Advertisements

This Day in History


AMERICAN REVOLUTION

1779

Spaniards capture Baton Rouge »

AUTOMOTIVE

2002

Nils Bohlin, inventor of the three-point seatbelt, dies at 82 »

CIVIL WAR

1820

Union General John Reynolds is Born »

COLD WAR

1949

Mao Zedong outlines the new Chinese government »

CRIME

1983

A 13-year-old’s dead body turns up »

DISASTER

1999

Earthquake kills thousands in Taiwan »

GENERAL INTEREST

1792

Monarchy abolished in France »

1938

The Great New England Hurricane »

1989

Powell becomes Joint Chiefs’ chairman »

HOLLYWOOD

1985

Clooney makes Facts of Life debut »

LITERARY

1866

H.G. Wells is born »

MUSIC

1968

Jeannie C. Riley is the first woman to top the Country and Pop charts simultaneously »

OLD WEST

1904

The great Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph dies in Washington »

PRESIDENTIAL

1939

FDR urges repeal of Neutrality Act embargo provisions »

SPORTS

1981

Carlton gets 3,118th strikeout »

VIETNAM WAR

1961

5th Special Forces Group is activated at Fort Bragg »

1967

Thai troops arrive in Saigon »

WORLD WAR I

1917

Central Powers respond to Papal Peace Note »

WORLD WAR II

1942

The Superfortress takes flight »

Advertisements

About katcountryhub
I am a graduate of Northeast Community College with a degree in journalism. I am married to Jeff Gilliland. We have two grown children, Justin and Whitney and four grandchildren, Grayce, Grayhm, Charli and Penelope. I will be covering Lyons, Decatur, Bancroft and Rosalie and am hoping to expand my horizons as time progresses!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: