Return to Daily IQ 1895And . . . ACTION!Auguste and Louis Lumiere first demonstrated motion pictures using celluloid film in Paris. 1765 The Stamp Act was enacted on the American colonies by Britain. 1820 U.S. naval hero Stephen Decatur was killed in a duel with dishonored former Chesapeake captain James Barron. 1894 The first Stanley Cup championship game was played. The Montreal Amateur Athletic Association (which won the cup unchallenged the previous year) triumphed over the Ottawa Capitals. 1933 The first German concentration camp was opened at Dachau. 1945 The Arab League was formed in Cairo, by Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria. 1972 Congress approved the Equal Rights Amendment and sent it to be ratified by the states. The amendment would fail to get the required 38 states to ratify it. 1997 Comet Hale-Bopp made its closest approach to Earth in the skies over the northern hemisphere. The comet?s next pass is predicted for the year 4397. 2012 Amadou Toumani Tour, The President of Mali, was ousted in a coup d'tat. Yesterday Return to Daily IQ Tomorrow or choose another day: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Today's Birthday or select month and date: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Year by Year: 1900?2014 or enter a year: Enter a year: ?