Thread: 5-10-12: Today in History
#1 5-10-12: Today in History05-10-2012, 07:26 PM
Transcontinental railroad completed, 1869
Second Continental Congress assembles as Ticonderoga falls, 1775
Government gives Chrysler $1.5 billion loan, 1980
Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson dies, 1863
China releases Tiananmen Square prisoners, 1990
J. Edgar Hoover begins his legacy with the FBI, 1924
Death on Mount Everest, 1996
Jefferson Davis captured, 1865
Churchill becomes prime minister, 1940
Nelson Mandela inaugurated, 1994
Joan Crawford dies, 1977
The final volume of Tom Jones is published, 1749
"Mother" Maybelle Carter is born, 1909
First transcontinental railroad is completed, 1869
Hayes has first phone installed in White House, 1877
Bobby Orr leads Bruins to Stanley Cup title, 1970
Operation Apache Snow is launched, 1969
Intense air war continues over North Vietnam, 1972
World War I
Treaty of Frankfurt am Main ends Franco-Prussian War, 1871
World War II
As Germany invades Holland and Belgium, Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of Great Britain, 1940
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.
05-10-2012, 07:58 PM
1893 - In Dallas, the Texas Womenís Press Association was organized to encourage Texas women writers. It later became known as Texas Press Women.
1893 - In Dallas, the Texas Equal Rights Association was founded. It was the first statewide female suffrage organization.
1979 - The city of Dallas designated the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas a historic landmark.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.
Live every day as if it were your last, because one of these days, it will be.
05-11-2012, 02:01 AMSolve a man's problem with violence and help him for a day. Teach a man how to solve his problems with violence, help him for a lifetime - Belkar Bitterleaf
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