Tag Archives: 1947

What Happened – January 3

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “1431 – Joan of Arc is handed over to Bishop Pierre Cauchon” and the most recent is “2004 – Flash Airlines Flight 604 crashes into the Red Sea, resulting in 148 deaths, making it the deadliest aviation accident … Continue reading

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What Happened – December 27

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “537 – The Hagia Sophia is completed” and the most recent is “2009 – Iranian election protests: On the Day of Ashura in Tehran, government security forces fire upon demonstrators.”   A few other things that also occurred on … Continue reading

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What Happened – October 20

It was on this day in 1947 that the House Un-American Activities Committee started holding hearings in regards to Communist infiltration of the film industry. Ayn Rand, Walt Disney and Ronald Reagan were among the first witnesses, speaking about how the “Red Menace” … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 26

We-the President of the United States, the President of the National Government of the Republic of China, and the Prime Minister of Great Britain, representing the hundreds of millions of our countrymen, have conferred and agree that Japan shall be … 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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What Happened – June 25

“Hurrah boys, we’ve got them! We’ll finish them up and then go home to our station.” It was on this day in 1867 that the men of the 7th Cavalry went riding on. Led by Col. George Custer, they were … Continue reading

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