This Week in History: Feb. 20-26, 2017

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past, for human events ever resemble those of preceding times.” Machiavelli Week of February 20-26, 2017 February 20 1792 - The U.S. postal service is...

This Week in History: Feb. 13-19, 2017

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past, for human events ever resemble those of preceding times.” Machiavelli Week of February 13-19, 2017 February 13 1795 - The University of North Carolina...

President Reagan Shut Down Berkeley Riots in 1969

Berkeley was the scene of riots in 1969. Times were very different and the situation then and now isn't really comparable. The country was in the midst of riots by domestic terrorists like Bill...

This Week in History: Feb. 6-12, 2017

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past, for human events ever resemble those of preceding times.” Machiavelli Week of February 6-12, 2017 February 6 1693 - A royal charter is granted...

This Week in History: Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2017

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past, for human events ever resemble those of preceding times.” Machiavelli Week of January 30-February 5, 2017 January 30 1798 - The first brawl in...

This Week in History: Jan. 23-29, 2017

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past, for human events ever resemble those of preceding times.” Machiavelli Week of January 23-29, 2017 January 23 1812 - A 7.8 earthquake shakes New...

This Week in History: Jan. 16-22, 2017

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past, for human events ever resemble those of preceding times.” Machiavelli Week of January 16-22, 2017 January 16 1847 - John C. Frémont is appointed...

This Week in History: Jan. 9-15, 2017

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past, for human events ever resemble those of preceding times.” Machiavelli Week of January 9-15, 2017 January 9 1793 - The first hot-air balloon...

America’s First Great War Against Islamic Terrorists

From about the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries, the Ottoman Empire maintained control of the Mediterranean Sea primarily through the capitals of three of its provinces –Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli. These three cities, including...

This Week in History: Jan 2-8, 2017

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past, for human events ever resemble those of preceding times.” Machiavelli Week of January 2-8, 2017 January 2 1811 - U.S. Senator Timothy Pickering is...

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