Archive for the 'HISTORY' Category

IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

today in history

Camille bohannon ap 1
CAMILLE BOHANNON

Image result for richard nixon gives his famous checkers speech
On this day in 1952, Richard Nixon gave his "Checkers Speech". At
the time he was a candidate for
U.S. vice-president.

Image result for richard nixon gives his famous checkers speech

Related image

ap red

Image result for lewis and clark finish trek to america's w west
The expedition of Meriwether Lewis (Left) and William Clark
(Right)
ended their trek to the Pacific Northwest on this day
in 1806.

Image result for lewis and clark finish trek to america's w west
A replica of Fort Clatsop in the National Memorial at the mouth of the
Columbia River in Oregon.

ap red

Image result for young bruce springsteen
1970

Image result for singer bruce springsteen 2018
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen is 69 years old today.

Known simply as The Boss, rock legend Bruce Springsteen struck
fame in 1975 with his critically acclaimed album Born to Run and
again in 1984 with his rock anthem "Born in the U.S.A." He won his
20th career Grammy Award in 2009 when his song "Working on a
Dream" took Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance.

Related image

Image result for the first day of fall 2018

posted by Bob Karm in Album,ANNIVERSARY,BIRTHDAY,CURRENT EVENTS,DEATH,Expedition,HISTORY,Leaders,MUSIC,Oregon History,POLITICAL,President and have No Comments

IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

today in history

Related image
CAMILLE BOHANNON

Image result for nathan hale hanged

Image result for nathan hale hanged

Nathan-hale-cityhall.jpg
Statue of Nathan Hale in City Hall Park,
New York.

Image result for camille bohannon associated press

Image result for president gerald ford second assassination attempt
It was on this day in 1975.

Related image

Image result for president gerald ford second assassination attempt
President Gerald Ford (center) is pushed into his limousine after
Sara Jane Moore (below) took a shot at him as he was leaving the
Post Street entrance of the St. Francis hotel in San Francisco.

,

Related image
Sara Jane Moore was a political radical, a follower of Marxism.


 

Image result for sara jane moore 2018
 Sara Jane Moore (Kahn) became 88 in February.

posted by Bob Karm in American Revolution,ANNIVERSARY,Attempted Assassination,Broadway,DEATH,Hanging,HISTORY,Invation,MUSIC,Musical,President,Songwriter and have No Comments

IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

Today-In-Historytitle

sandy kozel 3
SANDY KOZEL

Image result for president bill clinton's grand jury testimony in the monica lewinsky scandal is on tv
President Clinton taking the oath before giving his testimony.

Image result for president bill clinton's grand jury testimony in the monica lewinsky scandal is on tv
It was on this day in 1998, President Bill Clinton’s testimony in the
Monica Lewinsky scandal aired on television.

Related image
Clinton greets Lewinsky at a fundraiser before the scandal broke.

USA/

Image result for sandra o'day in 1981
On this day in 1981, the U.S. Senate confirmed Sandra Day O’Connor
to be the first female justice on the
U.S. Supreme Court.


Supreme Court Justice-nominee Sandra Day O’Connor talks with President Ronald Reagan outside the White House, July 15, 1981.

Related image

Image result for sandra day o'connor 2018
Sandra Day O’Connor turned 88 in March.

USA/

Image result for the debut of monday night football
On this day in 1970, "NFL Monday Night Football" made its debut on ABC-TV. The game was between the Cleveland Browns and the New
York Jets. The Browns won 31-21.


From left to right: Howard Cosell, Keith Jackson and Don Meredith,
the original sportscasters for “Monday Night Football” at the first
game between the Jets and Browns.

USA/

Image result for young stephen king


Image result for stephen king 2018
Stephen Edwin King is 71 years old today.

Author Stephen King ‘s bestselling horror, science fiction,
and suspense novels include Carrie, The Shining, Misery,
and The Dark Tower series. His numerous literary honors
include a
Bram Stoker Award, an O. Henry Award, and a
National Book Foundation Medal.

