Archive for the 'Religion' Category

REVIEWING PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

Related image

On this day in 1963, Dallas nightclub owner Jack Ruby shot and
killed Lee Harvey Oswald live on national television.

Related image

Related image

ap 2

Related image

On this day in 1859, Charles Darwin, a British naturalist, published
"On the Origin of Species." It was the paper in which he explained
his theory of evolution through the process of natural selection.

Related image

ap 2

Image result for d.b. cooper

Hijacker Dan Cooper, known as D.B. Cooper, parachuted from a Northwest Airlines 727 over
Washington state with $200,000
ransom money on this day in 1971.  

 
Related image

Flight attendant Tina Mucklow talks to the media, with Captain Bill Scott and First Officer Bill Rataczak

From left: Northwest Airlines First Officer Bill Rataczak, Captain Bill
Scott and Flight attendant Tina Mucklow talk to the media.
 

ap 2

Image result for queen's freddie mercury dies

Freddie Mercury of Queen died of AIDS complications at the age
of 45 on this day in 1991.

Related image

Farrokh "Freddie" Mercury (Bulsara)

Related image

Image result for logo band queen

posted by Bob Karm in AIRCRAFT,ANNIVERSARY,Assassin,DEATH,Hijacking,HISTORY,Murder,MUSIC,Religion,Science and have No Comments

HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

sandy kozel 3
SANDY KOZEL

Related image

Martin Luther (left) posted the 95 Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Palace Church on this day in 1517. The event marked the start of the Protestant Reformation in Germany.

Related image

Image result for martin luther posted the 95 these
Martin Luther
(November 10, 1943 – February 18, 1546)

associated-press-3

Related image


On this day in 1968, in a televised address to the nation five days before the presidential election, President Lyndon Johnson announced on the basis of developments in the Paris peace negotiations, he has ordered the complete cessation of “all air, naval, and artillery bombardment of North Vietnam.” Accordingly, effective November 1, the U.S. Air Force called a halt to the
air raids on North Vietnam known as Operation Rolling Thunder.

Image result for president lyndon b. johnson halts u.s. bombing of  north vietnam on october 31, 1958

associated-press-3

Image result for india prime minister indira gandhi assassinated

Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated near her residence by
two Sikh security guards on this day in 1984. Her son, Rajiv (below) was
sworn in as prime minister.

Related image
Rajiv Gandhi (left) at the funeral of his mother.

associated-press-3

Image result for magician harry houdini in 1926
Harry Houdini (Erik Weisz)  (March 24, 1874 – October 31, 1926)


Magician Harry Houdini died of gangrene and peritonitis resulting from a
ruptured appendix on this day in 1926. His appendix had been damaged
twelve days earlier when he had been punched in the stomach by a student unexpectedly. During a lecture Houdini had commented on the strength of
his stomach muscles and their ability to withstand hard blows.

Image result for harry houdini magician in portland, oregon

Related image

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Assassination,Bombing,DEATH,HISTORY,Leaders,Magician,President,Religion,WAR and have No Comments

HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

Image result for john brown raids harper's ferry
On this day in 1859, Abolitionist John Brown led a raid on Harper’s Ferry, VA
(now located in
West Virginia).

Image result for john brown raids harper's ferry
John Brown
(May 9, 1800 – December 2, 1859)

Image result for john brown raids harper's ferry

Related image

associated-press-2

Image result for france marie antoinette is beheaded
During the French Revolution on this day in 1793, Queen Marie Antoinette (below) was beheaded after being convicted of treason.

Image result for france marie antoinette is beheaded

associated-press-2

Image result for john paul ii elected pope

Poland’s Karol Josef Wojtyla was elected Pope John Paul II
on this day in 1978.

Image result for john paul ii elected pope

associated-press-2

Image result for augusto pinochet


On Friday, October 16, 1998, police from Britain’s Scotland
Yard entered a room in a small, private hospital in London
and arrested former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet
Ugarte who was recovering from back surgery.

