Archive for December 26th, 2010

A PICTURE POST CARD FROM 1914

wells fargo bldg. 1914

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SOME HISTORY TRIVIA

James H. Nason
James H. Nason invented the first American coffee
percolator and received the patent for it on  this
date in 1865.

First american percolator

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A NEW YEAR WITH 7UP ~ 1946

7up 1946

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CHURCHILL ADDRESSED CONGRESS ON THIS DAY IN 1941

churchill and congress 2
Winston Churchill became the first British Prime Minister to address a
joint meeting of the US Congress. He focused his speech on Germany
and Japan.

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THE 33rd U.S. PRESIDENT DIED ON THIS DATE IN 1972

Harry-s-truman-58-766-09
Harry S. Truman was in office from April 12, 1945 to
January 20, 1953. He died in Kansas City, MO. at the
age of 88.

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