Tag Archives: 1890

What Happened – January 1

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “153 BC – Roman consuls begin their year in office” and the most recent is “2011 – Estonia officially adopts the Euro currency and becomes the seventeenth eurozone country.”   A few other things that … Continue reading

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What Happened – December 29

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “1170 – Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, is assassinated inside Canterbury Cathedral by followers of King Henry II; he subsequently becomes a saint and martyr in the Anglican Church and the Roman Catholic Church” and the most … Continue reading

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What Happened – August 6

It was on this day in 1982 that Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’  opened in NYC in only one theater. First seen at the Cannes Film Festival earlier that year, it had the official premiere in London. Tho very well-received at the earlier showings, the studio … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 2

It was on this day in 1947 that something fell from the sky and crashed near Roswell, New Mexico. Was it a weather balloon, an experimental craft from the Air Force, or an alien spaceship? Whoever knows for sure ain’t talking about it…. … Continue reading

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