Thread: 4-28-12: Today in History
#1 4-28-12: Today in History04-28-2012, 06:21 PM
Benito Mussolini executed, 1945
Colonel McIntosh writes to Washington, 1776
Ferruccio Lamborghini born, 1916
Union general who advocated for black troops is born, 1810
U.S. troops land in the Dominican Republic, 1965
Jaycee Dugard's kidnappers plead guilty, 2011
Gas pipe explodes in South Korea, 1995
Mutiny on the HMS Bounty, 1789
De Gaulle resigns as leader of France, 1969
Red Army Faction trial ends, 1977
Port Arthur Massacre in Australia, 1996
Comcast abandons bid to buy Disney, 2004
T.S. Eliot accepts a job at Faber and Faber publishers, 1925
My Name is Barbra is Barbra Streisand's debut television special, 1965
Chickasaw and Choctaw abandon communal lands, 1897
President Monroe is born, 1758
Muhammad Ali refuses Army induction, 1967
Nixon approves Cambodian incursion, 1970
North Vietnamese press South Vietnamese at Hue and Kontum, 1972
World War I
International Congress of Women opens at The Hague, 1915
World War II
Mussolini is executed, 1945
04-28-2012, 08:37 PM
1825 - Dilue Rose Harris was born in St. Louis, MO. Her family moved to Texas in 1833. She made bullets for men going to the Alamo and took part in the Runaway Scrape. Her memories were published in the "Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association" and are a primary source for early Texas history.
1894 - In Austin, TX, the first issue of the weekly newspaper Rolling Stone was published. The paper was published by William Sydney Porter who was better known as O. Henry. Yes, this was mentioned here lately - the first issue was 4/28/1894, the last 4/27/1895.
1900 - In McMahan, TX, the Southwest Texas Sacred Harp Singing Convention was organized.
1933 - Carolyn Jones was born in Amarillo. She went on to become a Hollywood star, appearing in about 30 movies, including "The Seven Year Itch" in 1955.
It's not how old you are, it's how you got here.
It's been a long road and not all of it was paved.
A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes. Gandhi
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