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Charles IIFeb 15, 1677

Alessandro VoltaMar 20, 1800

Alexander von HumboldtDec 7, 1804

Davidson BlackFeb 3, 1928

Elvis PresleySep 28, 1956

Yoko OnoAug 31, 1968

Mao ZedongOct 10, 1976

Mike TysonJun 17, 1988

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Reports - Historical Events
Date Event
1666-11-14

Samuel Pepys reports on 1st blood transfusion (between dogs)

1677-02-15

King Charles II reports anti-French covenant with Netherlands

1683-09-17

Antonie van Leeuwenhoek reports existence of bacteria

1686-08-18

Cassini reports seeing a satellite orbiting Venus

1770-06-19

Emanuel Swedenborg reports the completion of the Second Coming of Christ in his work True Christian Religion.

1783-05-04

Herschel reports seeing a red glow near lunar crater Aristarchus

1800-03-20

Alessandro Volta reports his discovery of the electric battery in a letter to Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society of London

1804-12-07

Naturalist Alexander von Humboldt reports his discovery of the decrease in intensity of Earth's magnetic field from the poles to the equator in a memoir to the Paris Institute

1849-08-19

NY Herald reports gold discovery in California

1858-08-24

Richmond "Daily Dispatch" reports 90 blacks arrested for learning

1881-09-18

Chicago Tribune reports on a televideo experiment

1893-04-08

The Critic reports that ice cream soda is our national drink

1901-03-11

Cincinnati Enquirer reports Balt mgr John McGraw signed Cherokee Indian Tokohoma, who is really black 2nd baseman Charlie Grant

1902-01-18

Despite reports that favor the US building a route through Nicaragua for a canal, a 'supplementary report' recommends the route through Panama

1904-09-09

Boston Herald again refers to NY baseball club as Yankees, when it reports "Yankees take 2," Yankee name not official till 1913

1906-12-09

NY American reports Belgian King Leopold II bribed US Senate commission on the Congo

1914-05-15

US Colonel Edward House sails for Europe to persuade major powers to reduce armies and navies; from Germany, House reports: 'Everybody's nerves are tense; it only needs a spark to set the whole thing off'

1914-08-02

German press falsely reports that French bombed Nuremberg

1916-06-30

General Douglas Haig reports "The men are in splendid spirits"

1917-02-28

AP reports Mexico & Japan will allie with Germany if US enters WW I

1918-11-07

United Press erroneously reports WW I armistice had been signed

1920-01-13

NY Times editorial (falsely) reports rockets can never fly

1926-12-30

Chicago Tribune reports the Tigers threw a 4-game series to the White Sox in 1917 to help Chicago win the pennant (never substaniated)

1928-02-03

Paleoanthropologist Davidson Black reports his findings on the ancient human fossils found at Zhoukoudian, China in the journal Nature and declares them to be a new species he names 'Sinanthropus pekinensis' (now known as 'Homo erectus')

1929-03-08

US worker union commission reports of slavery in Liberia

1930-07-13

Sarnoff reports in NY Times "TV would be a theater in every home"

1930-09-01

NY World reports disappearance of supreme court justice Joseph Crater

1933-04-27

Karl Jansky reports reception of cosmic radio signal in Wash DC

1941-12-09

Citizen Register reports "Hostile planes reported nearing Westchester"

1942-01-06

Bob Feller, enlists in Navy & reports for duty to Norfolk Virginia

1942-06-09

German-Neth press reports, 3 million Dutch sent to East-Europe

1945-01-07

Lord Haw-Haw reports total German victory in the Ardennes

1947-07-08

Reports are broadcast that a UFO has crashed landed in Roswell, New Mexico.

1948-10-03

Columbia University reports discovery of uranium in Belgian Congo

1950-03-13

General Motors reports net earnings of $656,434,232 (record)

1950-05-19

NY Times reports of worlds smallest & dumbest mechanical brain

1951-02-28

Senate committee reports of at least 2 major US crime syndicates

1951-06-11

NY Times reports the NYC subway will auction off things found

1952-12-01

The New York Daily News reports the first successful sexual reassignment operation.

