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Christopher ColumbusNov 15, 1492

Nicolaus CopernicusMar 9, 1497

Hernando de SotoMar 18, 1541

BlackbeardDec 5, 1717

Andrew JacksonNov 2, 1824

Frank SinatraMar 27, 1951

Jimi HendrixFeb 3, 1967

Rod LaverSep 8, 1969

Nolan RyanOct 30, 1974

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Recorded - Historical Events
Date Event
1457

Battle of Megiddo (15thC BC) between Egyptian Thutmose III and a large Canaanite coalition under King of Kadesh. First battle recorded with a reliable account .

240

1st recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet.

BC
AD
66-01-26

5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

141-03-20

6th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

218-05-17

7th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

295-04-20

8th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

374-02-16

9th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

451-06-24

10th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

512-06-29

A solar eclipse is recorded by a monastic chronicler in Ireland.

607-03-13

12th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

760-05-22

14th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

781-07-31

The oldest recorded eruption of Mt. Fuji (Traditional Japanese date: July 6, 781).

837-02-27

15th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

996-11-01

First recorded use of modern name for Austria in the 'Ostarrîchi Document'

1066-03-23

18th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

1145-04-22

19th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

1287-12-14

During St. Lucia's Flood in Northwest Netherlands the Zuiderzee seawall collapses with loss of over 50,000 lives. Fifth largest recorded flood in history

1333-11-04

Flood of the Arno River, causing massive damage in Florence as recorded by the Florentine chronicler Giovanni Villani.

1456-06-09

23rd recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

1492-11-15

Christopher Columbus notes 1st recorded reference to tobacco

1497-03-09

Nicolaus Copernicus' 1st recorded astronomical observation

1540-02-09

The 1st recorded race meet in England (Roodee Fields, Chester)

1541-03-18

Hernando de Soto observes 1st recorded flood in America (Mississippi River)

1556-01-23

Shaanxi Earthquake - deadliest ever recorded kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China

1569-01-11

1st recorded lottery in England is drawn in St Paul's Cathedral

1600-02-19

The Peruvian stratovolcano Huaynaputina explodes in the most violent eruption in the recorded history of South America.

1611-04-20

First known performance of Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth at the Globe Theatre, London recorded by Simon Forman

1635-08-15

1st recorded US hurricane hit the Plymouth Colony

1638-06-01

1st earthquake recorded in US, at Plymouth, Mass

1638-06-25

Lunar eclipse is 1st astronomical event recorded in the American Colonies

1643-07-05

1st recorded tornado in US (Essex County, Massachusetts)

1657-09-24

First autopsy & coroner's jury verdict is recorded in Maryland

1667-08-27

Earliest recorded hurricane in North America (Jamestown Virginia)

1672-06-25

1st recorded monthly Quaker meeting in US held, Sandwich, Mass

1673-02-20

1st recorded wine auction held (London)

1681-01-06

1st recorded boxing match (Duke of Albemarle's butler vs his butcher)

1707-12-16

Last recorded eruption of Mount Fuji in Japan.

1717-12-05

Blackbeard ransacks the merchant sloop "Margaret" and keeps her captain, Henry Bostock, prisoner for 8 hours before releasing him. Bostock would later provide the first recorded of Blackbeard's appearance, with specific reference to his "very black beard", providing the source for his name

1719-12-11

1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in north American colonies (New England)

1743-08-10

Earliest recorded prize fighting rules formulated

1759-03-13

27th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

1773-10-14

The first recorded Ministry of Education, the Komisja Edukacji Narodowej (Polish for Commission of National Education), is formed in Poland.

1778-08-26

The first recorded ascent of Triglav, the highest mountain in Slovenia.

1786-10-15

Earliest 32°F (0°C) recorded temp in NYC

1804-04-05

High Possil Meteorite: The first recorded meteorite in Scotland falls in Possil.

