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Receives - Notable Historical Events

Francisco PizarroJul 26, 1519

Isaac NewtonJul 7, 1668

William PennMar 4, 1681

Benjamin FranklinNov 30, 1753

George WashingtonApr 3, 1776

Eli WhitneyJan 14, 1799

Stephen F. AustinJan 3, 1823

NapoleonDec 5, 1840

Abraham LincolnAug 14, 1862

kiplingDec 10, 1907

Joan of ArcApr 19, 1909

MarconiNov 19, 1911

Marie CurieDec 31, 1911

Charlie ChaplinMar 27, 1931

Ralph BuncheSep 27, 1950

Simone de BeauvoirDec 6, 1954

Fidel CastroApr 30, 1961

KhrushchevOct 28, 1962

Pablo NerudaJul 20, 1967

Elvis PresleyFeb 16, 1968

Bob MarleyMay 21, 1981

John Paul IISep 15, 1982

Billy Dee WilliamsMar 27, 1985

Nelson MandelaMay 17, 1989

Andre DawsonMay 22, 1990

Mikhail GorbachevJun 5, 1991

Michael JacksonJan 9, 2002

EnyaJun 29, 2007

Julia Louis-DreyfusMay 4, 2010

Alan MenkenNov 10, 2010

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Receives - Historical Events
Date Event
1214-06-20

The University of Oxford receives its charter.

1248-08-25

The Dutch city of Ommen receives city rights and fortification rights from Otto III, the Archbishop of Utrecht.

1257-06-05

Kraków, Poland, receives city rights.

1495-11-27

Scottish king James IV receives Perkin Warbeck, pretender to the English trone

1519-07-26

Francisco Pizarro receives royal charter for the west coast of South America

1539-02-15

Emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo

1598-09-01

Spanish king Philip II receives sacraments

1621-06-03

Dutch West India Company (WIC) receives charter for The West Indies (included, The Americas, Caribbean and West Africa)

1646-03-06

Joseph Jenkes, MA, receives 1st colonial machine patent

1651-07-24

Anthony Johnson, a free black, receives grant of 250 acres in Va

1668-07-07

Isaac Newton receives MA from Trinity College, Cambridge

1678-12-03

Edmund Halley receives MA from The Queen's College, Oxford

1681-03-04

English Quaker William Penn receives charter from Charles II, making him sole proprietor of colonial American territory Pennsylvania

1695-08-02

Daniel Quare receives a British patent for his portable barometer

1697-01-26

Isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night

1753-11-30

Benjamin Franklin receives Godfrey Copley-Penny

1776-04-03

George Washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College

1792-12-12

In Vienna, Ludwig Von Beethoven (22) receives 1st lesson in music composition from Franz Joseph Haydn

1799-01-14

Eli Whitney receives government contract for 10,000 muskets

1806-01-09

Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson receives a state funeral and is interred in St Paul's Cathedral.

1817-09-09

Alexander Twilight, probably first African American to graduate from a US college, receives BA degree at Middlebury College

1823-01-03

Stephen F. Austin receives a grant of land in Texas from the government of Mexico.

1834-12-23

Joseph Hansom of London receives patent for Hansom cabs

1840-12-05

Napoleon Bonaparte receives a french state funeral in Paris 19 years after his death

1844-01-15

University of Notre Dame receives its charter in Indiana

1861-07-03

Colonel Jackson receives his commission as brigadier general

1862-08-14

Abraham Lincoln receives the 1st group of African Americans to confer with a US president

1863-01-26

American Civil War: Massachusetts Governor receives permission from Secretary of War to raise a militia organization for men of African descent (54th Massachusetts Regiment)

1877-07-10

The then villa of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, formally receives its city charter from the Royal Crown of Spain.

1882-09-12

Belgian King Leopold II receives Pierre de Brazza

1884-10-22

General Gordon receives letter of Mahdi

1885-01-02

Gen Wolseley receives last distress signal of Gen Gordon in Khartoum

1885-08-29

Gottlieb Daimler receives German patent for a motorcycle

1887-01-21

Brisbane receives a daily rainfall of 465 millimetres (18.3 inches), a record for any Australian capital city.

1887-06-08

Herman Hollerith receives a patent for his punch card calculator.

