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Today in History


AMERICAN REVOLUTION

1781

French and Americans cut off British supplies at Gloucester »

AUTOMOTIVE

1961

UAW walks out on Ford »

CIVIL WAR

1862

Battle of Corinth »

COLD WAR

1990

East and West Germany reunite after 45 years »

CRIME

2011

Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned in Italy »

DISASTER

2005

Hurricane Stan bears down on Mexico »

GENERAL INTEREST

1932

Iraq wins independence »

1952

Britain successfully tests A-bomb »

1981

Maze hunger strike called off »

HOLLYWOOD

1964

Clive Owen born »

LITERARY

1895

The Red Badge of Courage is published »

MUSIC

1967

Writer, singer and folk icon Woody Guthrie dies »

OLD WEST

1873

U.S. Army hangs four Modoc Indians for the murder of a Civil War hero »

PRESIDENTIAL

1863

Lincoln proclaims official Thanksgiving holiday »

SPORTS

1951

The shot heard round the world »

VIETNAM WAR

1967

Operation Wallowa commences »

1968

Twenty-four die in Army helicopter accident »

WORLD WAR I

1917

War Revenue Act passed in U.S. »

WORLD WAR II

1942

Germany conducts first successful V-2 rocket test »

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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!

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