Summoned at 10:15pm on Friday, May 22, 2015

compu:Ethernet first described, 1973
histo:US Civil War ends, 1865
holid:National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka
judai:Yom Yerushalayim (Reunification of Jerusalem)
music:Johann Sebastian Bach born in Eisenach, Germany, 1665
events:Alexander the Great defeats Darius at Granicus (334 0)
Ceylon is declared a republic and the name changes to Sri Lanka (1972)
Hitler and Mussolini signed a "Pact Of Steel" committing Germany and Italy to a military alliance (1939)
Mungo Park sets sail on his first voyage to Africa (1795)
The "Great Train Robbery" took place in Indiana. (1868)
The first steam-propelled vessel to attempt a trans-Atlantic crossing, departed from Savannah, GA (1819)
The village of Brigadoon first disappears, only to reappear every 100 years (1753)
U.S. Civil War ends (1865)
the Isle of Lundy is acquired by the British National Trust (1969)
the official opening of the Blackwall tunnel under the Thames (1897)
lives:Albrecht Grafe, pioneer eye surgeon, founded modern ophthalmology (1828)
Constantine the Great, Roman emperor, dies (337)
Paul Winfield, actor (1941)
Peter Nero, conductor (1934)
Richard Wagner, composer, is born (1813)
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author and creator of Sherlock Holmes, is born (1859)
Sir Laurence Olivier, actor, is born in Dorking, London (1907)
Susan Strasberg, actress (1938)
Thomas Gold, astronomer, established the steady-state theory (1920)of the universe.
Victor Hugo, the novelist, dies (1885)
sfo:1st San Francisco fireboat, the "David Scannell", launched. (1909)
world:National Heroes Day (Sri Lanka)

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