Category Archives: HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

29th SEPTEMBER ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

SEPTEMBER 29th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 2005 : Reporter Judith Miller was released from prison | & more about history on this day in the video… New York Times reporter Judith Miller was released from a federal detention center in Alexandria, Virginia, after Continue reading 29th SEPTEMBER ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

28th SEPTEMBER ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

SEPTEMBER 28th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1941 : Ted Williams became last player to hit .400 | & more about history on this day in the video… The Boston Red Sox’s Ted Williams played a double-header against the Philadelphia Athletics on the last day of Continue reading 28th SEPTEMBER ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

27th SEPTEMBER ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

SEPTEMBER 27th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1779 : John Adams appointed to negotiate peace terms with British | & more about history on this day in the video… The Continental Congress appointed John Adams to travel to France as the minister plenipotentiary in Continue reading 27th SEPTEMBER ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

26th SEPTEMBER ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

SEPTEMBER 26th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1960 : First Kennedy-Nixon debate | & more about history on this day in the video… A debate between major party presidential candidates was shown on television for the first time in U.S. history Continue reading 26th SEPTEMBER ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

25th SEPTEMBER ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

SEPTEMBER 25th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1957 : Central High School integrated  | & more about history on this day in the video… Nine black students entered the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, under escort from Continue reading 25th SEPTEMBER ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

24th SEPTEMBER ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

SEPTEMBER 24th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1789 : The First Supreme Court | & more about history on this day in the video… The Judiciary Act of 1789 was passed by Congress and signed by President George Washington, establishing Continue reading 24th SEPTEMBER ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

23rd SEPTEMBER ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

SEPTEMBER 23rd~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1875 : Billy the Kid was arrested for first time | & more about history on this day in the video…  Billy the Kid was arrested for the first time after stealing a basket of laundry. He later broke out of jail and roamed Continue reading 23rd SEPTEMBER ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

14th SEPTEMBER ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

SEPTEMBER 14th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1901 : McKinley died of infection from gunshot wounds  | & more about history on this day in the video… U.S. President William McKinley died after being shot by a deranged anarchist during the Pan-American Exposition Continue reading 14th SEPTEMBER ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

13th SEPTEMBER ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

SEPTEMBER 13th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1814 : Key penned Star-Spangled Banner | & more about history on this day in the video… Francis Scott Key penned poem “The Defence of Fort McHenry” on the 13th September 1814, which was later Continue reading 13th SEPTEMBER ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

12th SEPTEMBER

SEPTEMBER 12th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1940 : Lascaux cave paintings discovered | & more about history on this day in the video… Near Montignac, France, a collection of prehistoric cave paintings were discovered by 4 teenagers who Continue reading 12th SEPTEMBER