Tag Archives: 1921

What Happened – September 7

It was on this day in 1968 that Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, and John Bonham played together in public for the first time. They were touring as The New Yardbirds in order to fulfill contractual obligations Page … Continue reading

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What Happened – August 27

It was on this day in 1921 that the owners of the Acme Packing Company of Green Bay WI bought a franchise in the American Professional Football Association (later renamed the National Football League.) The company had already been sponsoring … Continue reading

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What Happened – August 25

  It was on this day in 1970 that Jimi Hendrix had a opening party at his new recording studio. Originally the guitarist and his manager had bought the place in Greenwich Village with the intentions of having a nightclub, but when his accountant … Continue reading

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What Happened – June 1

It was on this day in 1921 that rioters in Tusla bombed a neighborhood from the air. The trouble had started the day before, when Dick Rowland (a young black male) had been detained and brought in for questioning in regards … Continue reading

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What Happened – May 19

It was on this day in 1898 that the US Post Office authorized private companies to print and sell postcards. (Prior to this, companies could only make “souvenir cards.”) At first, postcards were not allowed to have a “divided back”…the … Continue reading

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