Monday, January 31, 2011

On this day in history...

Also on This Day


Lead Story

Truman announces development of H-bomb, 1950

American Revolution

Gouverneur Morris is born, 1752

Automotive

Cars.com names most memorable TV cars, 2007

Civil War

House passes the 13th Amendment, 1865

Cold War

First McDonald's opens in Soviet Union, 1990

Crime

The McMartin Preschool trials, 1990

Disaster

Flood wreaks havoc in Europe, 1953

General Interest

The death of Guy Fawkes, 1606

Germany resumes submarine warfare, 1917

Viet Cong attack U.S. Embassy, 1968

Apollo 14 departs for the moon, 1971

Hollywood

Samuel Goldwyn dies, 1974

Literary

Norman Mailer is born, 1923

Music

American composer Phillip Glass is born, 1937

Old West

Author Zane Grey is born, 1872

Presidential

Clinton authorizes loan to Mexico, 1995

Sports

Doug Williams leads Redskins to Super Bowl victory, 1988

Vietnam War

Viet Cong attack U.S. Embassy, 1968

North Vietnam presents nine-point peace proposal, 1972

World War I

Germans unleash U-boats, 1917

World War II

The execution of Pvt. Slovik, 1945
 
Just some interesting things that have happened throughout history on this last day of January. I found it at:
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history
 
Hope you enjoy!
Until next time, happy reading!
 
Lacey Thorn
It's your world...unlaced
http://www.lacythorn.com/

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