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Mon, May 29, 2023 | 18:22
FRIDAY, April 14, 2023
On this day...+1944-First Jews transported from Athens arrive at Auschwitz1962-Georges Pompidou becomes President of France1971-Supreme Court upheld busing as means of achieving racial desegregation1978-Korean Air Lines Boeing 707, fired on by Soviets, crashes in Russia1980-Pulitzer prize awarded to Norman Mailer (“Executioner's Song”)1983-President Ronald Reagan signs $165 billion Social Security rescue1986-Desmond Tutu elected Anglican archbishop of Capetown1992-U.N.-imposed embargo against Libya takes effect1992-Court throws out Apple's lawsuit against Microsoft1993-Branch Davidian cult l...
FRIDAY, March 31, 2023
1951-U.S. tanks exceed 38º of latitude in Korea 1959-Dalai Lama fled China & was granted political asylum in India
Perilous situation
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MONDAY, Nov. 21, 2022
On this day...1794-Honolulu Harbor discovered1818-Russia's Czar Alexander I petitions for a Jewish state in Palestine1871-Moses Gale patents a cigar lighter1877-Tom Edison announces his "talking machine" invention1925-Red Grange plays final Univ of Illinois game, signs with Chicago Bears1933-First U.S. ambassador to USSR, W.C. Bullitt, begins service1935-First commercial crossing of Pacific by plane (China Clipper)1946-Harry Truman becomes 1st US President to travel in a submerged sub1964-World's longest suspension bridge "Verrazano Narrows" opens (NYC)1980-Fire at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las...
FRIDAY, Nov. 11, 2022
On this day...1811-Cartagena Colombia declares independence from Spain1868-First American amateur track & field meet (NYC)1918-Armistice Day-WW I ends (at 11 AM on Western Front)1925-Louis Armstrong records 1st of Hot Five & Hot Seven recordings1931-Cornerstones laid for Opera House & Veterans Building1942-During WW II Germany completes their occupation of France1959-Seals Stadium in San Francisco, demolished1968-John Lennon & Yoko Ono appear nude on cover of "2 Virgins" album1968-Maldives (in Indian Ocean) become a republic1972-U.S. Army turns over Long Bihn base to South Vietnamese army197...
MONDAY, Nov. 7, 2022
On this day... 1631-Pierre Gassendi observes transit of Mercury predicted by Kepler 1875-Verney Cameron is 1st European to cross equatorial Africa 1917-British capture Gaza Palestine from the Turks 1917-October Revolution (Oct 26 OS) in Russia, Lenin seizes power 1940-Tacoma Narrows (Galloping Gertie) Bridge collapses, Wash 1942-First U.S. President to broadcast in a foreign language-FDR in French 1943 Detroit Lions 0, NY Giants 0; last scoreless tie in NFL 1944-FDR wins 4th term in office, defeating Thomas E Dewey (R) 1951-Constitution of Jordan passed 1962-Richard Nixon quits politics-You ...
MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2022
On this day...1857-World's 1st soccer club, Sheffield F.C., founded in England1871-Mob in LA hangs 18 Chinese1901-First woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel (Anna Taylor)1939-Nylon stockings go on sale for 1st time (Wilmington Delaware)1945-United Nations Charter becomes effective1952-Arab Liberation Movement becomes the only party of Syria1956-Soviet troops invade Hungary1964-Zambia (N Rhodesia) gains independence from Britain (National Day)1970-Salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile1973-Yom Kippur War ends, Israel 65 miles from Cairo, 26 from Damascus1984-11 members of t...
North Korea's 'don't forget me' missile diplomacy
In a strange but not unexpected twist to a world in turmoil, North Korea's bellicose leadership has carried out a series of missile tests not seen since 2017. One particularly provocative firing of an intermediate range rocket flew right over Japan. Two short-range ballistic missiles were shot into the sea on the eve of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris's visit to South Korea and the DMZ.
Let's overcome this 'post-pandemic crisis'
When the outdoor mask mandate was fully lifted, I felt we were finally at the end of a tunnel. This pandemic has brought us tremendous pain and tragedy. It changed our culture completely in some ways. It has altered the way we work, socialize and relate to our neighborhoods and communities. Some of these changes have by now already become deeply engrained in our daily lives. ...
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