Friday, June 30, 2017
Gone with the Wind published 1936
On this day in History, Gone with the Wind published on Jun 30, 1936. Learn more about what
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Thursday, June 29, 2017
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Texan William Travis prepares for war with Mexico » 1835
. After a decade of political and cultural clashes between the Mexican government and the increasingly large population of American settlers in Texas, hostilities erupted in October 1835.
The Globe Theater burns down » 1613
On This Day: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Burns Down. On June 29, 1613, staged cannon fire during a performance of “Henry VIII” ignited a fire that burnedthe Globe Theatre to the ground.
The Globe Theatre was a theatre in London associated with William Shakespeare. It was built in 1599 by Shakespeare's playing company, the Lord Chamberlain's Men, on land owned by Thomas Brend and inherited by his son, Nicholas Brend and grandson Sir Matthew Brend, and was destroyed by fire on 29 Jun...
Katharine Hepburn dies at age 96 » 2003
(May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an American actress. Known for her fierce independence and spirited personality, Hepburn was a leading lady in Hollywood for more than 60 years. She appeared in a range of genres, from
Isabela Peron takes office as Argentine president » 1974
. Following her husband's death in office in 1974, Isabel served as president of Argentina from 1 July 1974 to 24 March 1976. She holds the distinction of being the first female president of any country in the world.
Actress Jayne Mansfield dies in car crash » 1967
South Carolina's Edward Rutledge opposes independence » 1776 American Revolution
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Harry S. Truman marries Bess Wallace » 1919
Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" Truman (born Wallace; February 13, 1885 – October 18, 1982) was the wife of U.S. President Harry S. Truman and First Lady of the United States from 1945 to 1953.
Western writer Emerson Hough is born » 1857
Hough was born in Newton, Iowa on June 28, 1857. He was in Newton High School's first graduating class of three in 1875. He graduated from the University of Iowa with a bachelor's degree in philosophy in 1880 and later studied law and…