Tag Archives: 1927

What Happened – November 21

It was on this day in 1927 that over 500 men, women and children marched towards a small mining town in Colorado only to be met by state policemen, dressed in plainclothes and armed with machine guns. The group was organized by … Continue reading

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What Happened – October 6

It was on this day in 1945 that a goat and his owner were thrown out of Wrigley Field during the World Series. Billy Sianis owned the “Billy Goat Tavern” and had a pet goat as a mascot. He was wanting to bring the … Continue reading

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What Happened – September 18

It was on this day in 1793 that the groundbreaking ceremony for the US Capitol was held. Dressed in full Masonic garb, President Washington laid down the cornerstone. The Senate Wing would be completed in 1800, with the House’s chambers finished in 1811. … Continue reading

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What Happened – June 26

IF it really happened, then it was on this day in 1284 that over a 100 children followed the Pied Piper out of town. According to legend the man was hired to rid Hamelin (Germany) of rats,  and did so by playing his … Continue reading

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What Happened – June 13

You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say or do can and will be held against you in the court of law. You have the right to speak to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one … Continue reading

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What Happened – May 20

It was on this day in 1916 that a Norman Rockwell painting first appeared on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post. As a teenager he had transferred from a regular high school to specialized art school and was the art … Continue reading

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