History

Today In History – 7 December

Important Events 43 BC Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman orator and politician is assassinated in Formiae 1909 Inventor Leo Baekeland patents the first thermo-setting plastic, Bakelite, sparking the birth of

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Today In History – 5 December

Important Events 771 Charlemagne becomes the sole King of the Franks after the death of his brother Carloman 1349 500 Jews of Nuremberg massacred during Black Death riots 1456 Earthquake strikes

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Today In History – 2 December

Important Events 1913 Ford Motor Company institutes world’s 1st moving assembly line for the Model T Ford 1934 Leningrad mayor Sergey Kirov is assassinated and Joseph Stalin uses it as an

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Today In History – 1 December

Important Events 1913 Ford Motor Company institutes world’s 1st moving assembly line for the Model T Ford 1934 Leningrad mayor Sergey Kirov is assassinated and Joseph Stalin uses it as an

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Today In History – 30 November

Important Events 1016 Cnut the Great [Canute], King of Denmark, claims the English throne after the death of Edmund ‘Ironside’ 1487 The first German Beer Purity Law (Reinheitsgebot), is promulgated

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