into law the National Aeronautics and Space Act, which creates the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
1987 – British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and President of France François Mitterrand sign the agreement to build a tunnel under the English Channel (Eurotunnel).
762 – Baghdad is founded by caliph Al-Mansur.
1629 – An earthquake in Naples, Italy, kills about 10,000 people.
1930 – In Montevideo, Uruguay wins the first FIFA World Cup.
2003 – In Mexico, the last ‘old style’ Volkswagen Beetle rolls off the assembly line.
Have a great 30.07.2014. Sandi