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# 1497 - Pope Alexander VI excommunicates Girolamo Savonarola.
# 1568 - Battle of Langside: the forces of Mary Queen of Scots are defeated by a confederacy of Scottish Protestants under James Stewart, Earl of Moray, her half-brother.
# 1619 - Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is executed in The Hague after having been accused of treason.
# 1779 - War of Bavarian Succession: Russian and French mediators at the Congress of Teschen negotiate an end to the war. In the agreement Austria receives the part of its territory that was taken from them (the Inn District).
# 1787 - Captain Arthur Phillip leaves Portsmouth, England with eleven ships full of convicts (First Fleet) to establish a penal colony in Australia.
# 1830 - Ecuador gains its independence.
# 1846 - Mexican-American War: The United States declares war on Mexico.
# 1848 - First performance of Finland's national anthem.
# 1861 - American Civil War: Queen Victoria of Britain issues a "proclamation of neutrality" which recognizes the breakaway states as having belligerent rights.
# 1861 - Great Comet of 1861 discovered in Australia.
# 1864 - American Civil War: Battle of Resaca – the battle begins with Union General Sherman fighting toward Atlanta.
# 1990 - President George H. W. Bush delivers a nationally televised speech in which he threatens the use of force to remove Iraqi soldiers from Kuwait, which Iraq had recently invaded.
# 1992 - Hurricane Iniki, one of the most damaging hurricane in United States history during its time, devastates the State of Hawai'i, especially the islands of Kaua'i and Oahu.
# 1996 - Union Pacific Railroad purchases Southern Pacific Railroad
# 1997 - Scotland votes to re-establish its own Parliament on the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Stirling Bridge, after 290 years of union with England.
# 1998 - Independent counsel Kenneth Starr sends a report to the U.S. Congress accusing President Bill Clinton of 11 possible impeachable offenses.
# 1999 - Tennis: Serena Williams, 2 weeks short of her 18th birthday, wins her first Grand Slam tournament when she became US Open champion, becoming the first African American woman to win a Grand Slam tournament since Althea Gibson in 1958.
# 2000 - Activists protest against the World Economic Forum meeting in Melbourne, Australia. See S11.
# 2001 - The September 11 attacks destroy the World Trade Center in New York City, part of The Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and crashed a passenger airliner in Pennsylvania. In total, almost 3,000 are killed.
# 2003 - Swedish foreign minister Anna Lindh dies after being assaulted and fatally wounded on September 10.
# 2004 - Petros VII, the (Greek Orthodox) Patriarch of Alexandria and his company are killed in an unexplained helicopter crash outside Mount Athos, Greece.
# 2005 - The State of Israel officially declares an end to military rule in the Gaza Strip after 38 years of occupation.
2e.) Illegal Activity: Discussion of illegal activities such as drug use, drug paraphernalia, hacking, etc. are strictly forbidden.
Originally posted by Icarus Rising
Police code for a marijuana infraction - 420
Originally posted by Rasobasi420
You can go to Wikipedia and type in any date to get a list of significant events in history.
lets look at it this way:
420/ (the number of signs in the zodiac)=(minimum age to be a president) or
2012 - 420 = 1592