Category : Holidays & Events

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Today is the anniversary of the first photographs used in a newspaper.   From Answers.com here is a description of how the first photos appeared in the newspaper:   July 1, 1848. The first instance of photojournalism occurred during the Paris Riots of 1848, when an enterprising French photographer known only as Thibault scrambled to a …
Hee Haw debuted on 15 June 1969 (about 6 months after I was born and a month before the US landing on the moon) on CBS television.  It was cancelled in 1971 but continued in syndication for over 20 years (until 1993).  It was a fun show!  I remember watching it as a kid and then …
Arkansas was admitted on June 15, 1836 as the 25th state.   Today is the 178th anniversary of Arkansas Admission Day.
I am starting to write a family history book.   I want all of the extended family to be able to enjoy the family information and stories I am sharing in the book so I am writing it and saving it as “PDF” files which can be read on smartphones,  tablets,  and computers.   Also, …
There was a terrible tragedy at Boston Marathon!  Bombs were exploded near the finish line at about  the four mark of the marathon.  My prayers are with the victims, their families, the survivors and their families, the police, firefighters, and other first responders!
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