Tag Archives: 1926

What Happened – November 25

This day in history has seen some very rough weather and natural disasters. Earthquakes struck on this day in 1343 (wiping out Naples and other port cities in Italy), 1667 (killing over 80,000 people in the Caucasus region), 1759 (over 40,000 … Continue reading

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What Happened – November 11

It was on this day in 1978 that the General Lee made the jump featured at the end of the opening credits for The Dukes of Hazzard. More than 300 different cars, which was a ’69 Dodge Charger, were used … Continue reading

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What Happened – October 14

It was on this day in 1912 that Theodore Roosevelt was shot while campaigning for President. The former Republican president had been displeased with his successor and was re-seeking the office on an independent ticket. He was about to make a speech in … Continue reading

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What Happened – September 9

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxPppXaPonY “Madness folk & roll musicians, singers wanted for acting roles in new TV show. Parts for 4 insane boys.” It was on this day in 1965 that an advertisement with those words ran in Daily Variety and The Hollywood Reporter. Almost 450 people tried … 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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