Tag Archives: 1838

What Happened – October 27

It was on this day in 1838 that the Governor of Missouri issued an order that said all Mormons must leave or be exterminated. Trouble between the Latter Day Saints and others had been brewing since 1831, when one of the church … Continue reading

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What Happened – September 3

“My free life began on the third of September, 1838.” It was on this day in 1838 that Frederick Douglass boarded a train in Baltimore, starting his escape to freedom. The 18 year old slave had been hired out by his … Continue reading

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What Happened – June 28

It was on this day that The War To End All Wars both started and ended. The Archduke of Austria and his wife were assassinated on the 28th of June in 1914. Due to various treaties and tempers of the time, … Continue reading

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