Archive for the 'Strike' Category

A RECAP OF PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

MikeGracia1
MIKE GRACIA

Image result for the civil war battle of fort donelson
During the U.S. Civil War on this day in 1862, about 14,000 soldier’s 
of the Confederate army surrendered to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at
Fort Donelson,
TN.

Image result for the civil war battle of fort donelson

ap 3

Image result for the georgia crematory case

The operator of a crematory in Noble, GA, was arrested on this day in 2002, after dozens of corpses were found stacked in storage sheds
and scattered around in the surrounding woods.

Related image

Image result for the georgia crematory case

Related image

Ray Brent Marsh addresses the court during sentencing proceedings
in Walker County Court in LaFayette, Ga.

ap 3

Image result for john    demjanjuk                 goes on trial
John Demjanjuk (above) went on trial in Jerusalem on this day in
1987. He was accused of being "Ivan the Terrible", a guard at the Treblinka concentration camp. He was convicted, but the Israeli
Supreme Court overturned the ruling.

Image result for john    demjanjuk                 goes on trial

Related image
Former prison camp guard John Demjanjuk. 

ap 3

Image result for america's first 911 call
On this day in 1968, America’s first 911 emergency telephone
system was inaugurated in Haleyville,
AL.

Related image
Alabama Speaker of the House Rankin Fite (right) went to City Hall
and called U.S. Representative Tom Bevill at the local police station
for the first 911 call.
  

Image result for america's first 911 call

ap 3

Image result for nhl logo in 2005
On this day in 2005, The NHL announced the cancellation
of the 2004-2005 season due to a labor dispute. It was the
first time a major sports league in North America lost an
entire season to a labor dispute.

Image result for nhl  in 2005
National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman
announced the cancellation of the 2004-05 season.

Related image

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Battle,Cemetery,Civil war,Emergency,HISTORY,Hockey,SPORTS,Strike,Trial and have No Comments

HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

ed danahue 2
ED DANAHUE

Image result for THE EXECUTION OF SADDAM HUSSEIN

Related image

Saddam Hussein was executed on this day in 2006.

ap 2

Image result for about 600 people died in the 1903 chicago fire

About 600 people died on this day in 1903 when fire broke out at the Iroquois Theater in Chicago,
IL.

Image result for about 600 people died in the 1903 chicago fire

Related image

ap 2

Image result for the formation of the soviet union was proclaimed in 1922 by vladimir lenin

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was formed on this
day in 1922. Vladimir Lenin (above) proclaimed the establishment.

Image result for the formation of the soviet union was proclaimed in 1922 by vladimir lenin

ap 2

Image result for the united auto workers union staged their first sit-down strike in 1936

The United Auto Workers union staged its first sit-down strike, at the Fisher Body Plant in Flint,
MI. on this day in 1936.

Image result for the united auto workers union staged their first sit-down strike in 1936

ap 2

Image result for kiss me kate opened on december 30, 1948

On this day in 1948, the musical "Kiss Me Kate" opened at the New Century Theatre in New York City. Cole Porter composed the music
for the classic play that ran for 1,077 performances.

Image result for kiss me kate opened on december 30, 1948
Alfred Drake, Patricia Morison, and Julie Wilson.

ap 2

Related image

Related image

Related image

Bo Diddley  (Ellas Otha Bates)  (December 30, 1928 – June 2, 2008)

Singer, guitarist, songwriter and music producer Bo Diddley  who played a
key role in the transition from the
blues to rock and roll. He influenced many
artists,
including Elvis Presley, the Beatles, and the Rolling Stones with his 
use of
African rhythms and a signature beat.



Image result for bo diddley

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Automobiles,BIRTHDAY,Communism,CURRENT EVENTS,DEATH,Dictator,Execution,Fire,Golf,Guitar,HISTORY,Manufacturing,MUSIC,Musical,SPORTS,Strike and have No Comments

HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

Several thousand people gather in the Daley Center

Several thousand people gather in the Daley Center Plaza in downtown Chicago on Sept. 14, 2001, for a memorial service to honor those killed
in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Cities across the country held similar
events after President George W. Bush declared Sept. 14 a day of
prayer.

Image result for president bush on september 14 2001

President George W. Bush’s Remarks At Ground Zero September 14, 2001.

Image result for president bush on september 14 2001

AP-logo main

Image result for theodore roosevelt becomes president

After President William McKinley died of gunshot wounds inflicted
by an assassin, Vice President Theodore Roosevelt, at age 42,
succeeded him on this day in 1901.

