Tag Archives: 1983

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 2

It was on this day in 1983 that MTV first aired the video for Michael Jackson’s Thriller. The almost 14-minute-long mini-movie was directed by John Landis, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Jackson. It would go on to win two Grammy … Continue reading

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What Happened – October 25

“Forward, the Light Brigade!” Was there a man dismay’d? Not tho’ the soldier knew Someone had blunder’d: Theirs not to make reply, Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die: Into the valley of Death Rode the … Continue reading

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What Happened – September 12

It was on this day in 1952 that three young boys  in Flatwoods WV saw a bright light flash across the night sky and crash into a nearby hill. They then ran to two of the boys’ home, and got a mom, … Continue reading

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What Happened – June 18

“Free trade and sailors’ rights!” It was on this day in 1812 that the US declared war on another country for the first time. The British had been at war with France for several years, and the English Parliament had ordered a boycott on … Continue reading

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