Archive for the 'HISTORY' Category

TOP NEWS STORY ON THIS DAY IN 1963

todayinhistory

Image result for the assassination of john f. kennedy

Image result for the assassination of john f. kennedy

Image result for president kennedy assassination    
   

Related image

Walter Cronkite removes his glasses while announcing the death of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.(Getty Images)

Walter Cronkite announces the death of President Kennedy.
    
    

Image result for president kennedy assassination

    

Image result for john f kennedy assassination

Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as President of the United States.

   

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) 35th President of the United States

John Fitzgerald Kennedy
(May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963)

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Assassination,DEATH,HISTORY,News Program,President,TV and have No Comments

HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

   
    
    
    
    
    
    
    boardandmic
    
   

Image result for edison announced the invention of the phonograph

Thomas A. Edison announced the invention of his phonograph
on this day in 1877.

Image result for edison announced the invention of the phonograph

ap 3

Image result for gap revealed on nixon white house tape

President Richard M. Nixon‘s attorney announced the presence of        
an 18 minute gap in one of the White House tape recordings 
related to the Watergate case on this day in 1973.

Image result for gap revealed on nixon white house tape

President Richard Nixon holds a press conference upon release of 
the White House tapes.

ap 3

Image result for gap revealed on nixon white house tape

Ottilie Lundgren, 94, of Oxford, Connecticut was the final victim
to die in America’s Anthrax scare. Four had died before her.

Image result for final victim of the anthrax scare dies

ap 3

Image result for jonathan pollard arrested

On this day in 1985, former
U.S. Navy intelligence analyst Jonathan
Jay Pollard was arrested after being accused of spying for Israel. He
was later sentenced to life in prison.

Image result for jonathan pollard arrested

ap 3

Image result for musical anything goes opened on broadway

On this day in 1934, the Cole Porter musical "Anything Goes"
opened on Broadway.

Image result for musical anything goes opened on broadway

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Anthrax,Arrest,Broadway,DEATH,HISTORY,INVENTION,Musical,Phonograph,Science,Spy,Tape recordings and have No Comments

HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

Today-In-Historytitle

Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

Related image

On this day in 1945, 24 Nazi leaders went before an international war crimes tribunal (below) in Nuremberg, Germany.

Image result for 1945 the nazi war crime trials begin at nuremberg

associated-press-3

Image result for robert f. kennedy young

Related image
Robert Francis
"Bobby" Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968)

Robert Kennedy was a U.S. Senator from New York and Attorney General under
his brother John‘s administration who was assassinated in 1968 while he was
running for president. He spearheaded many of the civil rights initiatives that the
Kennedy Administration put forward.

Shortly before his 18th birthday, he enlisted in the Naval Reserve as an apprentice
seaman and later graduated from Harvard College and the University of Virginia
School of Law.

associated-press-3

Related image

Britain’s Princess Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh in Westminster Abbey on this day in 1947.

Image result for britain's future queen elizabeth 2 married

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip today.

associated-press-3

Image result for spain's dictator francisco franco died

Spain’s Dictator Francisco Franco died on this day in 1975. He
had been suffering from a number of health problems over the
years, including Parkinson’s disease. He was 82.

Image result for spain's dictator francisco franco died

associated-press-3

Image result for mexican revolution begins

Francisco I. Madero led a revolution that broke out in Mexico on this
day in 1910.

Image result for mexican revolution begins

associated-press-3

Image result for musical cabaret hits broadway
The musical CABARET opened on Broadway at the Broadhurst
Theatre on this day in 1966.

Image result for musical cabaret hits broadway

Joel Grey, center, and the original 1966 Broadway cast of "Cabaret."

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Assassination,BIRTHDAY,DEATH,Dictator,HISTORY,POLITICAL,Revolution,Royalty,Trivia,War crimes,Wedding and have No Comments

HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

today in history

Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

Image result for lincoln delivered his gettysburg address

President Abraham Lincoln
delivered his Gettysburg Address as he dedicated a national cemetery at the site of the Civil War battlefield
in
Pennsylvania on this day in 1863.

lga

Only true known photo of Lincoln delivering Gettysburg address in
1863. Lincoln is center (red arrow).
(National Archives and Records Administration)

Image result for lincoln delivered his gettysburg address

associated-press-2

Image result for egypt's anwar sadat becomes first arab leader to visit israel

On this day in 1977, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat(center)became
the first Arab leader to set foot in Israel on an official visit. Israeli
Prime Minister Menachem Begin (left).

Image result for egypt's anwar sadat becomes first arab leader to visit israel

associated-press-2

Related image

Ford Motor Co. announced it was ending the production of the
unpopular Edsel on this day in 1959.

Image result for ford motor company            halts production of the edsel

associated-press-2

Image result for bandleader tommy dorsey

Related image

Thomas Francis
"Tommy" Dorsey Jr. 
(November 19, 1905 – November 26, 1956)

Related image

Disc Jockey Dorsey.

Image result for bandleader tommy dorsey 1956

associated-press-2

Image result for actress jodie foster

Image result for actress jodie foster in taxi driver
Taxi Driver

Related image

Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster is 55 years young today.

Jodie Foster gained fame for her role as a teenage prostitute in the 1976
Martin Scorsese film Taxi Driver. She won Academy Awards for Best
Actress for her performances in The Accused (1988) and Silence of the
Lambs (1991) and also had starring roles in Contact (1997), Anna and
the King (1999), and Panic Room (2002).

What's up here? Foster, then three, picking her nose in a scene from the Doris Day Show

Foster, then three, in a scene from the Doris Day Show.

Flightplan.jpg
2005

Brave one 2007.jpg
2007

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Automobiles,Aviation,Awards,BIRTHDAY,CURRENT EVENTS,HISTORY,MOVIES,MUSIC,President,Speech and have No Comments

PHOTO FIND COULD BRING BIG BUCKS!

Image result for frank abrams billy the kid


(Fox News) – The above photo provided by Frank Abrams of North
Caroline shows what historians believe is a photo of outlaw Billy
the Kid, second from left, and Pat Garrett, far right, taken in 1880.  Abrams, who bought the photo at a flea market in 20011 for $10,
says forensics experts and facial recognition have verified the
picture after several months of examination. It could be worth 
millions of dollars.

 

Image result for frank abrams billy the kid

North Carolina lawyer Frank Abrams shows a laptop image of his
photo.

posted by Bob Karm in CURRENT EVENTS,Flea market,HISTORY,News release,Outlaw,Phonograph and have No Comments