Saturday, July 22, 2017

Deportations from Warsaw ghetto to Treblinka begin

Deportations from Warsaw ghetto to Treblinka begin » 1942 WW2

Preparedness Day bombing in San Francisco

Preparedness Day bombing in San Francisco » 1916 WW1

North Vietnamese condemn Honolulu Conference

North Vietnamese condemn Honolulu Conference » 1968

Taylor and Clifford begin tour of the Pacific region

Taylor and Clifford begin tour of the Pacific region » 1967 Vietnam War

Greg LeMond wins second Tour De France

Greg LeMond wins second Tour De France » 1990

Lincoln tells his cabinet about Emancipation Proclamation

Lincoln tells his cabinet about Emancipation Proclamation » 1862

As promised, Lincoln waited to unveil the proclamation until he could do so on the heels of a successful Union military advance. On September 22, 1862, after a victory at Antietam, he publicly announced a preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves free in the rebellious states as of January 1, 1863.

Lincoln tells his cabinet about Emancipation Proclamation - Jul 22, 1862

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Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Pacific Ocean

Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Pacific Ocean » 1793


Sir Alexander Mackenzie (or MacKenzie, Scottish Gaelic: Alasdair MacCoinnich, 1764 – 12 March 1820) was a Scottish explorer. He is known for his overland crossing of what is now Canada to reach the Pacific Ocean in 1793. This was the first east to…
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Elvis Costello's debut album, My Aim Is True, is released

Elvis Costello's debut album, My Aim Is True, is released » 1977


Declan Patrick MacManus (born 25 August 1954),[6] better known by his stage name Elvis Costello, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, and record producer. He began his career as part of London's pub rock scene in the early 1970s and later…
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The album was recorded at Pathway Studios in Highbury, London Borough of Islington, over the course of 1976 during late-night studio sessions, in a total of approximately twenty-four hours. It was the first of five consecutive Costello albums produced by Nick Lowe and cost £2,000 to record.[13] The…
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The Merchant of Venice is entered on the Stationers' Register

The Merchant of Venice is entered on the Stationers' Register » 1598

March of the Penguins debuts

March of the Penguins debuts » 2005

Qusay and Uday Hussein killed

Qusay and Uday Hussein killed » 2003

Dillinger gunned down

Dillinger gunned down » 1934

Wiley Post flies solo around the world

Wiley Post flies solo around the world » 1933


Wiley Hardeman Post (November 22, 1898 – August 15, 1935) was a famed American aviator during the interwar period, the first pilot to fly solo around the world. Also known for his work in high-altitude flying, Post helped develop one of…
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The Preparedness Day bombing

The Preparedness Day bombing » 1916

Kaskaskia is inundated by flood of '93

Kaskaskia is inundated by flood of '93 » 1993

Cannibal and serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is caught

Cannibal and serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is caught » 1991



Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer (May 21, 1960 – November 28, 1994), also known as the Milwaukee Cannibal, was an American serial killer and sex offender, who committed the rape, murder, and dismemberment of seventeen men and boys between 1978 and 1991. Many of his later murders involved necrophilia,[1]canniba...
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Dillinger joins the Navy in an attempt to avoid prosecution

Dillinger joins the Navy in an attempt to avoid prosecution » 1923

Gorbachev accepts ban on intermediate-range nuclear missiles

Gorbachev accepts ban on intermediate-range nuclear missiles » 1987

Battle of Atlanta continues

Battle of Atlanta continues » 1864 Civil War

California governor signs new auto emissions legislation

California governor signs new auto emissions legislation » 2002

Battle of Minisink Ford, New York

Battle of Minisink Ford, New York » 1779 American Revolution

Jessica Lynch gets hero's welcome

Jessica Lynch gets hero's welcome 2003

Friday, July 21, 2017

Hitler to Germany: "I'm still alive."