1952-12-30

Tuskegee Inst reports 1952 as 1st yr in 71 with no lynchings in US

1953-07-10

Pravda reports arrest of Beria [affiliate of imperialist]

1953-08-08

Russia's Georgi Malenkov reports possession of hydrogen bomb

1954-02-02

Pres Eisenhower reports detonation of 1st H-bomb (done in 1952)

1954-09-20

New Zealand's Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents reports just ten days after concluding hearings.

1956-05-01

A doctor in Japan reports an "epidemic of an unknown disease of the central nervous system", marking the official discovery of Minamata disease.

1956-09-28

RCA Records reports Elvis Presley sold over 10 million records

1958-06-17

Radio Moscow reports execution of Hungarian ex-premier Imre Nagy

1958-11-28

US reports 1st full-range firing of an ICBM

1959-04-12

France Observator reports torture practice by French army in Algeria

1960-10-30

Guatemala's "La Hora" reports plan for invasion on Cuba

1962-02-04

Russian newspaper Izvestia reports baseball is an old Russian game

1962-10-08

North Korea reports 100% election turnout, miraculously 100% vote for the Workers' Party

1962-10-28

Radio Moscow reports nuclear missiles in Cuba deactivated

1963-07-08

Reports of Charlie Finley's intention to move KC A's to Oakland

1964-01-11

1st government report warning by US Surgeon General Luther Terry reports that smoking may be hazardous

1967-01-14

NY Times reports Army is conducting secret germ warfare experiments

1967-08-21

China reports downing of 2 US bombers

1968-02-29

National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders (Kerner Comm) reports against racism & demands aid given to blacks

1968-08-31

Private Eye magazine reports a John Lennon & Yoko Ono album will have a picture of them nude on cover

1968-10-16

China reports removal of president Li Sjao-tji

1969-01-20

U of Az reports 1st optical id of pulsar (in Crab Nebula)

1969-12-29

NY Times reports Curt Flood will sue baseball & challenge the reserve clause

1970-02-27

NY Times (falsely) reports US army has ended domestic surveillance

1971-05-20

Pentagon reports blacks constitute 11% of US soldiers in SE Asia

1971-09-28

NY Times reports growing interest of white youth in black gospel music

1973-08-08

US vice-president Spiro T Agnew says reports he took kickbacks are "damned lies" from government contracts in Maryland. Vowed not to resign.

1973-09-06

New York Times reports almost all Superfectas run at Yonkers, Roosevelt & Monticello from Jan-Mar of 1973 were fixed

1974-01-15

Expert panel reports 18½ minute gap in Watergate tape, 5 separate erasures

1974-08-23

John Lennon reports seeing a UFO in NYC

1975-05-14

French press reports massive deportation from Cambodia

1975-06-10

Rockefeller panel reports on 300,000 illegal CIA files on Americans

1975-06-30

University of California reports galaxy 3C123 at 8 billion light years distance

1976-10-10

Beijing reports arrest of Mao Zedong's widow

1976-12-16

Government halts swine flu vaccination prog following reports of paralysis

1977-06-06

"Washington Post" reports US has developed neutron bomb

1981-02-17

Chrysler Corp reports largest corporate losses in US history

1981-06-05

Aids Epidemic officially begins when US Centers of Disease Control reports on pneumonia affecting 5 homosexual men

1982-05-03

NY Times reports that military will get 25% of NASA's budget

1982-09-28

1st reports appear of death from cyanide-laced Tylenol capsules

1985-09-18

BBC Radio reports prime # 2^216091-1 found in Houston

1986-05-01

Russian news agency Tass reports Chernobyl nuclear power plant mishap

1986-08-04

Reports of probable OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) agreement on output quotas sends oil prices higher

