Thursday, September 30, 2010

September 30

Track Year Event Artist Song Album
1. 1882 The world's first commercial hydroelectric power plant (later known as Appleton Edison Light Company) begins operation on theFox River in AppletonWisconsinUnited States. Silver Apples Water Silver Apples
2. 1888 Jack the Ripper kills his third and fourth victims, Elizabeth Stride and Catherine Eddowes. Smoke My Friend Jack The British Are Coming
3. 1901 Hubert Cecil Booth patents the vacuum cleaner. Mental This Sucks Demo
4. 1935 The Hoover Dam, astride the border between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada, is dedicated. Felix Da Housecat She's So Damn Cool Devin Dazzle & the Neon Fever
5. 1954 The U.S. Navy submarine USS Nautilus is commissioned as the world's first nuclear reactor powered vessel. The Telescopes When Nemo Sunk the Nautilus Third Wave
6. 1955 Film icon James Dean dies in a road accident aged 24. Government Issue I'm James Dean The Year in Seven Inches

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

September 29

Track Year Event Artist Song Album
1. 1650 Henry Robinson opens his Office of Addresses and Encounters – the first historically documented dating service – inThreadneedle StreetLondon. Mogwai Close Encounters Rock Action
2. 1829 The Metropolitan Police of London, later also known as the Met, is founded. SSD Police Beat Power
3. 1916 John D. Rockefeller becomes the first billionaire. Pet Shop Boys Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money) Please
4. 1957 20 MCi (740 petabecquerels) of radioactive material is released in an explosion at the Soviet Mayak nuclear plant at Chelyabinsk. Negative FX Hazardous Waste Negative FX / Last Rights
5. 1966 The Chevrolet Camaro, originally named Panther, is introduced. The Cyrkle Camaro Neon

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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

September 28

Track Year Event Artist Song Album
1. 935 Saint Wenceslas is murdered by his brother, Boleslaus I of Bohemia. Corrin Seed of Cain Catalogue Sampler
2. 1066 William the Conqueror invades England: the Norman Conquest begins. Holding On Invasion of the Assholes Question What You Stand For
3. 1542 Navigator João Rodrigues Cabrilho of Portugal arrives at what is now San DiegoCaliforniaUnited States. The 6ths San Diego Zoo Wasps' Nest
4. 1779 American RevolutionSamuel Huntington is elected President of the Continental Congress, succeeding John Jay. Enon Elected Believo!
5. 1889 The first General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) defines the length of a meter as the distance between two lines on a standard bar of an alloy ofplatinum with ten percent iridium, measured at the melting point of ice. The Lovin' Spoonful Full Measure Greatest Hits

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Monday, September 27, 2010

September 27

Track Year Event Artist Song Album
1. 489 Odoacer attacks Theodoric at the Battle of Verona, and is defeated again. Lifetime The Verona Kings Jersey's Best Dancers
2. 1822 Jean-François Champollion announces that he has deciphered the Rosetta stone. Panic Written in Stone Dying For It
3. 1903 Wreck of the Old 97, a train crash made famous by the song of the same name. Pete Seeger Wreck of the Old 97 American Favorite Ballads
4. 1905 The physics journal Annalen der Physik published Albert Einstein's paper "Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?", introducing the equationE=mc². The Apples in Stereo Energy New Magnetic Wonder
5. 1908 The first production of the Ford Model T automobile was built at the Piquette Plant in Detroit, Michigan. Rescue We're From Detroit Volume Plus Volume Plus
6. 1979 The United States Department of Education receives final approval from the U.S. Congress to become the 13th US Cabinet agency. Better Than a Thousand Is it Education? Just One

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Sunday, September 26, 2010

September 26

Track Year Event Artist Song Album
1. 1212  Golden Bull of Sicily is certified as an hereditary royal title in Bohemia for the Přemyslid dynasty. Stillwell The Bull Starts Here Don't Face a Problem...Burn It
2. 1580 Sir Francis Drake finishes his circumnavigation of the Earth. Wolfie I Wish I Could Navigate 4 Track Rarities
3. 1687 The Parthenon in Athens is partially destroyed by an explosion caused by the bombing from Venetian forces led by Morosiniwho are besieging the Ottoman Turks stationed in Athens. Venetian Snares & Speedranch Fire Beats Making Orange Things
4. 1687 The city council of Amsterdam votes to support William of Orange's invasion of England, which became the Glorious Revolution. Joan of Arc A Pale Orange How Memory Works
5. 1777 British troops occupy Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the American Revolution. Boyz II Men Motownphilly Cooleyhighharmony
6. 1960 In Chicago, the first televised debate takes place between presidential candidates Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy. Dead Nation Politically Challenged Painless
7. N/A European Day of Languages (European Union) Harry Nilsson Everybody's Talkin' Fred Neil

