01 October 2012

Timeline September 30 & October 1

September 30
1399  Henry IV was proclaimed King of England.
1791  Mozart's opera "The Magic Flute" premiered in Vienna, Austria.
1882  Hans Geiger, German physicist; introduced the Geiger Counter, was born.
1938  British, French, German and Italian leaders agreed at a meeting in Munich that Nazi Germany would be allowed to annex Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland.
1949  The Berlin airlift came to an end.
1980  Ethernet specifications are published by Xerox working with Intel and Digital Equipment Corporation.

October 1
1207  Henry III, King of England (1216-72) was born.
1800  Spain ceded Louisiana to France via the Treaty of San Ildefonso.
1880  John Philip Sousa becomes leader of the United States Marine Band.
1880  The first electric lamp factory is opened by Thomas Edison.
1935  Julie Andrews, actress and singer, was born.
1949  Mao Zedong proclaimed the People's Republic of China during a ceremony in Beijing.

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