Tag Archives: 1861

What Happened – August 5

It was on this day in 1861 that flogging was abolished by the US Army.         It was also on that exact same day, in that same year, that the US Government imposed the very first income … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 25

It was on this day in 1965 that Bob Dylan got boo’d on stage. The event was the Newport Folk Festival, and there are conflicting reasons given for why the crowd turned on the popular singer. Some say it was because he was playing an … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 21

It was on this day in 1990 that Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” was performed in Berlin in order to celebrate the fall of the Berlin Wall a few months earlier. In addition to Roger Waters & his Bleeding Heart band, … Continue reading

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