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Saturday, September 25, 2010

September 25

Track Year Event Artist Song Album
1. 303 On a voyage preaching the gospelSaint Fermin of Pamplona is beheaded in AmiensFrance. Queen Dont' Lose Your Head A Kind of Magic
2. 1513 Spanish explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa reaches what would become known as the Pacific Ocean. Broken Social Scene Pacific Theme You Forgot it in People
3. 1690 Publick Occurrences Both Foreign and Domestick, the first newspaper to appear in the Americas, is published for the first and only time. Johnny Cash Bad News The Essential Johnny Cash
4. 1775 Ethan Allen surrenders to British forces after attempting to capture Montreal during the Battle of Longue-Pointe. At the same time, Benedict Arnold and his expeditionary company set off from Fort Western, bound for Quebec City (Invasion of Canada (1775)). April Stevens & Nino Tempo I Surrender Dear Sing the Great Songs
5. 1789 The U.S. Congress passes twelve amendments to the United States Constitution: the Congressional Apportionment Amendment (which was never ratified), the Congressional Compensation Amendment, and the ten that are known as the Bill of Rights. Neutral Milk Hotel You've Passed On Avery Island

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Friday, September 24, 2010

September 24

Track Year Event Artist Song Album
1. 1180 Manuel I Komnenos, last Emperor of the Komnenian restoration dies. The Byzantine Empire slips into terminal decline. Champion The Decline Count Our Numbers
2. 1789 The United States Congress passes the Judiciary Act which creates the office of the United States Attorney General and the federal judiciary system, and orders the composition of the Supreme Court of the United States. 2 Pac Only God Can Judge Me All Eyez on Me
3. 1869 "Black Friday": Gold prices plummet after Ulysses S. Grant orders the Treasury to sell large quantities of gold after Jay Gouldand James Fisk plot to control the market. The Turtles Glitter and Gold Solid Zinc: The Turtles Anthology
4. 1890 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officially renounces polygamy. Morrissey Break Up The Family Viva Hate
5. 1948 The Honda Motor Company is founded. The Beach Boys Little Honda All Summer Long

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Thursday, September 23, 2010

September 23

Track Year Event Artist Song Album
1. 1122 Concordat of Worms. The Hidden Cameras Worms Cannot Swim Nor Can They Walk Ecce Homo
2. 1641 The Merchant Royal, carrying a treasure worth over a billion USD, is lost at sea off Land's End. Dead Can Dance Lost Treasure The Rare Traxx
3. 1806 Lewis and Clark return to St. Louis after exploring the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Tommy Emmanuel Lewis & Clark The Mystery
4. 1846 Neptune is discovered by French astronomer Urbain Jean Joseph Le Verrier and British astronomer John Couch Adams; the discovery is verified by German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle. The Bad Plus Neptune (The Planet) Give
5. 1889 Nintendo Koppai (Later Nintendo Company, Limited) is founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce and market the playing card game Hanafuda. Saskrotch Metroid Nintendo Breakz Volume 1
6. 1969 The Chicago Eight trial opens in Chicago. Memphis Slim and Peter Green Chicago Seven Blue Memphis
7. N/A Autumnal equinox Jean Michel Jarre Equinox Pt 5 Best of

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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

September 22

Track Year Event Artist Song Album
1. 1499 Treaty of BaselSwitzerland becomes an independent state. Braid (Strawberry Ann) Switzerland Movie Music Vol. 1
2. 1598  Ben Jonson is indicted for manslaughter. Mates of State A Duel Will Settle This Our Constant Concern
3. 1692 Last people hanged for witchcraft in the United States. Deerhoof Witchery Glamour Spell Halfbird
4. 1851 The city of Des Moines, Iowa is incorporated as Fort Des Moines. Joni Mitchell The Dry Cleaner from Des Moines Mingus
5. 1919 The steel strike of 1919, led by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers, begins in Pennsylvania before spreading across the United States. Speedy West Steel Strike Steel Guitar
6. 1975 Sara Jane Moore tries to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford, but is foiled by Oliver Sipple. Demented Youth Assassination Attempt Not So Quiet on the Western Front

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

September 21

Track Year Event Artist Song Album
1. 1780 American Revolutionary WarBenedict Arnold gives the British the plans to West Point. Minor Threat Betray Discography
2. 1827 Joseph Smith, Jr. is reportedly visited by the angel Moroni, who gave him a record of gold plates, one-third of which Smith has translated into The Book of Mormon. Zao Angel Without Wings A Parade of Chaos
3. 1897 The "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" editorial is published in the New York Sun. Envy Testimony to the Existence The Eyes of Final Proof
4. 1937 J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit is published. The Smoke The Hobbit Symphony The Smoke
5. 1982 The first annual International Day of Peace is held. Bad Brains Peace Be Unto Thee Build a Nation

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