1805-06-05

1st recorded tornado in "Tornado Alley" (Southern Illinois)

1824-11-02

Popular presidential vote 1st recorded; Andrew Jackson beats J Q Adams

1833-11-12

The great Leonid Meteor shower was recorded

1839-03-23

1st recorded use of "OK" [oll korrect] (Boston's Morning Post)

1840-01-01

1st recorded bowling match in US, Knickerbocker Alleys, NYC

1858-09-10

John Holden hits 1st recorded HR (Bkln vs NY)

1868-05-31

Dr James Moore (UK) wins 1st recorded bicycle race, (2k) velocipede race at Parc fde St Cloud, Paris

1868-09-14

Golf's 1st recorded hole-in-one (Tom Morris at Prestwick's 8th hole)

1874-05-16

1st recorded dam disaster in US (Williamsburg, Mass)

1875-03-03

1st recorded hockey game (Montreal)

1875-05-12

1st recorded shutout in pro baseball, Chicago 1, St Louis 0

1879-05-30

92°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in May

1885-09-12

Highest score (35) recorded in any 1st-class soccer match is set

1886-08-31

1st major earthquake recorded in eastern US, at Charleston SC, 110 die

1896-05-14

Lowest US temperature in May recorded (-10°F /-23°C at Climax, Colorado)

1901-10-26

First recorded use of "getaway car" occurs after holding up a shop in Paris

1906-01-31

Strongest instrumentally recorded earthquake, Colombia, 8.6 Richter

1910-03-24

83°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in March

1910-04-20

Halley's Comet passes 29th recorded perihelion at 87.9 million km

1911-11-27

Audience throws vegetables at actors for 1st recorded time in US

1913-07-10

Death Valley, California hits 134 °F (~56.7 °C), which is the highest temperature recorded in the United States.

1916-02-05

Enrico Caruso recorded "O Solo Mio" for the Victor Talking Machine Co

1917-02-26

1st jazz records recorded - "Dixie Jazz Band One Step," and "Livery Stable Blues" by Original Dixieland Jass Band for the Victor Talking Machine Company

1917-05-30

Jazz standard "Dark Town Strutters Ball" by Original Dixieland Jass Band first recorded

1924-06-09

"Jelly-Roll Blues" is recorded by blues great Jelly Roll Morton

1925-04-24

88°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in April

1926-11-12

The first recorded aerial bombing on US soil took place in Williamson County, Illinois, during a feud between rival liquor gangs, the Sheltons and the Birgers

1929-02-06

Rudy Vallee recorded "Deep Night"

1930-09-12

Brooklyn catcher Al Lopez hits major league's last recorded bounce HR

1930-11-25

690 earthquake shocks recorded in 1 day (Ito, Japan)

1932-02-11

73°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in February

1933-02-06

Highest recorded sea wave (not tsunami), 34 m, in North Pacific hurricane by USS Ramapo

1934-04-12

Second highest ever wind spped of 372 km/h (231 mph) recorded on Mt Washington

1937-10-13

A recorded trace of snow in Central Park, NYC

1938-12-08

Highest temperature for December in US recorded in La Mesa Calif

1939-10-20

"All the Things You Are" recorded by Tommy Dorsey Orch

1940-02-17

Crew of the British destroyer Cossack board German Altmark in Jøssingfjord, Norway, and realised 299 British prisoners after hand-to-hand fighting with bayonets and the last recorded Royal Naval action with cutlass.

1941-07-16

100°F (38°C) highest temperature ever recorded in Seattle Wash

1941-07-27

103°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in July

1942-02-19

Tommy Dorsey & his orchestra recorded "I'll Take Tallulah"

1942-09-29

32°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Sept

1946-10-06

90°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Oct

1947-04-08

Largest recorded sunspot (7,000) observed

1948-03-12

-5°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in March

1948-08-27

102°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in August

1949-01-11

Snowfall 1st recorded in Los Angeles

1950-01-25

73°F (23°C) highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in January

1950-11-01

82°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Nov

1951-03-27

Frank Sinatra recorded "I'm a Fool to Want You"

