Sunday, September 1, 2013

The History Of September Ist

Rory J. Koopmans, B. Admin., #23, 9731-174 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5T 6G4

September Ist, MMXIII

Hon. Jeff Johnson, MLA, Minister of Education, Progressive Conservative, Athabasca-Sturgeon-RedH2O

Dear Jeff:

As I have done many times before in  this blog on education, I just pick a date, any date of the year & you & other readers will find it quite interesting as history is always evolving, changing, & occuring.

Events Of September Ist:

1. MDCXXXVIII (1638): French Queen-mother Maria de'Medici visits Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2. MDCCLII (1752): The Liberty Bell arrives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

3. MDCCCVII (1807): Former U. S. Vice-President Aaron Burr, Democratic-Republican , New York acquitted of trying to set up his own Empire.

4. MDCCCXXXI (1831): Naturalist Charles Darwin travels aboard the HMS Beagle.

5. MCMV (1905): Alberta & Saskatchewan become the VIIIth & IXth Canadian provinces respectively. One year later in MCMVI (1906), Alberta adopts the concept of Standard Time.

6. MCMXLIV (1944): His Majesty King George The VIth promotes General Sir Bernard Law Montogomery to the rank of "Field Marshal.")

7. MMVI (2006): Luxembourg is the first nation to adopt all digital television broadcasting.



Source: Www.FactMonster.Com

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