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Today in History


AMERICAN REVOLUTION

1777

Articles of Confederation adopted »

AUTOMOTIVE

1965

Craig Breedlove sets new land-speed record »

CIVIL WAR

1864

The March to the Sea begins »

COLD WAR

1957

Nikita Khrushchev challenges United States to a missile “shooting match” »

CRIME

1923

Accused of rape, James Montgomery’s struggle for justice begins »

DISASTER

1978

Plane crashes into Sri Lankan plantation »

GENERAL INTEREST

1889

Brazil’s last emperor deposed »

1891

Erwin Rommel is born »

1984

Baby Fae dies »

HOLLYWOOD

1956

Elvis makes movie debut in Love Me Tender »

LITERARY

1859

Final installment of A Tale of Two Cities is published »

MUSIC

1943

Leonard Bernstein’s Philharmonic debut makes front-page news »

OLD WEST

1806

Zebulon Pike spots an imposing mountain »

PRESIDENTIAL

1977

President Carter hosts shah of Iran »

SPORTS

1965

Craig Breedlove sets new land-speed record »

VIETNAM WAR

1966

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs heckled at university »

1969

Second moratorium against the war held »

WORLD WAR I

1917

Georges Clemenceau named French prime minister »

WORLD WAR II

1943

Himmler orders Gypsies to concentration camps »

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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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