Archive for the 'march' Category

HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

Today-In-Historytitle

MikeGracia1
MIKE GRACIA

Related image
Martin Luther King Jr. led a group of 25,000 to the state capital in Montgomery, AL. on this day in 1965.

Related image
King delivering a speech on the steps of the State Capitol.

associated-press-3

Related image
In New York City on this day in 1911, 146 women were killed in fire
at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company in New York City. The owners
of the company were indicted on manslaughter charges because
some of the employees had been behind locked doors in the
factory. The owners were later acquitted and in 1914 they were
ordered to pay damages to each of the twenty-three families that
had sued.

Image result for the triangle shirtwaist company in new york fire in 1911

associated-press-3


On this day in 1997, former U.S. President George H.W. Bush’s 85th
birthday was celebrated by a skydiving adventure at 9500 feet over 
Yuma, Arizona.

Image result for former president  george hw bush in 1997 skydiving

associated-press-3

Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin,1960

Image result for aretha franklin albums
Aretha Franklin in April 2016.

Image result for aretha franklin 2018
Singer Aretha Louise Franklin is 76 years young today.

In 2017, Franklin canceled a series of concerts due to health reasons. During
an outdoors Detroit show, Franklin told the audience to "keep me in your
prayers". In July 2017, Franklin reemerged, appearing to lose more weight
before a performance at
the Wolf Trap in Virginia.

Image result for aretha franklin respect album cover

associated-press-3

Related image

Image result for elton john 2018
Sir Elton Hercules John (Reginald Kenneth Dwight) is 71 today.

Rock and roll legend Elton John has sold over 250 million albums in a
career that’s spanned over 50 years. He is best known for such hit songs
as "Rocket Man," "Tiny Dancer," "Bennie and the Jets" and "Candle in
the Wind." He began playing the piano at age three and won a junior
scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music.

Image result for elton john glasses

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Aviation,BIRTHDAY,Civil rights,CURRENT EVENTS,DEATH,Disaster,Fire,HISTORY,march,MUSIC,President,THEN AND NOW and have No Comments

HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

Today-In-Historytitle

eddonahue3 (1)
ED DANAHUE

Image result for martin luther king gave his i have a dream speech

Image result for martin luther king gave his i have a dream speech

On this day in 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his "I Have
a Dream" speech at a civil rights rally in Washington,
D.C. where
more than 200,000 people attended.

Image result for martin luther king gave his i have a dream speech

associated-press-2

Image result for clashes mar 1968 democratic national convention
It was on this day in 1968.

Related image Image result for clashes mar 1968 democratic national convention

associated-press-2

Related image

Emmett Till was a 14-year-old
African-American who was lynched in Mississippi after offending a white woman in a grocery store on this
day in 1955.

Image result for black teen emmett abducted and killed in mississippi
Emmett Louis Till  (July 25, 1941 – August 28, 1955)

associated-press-2

Image result for britain's prince charles and princess diana granted a divorce

A divorce decree was issued for Britain’s Prince Charles
and Princess Diana on this day in 1996. This made the
end of the couples 15-year marriage official.


posted by Bob Karm in African American,ANNIVERSARY,Divorce,HISTORY,MAGAZINES,march,Murder,POLITICAL,Protest,Race crime,Riot,Royalty,Speech and have No Comments

A RECAP OF PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

MikeGracia1
MIKE GRACIA


On this day in 1911, the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. 

                                    todayinhistory

Image result for former president bush skydiving in 1997
Former President George H.W. Bush skydiving to celebrate his
72nd birthday on this day in 1997.

Image result for former president bush skydiving in 1997

                                  todayinhistory

In this March 25, 1965 file photo, state troopers block the steps of the Alabama state capitol at Montgomery, Ala. from civil rights marchers at the end of their five-day march from Selma, Ala.
State troopers block the steps of the Alabama state capitol at Montgomery, Ala. from civil rights marchers at the end of their
five-day march from Selma, Alabama on this day in 1965.

Image result for dr. martin luther king and marchers arrive at the state capitol in montgomery, alabama in 1965 newspaper articles
Martin Luther King Jr. speaks to the crowd of marchers at the
state capital in Alabama.

Image result for dr. martin luther king and marchers arrive at the state capitol in montgomery, alabama in 1965 newspaper articles
Aerial photo shows crowd of thousands assembled in front of the 
Capitol.

                                     todayinhistory

Related image

Image result for aretha franklin 2017
Aretha Louise Franklin is 75 today.

Aretha Franklin started singing at her father’s church after her
mother’s death and launched her solo career when she was
eighteen.

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,BIRTHDAY,Civil rights,CURRENT EVENTS,Disaster,HISTORY,march,MUSIC,President,Protest,THEN AND NOW and have No Comments

RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

RossSimpson1
ROSS SIMPSON

Image result for civil rights march in selma in 1965

Image result for civil rights march in selma in 1965
On this day in 1965.

                                    todayinhistory

Image result for the sharpeville massacre in 1960 newspaper articles
On this day in 1960

Picture

                                     todayinhistory

Image result for johann sebastian bach
Johann Sebastian Bach  (March 21, 1685 – July 28, 1750)

Bach’s abilities as an organist were highly respected during his lifetime and
he is now generally regarded as one of the greatest composers of all time.

            Related image

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,BIRTHDAY,Civil rights,Composer,HISTORY,march,Massacre,MUSIC and have No Comments

LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

ap 2

MikeGracia1
Mike Gracia

franklin yng

franklin today

Aretha Louise Franklin is 72 today

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,BIRTHDAY,Civil rights,CURRENT EVENTS,Disaster,HISTORY,march,MUSIC,POLITICAL,Protest and have No Comments