Archive for the 'Navy ships' Category

IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

Today-In-Historytitle

sandy kozel 2
SANDY KOZEL


On this day in 1968, North Korea seized the U.S. Navy ship Pueblo, charging it had intruded into the nation’s territorial waters on a
spying mission. The crew was released 11 months later.

The Pueblo’s mission began in early January, 1968, when the crew
set off from the U.S. Navy base on Yokosuka, Japan with orders to conduct surveillance on Soviet Navy and North Korean signal and electronic intelligence activity.

Pueblo, is still being held by North Korea today, officially remains
a
commissioned vessel of the United States Navy. Since early 2013,
the ship has been
moored along the Potong River in Pyongyang, and       
used there as a museum ship at the Pyongyang Victorious War
Museum
. 


        
        
        
        
       
Related image
The captured crew (above) were beaten and nearly starved in the
incident that almost led to another war.

Laika ac USS Pueblo (7960099660).jpg
Pueblo on display in North Korea, 2012.

Pueblo
North Koreans raise their fists during a rally in 2010 in front of the
U.S. Navy spy ship Pueblo.

USS Pueblo AGER-2 Crest.png

associated-press-3

Related image
On this day in 1977, the TV mini-series "Roots," began airing on ABC. The show was based on the Alex Haley novel. Roots received 37 Primetime Emmy Award nominations and won nine. It also won a
Golden Globe and a Peabody Award. It received unprecedented
Nielsen ratings for the finale, which still holds a record as the third-highest-rated episode for any type of television series, and the
second-most watched overall series finale in U.S. television
history.


Related image

Related image
LeVar Burton as Kunta Kinte, a warrior of the Mandinka people
in Gambia who is captured by slavers and taken to Annapolis,
Md.

associated-press-3

Image result for young johnny carson

Image result for johnny carson 2005

Related image
John William Carson (October 23, 1925 – January 23, 2005)


Television host, comedian, writer, and producer Johnny Carson was 
best known as the host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
(1962–1992) on NBC. Carson received six
Emmy Awards, the Television
Academy
‘s 1980 Governor’s Award, and a 1985 Peabody Award. He was
inducted into the
Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1987 awarded the
Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1992 and received a Kennedy Center
Honor
in 1993.

Image result for johnny carson 2005

posted by Bob Karm in Accord,African American,ANNIVERSARY,AUTHORS,Awards,CHILDREN,Clown,Comedian,DEATH,DEBUT,Hijacking,HISTORY,Host,Hostage crisis,Mesuem,Navy ships,Novel,Slavery,Talk Show,TV series,WAR and have No Comments

THE NEWS THAT MADE HISTORY

today in history

Related image

Image result for the attack on pearl harbor

Related image

Image result for the attack on pearl harbor

Related image

Image result for president roosevelt ANNOUNCING W AR WITH THE JAPS

Image result for president roosevelt ANNOUNCING W AR WITH THE JAPS
President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs
a declaration of war.

Image result for president roosevelt ANNOUNCING W AR WITH THE JAPS

posted by Bob Karm in Air strikes,AIRCRAFT,ANNIVERSARY,Attack,Bombing,DEATH,HISTORY,Navy ships,NEWSPAPER,President,WAR and have No Comments

HEADLINES THAT MADE HISTORY

today in history

Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

Related image
On this day in 1492, Christopher Columbus, an Italian explorer,
sighted Watling Island in the Bahamas. He believed that he had
found Asia while attempting to find a Western ocean route to
India. The same day he claimed the land for Isabella and
Ferdinand of Spain.

Image result for columbus lands in north america
Explorer Christopher Columbus. 

associated-press-3

Image result for uss cole was bombed in yemen's aden harbor in 2000

Image result for uss cole was bombed in yemen's aden harbor in 2000

The USS Cole bombing was an attack against the United States Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Cole on 12 October 2000, while it was being refueled in Yemen’s Aden harbor. 17 American sailors were
killed and 39 injured in the deadliest attack against a United States
naval vessel since 1987.

Casualties of USS Cole Returned To The United States (10-14-00) PHOTO


Casualties of the USS Cole being Returned To The United States.

USS Cole Remembrance PHOTO

associated-press-3

Related image

Related image
On this day in 1960, Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev was reported
to have pounded a shoe on his desk during a dispute at a U.N.
General Assembly.

