Thread: 5-23-12: Today in History
#1 5-23-12: Today in History05-23-2012, 05:17 PM
Police kill famous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde, 1934
Meigs Expedition claims sole Patriot victory on Long Island, 1777
Outlaws Bonnie and Clyde shot to death in stolen Ford, 1934
Fighting begins on the North Anna River, Virginia, 1864
Federal Republic of Germany is established, 1949
Bonnie and Clyde are killed by police, 1934
Tsunami hits Hawaii, 1960
Captain Kidd walks the plank, 1701
Forgotten Civil War hero honored, 1900
New York Public Library dedicated, 1911
Eichmann captured, 1960
Joan Collins is born, 1933
Margaret Fuller is born, 1810
Tom Petty defies his record label and files for bankruptcy, 1979
Curley is buried at Little Big Horn, 1923
George W. Bush recovers from bicycle accident, 2004
Joe Louis beats Buddy Baer to retain heavyweight title, 1941
Congressman claims M-16 is defective, 1967
North Vietnamese infiltrators attack U.S. base, 1971
United States widens aerial campaign, 1972
World War I
Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary, 1915
World War II
Lord Mountbatten, cousin to a king, sunk by German dive-bombers, 1941
Himmler commits suicide, 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.
05-23-2012, 08:19 PM
1576 - Tycho Brahe given Hveen Island to build Uraniborg Observatory
1788 - SC becomes 8th state to ratify US constitution
1861 - Virginia citizens vote 3 to 1 in favor of secession
1867 - Jesse James-gang rob bank in Richmond Missouri (2 die, $4,000 taken)
1871 - The Texas legislature directed the governor to appoint a superintendent with a four-year term to administer the Texas Bureau of Immigration. The bureau had "the purpose of promoting and protecting immigration."
1984 - The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) filed a landmark suit against Texas education commissioner William Kirby in Travis County - Edgewood ISD v. KirbyIt'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.
05-23-2012, 10:09 PMSolve 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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