Thread: 5-7-12: Today in History
#1 5-7-12: Today in History05-07-2012, 12:48 PM
Pontiac's plot is foiled, 1763
Daimler-Benz announces purchase of Chrysler Corp., 1998
Grant leaves the Wilderness for Spotsylvania, 1864
Brezhnev becomes president of the USSR, 1960
A serial killer is hanged, 1896
Volcanic eruption buries Caribbean city, 1902
Pontiac's Rebellion begins, 1763
Lusitania sinks, 1915
French defeated at Dien Bien Phu, 1954
Munch's The Scream recovered, 1994
Gary Cooper born, 1901
Robert Browning is born, 1812
"Satisfaction" comes to Keith Richards, 1965
Gary Cooper is born, 1901
George Washington attends inaugural ball, 1789
Reggie Miller leads Pacers to victory over Knicks, 1995
French fall to Viet Minh at Dien Bien Phu, 1954
World War I
German submarine sinks Lusitania, 1915
World War II
Germany surrenders unconditionally to the Allies at Reims, 1945
05-07-2012, 02:14 PM
1824 - The Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas was created when Mexico drafted a new constitution.
1844 - The Scioto Belle arrived at Galveston from New Orleans. The steamer operated between Galvenston and Houston and landings on the Trinity River. In 1844, during a yellow fever epidemic, it was docked at Lynchburg and was converted into a hospital by Dr. John Henry Bowers.
1861 - Anna Pennybacker was born in Petersburg, Virginia. She graduated from the first class of Sam Houston Normal School in Huntsville, TX. She wrote and published A New History of Texas in 1888. The textbook was a staple of Texas classrooms for forty years.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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