/>Things to Remember On Aug 31 | Feeblytech

Things to Remember On Aug 31

history, history of ram mandir, history of india, history of babri masjid, history of ayodhya, history of tamil nadu, history of java, history tv 18, history of ayodhya case, history of internet, history books for adults, history books, history books for kids age 9 12, history of the world in six glasses, history pockets, history of the world part 1, history books for kids 5-7, history of the world map by map, history books for kids, history books for kids age 12-14

HISTORICAL EVENTS

1422 – Henry VI becomes King of England at the age of  9 months

1745 – Jacobite Rising 1745: Bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle, Scotland

1751 – British Troops under sir Robert Clive  occupy Arcot, India

1837 – Ralph Waldo Emerson gives his famous “The American Scholar” speech to phi Beta Kappa Society at Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, declares American literary independence from Europe

1886 – 1st major earthquake recorded in eastern US, at Charleston, South Carolina, 110 die.

1886 – Crocker Woolworth National Bank organized

1894 – The Industrial conciliation and Arbitration Act passed by Richard Seddon’s Liberal government, making New Zealand and first country in the World to outlaw strikes in favour of compulsory arbitration.

1907 – Britain & Russia sign treaty with Afghanistan, Persia & Tibet

1907 – Britain,  Russia, & France form Triple Entente

1910 – Theodore Roosevelt makes a speech in Kansas advocating a ‘square deal’: property shall be ‘the servant and not the master of the common wealth’

1957 – Federation of Malaya gains independence from Great Britain

1987 – South Africa’s longest mine strike in history ends

1988 – 5-day power blackout of downtown Seattle  begins

1997 – Diana, Princess of Wales dies in a car crash in a road tunnel in paris

2006 – Stolen on August 22,2004, Edvard Munch’s famous painting “the Scream” is recovered from a raid by Norwegian police. The painting was said to be in a better – than – expected condition

2018 – 19 year old  Indonesian boy rescued after 49 days afloat when his floting fish trap became adrift

SCIENCE

1842 – Micah Rugg patents a nuts and bolts machine

1897 – Thomas Edison patents the Kinetoscope  (Kinetographic camera) a device which produces moving pictures

1909 – A J Reach co patents cork-centered  baseball

1998 – North Korea reportedly launches Kwangmyongsong, its  first satellite.

2012 – Apple loses its patent dispute with Samsung in Tokyo, Japan

SPORTS

1881 – 1st US men’s single tennis championship (Newport, Rhode island)

1891 – 1st pro football game (QB John Brallier paid $10 &won 12-0)

1904 – US National Championship Men’s Tennis, Newport, RI: Holcombe Ward beats William Clothier 10-8, 6-4, 9-7 for his lone major singles tittle.

1909 – Swedish runner Thure Johansson runs world record marathon (2:40:34:2) in Stockholm

1924 – Paavo Nurmi runs world record 10,000m (30:06:2)

1959 – 48th Davis Cup : Australia beats USA in New York(3-2)

1993 – Minnesota Twins beat Cleveland Indians 5-4 in 22 innings

1994 – Pentium computer beats world chess champ Garry Kasparov

2019 – Minnesota twins smash 6 HRs in 10-7 loss to the Tigers in Detroit ; break MLB record by hitting 268th home run of the season.

Source : Internet
PC : ABC News