Today’s Significant Events
1595 William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet is thought to have been first performed. The play was officially published in early 1597.
1886 1st successful gasoline powered car patented by Karl Benz in Karlsruhe, Germany
1896 Emile Grubbe is the first doctor to use radiation treatment for breast cancer
1933 German president Paul von Hindenburg appoints Adolf Hitler as chancellor
2002 US President George W. Bush in his State of the Union address describes “regimes that sponsor terror” an “Axis of Evil”, which includes Iraq, Iran and North Korea
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