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This Week in History: August 13-19, 2018

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Week of August 13-19, 2018 August 13 1889 - William Gray patents the coin-operated...

This Week in History: August 6-12, 2018

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Week of August 6-12, 2018 August 6 1890 - The electric chair is first...

This Week in History: July 30-August 5, 2018

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Week of July 30-August 5, 2018 July 30 1619 - The first representative assembly...

This Week in History: July 23-29, 2018

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Week of July 23-29, 2018 July 23 1715 - The first lighthouse in America...

This Week in History: July 16-22, 2018

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Week of July 16-22, 2018 July 16 1790 - U.S. Congress establishes the District...

This Week in History: July 9-15, 2018

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Week of July 9-15, 2018 July 9 1776 - The American Declaration of Independence...

This Week in History: July 2-8, 2018

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Week of July 2-8, 2018 July 2 1776 - Richard Henry Lee’s resolution that...

This Week in History: June 25-July 1, 2018

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Week of June 25-July 1, 2018 June 25 1638 - A lunar eclipse becomes...

This Week in History: June 18-24, 2018

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Week of June 18-24, 2018 June 18 1682 - William of Penn founds Pennsylvania. 1812...

This Week in History: June 11-17, 2018

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Week of June 11-17, 2018 June 11 1578 - England grants Sir Humphrey Gilbert...

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