Tag Archives: Mark Antony

What Happened – October 23

It was on this day in 1902 that a 5-month strike by over 100,000 coal miners in Pennsylvania came to an end. The workers were asking for better working conditions and pay, but the owners refused to even recognize their union. With winter … 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 – July 31

It was on this day in 1970 that 30,000 people began to show up in Middlefield, CT for a rock festival that had already been canceled. Planned to be held at the Powder Ridge Ski Area, the 3-day lineup was supposed … Continue reading

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