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Lately, I've been back and forth between home & Memphis & have not had the time to blog. The following is an article from my newsletter that I sent out about one month ago & just wanted to share it with others. Originally, I had planned to write an article that was real estate related and migh...
On this date in history... NY City became the 1st capital of the US in 1788.1st loan to the US Government was from NYC banks in 1789.US Gen. Winfield Scott captured Mexico City during the American-Mexican war in 1847.1st naval battle of Civil War - Union frigate "Colorado" sank privateer "Judah" ...
On this day in history...1st submarine was tested in London in 1624.Lusitania arrived in NYC after a record 5 day crossing of the Atlantic in 1907.World's 1st female cop, Alice Stebbins Wells, appointed to the LAPD in 1910.Millionaire Howard Hughes flew his own designed plane at 352.46 mph in 193...
On this day in history...Benjamin Franklin wrote "There never was a good war or bad peace" in 1773.Alexander Hamilton appointed 1st Secretary of Treasury in 1789.Stephen Foster's song, "Oh! Susanna" was first performed at a saloon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on September 11, 1847.1st newspaper c...
Don't know who the photographer was and think that I've seen this before. Thought it was cute and would share with others. Enjoy!
On this day in history...Jews who survived a massacre in Constance Germany are burned to death in 1349.George Washington asked for a spy volunteer and Nathan Hale volunteered in 1776.The rickshaw was invented in Japan in 1846.The sewing machine was patented by Elias Howe in 1846.Lincoln Highway o...
On this day in history...Columbus' fleet set sail westward in 1492.The New England colonies declared war on Wampanoag Indians in 1675.1st steam engine arrived in US colonies in 1753."The United Colonies" were renamed the "United States" by the Continental Congress in 1776.California became 31st s...
On this day in history...The Spanish expedition established the first permanent European settlement in North America, St. Augustine, in 1565.The Dutch surrendered New Amsterdam to the British, who renamed it New York, in 1664.NY Athletic Club formed in 1868.1st appearance of " The Pledge of Alleg...
On this day in history...1st closed-circuit auto race held at Cranston, RI in 1896.The historic Farley Post Office building in New York City opened for postal business in 1914.First Miss America Pageant was held in 1921.Interpol is formed in Vienna in 1923.Boulder Dam, now the Hoover Dam, began o...
On this date in history...Great fire of London occurred in 1666.1st US lighthouse was built in Boston in 1716.Women's Right's Convention met in NYC in 1853.Carnation processed its 1st can of evaporated milk in 1899.William McKinley, the 25th US President was shot by anarchist Leon Czolgosz at the...