1986-10-05

London Sunday Times reports Israel is stocking nuclear arms

1987-05-03

Miami Herald reports a woman spent Friday & Saturday with Gary Hart

1987-11-18

Congressional committee reports on Iran-Contra affair

1988-03-15

NASA reports accelerated breakdown of ozone layer by CFK

1988-05-16

US Surgeon Gen C Everett Koop reports nicotine as addictive as heroin

1988-06-02

Consumer Reports calls for a ban on the Suzuki Samurai automobile

1988-06-17

Givens' Family reports Mike Tyson beats his wife Robin Givens

1988-09-07

NY Daily News reports boxer Mike Tyson is seeing a psychiatrist

1988-10-25

ABC News reports on potbellied pygmy pigs' popularity as pets

1988-11-02

Mexican radio station erronously reports Mike Tyson dies in car crash

1989-01-26

AT&T reports 1st loss in 103 years; $1.67 B in 1988

1989-06-22

Business Day reports that SA is about to test an intermediate range ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear warheads

1990-09-21

Reports that US refinery problems will lead to a loss in capacity and aggressive remarks by Saddam Hussein send crude prices to new highs

1990-10-10

American Petroleum Institute (API) reports crude inventories dropped by more than 4 MMB in the last week

1990-11-05

Reports of increasing Saudi petroleum production and lower world demand

1990-12-04

An Iraqi official reports that Iraq will withdraw if it can retain control of the Rumailah field and keep Bubiyan and Werbah islands; also says that demands that the Palestinian issue be treated separately would not be surmountable

1992-11-22

Wash Post reports Ore Senator Bob Packwood sexually harassed 10 women

1993-01-23

NY Newsday reports Ore Sen Bob Packwood sexually harassed 23 women

1993-09-23

Paul Chu group reports super conduction at -123°C (record high)

1994-03-31

Human evolution: The journal Nature reports the finding in Ethiopia of the first complete Australopithecus afarensis skull.

1994-10-30

Thomas Nicely reports bug in Intel's Pentium-processor on Internet

1995-08-14

Iran's official news agency, IRNA, reports that Iran has been unable to sell 200 million barrels per day of crude oil since the imposition of a unilateral oil embargo by the US

1997-06-24

USAF reports Roswell 'space aliens' were dummies

2002-07-07

A scandal breaks out in the United Kingdom when news reports accuse MI6 of sheltering Abu Qatada, the supposed European Al Qaeda leader.

2003-03-13

Human evolution: The journal Nature reports that 350,000-year-old footprints of an upright-walking human have been found in Italy.

2003-08-26

The Columbia Accident Investigation Board releases its final reports on Space Shuttle Columbia disaster.

2014-11-15

Vladimir Putin's press secretary says media reports that the Russian president plans to leave the G20 Summit in Brisbane early are nonsense

2016-02-10

China Reports 1st Case of Imported Zika Virus

2016-03-12

Honduras reports death of man with suspected Zika link

2016-03-27

Chile reports its first sexually transmitted Zika case

2016-04-15

Colombia Reports First Cases of Microcephaly Linked to Zika Virus

2016-04-17

Peru reports first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus

2016-04-29

North Korea Sentences American to 10 Years for Spying, Reports Say

2016-06-17

Health|CDC Reports 234 Pregnant Women in US With Zika

2016-07-26

Japan Sagamihara knife attack: At least 19 dead, reports say

2016-08-15

Reports of Gunfire at JFK Airport Prompt Evacuation

2016-09-05

North Korea fires three ballistic missiles, reports say

2016-09-13

US flexes muscle at North Korea, flying bombers over South Korea: reports

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Reports - Birthdays
Date Event
1933-05-17

Shelley Rohde, Granada Reports

1961-06-24

Frank McPartland, Unconfirmed Reports

1962-07-09

Daniel Calderon, Bad Terms, Good Reports

1964-05-07

A. Troy Thomas, Investigative Reports

1968-02-19

Marco Franzoni, Investigative Reports

1971-04-08

Srael Boruchin, Dan Rather Reports

1976-04-23

Jason Broccardo, Investigative Reports

1977-08-29

Shameek Cook, CBS Reports: In the Killing Fields of America

1978-05-31

Beej Powers, Investigative Reports

1991-08-23

Stephanie Fay Gunning, Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy (Reports)

Reports - Deaths
Date Event
2007-12-06

Shelley Rohde, Granada Reports

2017-10-18

Malaysian billionaire Yeoh Tiong Lay dies aged 87: Reports


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