Issue Events in History



2014 Event - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announces second-quarter earnings of over $1.1 billion , more than twice the combined income of U.S e-commerce giants Amazon and Ebay; Alibaba will issue its U.S. IPO in mid-September

2014 Event - Obamacare renders confusion as two appeals courts issue conflicting rulings regarding the legality of subsidies offered through federal versus state-run insurance exchanges; the ruling will likely to to the U.S. Supreme Court

2014 Event - Microsoft identifies a security issue in Internet Explorer that can allow hackers to take control of personal computers using the browser; the flaw affects versions 6 to 11 of the software

2013 Event - An 7.3-magnitude earthquake off of Japan's east coast prompts the country's emergency agencies to issue a tsunami warning

2013 Event - A Boeing 787 Dreamliner is grounded by Qatar Airways; a minor technical issue is reported, increasing pressure on Boeing to address possible electrical problems with its lastest new jet

2013 Event - Sediments found in the reservoir of a major treatment plant in Montreal, Canada, lead authorities to issue a warning to boil the water before drinking it

2012 Event - An issue with airbag deployment causes U.S. automaker Ford to recall 154,000 Fiestas

2012 Event - The 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Tehran, Iran, closes with a 60-page final document focusing on Iran's nuclear energy program and the Palestinian issue, with no mention of the civil war in Syria

2011 Event - Newspapers report that Japan will issue over 10 trillion yen in emergency government bonds to help pay for their earthquake and tsunami recovery efforts

2011 Event - Leaders from the G8 pass the issue of military intervention in Libya onto the United Nations Security Council

1992 Event - After 151 years Britain's "Punch Magazine" final issue

1991 Event - Last issue of Dutch Newspaper "Vroe Folk" (Free People)

1990 Event - Last issue of Dutch communist daily De Waarheid (The Truth)

1985 Event - "USA Weekend's" 1st issue, appears in 255 newspapers

1982 Event - 1st issue of "USA Today" published by Gannett Co Inc

1981 Event - Executive Board of Baseball Players Association votes unanimously to strike on May 29 if the issue of free-agent compensation remains unresolved

1978 Event - Chicago Daily News, founded in 1875, publishes last issue

1976 Birthday - Yamila Diaz, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, model, cover model for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

1972 Birthday - Rebecca Romijn, born in Berkeley, California, model, actress, appeared in 'Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue' and played role of Mystique in film, 'X-Men'

1971 Event - Last issue of "Look" magazine is published

1967 Event - Philadelphia voters approve a $13 million bond issue to build a new stadium

1962 Event - BART bond issue just gets by with a 66.9% favorable vote

1961 Event - Trucial States (now UAE) issue their 1st postage stamps

1960 Event - John F. Kennedy makes missile gap the presidential campaign issue

1958 Event - Minn announces $9 million bond issue to improve Metropolitan Stadium

1953 Event - "TV Guide" publishes 1st issue

1951 Death - Marianne [Goudeket-]Philips, author (Issue Beukennoot), dies at 65

1950 Event - U.N. gets U.S. government approval to issue postage stamps

1946 Event - 1st issue of Franklin Roosevelt dime

1945 Event - 1st issue of Ebony magazine published by John H. Johnson

1943 Event - Stalin says: "The issue of German fascism is lost"

1941 Event - 1st issue of "Parade" goes on sale

1940 Event - German occupiers issue identity cards

1939 Birthday - Liselot Beekmeyer, actress, Issue Blum

1938 Event - Superman 1st appears in DC Comics' Action Comics Series issue #1

1936 Event - 1st issue of Life, picture magazine created by Henry R Luce

1936 Event - Federal Register, 1st magazine of the U.S. government, publishes 1st issue

1933 Event - 1st issue of Newsweek magazine published

1929 Event - Lundy, part of British Isles, issue their own stamps

1928 Event - 1st issue of Time magazine, Japanese Emperor Hirohito on cover

1925 Event - 1st issue of "New Yorker" magazine published

1922 Birthday - Vasko Popa, Yugoslavia/Serbian poet, Heaven is a Side Issue

1921 Event - Police in Sunbury Penn issue an edict requiring Women to wear skirts at least 4 inches below the knee

1910 Event - 1st issue of "Crisis" published by editor W E B Du Bois

1905 Event - Robert S. Abbott published 1st issue of newspaper "Chicago Defender"

1890 Event - 1st issue of Propria Cures, Amsterdam student-weekly newspaper

1886 Event - Weekly Herald, 1st Vancouver, BC newspaper, publishes 1st issue

1878 Event - 1st issue of Rotterdam's Newspaper

1847 Event - Frederick Douglass publishes 1st issue of his newspaper "North Star"

1847 Event - Post Office Department authorized to issue postage stamps

1842 Event - 1st illustrated weekly magazine in U.S. publishes 1st issue, New York City

1831 Event - William Lloyd Garrison publishes 1st issue of abolitionist journal

1806 Event - 1st U.S. college magazine, Yale Literary Government, publishes 1st issue

1794 Event - 1st issue of Herald of Rutland, VT published

1785 Event - John Walter publishes 1st issue of London Times

1785 Event - "Daily Universal Register" (Times of London) publishes 1st issue













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