1887-11-29

US receives rights to Pearl Harbor, on Oahu, Hawaii

1889-01-08

Dr Herman Hollerith receives 1st US patent for a mechanical tabulating machine

1892-11-12

Pudge Heffelfinger receives $500, becomes 1st pro football player

1894-06-26

Karl Benz of Germany receives US patent for gasoline-driven auto

1898-06-16

China's emperor De Zong (Guang Xu) receives Kang Youwei

1899-12-04

Webb Hayes, son of pres Rutherford Hayes, receives medal of honor

1901-05-23

Ottawa Mint Act receives Royal Assent

1904-11-08

Inventor and manufacturer Harvey Hubbell receives the first U.S. patent for a separable electric attachment plug

1905-04-06

Germany receives invitation from Sultan of Morocco to an international conference to discuss matters relating to Morocco

1907-12-10

Ruyard kipling receives Nobel prize for literature

1909-04-19

Joan of Arc receives beatification

1910-05-04

Canadian Currency Act, 1910, receives Royal Assent

1910-11-08

William H. Frost receives the first U.S. patent for an electrical insect destroyer

1911-11-19

NY receives first Marconi wireless transmission from Italy

1911-12-31

Marie Curie receives her 2nd Nobel Prize

1913-12-10

Kamerlingh Onnes receives Nobel prize for physics

1914-08-02

Belgian government receives German ultimatum

1914-08-22

Canada's Finance Act, 1914, receives assent

1914-09-18

Irish Home Rule bill receives Royal assent

1915-12-04

Ku Klux Klan receives charter from Fulton County Ga

1916-03-26

Birdman of Alcatraz receives solitary

1920-12-17

British Empire receives League of Nations mandate to Nauru

1920-12-17

Japan receives League of Nations mandate over Pacific islands

1920-12-17

South Africa receives League of Nations mandate over SW Africa

1921-12-06

Anglo-Irish Treaty signed; Ireland receives dominion status; partition creates Northern Ireland

1924-04-06

Italy fascists receives 65% of vote of parliament

1924-04-06

Völkische Block (nazi's) receives 17.8% of vote in Bavaria

1931-03-27

Charlie Chaplin receives France's distinguished Legion of Honor

1932-11-18

"Flowers & Trees" receives 1st Academy Award for a cartoon

1936-06-16

Pope Pius XI receives Anton Mussert (Dutch Nazi collaborator)

1936-06-22

Virgin Islands receives a constitution from US (Organic Act)

1936-12-10

Stockholm: physicist PBJ Debije receives Nobel prize for chemistry

1938-12-20

Vladimir K Zworykin (Penn) receives patent on Iconoscope TV system

1939-08-27

Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands receives German ambassador Grave Zech

1940-10-02

British Council receives Royal Charter

1941-03-16

Dmitri Shostakovitch receives the Stalin Prize

1943-04-08

Hakuun Yasutani Roshi, founder of Sanbo Kyodan, receives dharma

1943-07-12

Pope Pius XII receives German ambassador baron von Weizsacker

1944-06-06

Theodore Roosevelt Jr receives congressional medal of honor

1948-05-25

SF receives its 1st telecast

1950-09-18

Nakagawa Soen, Zen teacher, receives dharma transmission

1950-09-27

Dr Ralph Bunche receives Nobel Peace Prize

1954-12-06

Simone de Beauvoir receives Prix Goncourt

1954-12-10

Albert Schweitzer receives Nobel Peace Prize

1958-08-18

Perez Prado "Mambo King" receives one of the 1st gold records

1959-12-25

Richard Starkey receives his 1st drum set

1961-04-30

Premier Fidel Castro of Cuba receives Lenin-Peace Prize

1961-05-08

Alan Shepard receives NASA Distinguished Service Medal, Washington

1962-10-22

JFK receives Ugandan premier Milton Obote

1962-10-28

Cuban missile crisis: US President Kennedy receives letter from Soviet Leaderr Khrushchev suggesting agreement

1966-03-16

Man From Uncle star David McCallum receives huge welcome in London

1967-07-20

Pablo Neruda receives 1st Viareggio-Versile prizes

1968-02-16

Elvis Presley receives gold record for "How Great Thou Art"

1968-03-11

Otis Redding posthumously receives gold record for " Dock of the Bay"

1968-06-30

East German Communist Party leader Walter Ulbricht receives "Order of October Revolution"

1968-12-12

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill receives overwhelming support from Unionist Members of Parliament (MPs) at Stormont

1970-01-16

Buckminster Fuller receives the Gold Medal award from the American Institute of Architects.

