Thread: 5-25-12: Today in History
#1 5-25-12: Today in History05-25-2012, 12:24 PM
Star Wars opens, 1977
Constitutional Convention convenes in Philadelphia, 1787
Pennsylvania man buried with his beloved Corvette, 1994
Confederates score a victory at First Battle of Winchester, 1862
Chinese government removes ban on Shakespeare, 1977
President Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus during the Civil War, 1861
Oscar Wilde is sent to prison for indecency, 1895
DC-10 crashes, killing all aboard, 1979
The English Restoration, 1660
Constitutional Convention begins, 1787
Catholic priest ordained in America, 1793
Worst air crash in U.S. history, 1979
Star Wars released, 1977
Thomas Mann visits the Lido in Venice, 1911
International best-selling thriller writer Robert Ludlum is born, 1927
HMS Pinafore premieres in London, 1878
Grizzly bear is classified as a "threatened" species, 1975
JFK asks Congress to support the space program, 1961
Babe Ruth hits last home run, 1935
Communist launch new offensive, 1968
National Democratic Front formed in Saigon, 1969
World War I
Large-scale deportations of Armenians begin in Turkey, 1915
World War II
Operation Knight's Move is launched, 1944
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05-25-2012, 10:44 PM
1690 - The first of the East Texas missions, San Francisco de los Tejas, was founded on this day.
1896 - The Texas Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy met for the first time.
2006 - In Houston, former Enron Corp. chiefs Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skillinng were convicted of conspiracy and fraud for the downfall of Enron.
2011 - In Dallas, the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Oklahoma Thunder 102-96 in Game 5 of the NBA Western Conference Finals. The win allowed the Mavericks to win the series 4-1 and to advance to the NBA Finals for only the second time in their history.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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