Category Archives: Today in History

Today in History November 14

In 1970 Marshall University lost 37 individuals in a devastating plane crash that included alomost all the football teams players and coaches.  Pray for their families and remember them. In 1776 Benjamin Frankilin signed the Declaration of Independence. In 1969 … Continue reading

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Today in History November 12

1954 Ellis Island Closes 1864 Beginning of the destruction of Atlanta in the Civil War 1775 Abigail Adams leads rhetorical charge against Britain. 1980 Voyager I flies near Saturn 1889 DeWitt Wallace founder of my favorite magazines -“Reader’s Digest” was born … Continue reading

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11/11 History

Also on this day Louisa May Alcott published her first story in 1852. Donna Summer earned her 1st pop hit with “MacArthur Park” in 1978. For your real estate needs give me a call.   http://www.karenturnerrealtor.com

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11/11 History

Today in History World War I ended in 1918.  Veterans day and celebrating the end of a war.  I love America. And in World War II draft age was lowered to 18 in 1942. http://www.karenturnerrealtor.com

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11/11 History

Today in History Viet Cong releases U.S. prisoners of war in 1967.  SSgt. James Jackson and MSgt. Edward Johnson were two African Americans released for propaganda purposes along with medic MSgt. Daniel Pitzer.  It was a great day for America … Continue reading

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Tomb of the Unknowns

On 11/11/1932 the Tomb of the Unknowns was dedicated at Arlington Cemetery.  Today we honor those that have died for our freedom.  The United States armed forces strives to return and identify all soldiers that fight for our country.  God … Continue reading

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Dukes of Hazard- General Lee

That General Lee jump in the opening credits of the show jumped a jump that was 16′ high and 82′ long (totaling the car when it landed), and made TV history.  The famous orange Dodge Charger was in the weekly television show … Continue reading

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