Am 5. Dezember 1939 wird die Jüdische Bezirksdarlehenskasse für die Region Magdeburg in die staatlich kontrollierte „Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland“ eingegliedert und anschließend zwangsliquidiert. Damit ist die Synagogen-Gemeinde die einzige verbliebene unabhängige jüdische Organisation in Magdeburg.
Today in 1776, 247 years ago: Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest academic honor society in the U.S., holds its first meeting at the College of William & Mary.
Today in 2014, 9 years ago: Exploration Flight Test-1, the first flight test of Orion, is launched.
Today in 1933, 90 years ago: in the United States, the Seca law is abolished, which prohibited the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages and was in force for 13 years.
Today in 1941, 82 years ago: Britain declares war on Finland, Hungary and Romania.
Today in 2012, 11 years ago: in the then Mexico City, Miguel Ángel Mancera took office as head of Government of the Federal District.
Today in 2009, 14 years ago: in a nightclub in the Russian town of Perm, a fire causes 107 deaths and 200 injuries.
Today in 1484, 539 years ago: in Rome (Italy), Pope Innocent VIII publishes his famous bull Summis desiderantes affectibus, by which he orders the Inquisition to persecute witches in the known world.
Today in 1934, 89 years ago: Abyssinia Crisis: Italian troops attack Wal Wal in Abyssinia, taking four days to capture the city.
Today in 1961, 62 years ago: on the La Bandera Cubana farm, in the village of Cuatro Vientos, near the Cuban municipality of Cumanayagua (province of Cienfuegos), the "bandit" Jesús Ramón Real Hernández (Realito), a member of the terrorist group of Manuel Alberto Pacheco Rodríguez (El Congo Pacheco) -within the framework of the terrorist attacks organized by the US CIA - murders the peasant José Pérez González (Luquita).
Today in 2013, 10 years ago: the UN declares that 2014 will be World Soil Day
Today in 1930, 93 years ago: the Royal Spanish Academy approves the use of feminine nouns that indicate professions or positions.
Today in 1928, 95 years ago: in Ciénaga, near Santa Marta, on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, between December 5 and 6, the Government of Miguel Abadía Méndez orders the murder of 1,800 workers who were on strike against the American company United Fruit Company (Banana Massacre).
Today in 2010, 13 years ago: in a poor sector of the municipality of Bello (Colombia), a landslide buries more than 120 people.
#OnThisDay in 1999, Stevie scored his first goal for the Reds ✨
*1931 – Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow was destroyed by an order of Joseph Stalin.
#AndiesemTag #OnThisDay (05.12.):
902 – Ealhswith, Frau des bereits verstorbenen Alfred des Großen, König der Angelsachsen, folgt ihrem Mann ins Grab. Sie wird überlebt von ihren Kindern Æthelweard, Æthelflæd, Æthelred, Ælfthryd und Eduard. Eigentlich kein Wunder, dass ausgerechnet Eduard König wurde, denn einige der Leute sagten schlichtweg: »Wie heißen die? Welches Geschlecht soll denn das sein? Nee, lass uns mal lieber Eduard nehmen, da wissen wir wenigstens, was Sache ist.«
Today in 1813, 210 years ago: Venezuela Araure current Portuguese State. Battle of Araure part of the independence struggle.
Today in 2018, 5 years ago: in Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum takes over as Head of Government of Mexico City.
Today in 1919, 104 years ago: in Colombia, Avianca was founded, the first airline in the Americas.
Today in 1945, 78 years ago: near the United States, five TBM Avenger bombers of the United States Navy are lost in the Bermuda Triangle, the famous case of Flight 19.
Today in 1957, 66 years ago: On December 5, 1957, the Glenside Lions Club, USA, sponsored the world's first LEO Club.
Today in 1977, 46 years ago: Egypt breaks diplomatic relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria, Iraq and South Yemen. The move is in retaliation for the Declaration of Tripoli against Egypt.
Today in 1860, 163 years ago: the first fire company is created in Lima (Peru).
Today in 1944, 79 years ago: in Italy - within the framework of World War II - British troops occupy Ravenna.
Today in 2000, 23 years ago: in Mexico City, Andrés López Obrador assumes the Government of the Federal District; he is the first ruler elected for a period of 6 years.
Today in 1964, 59 years ago: Vietnam War: For his heroism in battle earlier in the year, Captain Roger Donlon is awarded the first Medal of Honor of the war.
Today in 1941, 82 years ago: World War II: In the Battle of Moscow, Georgy Zhukov launches a massive Soviet counter-attack against the German army.
Today in 1964, 59 years ago: in the same tunnel, in the U2ai area of the Nevada Atomic Test Site (about 100 km northwest of the city of Las Vegas), at 13:15 (local time), the United States simultaneously detonates its atomic bombs Drill 1 (less than 3.4 kilotons, at 219 meters deep) and Drill 2 (less than 20 kilotons, on the surface). They are bombs Nos. 395 and 396 of the 1131 that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992. ...
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Today in 1484, 539 years ago: Pope Innocent VIII issues the Summis desiderantes affectibus, a papal bull that deputizes Heinrich Kramer and Jacob Sprenger as inquisitors to root out alleged witchcraft in Germany.
Today in 2006, 17 years ago: in Mexico City, Marcelo Ebrard Casaubón takes office as head of government of the Federal District.
Today in 1976, 47 years ago: the first appearance of the ikurriña, although illegal, on the Atocha football field in a match between Real Sociedad and Athletic de Bilbao.
