Historical Events for 14th December 2018

1793 – 1st state road authorized, Frankfort, Kentucky to Cincinnati
1849 – 1st chamber music group in US gives their 1st concert (Boston)
1903 – Reg Foster completes 287 England v Australia on Test Cricket debut
1924 – Respighi’s symphony “Pini di Roma” premieres in Paris
1952 – Uprising of captives in Pongam South Korea, 82 die
1971 – The Pakistan Army executes an estimated 1,111 of East Pakistan’s intellectuals during the Bangladesh Liberation War
1977 – Test Cricket debut of Abdul Qadir, v England at Lahore
1988 – CBS’ $1.1 B bid wins exclusive 1990-94 major-league baseball rights
1997 – “View From the Bridge” opens at Criterion Theater, NYC
2003 – President of Pakistan Pervez Musharaf narrowly escapes an assassination attempt.

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