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What Happened – December 23

The earliest event that Wiki says occurred on this day is “962 – Byzantine-Arab Wars: Under the future Emperor Nicephorus Phocas, Byzantine troops stormed the city of Aleppo” and the most recent is “2003 – PetroChina Chuandongbei natural gas field explosion, Guoqiao, Kai County, Chongqing, China, killing at least 234.”   A few … Continue reading

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What Happened – May 25

“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….” It was on this day in 1977 that those words first appeared on movie screens. As one of the reviewers said, the flick was “good enough to convince the most … Continue reading

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What Happened – May 24

“WHAT HATH GOD WROUGHT” It was on this day in 1844 that Samuel Morse sent that message from Washington DC to Balitamore MD via telegraph. Prior to this, the fastest way to get a message delivered across long distances was horseback … Continue reading

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