September 27, 2008

Eyeglasses INto Fashion

Spectacles or better known as eyeglasses is commonly used as an eye protection against radiation. Oftentimes, it is also being worn for fashion trends. Fashion has constant changes, thus different styles of eyeglasses are being made. When I read a news article entitled “Zenni Optical was on FOX news!”, it caught my attention regarding those Incredible Stylish New Frames From Zenni that they produced and offer. They manufacture eyeglasses that would surely fit into the latest trend of fashion. Low prices and quality product is surely here!

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September 1, 2008

September 01 events

In Gregorian Calendar, September 1 is the 244th day of the year and 245th during leap years. In history there are a lot of historical events took place around the world such as:
* 462 - Possible start of first Byzantine indiction cycle.
* 1355 - Tvrtko I writes in castro nostro Vizoka vocatum from old town Visoki.
* 1532 - Lady Anne Boleyn is made Marchioness of Pembroke by her fiancé, King Henry VIII of England.
* 1644 - Battle of Tippermuir, Montrose defeats Elcho's Covenanters, reviving Royalist cause.
* 1715 - King Louis XIV of France dies after a reign of 72 years—the longest of any major European monarch.
* 1752 - The Liberty Bell arrives in Philadelphia.
* 1763 - Catherine II of Russia endorses Ivan Betskoy's plans for a Foundling Home in Moscow
* 1772 - Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa founded in San Luis Obispo, California.
* 1804 - Juno, one of the largest main belt asteroids, was discovered by German astronomer Karl Ludwig Harding.
* 1807 - Former US Vice President Aaron Burr is acquitted of treason.
* 1836 - Narcissa Whitman, one of the first white women to settle west of the Rocky Mountains, arrives at Walla Walla, Washington.
* 1859 - A solar superstorm affects electrical telegraph service.
* 1862 - American Civil War: Battle of Chantilly - Confederate forces attack retreating Union troops in Chantilly, Virginia.
* 1864 - American Civil War: Confederate General John Bell Hood evacuates Atlanta, Georgia after a four-month siege by General Sherman.
* 1870 - Franco-Prussian War: Battle of Sedan is fought, resulting in a decisive Prussian victory.
* 1873 - Cetshwayo ascends to the throne as king of the Zulu nation following the death of his father Mpande.
* 1875 - A murder conviction effectively forces the violent Irish anti-owner coal miners, the "Molly Maguires", to disband.
* 1894 - Great Hinckley Fire: A forest fire in Hinckley, Minnesota, kills more than 400 people.
* 1897 - The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America.
* 1902 - A Trip to the Moon, considered one of the first science fiction films, is released in France.
* 1905 - Alberta and Saskatchewan join the Canadian confederation.
* 1906 - The International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI) is established.
* 1914 - St. Petersburg, Russia changes its name to Petrograd.
* 1914 - The last passenger pigeon, a female named Martha, dies in captivity in the Cincinnati Zoo.
* 1923 - The Great Kantō earthquake devastates Tokyo and Yokohama, killing about 105,000 people.
* 1928 - Ahmet Zogu declares Albania to be a monarchy and proclaims himself king.
* 1934 - SMJK Sam Tet was founded by Father Fourgs from the St. Michael Church, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.
* 1939 - World War II: Nazi Germany attacks Poland, beginning the war. (See Invasion of Poland.)
* 1939 - George C. Marshall becomes Chief of Staff of the United States Army.
* 1939 - The Wound Badge for Wehrmacht, SS, Kriegsmarine, and Luftwaffe soldiers is instituted. The final version of the Iron Cross was also instituted on this date.
* 1939 - Switzerland mobilizes its forces and the Swiss Parliament elects Henri Guisan to head the Swiss Army (an event that can happen only during war or mobilization).
* 1951 - The United States, Australia and New Zealand sign a mutual defense pact, called the ANZUS Treaty.
* 1961 - The Eritrean War of Independence officially begins with the shooting of the Ethiopian police by Hamid Idris Awate
* 1962 - Channel Television launches to 54,000 households in the Channel Islands.
* 1964 - Indian Oil Corporation formed after merging Indian Oil Refineries and Indian Oil Company.
* 1969 - A revolution in Libya brings Col. Muammar al-Gaddafi to power, which was later transferred to the People's Committees.
* 1970 - Attempted assassination of King Hussein of Jordan by Palestinian guerillas, who attacked his motorcade.
* 1972 - In Reykjavík, Iceland, American Bobby Fischer beats Russian Boris Spassky and becomes the world chess champion.
* 1974 - The SR-71 Blackbird sets (and holds) the record for flying from New York to London: 1 hour 54 minutes and 56.4 seconds.
* 1979 - The American space probe Pioneer 11 becomes the first spacecraft to visit Saturn when it passes the planet at a distance of 21,000 km.
* 1980 - Terry Fox's Marathon of Hope ends in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
* 1981 - A coup d'état in the Central African Republic overthrows President David Dacko.
* 1982 - Canada adopts a Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms as part of its Constitution.
* 1982 - The United States Air Force Space Command is founded.
* 1983 - Cold War: Korean Air Flight 007 is shot down by a Soviet Union jet fighter when the commercial aircraft enters Soviet airspace. All 269 on board are killed, including US Congressmen Lawrence McDonald.
* 1985 - A joint American-French expedition locates the wreck of the RMS Titanic.
* 1990 - The Communist Labour Party of Turkey/Leninist is founded, following a split from the Communist Labour Party of Turkey.
* 1991 - Uzbekistan declares independence from the Soviet Union
* 2001 - England beat Germany 5-1 in Munich in qualifying for the 2002 World Cup
* 2004 - The Beslan school hostage crisis begins when armed terrorists take hundreds of school children and adults hostage in the Russian town of Beslan in North Ossetia.
* 2005 - Seven members and former members of the AFL-CIO form a new trade union organization, the Change to Win Federation.
* 2006 - Luxembourg became the first country to complete the move to all digital television broadcasting.