Spanish Judge Baltasar Garzón had issued a request for
Pinochet’s extradition to stand trial in Spain for crimes
committed in Chile during extradition to stand trial in
Spain for crimes committed in Chile during his brutal
rule from 1973-1990.

Image result for augusto pinochet
 

associated-press-2



On this day in 1987, rescuers freed Jessica McClure from the abandoned
well that she had fallen into in Midland,
TX. She was trapped for 58 hours.

Image result for baby jessica rescued from well

Image result for jessica mcclure 2017
Jessica McClure Morales turned 31 in March.

associated-press-2

Image result for james michener

James Albert Michener (February 3, 1907 – October 16, 1997)


Michener was the author of more than 40 books, most of which were
fictional,
family sagas. His first book was adapted as the popular
Broadway musical South Pacific by Richard Rodgers
and Oscar
Hammerstein
.

Image result for james michener novels

Michener’s typewriter at the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.

posted by Bob Karm in Abolitionist,ANNIVERSARY,AUTHORS,DEATH,Dictator,Execution,HISTORY,Religion,Rescue,Royalty,THEN AND NOW and have No Comments

HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

camille bohannon
Camille Bohannon

Related image

On this day in 2002, congress gave  Authorization
for Use of Military Force Against Iraq.

   
    

    Image result for us congress in 2002
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    AssociatedPressLogo-main
    
    
    
    
    
    
   

Related image
It was on this day 2002, when former President Jimmy Carter won
the Nobel Peace Prize.  

Image result for former president jimmy carter wins nobel peace prize

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for anita hill accuses supreme court pick clarence thomas
The accusations were made by Anita Hill on this day in 1991.

Image result for anita hill in 2017
Anita Hill turned 61 in July.

Image result for clarence thomas in 2017
Clarence Thomas became 69 years old in June.

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for the second vatican council opened in 1962

opening session

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for saturday night live first show

"Saturday Night Live" was broadcast for the first time on this
day in 1975. George Carlin (below) was the guest host.

Image result for saturday night live first show

SNL, 1975
Members of the original Saturday Night Live cast during the show’s
1975 season.

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Comedy,Congress,HISTORY,MAGAZINES,MILITARY,Nobel prize,President,Religion,Scandal,Supreme court,TV series,WAR and have No Comments

PAST WORLD NEWS HEADLINES

todayinhistory

Camille bohannon ap 1
CAMILLE BOHANNON

Image result for o.j. simpson found not guilty of murder
It was on this day in 1995.

Image result for o.j. simpson found not guilty of murder

Image result for o.j. simpson found not guilty of murder

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for st francis of assisi dies

Image result for st francis of assisi dies

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for germany reunified

Image result for germany reunified

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for baseball's shot heard round the world

Image result for baseball's shot heard round the world

On this day in 1951.

Image result for baseball's shot heard round the world

Bobby Thomson

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for captain kangaroo
On this day in 1955, "Captain Kangaroo" premiered on CBS-TV.


Captain Kangaroo
is a children’s television series that aired weekday mornings
on the CBS television network for nearly 30 years, from October 3, 1955, until
December 8, 1984, making it the longest-running nationally broadcast children’s
television program of its day. The show was conceived and the title character
was played by Bob Keeshan who had portrayed the original Clarabell the Clown
on The Howdy Doody Show on NBC.

Image result for bob keeshan

Image result for bob keeshan
Robert James "Bob" Keeshan (June 27, 1927 – January 23, 2004)

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Related image


"The Mickey Mouse Club" premiered on ABC-TV on this day in 1955
and aired intermittently as a variety show for children until 1996. It
was Walt Disney’s second venture into producing a
television series,
the first being the Walt Disney anthology television series, initially
titled Disneyland.

Image result for the mickey mouse club

Image result for the mickey mouse club

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Baseball,Childrens shows,DEATH,DEBUT,HISTORY,Murder trial,Religion,Reunification,TV series and have No Comments