Archive for the 'Nuclear' Category

FIRST NUCLEAR SUBMARINE COMMISSIONED

Image result for uss nautilus
The launching of USS Nautilus.     

The USS Nautilus, the world’s first nuclear submarine, was commissioned
by the U.S. Navy on September 30, 1954.

The Nautilus was constructed under the direction of U.S. Navy Captain
Hyman G. Rickover, a brilliant Russian-born engineer who joined the U.S.
atomic program in 1946. In 1947, he was put in charge of the navy’s nuclear-propulsion program and began work on an atomic submarine. Regarded as
a fanatic by his detractors, Rickover succeeded in developing and delivering
the world’s first nuclear submarine years ahead of schedule. In 1952, the
Nautilus‘ keel was laid by President Harry S. Truman, and on January 21,
1954, first lady
Mamie Eisenhower broke a bottle of champagne across its
bow as it was launched into the Thames River at Groton,
Connecticut. Commissioned on September 30, 1954, it first ran under nuclear power
on the morning of January 17, 1955.

Image result for uss nautilus

Related image
Hyman G. Rickover
(January 27, 1900 – July 8, 1986)

Rickover is known as the "Father of the
Nuclear Navy," and his influence on the
Navy and its warships was of such scope
that he "may well go down in history as
one of the Navy’s most important officers."

Related image
Harry S. Truman
(May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972)

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Atomic,Comission,HISTORY,Navy ships,Nuclear,President and have No Comments

HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

todayinhistory

Ross-ap-3
ROSS SIMPSON

Related image

Related image
On this day in 1969, Apollo 11 blasted off from Cape Kennedy, FL,
and began the first manned mission to land on the moon.

Image result for apollo 11 lift off for the moon

Image result for apollo 11 lift off for the moon

Related image

Related image
Nasa astronauts from left: Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin.

Related image

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Apollo mission,Aviation disaster,DEATH,HISTORY,NASA,NEWSPAPER,Nuclear,President,SPACE,Spacecraft,TAPES and have No Comments

HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

Today-In-Historytitle

Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

Image result for james byrd, jr is dragged to his death in texas
It was on this day in 1998.

Image result for james byrd, jr is dragged to his death in texas

Image result for james byrd, jr is dragged to his death in texas

Related image
John King executed for the dragging death of James Byrd Jr.

posted by Bob Karm in African American,ANNIVERSARY,BIRTHDAY,Broadway,Communism,HISTORY,Murder,MUSIC,Musical,Nuclear and have No Comments

THE NEWS THAT MADE HISTORY

today in history

ed danahue 2
ED DANAHUE

Related image
On this day in 1954, the U.S. Senate voted to condemn Sen. Joseph
R. McCarthy for what it called "conduct that tends to bring the
Senate into dishonor and disrepute." The censure was related to McCarthy’s controversial investigation of suspected communists in
the U.S. government, military and civilian society.

Related image

Image result for the u.s. senate voted to condemn senator joseph mccarthy

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for a self-sustaining nuclear reaction demonstrated in 1942
A self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction was demonstrated by Dr.
Enrico Fermi and his staff at the University of Chicago on this day
in 1942. The above illustration shows scientists watching the first 
sustained fission chain reaction.

 Image result for a self-sustaining nuclear reaction demonstrated in 1942
 
Related image

Enrico Fermi 1943-49.jpg
Enrico Fermi (1901–1954)

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Communism,DEATH,DEBUT,Drugs,Fincncial,HISTORY,Medical,Nuclear,POLITICAL,Transplant and have No Comments

HEADLINES THAT MADE HISTORY

Today-In-Historytitle

john belmont 2
JOHN BELMONT

Related image
Anthrax-laced  letters were sent to Capitol Hill on this day in 2001.

Image result for anthrax laced letters sent to capitol hill in 2001

Image result for anthrax laced letters sent to capitol hill in 2001

Image result for anthrax laced letters sent to capitol hill in 2001

Related image

ap 3

Related image

On Oct. 7, 1985, the Italian cruise ship MS Achille Lauro was hijacked
by four members of the Palestine Liberation Front off the coast of
Egypt in the Mediterranean. The hijackers took the more than 400 passengers and crew members hostage and demanded the release
of 50 Palestinians from Israeli prisons.

On this day in 1985, the hijackers surrendered on the condition
that they and the hijacking mastermind
Abu Abbas be given a
plane to
escape. However, on Oct. 10, the plane was intercepted by 
United States military aircraft and forced to land at a NATO base 
in Sicily, where Mr. Abbas and the hijackers were arrested.
 


    
    
    
   
Related image
The four Palestinian terrorists who hijacked the cruise ship.

Image result for achille lauro hijackers surrender
Released hostages of the Achille Lauro liner hijacking are shown 
being taken ashore.

Related image
Palestinian militant Abu Abbas, mastermind of the 1985 Achille
Lauro cruise ship hijacking was captured in Iraq April 2003. He

died in US custody from a heart attack in 2004.

ap 3

Image result for singer john lennon

Related image
John Winston Ono Lennon  (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980)

John Lennon became one of the most influential songwriters in the history
of popular music after co-founding
The Beatles with Paul McCartney and
George Harrison. In 2008, Rolling Stone ranked John Lennon the fifth-
greatest singer of all time. In 1987, he was posthumously inducted into
the Songwriters Hall of Fame and twice posthumously inducted into the
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: first in 1988 as a member of the Beatles and
again in 1994 as a solo artist.

Related image
One of the last photos of John Lennon before he was killed.

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Anthrax,Assassination,BIRTHDAY,DEATH,Execution,Government,Hijacking,HISTORY,Internet,Leaders,Letters,MUSIC,Musician,Nobel prize,Nuclear,Singers and have No Comments