Es passierte an einem 08 June

1637 : Descartes published his Discourse on Method

On 6 June 1637, the philosopher and mathematician Rene Descartes published his Discourse on Method in Leiden, Holland. He gave rules for acquiring knowledge: the rule of doubt, the rule of analysis, the rule of synthesis and the rule of deduction. One formula remained particularly famous: I think therefore I am.
This speech and these fine words always have a great reputation today, particularly in French National Education which has tried to instill the understanding of these principles to generations of students.

1966 : Tornado in Topeka

On June 6, 1966 F5 tornado struck the city of Topeka, Kansas. 16 people were killed and thousands of homes were destroyed.

1967 : Israel attacked the U.S.

On June 6, 1967, during the 6 Day War, Israel bombed the USS Liberty in Egyptian waters of the Gaza Strip. 34 Americans were killed during the two-hour raid.
Israel apologized by saying they thought attacking an Egyptian ship.
In fact, they needed to cut the listening devices of the ship in order to attack the Golan Heights in Syria the next day without anyone's knowledge.

1972 : The Terror of War

On 6 June 1972, the Associated Press photographer Nick Ut, took a photo of a little girl, Phan Thi Kim Phuc, screaming and running naked to escape a napalm attack by South Vietnamese forces during the Vietnam War. This photo was one of the most striking images of the twentieth century and won the Pulitzer Prize under the name of the Terror of War. After taking the picture, Ut took the little girl with other burned children to a hospital in Saigon where Kim stayed 14 months.

2001 : Second term for Tony Blair

On June 8, 2001, Tony Blair began his second term at 10 Downing Street after the Labor Party has largely won the parliamentary elections.

Zitat des Tages : 08 June

Rene Descartes
Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense: no one thinks he needs more of it than he already has.

Geburtstage : 08 June

Tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (1671)
Alessandro Cagliostro, Italian adventurer (1743)
Robert Schumann, German composer (1810)
George Charles Haité, English illustrator (1855)
Frank Lloyd Wright, American architect (1867)
Gaby Morlay, French actress (1893)
Marguerite Yourcenar, French writer (1903)
Francis Crick, English molecular biologist, Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1916)
Luigi Comencini, Italian director (1916)
Robert Preston, American actor (1918)
Suharto, Second President of Indonesia (1921)
Philippe Castelli, French actor (1926)
Kenneth G. Wilson, American physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (1936)
Nancy Sinatra, American singer (1940)
Eric F. Wieschaus, American biologist, Nobel laureate (1947)
Emanuel Ax, American pianist (1949)
Bonnie Tyler, Welsh singer (1951)
Valérie Mairesse, French actress (1955)
Tim Berners-Lee, British physicist, inventor of the World Wide Web (1955)
Scott Adams, American cartoonist (Dilbert) (1957)
Mick Hucknall, English musician (Simply Red) (1960)
Agnès Soral, French actress (1960)
Nick Rhodes, English musician (Duran Duran) (1962)
Butch Reynolds, American athlete (1964)
Julianna Margulies, American actress (1966)
J. P. Manoux, American actor (1969)
Kelli Williams, American actress (1970)
Mark Feuerstein, American actor (1971)
Shilpa Shetty, Indian actress (1975)
Lindsay Davenport, American tennis player (1976)
Kanye West, American rapper (1977)
Sara Watkins, American singer and fiddler (1981)
Dickson Etuhu, Nigerian footballer (1982)
Kim Clijsters, Belgian tennis player (1983)

Sie haben uns verlassen 08 June

Mahomet, Prophet of Islam (632)
Thomas Paine, American revolutionary (1809)
Andrew Jackson, seventh President of the United States (1845)
Cochise, Apache leader (1874)
George Sand, French writer (1876)
Jules Simon, French philosopher (1896)
George Mallory, English mountaineer (1924)
Andrew Irvine, English mountaineer (1924)
Robert Desnos, French poet (1945)
Robert Taylor, American actor (1969)
Johnny Palermo, American actor (2009)
Omar Bongo, President of Gabon (1967 - 2009) (2009)

Tipp des Tages : 08 June

Create an event on Facebook

Facebook is the perfect way to organize events of all kinds, public or private, humanitarian cause or party at home.
To create an event, log onto your account.
Click on the event tab.
Click on the button Create an event.
Enter the details of the event : place, date, object ...
Choose the level of access : open to the public (everyone can access information and register), closed (everyone has access to the date and description and must apply to be registered to view all details ) or secret (only those invited have access to the event).
If the event is open to the public, never give your home address or any personal data.
Then click on create an event.
Upload a picture representing the event.
Invite friends : select them in your friends list, or accept them when they request it.
Then check your event and applications regularly.

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