Tag Archives: Walt Disney

What Happened – December 21

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “69 – The Roman Senate declares Vespasian as Roman emperor, the last in the Year of Four Emperors” and the most recent is “2004 – Iraq War: A suicide bomber killed 22 at the forward operating base next to the main U.S. military … Continue reading

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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 – October 20

It was on this day in 1947 that the House Un-American Activities Committee started holding hearings in regards to Communist infiltration of the film industry. Ayn Rand, Walt Disney and Ronald Reagan were among the first witnesses, speaking about how the “Red Menace” … Continue reading

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What Happened – October 18

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7inbFKJOy_E It was on this day in 1967 that The Jungle Book was released in theaters. Inspired by Richard Kipling’s classic tale, it was the 19th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. It would be the last film personally supervised … Continue reading

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What Happened – October 16

It was on this day in 1859 that John Brown led a group of 21 men into Harper’s Ferry, VA. The abolitionist was attempting to capture a federal arsenal in order to lead a slave uprising. His group (which included at least one fugitive slave) cut the telegraph … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 26

We-the President of the United States, the President of the National Government of the Republic of China, and the Prime Minister of Great Britain, representing the hundreds of millions of our countrymen, have conferred and agree that Japan shall be … Continue reading

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