fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 7.11.2024 - 07/07/24 08:56 AM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week. 
u2015: The Confederate flag is removed from the South Carolina capitol grounds July 10.
u2006: Twitter launches July 15.
u1979: The abandoned U.S. Skylab space station falls back to Earth July 11.
u1977: Martin Luther King Jr. receives the Medal of Freedom posthumously on July 11.
u1913: Death Valley, CA, hits a record U.S. temperature of 134 degrees July 10.
u1832: Henry Schoolcraft finds the source of the Mississippi River in Minnesota July … (11 comments)

fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Just For Fun ~ 7.4.2024 - 06/30/24 01:04 PM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week. 
u1997: NASA launches the Sojourner rover on the planet Mars July 6.
u1994: Amazon, Inc. is founded in Seattle July 7 under the name "Cadabra."
u1946: Created by Louis Reard, the first "bikini" debuts July 5 at a Paris fashion show.
u1930: Construction begins July 7 on the Colorado River's Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam).
u1923: The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) is founded July 6.
u1881: Wisconsin druggist Edward Berner invents … (11 comments)

fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 6.27.2024 - 06/24/24 02:30 PM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week. Hard to believe the first Apple iPhone went on sale on June 29, 2007!
u 2007: The first Apple iPhone goes on sale June 29.
u 1998: Microsoft's Window 98 is released June 25.
u 1995: U.S. space shuttle Atlantis docks with Russian space station Mir on June 29.
u 1963: On July 1, the U.S. postmaster introduces the Zone Improvement Plan (ZIP) code.
u 1951: On June 25, the first color … (14 comments)

fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 6. 20.2024 - 06/18/24 07:58 PM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week.
u 2004: On June 21, SpaceShipOne achieves the first privately funded human spaceflight.
u 1983: Sally Ride becomes the first U.S. woman in space June 18 aboard Challenger.
u 1977: The Trans-Alaska pipeline begins operation on June 20.
u 1933: Hitler bans all political parties in Germany except the Nazi party June 21.
u 1893: The Ferris Wheel debuts June 21 at the World Expo in Chicago, IL.
u 1873: Susan B. Anthony is fined $100 … (12 comments)

fun facts: Throw back Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 6.13.2024 - 06/04/24 01:19 PM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week.
u 1994: On June 17, O.J. Simpson leads police on a low-speed chase down an LA freeway.
u 1982: Argentina surrenders to the British June 15, ending the Falkland Islands War.
u 1978: The movie version of the musical "Grease" premiers June 16 in New York City.
u 1967: Thurgood Marshall becomes the first Black Supreme Court Justice June 13.
u 1963: Russia's Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space June 16.
u 1951: The … (15 comments)

fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 6.6.2024 - 05/30/24 11:43 AM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week. I still remember vividly when Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated on June 5, 1968.
u 2004: Former President Ronald Reagan dies June 5 from Alzheimer's disease.
u 1973: Secretariat wins the Belmont Stakes June 9 to win horse racing's Triple Crown.
u 1968: Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy is assassinated June 5 in Los Angeles.
u 1966: The NFL and AFL merge June 8, and a sports dynasty is born.
u 1948: … (15 comments)

fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 5.30.2024 - 05/27/24 04:43 PM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week.
u 2017: The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum opens June 3 in Springfield, MA.
u 1980: The 24-hour news cycle begins with the June 1 launch of CNN.
u 1977: On May 31, the Sex Pistols' "God Save the Queen" earns a "total ban" on BBC.
u 1955: On May 30, the Supreme Court orders the end of racial segregation in all states.
u 1953: Elizabeth II is crowned queen of England … (16 comments)

fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 5.23.2024 - 05/18/24 03:45 PM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week.
u 1986: Millions of people link hands across the U.S. May 25 for "Hands Across America."
u 1977: The original Star Wars (Episode IV: A New Hope) movie opens May 25.
u 1972: Richard Nixon becomes the first U.S. president to visit Russia May 22.
u 1967: "Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood" premiers May 22 on PBS.
u 1927: Charles Lindbergh completes the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean May 21.
u 1883: … (10 comments)

fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 5.16.2024 - 05/12/24 04:17 PM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week. Hard to believe a four year old was named as the King of France Louis XIV, in 1643!
♦ 2014: Russian President Vladimir Putin signs a bill May 18 annexing Crimea.
♦ 1988: After a futile 8-year war, Soviet troops withdraw from Afghanistan May 15.
♦ 1980: Mt. St. Helens erupts May 18, killing 57 people and doing $3 billion in damage.
♦ 1973: The first manned space station, Skylab I, launches May 14.
♦ 1878: Chemist Robert A. Chesebrough registers the name Vaseline on May 14.
♦ 1875: The first Kentucky Derby is run May 17 in Louisville, … (16 comments)

fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 5.9.2024 - 05/07/24 09:25 AM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week. I had forgotten when the first Mother's day was celebrated!
u 1997: On May 11, the Deep Blue computer beats grandmaster Garry Kasparov at chess.
u 1994: Nelson Mandela is inaugurated May 10 as the first Black president of South Africa.
u 1981: A would-be assassin shoots Pope John Paul II May 13 in Rome's St. Peter Square.
u 1975: Tennis-ball sized hailstones fall May 13 in Wernersville, PA.
u 1945: Germany surrenders … (11 comments)

fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 5.02.2024 - 04/29/24 06:58 PM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week. I remember well the Kent shooting. My brother was shot when the guardsman came over the hill. He had just walked out of an architecture class.
u 1992: Riots break out in Los Angeles April 29 over race and police brutality.
u 1990: On April 29, Germans begin the destruction of the Berlin Wall.
u 1970: Four die May 4 when National Guardsmen fire on protesters at Kent State in Ohio.
u … (15 comments)

fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 4.25.2024 - 04/21/24 07:14 PM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week. Amazing YouTube video has been around since 2005!
u 2005: The first YouTube video is uploaded April 23.
u 1990: The shuttle carrying the Hubble Space Telescope launches April 24.
u 1986: An April 26 disaster kills 31 at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in Kiev, Ukraine.
u 1982: On April 24, consumer prices decline for the first time in 17 years.
u 1970: On April 22, millions of Americans observe the first Earth … (15 comments)

fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 4.11.2024 - 04/07/24 01:06 PM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week.
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fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 4.4.2024 - 03/31/24 06:36 AM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week.
u 2014: The Supreme Court strikes down limits on political contributions April 2.
u 1985: On April 3, the NCAA adopts a shot clock for men's college basketball.
u 1981: President Ronald Reagan is shot during a March 31 assassination attempt.
u 1968: Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated April 4 in Memphis, TN.
u 1959: The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, flees Tibet for India March 31.
u 1918: On March 31, the U.S. first observes … (13 comments)

fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 3.28.2024 - 03/26/24 02:11 AM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week.
u1983: On March 29, Erno Rubik receives a patent for his "Magic Cube" puzzle.
u 1981: President Ronald Reagan is shot in a March 31 assassination attempt.
u 1979: Pennsylvania's Three Mile Island nuclear reactor partially melts down March 28.
u 1959: The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, flees Tibet for India March 31.
u 1953: On March 26, Dr. Jonas Salk announces a new vaccine for the polio virus.
u 1918: On … (14 comments)

fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 03.21.2024 - 03/16/24 04:45 PM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week.
u 1998: "Titanic" wins 11 awards at the March 23 Oscar ceremonies.
u 1984: The U.S. Senate rejects an amendment March 20 to permit spoken school prayer.
u 1980: On March 21, President Carter announces a boycott of the Moscow Olympics.
u 1974: OPEC lifts a five-month oil embargo against the U.S. on March 18.
u 1965: On March 20, civil rights marchers depart Selma, AL, for Montgomery, AL.
u 1934: The first Masters golf … (6 comments)

fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 3.14.2024 - 03/12/24 07:02 PM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week. It's hard to believe it was 1972 when "The Godfather" made its debut! 
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fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 3.7.2024 - 03/02/24 12:58 PM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week.
u 1994: The Supreme Court rules March 7 that parody is fair use of copyrighted material.
u 1981: Walter Cronkite anchors his final "CBS Evening News" report on March 6.
u 1975: Work begins March 9 on the Alaskan Oil Pipeline.
u 1965: On March 7, police attack civil rights marchers in Selma, AL.
u 1959: Mattel introduces the "Barbie" doll March 9 at New York's annual Toy Fair.
u 1931: "The Star-Spangled Banner" is adopted March … (11 comments)

fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 2.29.2024 - 02/25/24 03:17 PM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week.
u 2017: The Nintendo Switch is released March 3.
u 2013: Benedict XVI resigns as pope Feb. 28, the first to do so in almost 600 years.
u 2004: On March 2, the Mars rover Odyssey finds evidence water once existed there.
u 1987: On March 2, the median price of a new U.S. home surpasses $100,000.
u 1983: The finale of M*A*S*H airs Feb. 28, setting a record for largest TV audience.
u 1917: Czar Nicholas … (18 comments)

fun facts: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 2.22.2024 - 02/21/24 09:40 AM
Exploring the annals of history is always a fascinating journey, offering glimpses into the significance of various dates. Here are a few intriguing historical tidbits to dive into this week.
 
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX, NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones (Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899)

Dorie Dillard Austin TX

NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

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