Archive for the 'Olympics' Category

RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

today-3

Ross-ap-3
ROSS SIMPSON

Image result for massacre at the munich olympics

Related image

It was on this day in 1972.

Image result for massacre at the munich olympics

Image result for massacre at the munich olympics

ap 3

Image result for president gerald ford escapes the first  assassination attempt

A secret service agent thwarts as assassination attempt on President Gerald
Ford on this date in 1975. He apparently spotted a loaded .45 caliber semi
automatic handgun in the hands of Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme pointed
directly at the President when he reached out and wrestled it way from
her (below).

Photo: nbc

ap 3

Photo: pinterst

 Jack Kerouac’s "On the Road" was first published on this day in
1957.

Related image

Jack Kerouac (Jean-Louis Kérouac)
(March 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969)

ap 3

Related image

Related image

Mother Teresa (Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu)
(August 26, 1910 – September 5, 1997)

Mother Teresa was known in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of
Calcutta. A controversial figure
during her life and after her death,
Teresa was admired by many for her charitable work and was both 
praised and criticized for her
opposition to abortion.

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Attempted Assassination,AUTHORS,HISTORY,Massacre,Missionary,Nun,Olympics,Poet,President,Religion,SPORTS and have No Comments

RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

MikeGracia1
MIKE GRACIA

Related image

Related image

On this day in 1966,
Charles Whitman, a former Marine sharpshooter, took
rifles and other weapons to the observation deck atop the Main Building
tower at
The University of Texas at Austin, then opened fire on persons indiscriminately on the surrounding campus and streets. The incident
ended when police reached Whitman and shot him dead.

associated-press-2

Image result for germany declares war on russia

Related image

associated-press-2

Image result for adolf hitler opened the berlin olympics
Adolf Hitler during opening ceremonies at the Berlin Olympics.


Related image
It was on this day in 1936.

Image result for adolf hitler opened the berlin olympics

associated-press-2

Image result for warsaw uprising during ww2
In Warsaw, Poland, an uprising against Nazi occupation began on this
day in 1944. The revolt continued until October 2 when Polish forces
surrendered.

Image result for warsaw uprising during ww2

Image result for warsaw uprising during ww2

associated-press-2

Related image
Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891)

A popular figure in American literature, Melville is the author of several seafaring
tales, including "Billy Budd, Sailor," "Typee," and "Moby-Dick." He is also famous
for shorter works such as "Bartleby, the Scrivener" and "Benito Cereno."

He worked as a surveyor for the Erie Canal before taking a position on the crew
of a New York ship headed for Liverpool. Later, he sailed on the whaling ship
Acushnet, an experience that inspired his masterpiece novel, “Moby-Dick”.

 

Image result for author herman melville

associated-press-2

Image result for the debut of MTV

MTV made its debut at 12:01am on this day in 1981. The first video
to be shown was "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the Buggles.

Related image

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,AUTHORS,HISTORY,Mass Shooting,MUSIC,Nazi Germany,Olympics,Snipper attack,TV series,Uprising and have No Comments

PAST WORLD NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

today in history

Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

Image result for when an armistice signed ending the korean war

Image result for when an armistice signed ending the korean war
It was on this day in 1953 at Panmunjon, Korea.

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for a house panel votes to impeach president nixon

The U.S. Congress asked for impeachment procedures against
President Richard Nixon on this day in 1974.

Image result for a house panel votes to impeach president nixon

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for a pipe bomb explodes at the atlanta olympics

Image result for a pipe bomb explodes at the atlanta olympics

Related image
It was on this day in 1996.

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for the death of deposed shah of iran

The deposed shah of Iran, Muhammad Riza Pahlavi, died in a
hospital near Cairo, Egypt on this day in 1980.

Related image
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (October 26, 1919 – July 27, 1980)
 


AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for the death of bob hope

Related image
Bob Hope (Leslie Townes Hope) (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003)

Image result for the death of bob hope

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Armistice,Bombing,Comedian,DEATH,HISTORY,Impeachment,Leaders,Olympics,President and have No Comments

HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

today in history

carlata-bradleyap
CARLATA BRADLEY

Image result for women's rights movement meets at seneca falls

Related image
The Women’s Rights Convention took place in Seneca Fall, NY.
where bloomers were introduced on this day in 1848.
 

Image result for women's rights movement meets at seneca falls

associated-press-2

Image result for the don't ask don't tell policy introduced in the u.s. military

Image result for the don't ask don't tell policy introduced in the u.s. military
President Clinton (center) prepares to announce his new ‘Don’t
Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy on this day in 1993.

Image result for the don't ask don't tell policy introduced in the u.s. military

associated-press-2

APOLLO 11 Goes Into Lunar Orbit Seattle Times NEWSPAPER JULY 19 1969 • 7-19-69
It was on this day in 1969.

Lunar Orbit Insertion
Representation of the Apollo 11 spacecraft entering orbit around
the moon.


associated-press-2

Image result for moscow olympics beginning
The Summer Olympics – Moscow, Soviet Union, began
on this day in1980.

Image result for moscow olympics beginning
A view of the 1980 Moscow Olympics opening ceremony.

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Baseball,Convention,Gambeling,Gay Rights,MILITARY,mOON,NASA,Olympics,POLITICAL,SPACE,SPORTS,Womens rights and have No Comments

RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

RossSimpson1
ROSS SIMPSON

Image result for america entered ww1
On this day in 1917

Image result for america entered ww1

                                  todayinhistory

Image result for peary and henson expedition newspaper articles
Americans Robert Peary and Matthew Henson claimed to be the
first men to reach the North Pole on this day in 1909.

          Image result for peary and henson expedition newspaper articles

                                      todayinhistory

                      Image result for first modern olympic games

Related image

Image result for first modern olympic games newspaper articles 1896
First modern Olympic Games on this day in 1896. 

Image result for first modern olympic games newspaper articles 1896

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,DEATH,Expedition,HISTORY,MUSIC,Olympics,President,SPORTS,WAR and have No Comments