Hitler to Germany: "I'm still alive." » 1944 WW2

David Lloyd George delivers Mansion House speech

David Lloyd George delivers Mansion House speech » 1911 WW1


David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor,[a]OM, PC (17 January 1863 – 26 March 1945) was a British Liberal politician. As Chancellor of the Exchequer (1908–1915), Lloyd George was a key figure in the introduction of many reforms…
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Johnson considers the options

Johnson considers the options » 1965 Vietnam War

Pumpsie Green becomes first African-American to play for Red Sox

Pumpsie Green becomes first African-American to play for Red Sox » 1959


Elijah Jerry "Pumpsie" Green (born October 27, 1933) is a former Major League Baseball backup infielder who played with the Boston Red Sox (1959–62) and New York Mets (1963). He was a switch-hitter who threw right-handed.
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Former President Martin Van Buren lapses into a coma

Former President Martin Van Buren lapses into a coma » 1862

Wild Bill Hickok fights first western showdown

Wild Bill Hickok fights first western showdown » 1865



The Wild Bill Hickok – Davis Tutt shootout was a gunfight that occurred on July 21, 1865 in the town square of Springfield, Missouri between Wild Bill Hickok and gambler Davis Tutt. It is one of the few recorded instances in the Old West of a…
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"Soul Makossa" is the first disco record to make the Top 40

"Soul Makossa" is the first disco record to make the Top 40 » 1973

Ernest Hemingway is born

Ernest Hemingway is born » 1899

Final Harry Potter book released

Final Harry Potter book released » 2007

NASA's final space shuttle mission comes to an end

NASA's final space shuttle mission comes to an end » 2011

Bombers attempt to attack London transit system

Bombers attempt to attack London transit system » 2005

Aswan High Dam completed

Aswan High Dam completed » 1970

Monkey Trial ends

Monkey Trial ends » 1925

Tsunami hits Alexandria, Egypt

Tsunami hits Alexandria, Egypt » 365

The "Trial of the Century" draws national attention

The "Trial of the Century" draws national attention » 1925

Eisenhower presents his "Open Skies" plan

Eisenhower presents his "Open Skies" plan » 1955

Germany passes controversial "Volkswagen Law"

Germany passes controversial "Volkswagen Law" » 1960

Battle of Brewster Island

Battle of Brewster Island » 1775 American Revolution

The First Battle of Bull Run

The First Battle of Bull Run 1861

Annie Londonderry


Annie “Londonderry” Cohen Kopchovsky (1870–1947) was the first woman to bicycle around the world. She was a free-thinking young woman, who reinvented herself as the daring “Annie Londonderry” — entrepreneur, athlete, and globetrotter.
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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Assassination plot against Hitler fails

Assassination plot against Hitler fails » 1944 WW2

Caillaux trial begins in Paris

Caillaux trial begins in Paris » 1914 WW1

Duck Hook plan completed

Duck Hook plan completed » 1969

Viet Cong troops overrun town

Viet Cong troops overrun town » 1964 Vietnam War

Sir Edmund Hillary born

Sir Edmund Hillary born » 1919


Sir Edmund Percival "Ed" Hillary KG ONZ KBE (20 July 1919 – 11 January 2008) was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer, and philanthropist. On 29 May 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers…
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Nixon watches first lunar landing

Nixon watches first lunar landing » 1969

Homesteaders murdered by Wyoming ranchers

Homesteaders murdered by Wyoming ranchers » 1889

Jan and Dean's "Surf City" hits #1

Jan and Dean's "Surf City" hits #1 » 1963

Acclaimed author Cormac McCarthy is born

Acclaimed author Cormac McCarthy is born » 1933

Bruce Lee dies at age 32

Bruce Lee dies at age 32 » 1973


Lee Jun-fan (Chinese: 李振藩; November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973), known professionally as Bruce Lee, was a Hong Kong and American actor, film director, martial artist, philosopher[4] and founder of the martial art Jeet Kune Do. Lee was…
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Viking 1 lands on Mars

Viking 1 lands on Mars » 1976