Robert Hicks Van Deusen
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1891


Jul 10
February 14, 1891 • In the FA Cup quarter final in English Association football, a goal is deliberately stopped by handball on the goal line. An indirect free kick is awarded, since the penalty kick, proposed the previous year by William McCrum, has not yet been implemented. This event probably changes public opinion on the penalty kick, seen previously as 'an Irishman's motion'.

1920


Dec 11
Age: 29y
1920 Hydrocodone, a narcotic analgesic closely related to codeine is first synthesized in Germany by Carl Mannich and Helene Löwenheim.

1925


Aug 29
Age: 34y
April 16, 1925 • The Communist assault on St. Nedelya Church claims roughly 150 lives in Sofia, Bulgaria.

1971


May 
Age: 79y