throw back thursdays: 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)

throw back thursdays: 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)

throw back thursdays: 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)

throw back thursdays: 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)

throw back thursdays: 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)

throw back thursdays: 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)

throw back thursdays: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 04.18.2024 - 04/16/24 12:48 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.
 
♦ 1974: Hank Aaron hits his 715th home run April 8, breaking Babe Ruth’s record.
♦ 1970: After 200 films, John Wayne wins his first and only Oscar April 7 for “True Grit.”
♦ 1961: On April 12, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in Earth orbit.
♦ 1948: The United Nations’ World Health Organization begins operations April 7.
♦ 1945: U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt dies April 12 of a cerebral hemorrhage.
♦ … (17 comments)

throw back thursdays: 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)

throw back thursdays: 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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throw back thursdays: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 2.15.2024 - 02/10/24 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.
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throw back thursdays: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 1.18.2024 - 01/13/24 03:48 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.
♦ 2009: On Jan 15, pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger lands a jet safely on the Hudson River.
♦ 2001: Wikipedia goes online Jan. 15.
♦ 1994: The 6.7-magnitude Northridge earthquake rocks L.A. Jan. 17, leaving 61 dead.
♦ 1986: The U.S. observes the first Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 20.
♦ 1981: Iran releases 52 U.S. hostages Jan. 20, after Reagan's presidential inauguration.
♦ 1967: On Jan. 15, Green Bay beats Kansas … (13 comments)

throw back thursdays: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 1.4.2024 - 01/02/24 08:06 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 2010: The Burj Khalifa (2,722 ft) in Dubai opens as the world's tallest building Jan. 4.
u 2006: Nancy Pelosi is elected the first female Speaker of the House Jan. 6.
u 1984: AT&T is divested into 22 companies Jan. 1 to settle antitrust accusations.
u 1971: Radio and television ban tobacco advertising Jan. 1.
u 1902: The first Rose Bowl is played Jan. 1. Michigan crushes Stanford 49-0.
u 1898: The five boroughs of New … (13 comments)

throw back thursdays: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 12.28.2023 - 12/26/23 09:14 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.
1982: On Dec. 26, Time magazine names the personal computer its “Man of the Year.”
1968: On Dec. 24, American astronauts first orbit the Moon, aboard Apollo 8.
1947: A freak Dec. 26 storm dumps two feet of snow on New York City in 24 hours.
1944: Tennessee Williams’ play “The Glass Menagerie” premiers Dec. 26 in Chicago.
1924: Astronomer Edwin Hubble discovers galaxies outside our own on Dec. 30.
1818: “Silent Night” premiers … (10 comments)

throw back thursdays: Throwback Thursday ~ Fun Facts ~ 12.14.2023 - 12/09/23 02:36 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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throw back thursdays: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 11.30.2023 - 11/28/23 07:48 AM
It's fun to look back over the years and see the significance of certain dates. Here's a few to check out! I remember when Sesame Street made their debut! 
u 1995: President Bill Clinton signs a bill Nov. 28 ending the 55-mph federal speed limit.
u 1984: Barney Clark receives the first artificial heart transplant Dec. 2. He lives 112 days.
u 1982: The biopic film "Gandhi" premiers Nov. 30 in New Delhi, India.
u 1981: Actress Natalie Wood drowns in a Nov. 29 boat incident off Santa Catalina, CA.
u 1969: On Dec. 1, the U.S. government holds its first draft lottery … (22 comments)

throw back thursdays: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 11.9.2023 - 11/04/23 08:42 PM
It's fun to look back over the years and see the significance of certain dates. Here's a few to check out! I remember when Sesame Street made their debut! 
u 1975: The iron ore ship Edmund Fitzgerald vanishes Nov. 10 in Lake Superior.
u 1969: "Sesame Street" debuts on PBS Nov. 10.
u 1952: On Nov. 11, the first video recorder is demonstrated in Beverly Hills, CA.
u 1935: The board game "Monopoly" is introduced Nov. 5 by Parker Bros.
u 1923: Jacob Schick receives a patent Nov. 6 for the electric shaver.
u 1918: World War I ends Nov. 11 when … (19 comments)

throw back thursdays: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 11.2.023 - 10/31/23 07:58 AM
It's fun to look back over the years and see the significance of certain dates. Here's a few to check out!
u 2014: In New York City, One World Trade Center opens for business Nov. 3.
u 1998: Sen. John Glenn, 77, launches into space Oct. 29 aboard space
shuttle Discovery.
u 1984: Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is assassinated in New Delhi Oct. 31.
u 1974: President Ford signs the Equal Credit Opportunity Act into law on Oct. 29.
u 1957: The Soviet Union launches satellite Sputnik II with dog Laika aboard on Nov. 3.
u 1947: Howard Hughes pilots the huge, wooden … (25 comments)

throw back thursdays: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 9.28.2023 - 09/24/23 05:13 PM
It's fun to look back over the years and see the significance of certain dates. Here's a few to check out!
u 2006: Facebook opens Sept. 26 to everyone 13 years or older with a valid email address.
u 2001: Protesters storm the abandoned U.S. Embassy Sept. 26 in Kabul, Afghanistan.
u 1990: On Sept. 26, the "NC-17" movie rating debuts, barring moviegoers 16 or younger.
u 1982: "Cheers" debuts Sept. 30 on NBC, beginning its 11-season run.
u 1954: The "Tonight!" show debuts Sept. 27 on NBC with Steve Allen as its host.
u 1829: London's reorganized police force, called Scotland Yard, is introduced … (21 comments)

throw back thursdays: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~ 9.21.2023 - 09/17/23 04:27 PM
It's fun to look back over the years and see the significance of certain dates. Here's a few to check out!
u 1996: John F. Kennedy Jr. marries Carolyn Bessette Sept. 21 on Cumberland Island, GA.
u 1982: On Sept. 19, university professor Scott Fahlman posts ":-)" - the first emoticon.
u 1973: Argentine President Juan Peron returns to power Sept. 22, 18 years after his ouster.
u 1955: Argentine President Juan Peron is ousted by his military Sept. 19.
u 1947: The Air Force is established as a separate U.S. military branch on Sept. 18.
u 1862: On Sept 22, the Emancipation … (22 comments)

throw back thursdays: Throwback Thursdays ~ Fun Facts ~8.24.2023 - 08/20/23 12:16 PM
It's fun to look back over the years and see the significance of certain dates. Here's a few to check out!
u 2006: Pluto is reclassified a "dwarf planet" Aug. 24 by an international consortium.
u 1990: On Aug. 22, angry smokers block Moscow streets to protest cigarette shortages.
u 1972: Computerized axial tomography (CAT scan) debuts Aug. 25 in Great Britain.
u 1959: In the "Peanuts" comic strip, Sally debuts Aug. 23 as an infant.
u 1949: On Aug. 24, NATO, a military alliance against communism, goes into effect.
u 1916: On Aug. 25, the U.S. National Parks Service is established.
u 1851: The schooner … (21 comments)

 
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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