On This Day In History………

1555

The Protestant Persecutions began today in England, when Clergyman John Rogers is burned at The Stake, under orders of Queen Mary I.

1703

In accordance with Legend, the legendary "47 Ronin" are ordered to commit suicide today, for disobeying an Edict forbidding them from seeking revenge for their Masters death.

1887

The Interstate Commerce Act was enacted today by US President Grover Cleveland. The Act establish clear cut guidelines on Federal control of transportation and commerce through The United States.

1945

The 'Yalta Conference" occurs today. The so-called "Meeting of The Big Three" (US President Roosevelt, UK Prime Minister Churchill and Soviet Premier Stalin) - met to discuss the shape of Post-World War II Europe.