#TDIM #OnThisDay #BOTD 🎂
Keri Hilson, singer/songwriter, 1982
Zainam Higgins, singer/songwriter, Cleopatra, 1980
John Rzeznik, singer/songwriter/guitar/producer, Goo Goo Dolls, 1965
Les Nemes, bass, Haircut One Hundred, 1960
Rick Wills, bass/vocals, Foreigner and others, 1947
Jim Messina, musician/singer/engineer/producer, Buffalo Springfield, 1947
Andrew Youakim AKA Andy Kim, singer/songwriter, 1946
Also BOTD Little Richard
Today in 1941, 82 years ago: in the Soviet Union, General Zhukov leads a counterattack to break the siege during the Battle of Moscow.
Today in 1936, 87 years ago: in the Soviet Union the constitution of that country is created.
Today in 1935, 88 years ago: Mary McLeod Bethune founds the National Council of Negro Women in New York City.
Today in 1770, 253 years ago: 29th Regiment of Foot privates Hugh Montgomery and Matthew Kilroy are found guilty for the manslaughter of Crispus Attucks and Samuel Gray respectively in the Boston Massacre.
Today in 1847, 176 years ago: Jefferson Davis is elected to the U.S. Senate.
Today in 1814, 209 years ago: Venezuela Urica today Anzoátegui State. Battle of Urica part of the independence struggle.
Today in 2011, 12 years ago: the Morocco Mall, the largest shopping centre in Africa, was inaugurated in Casablanca, Morocco.
Today in 2008, 15 years ago: the Honda team decides to retire from Formula 1.
Today in 2007, 16 years ago: Arsenal de Sarandí won the first title in its history, the Copa Sudamericana, defeating America de México in the final.
Today in 1550, 473 years ago: the second Viceroy, Don Luis de Velasco y Ruiz de Alarcón, arrives at the Viceroyalty of New Spain.
Today in 1918, 105 years ago: U.S. President Woodrow Wilson sails for the World War I peace talks in Versailles, becoming the first US president to travel to Europe while in office.
Today in 1838, 185 years ago: French troops land in Mexico and take the port of Veracruz.
Happy Monday, everyone!
It was 27 years ago, on December 4, 1996, when NASA launched the Mars Pathfinder, a robotic spacecraft to explore the surface of Mars. It carried the Sojourner Mars rover, which landed on Mars on July 4, 1997.
How would you describe this panorama image of the landing site?
On this day in 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested for not giving up her bus seat to a white man.
Of the event she noted:
“People always say that I didn’t give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn’t true. I was not tired physically, or no more tired than I usually was at the end of a working day…no, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in.”
Today in 1984, 39 years ago: NASA conducts the Controlled Impact Demonstration, wherein an airliner is deliberately crashed in order to test technologies and gather data to help improve survivability of crashes.
Today in 1990, 33 years ago: 40 meters below the bed of the English Channel (between England and France), are the workers who build the Eurotunnel.
On 1st December 1955 Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama and was arrested. This started the the Montgomery Bus Boycott began is one of the most powerful stories of organising and social change in US history.
Today in 1990, 33 years ago: Channel Tunnel sections started from the United Kingdom and France meet beneath the seabed.
Today in 1960, 63 years ago: Patrice Lumumba is arrested by Mobutu Sese Seko's men on the banks of the Sankuru River, for inciting the army to rebellion.
Today in 1916, 107 years ago: in Greece, the Turks perpetrate the last stage of the Greek Holocaust. Turkish Interior Minister Rafet Bey writes, “We have to wipe out the Greeks as we did the Armenians on November 28.”
Today in 1967, 56 years ago: The Pakistan Peoples Party is founded by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, who becomes its first chairman.
Today in 1966, 57 years ago: Decolonization: Barbados becomes independent from the United Kingdom.
Today in 1982, 41 years ago: in London, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher receives a package bomb at her Downing Street residence.
Happy St Andrew's Day!
Today in 1972, 51 years ago: Atari releases Pong, the first commercially successful video game.
Today in 1990, 33 years ago: Margaret Thatcher's term as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom ends.
Today in 1893, 130 years ago: in New Zealand, for the first time in human history, women vote in a national election.
Today in 1814, 209 years ago: The Times of London becomes the first newspaper to be produced on a steam-powered printing press, built by the German team of Koenig & Bauer.
Today in 1924, 99 years ago: In New York City, the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.
Today in 1999, 24 years ago: The centre-left Labour Party takes control of the New Zealand government with leader Helen Clark becoming the first elected female Prime Minister in New Zealand's history.
Today in 1942, 81 years ago: the dramatic romance film Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, is released in the United States. It will be nominated for eight Oscars and will win best film, best director and best adapted screenplay.
Today in 2008, 15 years ago: Mumbai attacks, a series of terrorist attacks killing approximately 175 citizens by 10 members of Lashkar-e-Taiba, a Pakistan based extremist Islamist terrorist organisation.
Today in 1915, 108 years ago: Albert Einstein presents the field equations of general relativity to the Prussian Academy of Sciences.
Heute vor 50 Jahren, am 25. November 1973 #onthisday, bescherte die Ölpreiskrise Deutschland den ersten autofreien Sonntag.
Statt Fahrrädern, Rollschuhen und Pferdekutschen auf Autobahnen und Bundesstraßen würden wohl heutzutage Wutbürger, Libertäre, Gelbwesten, Petrolheads, Verschwörungstheoretiker etc. die Straßen erobern. Insbes. wenn eine solche Maßnahme mit der #Klimakrise oder #Energiekrise begründet würde.
Today is National Sardine Day, so here's an Elizabethan theatre song about eating pilchards.
From Blurt Master-Constable. Or The Spaniards night-walke.
[Attributed to] Middleton and Dekker, c1602
#otd #onthisday #earlymusic #sardines #pilchards #tudor #earlymodern
On this day, in 1983, The Colour of Magic was published and the Discworld was unleashed on the Roundworld! What is your favourite thing about the Discworld and/or the best thing being a fan of the Discworld has done for you?