Thread: 6-18-12: today in history
#1 6-18-12: today in history06-18-2012, 11:37 PM
War of 1812 begins, 1812
British abandon Philadelphia, 1778
Checker Cab produces first taxi at Kalamazoo factory, 1923
Union hero Joshua Chamberlain is wounded at Petersburg, 1864
Carter and Brezhnev sign the SALT-II treaty, 1979
A radio host is gunned down for his controversial views, 1984
Mysterious crash at Heathrow, 1972
Napoleon defeated at Waterloo, 1815
First American woman in space, 1983
Film critic Roger Ebert born, 1942
Novelist Gail Godwin is born, 1937
The Monterey Pop Festival reaches its climax, 1967
Alexander Murray departs for the Yukon, 1847
Adams passes first of Alien and Sedition Acts, 1798
Arnold Palmer wins U.S. Open, 1960
SAC B-52s are used for the first time in South Vietnam, 1965
Westmoreland requests more troops, 1966
World War I
French troops halt fighting in Artois region, 1915
World War II
Hitler and Mussolini meet in Munich, 1940
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06-18-2012, 11:52 PM
1876 - The JA Ranch was created when Charles Goodnight and John G. Adair finalized a contract. It is the oldest known privately held cattle ranch in the Texas Panhandle.
1971 - Southwest Airlines began service with its first flight from Love Field in Dallas.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.
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