Tag Archives: Civil War

What Happened – December 17

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “920 – Romanos I is crowned co-emperor of the underage Emperor Constantine VII” and the most recent is “2010 – Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire.This act became the catalyst for the Tunisian Revolution. The success of … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 25

It was on this day in 1965 that Bob Dylan got boo’d on stage. The event was the Newport Folk Festival, and there are conflicting reasons given for why the crowd turned on the popular singer. Some say it was because he was playing an … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 24

It was on this day in 2008 that the US minimum wage was increased to $6.55 per hour, and also on this day in 2009 that it was raised to $7.25 an hour. The federal minimum wage was first established … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 21

It was on this day in 1990 that Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” was performed in Berlin in order to celebrate the fall of the Berlin Wall a few months earlier. In addition to Roger Waters & his Bleeding Heart band, … Continue reading

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