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17
MAY
2012

This Month In History: May 2012

Each month we add a list into our newsletter of some important and/or interesting events that happened that month in history. May definitely packs a lot of history. We’ve added a few of the events below, and the rest you can read through on our blog. Sit back, relax and...
18
APR
2012

This Month in History: April

Each month we add a list into our newsletter of some important and/or interesting events that happened that month in history. April definitely packs a lot of history and we share these stories with you as an inspiration. We’ve added a few of the events below, and the rest...
08
MAR
2012

This Month in History: March

Each month we add a list into our newsletter of some important and/or interesting events that happened that month in history. March definitely packs a lot of history. Sit back, relax and enjoy for a few minutes. Take a step back in time! March 1, 1961 – President JFK established...
06
FEB
2012

This Month In History

Hattie Caraway was born in February (1878-1950) the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate, was born in Bakersville, Tennessee. Her husband became the U.S. Senator from Arkansas. Following his death in 1931, she filled the remainder of his term, then was elected herself, serving...
18
AUG
2011

This Month In History

Birthday – Star-Spangled Banner author Francis Scott Key (1779-1843) was born in Frederick County, Maryland. After witnessing the British bombardment of Fort McHenry on the night of September 13-14, 1814, he was enthralled to see the American flag still flying over the fort...
10
JUN
2011

June Historical Events

June Historical Events June 4, 1989 - The Chinese government ordered its troops to open fire on unarmed protesters in Tiananmen Square in Beijing. The protest had started on April 16 as about 1,000 students marched to mourn the death of Hu Yaobang, a pro-reform leader within the...
11
APR
2011

April Historical Events

April 3, 1948 – President Harry S. Truman signed the European Recovery Program, better known as the Marshall Plan, intended to stop the spread of Communism and restore the economies of European countries devastated by World War II. Over four years, the program distributed...
01
MAR
2011

March Historical Events

March Historical Events March 1, 1781 – The Articles of Confederation were established March 3, 1931 - Star Spangled Banner adopted as National Anthem of the United States March 5, 1982 – Actor John Belushi found dead at age 33 of a drug overdose in Hollywood March 9,...
27
JAN
2011

February Historical Events

February Historical Events February 1, 1960 – In Greensboro, North Carolina, four African American students sat down and ordered coffee at a lunch counter inside a Woolworth’s store. They were refused service, but did not leave. Instead, they waited all day. The scene...
05
JAN
2011

January Historical Events

January Historical Events January 1, 1892 – Ellis Island in New York Harbor opened. Over 20 million new arrivals to America were processed until its closing in 1954. January 3, 1924 – British Egyptologist Howard Carter found the sarcophagus of Tutankhamen in the...
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