Image result for theodore roosevelt becomes president

AP-logo main

Image result for francis scott key writes the star spangled banner

On this day in 1814, Francis Scott Key wrote the "Star-Spangled
Banner," a poem originally known as "Defense of Fort McHenry,"
after witnessing the British bombardment of Fort McHenry, MD,
during the War of 1812 (above). The song became the official U.S. national anthem on March 3, 1931.

Related image

Image result for francis scott key writes the star spangled banner

Related image

AP-logo main

Image result for the death of monaco's princess grace   dies

On this day in 1982.

Image result for the death of monaco's princess grace   dies

AP-logo main

Image result for announcement of the cancelling of the baseball season in 1994

It was announced on this day in 1994, that the season was over for
the National Baseball League on the 34th day of the players strike
and the final days of the regular season were canceled.

Related image

Image result for announcement of the cancelling of the baseball season in 1994

AP-logo main

Image result for margaret sanger

Margaret Higgins Sanger (Margaret Louise Higgins)
(September 14, 1879 – September 6, 1966) 

Margaret Sanger was an American birth control activist, sex
educator, eugenicist, writer, and nurse. Sanger popularized
the term "birth control", opened the first birth control clinic in
the United States, and established organizations that evolved
into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

Image result for margaret sanger

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Assassination,Aviation disaster,Baseball,BIRTHDAY,DEATH,Disaster,Flag,Founders,HISTORY,Memorial,NEWSPAPER,President,Royalty,Song writer,SPORTS,Strike and have No Comments

HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

today in history

Camille bohannon ap 1
CAMILLE BOHANNON

Image result for president harry truman announces japan's surrender
It was announced on this day in 1945 by President Truman that Japan had 
surrendered unconditionally. The surrender ended World War II.

Image result for president harry truman announces japan's surrender
President Harry Truman announcing the surrender of Japan.

associated-press-2

Image result for a blackout hits the us and canada
It happened on this day in 2003.

Image result for a blackout hits the us and canada   

associated-press-2

Related image

President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act
into law on this day in 1935. The act created unemployment
insurance and pension plans for the elderly.

Image result for president roosevelt signed the social security act

associated-press-2

Image result for british troops arrived in northern ireland

On this day in 1969, British troops arrived in Northern Ireland to intervene in sectarian violence between Protestants and Roman Catholics.

Image result for british troops arrived in northern ireland

associated-press-2

Image result for a strike in cold war poland in 1980

Image result for a strike in cold war poland in 1980

Polish demonstrators carrying banners with the name of the trade
union Solidarność (“Solidarity”).

Image result for a strike in cold war poland in 1980

Polish shipyard worker and strike leader, Lech Walesa,  speaks to
fellow workers.

associated-press-2

Related image

Image result for steve martin 2017
Stephen Glenn Martin is 72 years old today.

Comedian, actor and musician, Steve Martin is best known for his films 
The Jerk (1979), Father of the Bride (1991), Three Amigos (1986), Dirty
Rotten Scoundrels (1988) and Planes,Trains and Automobiles (1987). He
hosted the Academy Awards in 2001, 2003 and 2010 and he has hosted
NBC’s Saturday Night Live on a number of occasions.

Related image

Image result for steve martin

Martin has increasingly dedicated his career to music since the 2000s,
acting less and spending much of his professional life playing banjo,
recording, and touring with various bluegrass acts, including
Earl
Scruggs, with whom he won a Grammy for Best Country Instrumental
Performance in 2002.

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Fincncial,Government,MILITARY,MOVIES,MUSIC,NEWSPAPER,President,Strike,THEN AND NOW,WAR and have No Comments

REVIEWING PAST NEWS STORIES

today in history

MikeGracia1
MIKE GRACIA

Image result for lindbergh kidnaping newspaper articles

Image result for lindbergh kidnaping newspaper articles

                                    today in history

                         Image result for the peace corps newspaper articles

Image result for the peace corps newspaper articles
On this day in 1961, the Peace Corps was formally authorized by Congress. President John F. Kennedy (seated) signs legislation
creating the organization.

                                    today in history

Image result for ron howard

Image result for ron howard 2017
Ronald William "Ron" Howard is 63 years old today.

Ron Howard studied film at the University of Southern California,
but dropped out before graduating.

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Attack,Aviation,BIRTHDAY,CURRENT EVENTS,Director,HISTORY,Kidnap,MOVIES,Murder,NEWSPAPER,Strike,THEN AND NOW,TV series and have No Comments