.

Image result for stephen king books

Image result for the shining
From The shining (1980) starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall.

posted by Bob Karm in Actors,ANNIVERSARY,AUTHORS,BIRTHDAY,Comedian,Comedy,CURRENT EVENTS,DEBUT,Football,Grand Jury,HISTORY,MOVIES,NEWSPAPER,President,Scandal,Supreme court,THEN AND NOW,TV series and have No Comments

IT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

today in history

eddonahue3 (1)
ED DONAHUE

Image result for magellan begins globetrotting voyage
On this day in 1519, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan left
Spain to find a route to the Spice Islands of Indonesia. Magellan
was killed during the trip, but one of his ships eventually made the journey.

Image result for magellan begins globetrotting voyage
Ferdinand Magellan (1480 – April 27,1521)

Magellan was killed in the Philippines during the
Battle of Mactan by soldiers of  leader Lapu-Lap.

Lapu - lapu Statue in Cebu, Philippines.jpg
The statue of Lapu-Lapu on Mactan Island.

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for young jim croce

Image result for  jim croce in 1973
James Joseph "Jim" Croce
(January 10, 1943 – September 20, 1973)

On this day in 1973, pop singer Jim Croce was killed along
with five others in a plane crash on his way to Sherman,
TX, for a concert. He was only 30 years old.

Croce released five studio albums and singles. His songs
"
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" and "Time in a Bottle" reached
No. 1 on the
Billboard Hot 100
chart.

Related image
Croce’s chartered Beechcraft E18S crashed into a tree
during take-off from the
Natchitoches Regional Airport

in
Natchitoches, Louisiana.

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for mlk attempted assassination
It was on this day in 1958.


Dr. Emil A. Naclerio, member of the surgical team that operated
on the Rev. Martin Luther King, is shown at King’s bedside in
Harlem Hospital in New York on Sept. 21, 1958.

    
    

    
     Izola Ware Curry enters a New York City police station, Sept. 20, 1958, where she was questioned in the stabbing of photo
    Police officers arrest Izola Curry, King’s would-be assassin.

posted by Bob Karm in Actress,AIRCRAFT,ANNIVERSARY,Attempted Assassination,Aviation disaster,BIRTHDAY,DEATH,Expedition,Explorer,HISTORY,MOVIES,MUSIC,Nazi Germany,SPORTS,Tennis and have No Comments

IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

todayinhistory

ed danahue 2
ED DONAHUE

Image result for the battle of saratoga summary
On this day in 1777, the Battle of Saratoga was won by American
soldiers during the Revolutionary War.

Related image

Image result for the battle of saratoga summary

associated-press-teletype-machine-

Image result for president garfield died
It was on this day in 1881. A picture from the Police Gazette,
showing a dying President Garfield being comforted by his
wife.

Image result for president garfield died
A 1954 Topps trading card depicting Garfield’s assassination
by Charles Guiteau. He was assassinated after only a few
months in office as the 20th president of the United States.



Related image
James Abram Garfield
(November 19, 1831 – September 19, 1881)

associated-press-teletype-machine-

Image result for mary tyler moore show
The sitcom was created by James L. Brooks and Allan Burns that
aired on
CBS on this day in 1970 and ran until 1977. The show
received high praise from critics during its run with 29
Primetime
Emmy
Awards
, including the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding 
Comedy Series
three years in a row (1975–1977) and earned
Moore the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress 
in a Comedy Series
three times (1973, 1974, 1976) and continues
to be honored long after the final episode aired. In 2013, the Writers 
Guild of America
ranked The Mary Tyler Moore Show No. 6 in its
list of the 101 Best Written TV Series of All Time.

Image result for mary tyler moore show

Related image
The set within a set of The Marry Tyler Moore Show.

Related image

posted by Bob Karm in Actors,ANNIVERSARY,Arrest,Assassination,Battle,Bomber,DEATH,HISTORY,Kidnap,Murder,Premier,President,Published,Sitcom,TV series and have No Comments