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Aviation disaster,BIRTHDAY,Blast,DEATH,HISTORY,MUSIC,Navy ships,Nightclubs,Opera,Soviet Union,U.N. and have No Comments

IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

todayinhistory

Image result for camille bohannon
CAMILLE BOHANNON

Image result for u.s. cruise missiles hit afghanistan and sudan after american embassies bombed africa
U.S. military forces attacked a terrorist camp in Afghanistan and a chemical plant in Sudan on this day in 1998. Both targets were
chosen for cruise missile strikes due to their connection with
Osama bin Laden.

Image result for u.s. cruise missiles hit afghanistan and sudan after american embassies bombed africa

Related image

Related image
In a speech to the nation, President Bill Clinton detailed strikes
against terrorist-related facilities in Sudan and Afghanistan.

ap 3

Image result for the soviet union invaded czechoslovakia
On this day in 1968, the Soviet Union and other Warsaw Pact nations began invading Czechoslovakia to crush the "Prague Spring" liberalization.

Image result for the soviet union invaded czechoslovakia

Image result for the soviet union invaded czechoslovakia

ap 3

Image result for the launch of voyager 2
Voyager 2 was launched by the United States on this day in 1977 and
aboard was a copper 12 inch phonograph record containing greetings
in dozens of languages, samples of music and sounds of nature.

 

Image result for voyager 2


Image result for voyager 2
A photo of the 12 inch copper record that was sent into
space on both Voyager 1 and Voyager 2.

 
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
ap 3
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
   

Image result for singer robert plant nude

Image result for singer robert plant 2018
Robert Anthony Plant is 70 years old today.

Iconic rock star Robert Plant gained fame as the vocalist and songwriter
of the classic rock band
Led Zeppelin, known for such hits as "Stairway
to Heaven" and "When the Levee Breaks." He was named the #1 Lead
Singer of All Time by Rolling Stone Magazine in 2011.
 Plant was once 
training as a chartered accountant, but quit to become part of the
English Midlands blues scene. 

Related image

posted by Bob Karm in Album,ANNIVERSARY,BIRTHDAY,CURRENT EVENTS,HISTORY,Invation,MILITARY,Missiles,MUSIC,NASA,Navy ships,Singers,SPACE,THEN AND NOW and have No Comments

IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

today in history

Camille bohannon ap 1
CAMILLE
BOHANNON

Image result for the tonkin gulf incident sparks u.s. escalation of the vietnam war
The Pentagon reported the first of two North Vietnamese attacks on
U.S. destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin on this day in 1964. The attack sparks escalation of the Vietnam War.

Image result for the tonkin gulf incident sparks u.s. escalation of the vietnam war
The guided missile destroyer USS McCormick is fired upon by North Vietnamese shore batteries.

associated-press-3

Related image
Iraq invaded the oil-rich country of Kuwait on this day in 1990. Iraq claimed that Kuwait had driven down oil prices when it exceeded
production quotas set by OPEC. Saddam Hussein became the
President of Iraq.

Image result for saddam hussein iraq invaded kuwait

Related image
Toppling the statue of Saddam Hussein during the invasion of Iraq.

associated-press-3

Related image
Lieutenant John F. Kennedy’s encounter with a Japanese destroyer
on the night of August 1, 1943, may be the most famous small-craft engagement in naval history. The vessel sank on this day in 1943.

Image result for jfk's pt-io9 sank
Future U.S. President Lieutenant John F. Kennedy aboard the PT-109.

Related image

associated-press-3

Image result for president warren harding death
It was on this day in 1923.

Related image
Warren Gamaliel Harding (November 2, 1865 – August 2, 1923)

associated-press-3

Related image
James Butler Hickok (May 27, 1837 – August 2, 1876)


The card hand held by Hickok at his death, now
widely known as the "
dead man’s hand".

Image result for bill sutherland shot wild bill hickok
Wild Bill Hickok was shot in the back of the head by Jack McCall
on this day in 1876.

Jack McCall.jpg
Jack McCall (1852 or 1853 – March 1, 1877) was
also known as "Crooked Nose" or "Broken Nose 
Jack".


Hickok’s star on the Texas Trail of Fame in the Fort Worth Stockyards, Texas.

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,DEATH,Disaster at sea,HISTORY,Invation,Navy ships,NEWSPAPER,Old West,President,WAR and have No Comments