Archive for the 'POLITICAL' Category

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

camille bohannon 2
CAMILLE BOHANNON

Image result for president nixon said i'm not a crook
 
On this day in 1973, President Nixon
told an Associated Press
managing editors meeting in Orlando,
FL
, "people have got to
know whether or not their
president is a crook. Well, I’m not a
crook."


Image result for president nixon said i'm not a crook

Image result for president nixon said i'm not a crook

associated-press-3

Image result for elizabeth 1 becomes queen of elgnald
On this day in 1558, Elizabeth I ascended the English throne upon
the death of Queen Mary Tudor.

   
    
    
     Related image

associated-press-3

Image result for 1869 suez canal opens
The Suez Canal opened in Egypt, linking the Mediterranean and the
Red seas on this day in 1869.

.Image result for the suez canal today
The Suez Canal today.

associated-press-3

Image result for congress holds first dc session 1800

The U.S. Congress held its first session in Washington, DC, in
the partially completed Capitol building on this day in 1800.

Image result for congress holds first dc session 1800

associated-press-3

Image result for sculptor auguste rodin died
THE THINKER

Image result for sculptor auguste rodin died

French Sculptor Auguste Rodin
(François Auguste René Rodin)
(November 12, 1840 – November 17, 1917)


THE KISS

associated-press-3

Image result for martin scorsese young

Image result for martin scorsese 2017

Martin Charles Scorsese is 75 years old today.

Acclaimed director Martin Scorsese’s films frequently feature gangsters
and focus on the world of crime. His iconic films include Taxi Driver (1976)
Raging Bull (1980) and Goodfellas (1990). In 2006, he won his first Academy
Award for Best Director for his film The Departed after previously being
nominated five times.

Related image
            2004

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Aviation,Awards,BIRTHDAY,CURRENT EVENTS,Director,Government,HISTORY,MOVIES,NEWSPAPER,POLITICAL,President,Royalty,Sculptor,THEN AND NOW,Transportation and have No Comments

HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

sandy kozel 3
SANDY KOZEL

Image result for fdr wins unprecedented third term in office

President Franklin Roosevelt won an unprecedented third term in
office on this day in 1940.
  

Image result for fdr wins unprecedented third term in office


associated-press-3

Image result for richard nixon elected president

Republican nominee, former Vice President Richard Nixon, won the election over the Democratic nominee, incumbent Vice President
Hubert Humphrey on this  day in 1968.

Image result for richard nixon elected president

Spiro Agnew and Richard Nixon — Aug. 16, 1968.

associated-press-3

Image result for ronald reagan in 1994

On this day in 1994, former
President Ronald Reagan announced he
had Alzheimer’s disease.

Image result for ronald reagan in 1994

associated-press-3

Image result for george foreman sets boxing record when he knocked out michael moore

On this day in 1994, George Foreman (left) became boxing’s oldest heavyweight champion when he knocked out Michael Moorer in
the 10th round of their WBA fight in Las Vegas,
NV.

Image result for george foreman sets boxing record when he knocked out michael moore

Image result for george foreman sets boxing record when he knocked out michael moore

associated-press-3

Image result for pianist vladimir horowitz dies

Related image

Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz
(September 18, 1903 – November 5, 1989)

Ukrainian-born American classical pianist and composer,
Vladimir Horowitz was acclaimed for his virtuoso technique, 
and the excitement produced by his playing made him one 
of the greatest pianists of all time.

Image result for pianist vladimir horowitz dies

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Boxing,DEATH,ELECTION,HISTORY,MAGAZINES,Medical,MUSIC,Pianist,POLITICAL,President and have No Comments

HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

carlata-bradleyap
CARLATA BRADLEY

Image result for the iran-contra affair
On this day in 1986, The Ash-Shiraa, pro-Syrian Lebanese magazine, first
broke the story of
U.S. arms sales to Iran to secure the release of seven
American hostages. The story turned into the Iran-Contra affair.

Image result for the iran-contra affair
Lt. Col. Oliver North during the ‘Iran Contra Hearings’.


      
   

Image result for the iran-contra affair

President Reagan (far right) meets with (left to right) Secretary of Defense
Caspar Weinberger, Secretary of State George Shultz, Attorney General
Ed Meese, and Chief of Staff Don Regan in the Oval Office.

associated-press-2

Image result for chile salvador allende

Salvador Guillermo Allende Gossens was elected
the 30th President of Chile on this day in 1970.

Image result for chile salvador allende

associated-press-2

Image result for carol moseley braun

Image result for carol moseley braun in 2017
Carol Elizabeth Moseley Braun turned 70 in August.

Carol Moseley-Braun became the first African-American woman U.S. senator
on this day in 1992.

associated-press-2

   
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
 Image result for jesse ventura for governor

Minnesota elected Jesse "The Body" Ventura, a former pro wrestler, as its
governor on this day in 1998.

   


      
   

Image result for jesse ventura

Image result for jesse ventura 2017

Jesse Ventura
(James George Janos) turned 66 in July.

posted by Bob Karm in African American,ANNIVERSARY,ELECTION,Governor,HISTORY,MAGAZINES,MILITARY,POLITICAL,President,Pro wrestling,THEN AND NOW and have No Comments

HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

Image result for jfk nixon tv debate

The first televised debate between presidential candidates Richard M. Nixon
and John F. Kennedy took place in Chicago,
IL on this day in 1960.

Image result for jfk nixon tv debate

Image result for jfk nixon tv debate

associated-press-2

Related image

On this day in 1980, the Cuban government abruptly closed Mariel Harbor to
end the freedom flotilla of Cuban refugees that began the previous April.

Image result for cuba ended the mariel boatlift

Related image

associated-press-2

Image result for westside story hits broadway

On this day in 1957, the musical "West Side Story" opened at the Winter Garden Theatre on Broadway.
 

Image result for westside story hits broadway

associated-press-2

Image result for george gershwin

George Jacob Gershwin (September 26, 1898 – July 11, 1937)

George Gershwin was an American composer and pianist. Gershwin’s compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most
popular melodies are widely known. Among his best-known works are
the orchestral compositions Rhapsody in Blue (1924) and An American
in Paris
(1928) as well as the opera Porgy and Bess (1935).

Image result for george gershwin

associated-press-2

Image result for t.s. eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot (September 26, 1888 – January 4, 1965)
 

T.S. Eliot was a British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social
critic, and "one of the twentieth century’s major poets".
  Eliot attracted
widespread attention for his poem "
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"
(1915), which was seen as a masterpiece of the
Modernist movement.

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,AUTHORS,BIRTHDAY,Broadway,Composer,CURRENT EVENTS,Dabate,HISTORY,Musical,Musician,Playwright,POLITICAL,President,Refugees,SPORTS,Tennis and have No Comments