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1735 John Adams,
2nd President of the United States, was born.
1888 John J. Loud
patented the ballpoint pen.
1922 Benito Mussolini became Premier of Italy.
Shark (Galeocerdo cuvieri)
The dark vertical stripes along the sides that
give this shark its common name are much more
prominent in juveniles than adults. Tiger sharks
will feed on virtually anything they can get in
their mouth, including other sharks. Although
they have been known to attack humans, fatal
attacks are rare.
invented an apparatus for treating air that
provided cooling by controlling humidity. Now the
central feature of what are now known as air
conditioning systems, Carrier's apparatus was
never called an air conditioner.
Dates in Idaho
1836 Two Presbyterian missionaries
became the first white settlers in Idaho. 1860
Mormons founded the first permanent settlement in
Idaho. March 4, 1863 Idaho Territory was
established. July 3, 1890 Idaho became
the 43rd state.
Local Name Republika Hrvatska. Area
21,851 sq mi. Population 4,470,534. Capital
Zagreb. Independence from Yugoslavia Achieved
June 25, 1991.
(aka Jean-Dominique Cassini) discovered four of
Saturn's moons, as well as the division of that
planet's rings. He also observed and published
descriptions of the surface markings on Mars,
determined the rotation periods of Mars and
Jupiter, and estimated the dimensions of the
proved to be an ineffectual department store
salesman, but a master at building store
displays. He turned that display mastery into a
chain of "five and dime" stores that
made him a millionaire in just a few years.
On March 5, 1770, a small detachment of British
soldiers fired into a crowd of about 400
Bostonians, killing three and wounding eight.
was the first to suggest a connection between the
aurora borealis and changes in the magnetic field
of the Earth, and helped determine that the Earth
is not a perfect sphere. He is most remembered
today, however, for the temperature scale which
bears his name.