Tag Archives: 1868

What Happened – December 25

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “0 – Jesus the messiah of the Christian faith was born” and the most recent is “2009 – Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab unsuccessfully attempts a terrorist attack against the US while on board a flight to Detroit Metro Airport Northwest Airlines … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 28

It was on this day in 1932 that President Hoover ordered the Army to clear Washington DC of Army veterans that had gathered to protest. The men who had served in The Great War had been given a delayed “bonus” while serving, due to … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 9

It was on this day in 1995 that the Grateful Dead played their last concert. I was in the parking lot of Solider’s Field that afternoon, having seen the band play the night before. There were tickets available, but the … Continue reading

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What Happened – June 23

It was in this day in 1926 that the Scholastic Aptitude Test exam was given for the first time. Over 8,000 students wishing to get into college took the test at over 300 different locations. Made up of 315 questions … Continue reading

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What Happened – May 16

But list, O list,- so soft and low Thy lover’s voice tonight shall flow, That, scarce awake, thy soul shall deem My words the music of a dream. Thus, while no single sound too rude Upon thy slumber shall intrude, Our thoughts, … Continue reading

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