1970-11-17

Douglas Engelbart receives the patent for the first computer mouse.

1970-11-27

Carl Morton (18-11 for last-place Expos), receives NL Rookie of Year

1970-12-07

Taizan Maezumi Roshi, head of LA Zen Center, receives dharma

1971-04-29

Boeing receives contract for Mariner 10, Mercury exploration

1971-12-10

West German union chancellor W Burns receives Nobel prize of peace

1972-08-09

Rockwell receives NASA contract to construct Space Shuttle

1975-06-09

Tony Orlando & Dawn receives gold record for "He Don't Love You"

1975-12-09

Jelena Bonner receives Andrei Sacharov's Nobel Prize

1976-09-17

Amnesty International receives Erasmus-prize

1976-12-19

Pres Leonid Brezhnev receives his 5th Order of Lenin

1979-03-11

Randy Hold receives 67 min in penalties in a 60 min NHL hockey game

1979-06-06

Royal Air Force receives 1st F-16

1979-06-13

Sioux nation receives $100 million in compensation for Black Hills SD

1981-05-21

Reggae musician Bob Marley receives a Jamaican state funeral

1982-09-15

Pope John Paul II receives PLO leader Yasser Arafat

1985-03-27

Billy Dee Williams receives a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

1985-07-16

Bill to abolish Greater London Council receives royal assent

1985-10-12

Intl Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear War receives Nobel Prize

1985-12-04

French President Mitterrand receives Polish leader Jaruzelski

1986-09-11

Pres Mubarak receives Israeli premier Peres

1987-06-25

Pope John Paul II receives Austrian President Kurt Waldheim

1988-12-28

John Tarrant, 1st Aust born Zen teacher, receives Dharma Transmission

1989-01-25

Augusto Alcalde, 1st South American Zen teacher, receives Dharma Transmission

1989-05-17

Nelson Mandela receives a BA from University of South Africa

1990-05-22

Andre Dawson receives a record 5 intentional walks in a game

1990-06-23

African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela, on a US tour, receives a tumultuous welcome in Boston.

1991-06-05

Mikhail Gorbachev receives his 1990 Nobel Peace Prize

1991-06-06

Dana Plato receives 6 yr suspended sentence for robbing a video store

1991-12-10

IM Pei receives $5 million for design of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

1994-08-15

South African President Nelson Mandela receives Anne Frank Penning

1995-03-04

Blind teenage boy receives a 'Bionic Eye' at a Washington Hospital

1995-08-23

Larry Hagman receives a liver transplant

1996-10-25

Frank, brother of Yank manager Joe Torre, receives a heart transplant

2002-01-09

Michael Jackson receives the Artist of the Century award at the American music awards

2003-09-18

The United Kingdom's Local Government Act 2003, repealing controversial Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988, receives Royal Assent.

2004-11-21

The island of Dominica is hit by the most destructive earthquake in its history. The northern half of the island receives the most damage, especially the town of Portsmouth. It is also felt in neighboring Guadeloupe, where one person is killed as a result.

2005-07-20

Canada becomes the fourth country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage, after the bill C-38 receives its Royal Assent.

2005-07-26

Mumbai, India receives 99.5cm of rain (39.17 inches) within 24 hours, bringing the city to a halt for over 2 days.

2007-06-29

Enya receives an honorary doctorate from the National University of Ireland, Galway

2007-10-17

The Dalai Lama receives the United States Congressional Gold Medal.

2008-10-24

Iceland receives a £1.3 billion bailout package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as the first European country to require an emergency loan with the aim of stabilising the collapsed currency and strengthening the tax system as well as the nationalised banks

2010-05-04

Julia Louis-Dreyfus receives the 2,407th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, although on the original star her name is spelled incorrectly

2010-11-10

Alan Menken, famous Disney composer, receives the 2,442nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

2011-08-26

The 787 Dreamliner, Boeing's all-new composite airliner, receives certification from the EASA and the FAA

2016-12-04

Grieving Brazilian town receives bodies of soccer plane-crash victims

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