1953-09-01

101°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Sept

1958-12-18

1st voice from space: recorded Christmas message by Eisenhower

1961-01-02

Hawaii's, then all time low temperature, 14°F recorded atop Haleakale

1961-01-04

Longest recorded strike ends-33 yrs-Danish barbers' assistants

1964-04-01

10°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in April

1966-05-10

25°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in May

1966-10-09

Rolling Stones 1st LP recorded "Got Live if you Want It"

1967-02-03

"Purple Haze" recorded by Jimi Hendrix

1968-07-03

41°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in July

1969-09-08

2nd US Tennis Open: Rod Laver wins, completing his 2nd grand slam. The men's singles final also featured the smallest recorded session of 3,708 due to rain.

1970-11-12

Cyclone Bhola makes landfall, deadliest tropical cyclone recorded kills up to 500,000 in East Pakistan (modern Bangladesh),

1971-03-13

Live at Fillmore East recorded

1972-06-11

31°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in June

1974-10-30

California Angel Nolan Ryan throws fastest recorded pitch (100.9 MPH)

1975-06-02

First recorded snowfall in London in June

1977-07-08

Sabra Starr finishes longest recorded belly dance (100 hrs)

1979-08-30

1st recorded occurrence of a comet hitting the sun (energy=1 million hydrogen bombs)

1979-10-10

Recorded trace of snow in Central Park NYC

1979-10-12

The lowest recorded non-tornadic atmospheric pressure, 87.0 kPa (870 mbar or 25.69 inHg), occurred in the Western Pacific during Typhoon Tip.

1982-03-06

Susan Birmingham makes loudest recorded human shout (120 dB)

1982-08-29

38°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in August

1982-12-03

77°F highest December temperature ever recorded in Cleveland, Ohio

1983-07-22

-128.6°F (-89.2°C) recorded, Vostok, Antarctica (world record)

1985-01-28

Charity single "We Are the World" is recorded by supergroup USA for Africa (Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie and other pop stars)

1988-06-25

104°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in June

1988-07-17

Highest temperature ever recorded in San Francisco, 103°F (39°C)

1988-10-31

19°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Oct

1989-06-16

Only 17 hole-in-ones recorded since US open began, today 4 more are made all on 6th hole (Weaver, Wiebe, Pate & Price)

1989-07-20

93°F, highest overnight low ever recorded in Phoenix Arizona

1989-12-25

Japanese scientist achieve -271.8°C, coldest temp ever recorded

1994-01-19

-20°F (-29°C) (5:32 AM) coldest day ever recorded in Cleveland Ohio

1995-12-30

The lowest ever United Kingdom temperature of -27.2°C was recorded at Altnaharra in the Scottish Highlands. This equalled the record set at Braemar, Aberdeenshire on February 11, 1895 and January 10, 1982.

1996-04-10

Fastest wind speed ever recorded (not a tornado) 408 km/h (220 kn; 253 mph; 113 m/s) during tropical cyclone Olivia on Barrow Island, Australia

2001-12-19

A record high barometric pressure of 1085.6 hPa (32.06 inHg) is recorded at Tosontsengel, Khövsgöl Province, Mongolia.

2003-08-10

The highest temperature ever recorded in the UK - 38.5°C (101.3°F) in Kent . It is the first time the UK has recorded a temperature over 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

2003-11-04

The most powerful solar flare as observed by satellite instrumentation is recorded.

2013-11-08

At least 6,000 people are killed after Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest storm recorded at landfall, makes landfall in the Philippines

2061-07-28

31st recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

2134-03-27

32nd recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

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Recorded - Birthdays
Date Event
1883-08-19

Leonid Kulik, Tartu Estonia, Russian Minerologist who led the first research expedition to study the Tunguska meteor site, the largest impact event in recorded history

Recorded - Deaths
Date Event
1906-04-08

Auguste D, First recorded Alzheimer's victim (b. 1950)

1950-03-04

Adam Rainer, the only man in recorded human history ever to have been both a dwarf and a giant (b. 1899)


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