24 March 2013

Timeline March 24 & 25

March 24
1707  The Acts of Union 1707 was signed, officially uniting the Kingdoms of England and Scotland to create the Kingdom of Great Britain.
1803  Egerton Ryerson, Canadian educator and politician was born.
1874  Harry Houdini, Hungarian born magician and escape artist, was born.
1882  German scientist Robert Koch announced in Berlin that he had discovered the bacillus responsible for tuberculosis.
1890  Agnes Macphail, Canadian politician, first female member of the Canadian House of Commons, was born.
1958  Elvis Presley was inducted into the Army in Memphis, Tenn.
1973  The album "Dark Side of the Moon" by Pink Floyd was released.

March 25
1306  Robert the Bruce became King of Scotland.
1947  Elton John, Rock singer, musician, was born.
1957  The Treaty of Rome established the European Economic Community.
1958  Canada's Avro Arrow made its first flight.

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