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Today in History.....Game

Discussion in 'Fun & Games' started by CharlestonNole, Dec 10, 2008.



  1. CharlestonNole

    CharlestonNole Keeper of the Yule Goat MMC Emeritus Member

    Time for a new game.

    Today in History!

    Post something that happened "Today In History" and post the year it happened.

    It can be something that happened locally, nationally or worldwide.

    So here we go.....
     
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  2. CharlestonNole

    CharlestonNole Keeper of the Yule Goat MMC Emeritus Member

    1967 - Martin Luther King wins Nobel Peace Prize
     
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  3. Ms_Speedy_Elf

    Ms_Speedy_Elf MMC Emeritus Member MMC Emeritus Member

    Women were granted the right to vote

    Dec 10th 1869
     
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  4. George Broderick, Jr.

    George Broderick, Jr. Guest

    Jesus is born -- December 25, 0000 A.D. (or 3 B.C. if you don't adhere slavishly to the Gregorian calendar)
     
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  5. George Broderick, Jr.

    George Broderick, Jr. Guest

    HA! Okay, for real... cheesy

    Dec. 10, 1851, Melvil Dewey, the American librarian famous for creating the Dewey Decimal Classification system , was born.
     
  6. Maureen

    Maureen Merry Forums Super Administrator MMC Lifer Louann Jeffries Award Christmas Crew Santa's Elf

    December 10th 1967

    Otis Redding is killed in a plane crash in Wisconsin
     
  7. CharlestonNole

    CharlestonNole Keeper of the Yule Goat MMC Emeritus Member

    Emily Dickinson was born today in 1830
     
  8. lmm8606

    lmm8606 Santa Clausologist Merry Forums Member

    Today in 1817, Mississippi was admitted to the Union as an American state.
     
  9. HolidayHoney

    HolidayHoney MMC Emeritus Member MMC Emeritus Member

    December 10,1963
    6 year old Donny Osmond singing debut on Andy Williams show! ( this one is for Maebeary cheesy)
     
  10. CharlestonNole

    CharlestonNole Keeper of the Yule Goat MMC Emeritus Member

    1810 - The first interracial, title boxing bout was staged at Copthall Common in England.
     
  11. Annette1990

    Annette1990 MMC Emeritus Member MMC Emeritus Member

    <H3>2004- A U.S. passenger jet landed in Vietnam, the first one to do so since the Vietnam War ended nearly three decades earlier.

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  12. CharlestonNole

    CharlestonNole Keeper of the Yule Goat MMC Emeritus Member

    12/11 - 1941 Germany and Italy declared war on the United States; the U.S. responded in kind.
     
  13. Maureen

    Maureen Merry Forums Super Administrator MMC Lifer Louann Jeffries Award Christmas Crew Santa's Elf

    December 11th, 1936

    Edward VIII abdicates from the British throne to enable him to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson
     
  14. George Broderick, Jr.

    George Broderick, Jr. Guest

    December 11, 1909 -- Harper's Weekly featured a cartoon about Settlement Houses, establishments with programs designed to assist the urban poor.

    Ah, the power of the mighty 'toon!
     
  15. lmm8606

    lmm8606 Santa Clausologist Merry Forums Member

    December 11, 1946 - UNICEF (the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund) was established.
     
  16. sgrover

    sgrover MMC Emeritus Member MMC Emeritus Member

    Dec 11th, 1872, Buffalo Bill Cody made his first appearance on the stage.
     
  17. CharlestonNole

    CharlestonNole Keeper of the Yule Goat MMC Emeritus Member

    1919 - The kind citizens of Enterprise, Alabama dedicated the first known monument to an insect! The town turned out to honor the boll weevil; the evil weevil that destroyed cotton plants. However, by forcing folks to diversify their crops, the farmers wound up tripling their income. Thus, the tribute to those bugs.
     
  18. Santa's Helper

    Santa's Helper MMC Emeritus Member MMC Emeritus Member

    1787 Pennsylvania becomes 2nd state to ratify US constitution
     
  19. CharlestonNole

    CharlestonNole Keeper of the Yule Goat MMC Emeritus Member

    1870 Joseph H. Rainey of South Carolina became the first black lawmaker sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives.
     
  20. HolidayHoney

    HolidayHoney MMC Emeritus Member MMC Emeritus Member

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