Thread: 5-2-12: Today in History
#1 5-2-12: Today in History05-02-2012, 04:51 PM
Elias Boudinot is born, 1740
GM buys Chevrolet, 1918
Confederates deliver blow to Union at Chancellorsville, 1863
Joseph McCarthy dies, 1957
A grisly crime leads to rubber gloves, 1924
Sandstorm in Egypt kills 12, topples buildings, 1997
Hudson's Bay Company chartered, 1670
Madrid revolts against French rule, 1808
End of an era at the FBI, 1972
Osama bin Laden killed by U.S. forces, 2011
Iron Man released, 2008
Manuscript of Edna St. Vincent Millay's Conversations at Midnight destroyed in hotel fire, 1936
Dick Clark survives the Payola scandal, 1960
John B. Jones becomes major in Texas Rangers, 1874
George W. Bush forms commission on Social Security, 2001
Gehrig ends streak, 1939
U.S. ship sunk in Saigon port, 1964
Joint forces continue attack into Cambodia, 1970
World War I
Allies argue over U.S. troops joining battle on Western Front, 1918
World War II
German troops in Italy surrender to the Allies, while Berlin surrenders to Russia's Zhukov., 1945
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-historyThe difference between pigs and people is that when they tell you you're cured it isn't a good thing.
05-02-2012, 08:50 PM
1874 - Governor Richard Coke appointed John B. Jones to command the new Frontier Battalion of Texas Rangers.
1922 - WBAP-AM began broadcasting in north Texas.
1942 - The construction of the Childress Army Airfield was announced. It was a World War II bombardier training school that for operated 3 ½ years.
1993 - Authorities said that they had recovered the remains of David Koresh from the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, TX.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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