Tag Archives: 1998

What Happened – December 19

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “211 – Publius Septimius Geta, co-emperor of Rome, is lured to come without his bodyguards to meet his brother Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (Caracalla), to discuss a possible reconciliation. When he arrives the Praetorian Guard murders … Continue reading

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What Happened – December 16

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “755 – An Lushan revolts against Chancellor Yang Guozhong at Fanyang, initiating the An Shi Rebellion during the Tang Dynasty of China” and the most recent is “2003 – President George W. Bush signs the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 into law. The law establishes the United … Continue reading

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What Happened – November 20

It was on this day in 1973 that Scot Halpin went to a rock concert and ended up sitting in with the band. The Who were playing the opening night of their Quadrophenia tour and drummer Keith Moon kept passing … Continue reading

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What Happened – November 19

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth, on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing … Continue reading

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What Happened – October 19

It was on this day in 1765 that representives from some of the American colonies drew up a Declaration of Rights and Grievances. They had been meeting for the past 12 days in order to discuss the Stamp Act that England … Continue reading

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What Happened – September 2

It was on this day in 1944 that Lt JG George Bush got his plane shot out from under him. He was flying a TBM Avenger, assigned to the carrier USS San Jacinto in the North Pacific. The aircraft was hit as he … Continue reading

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What Happened – August 17

  It was on this day in 1998 that President Clinton, while testifying before a Grand Jury, admitted to an “improper physical relationship” with one of his White House interns. These allegations had been swirling for several months, and Clinton had … 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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