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...

This Week in History

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan Week of December 19-25, 2016 December 19 1732 - Benjamin Franklin, under the pseudonym of...

This Week in History

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan Week of December 12-18, 2016 December 12 1791 - The Bank of the United States,...

This Week in History

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan Week of December 5-11, 2016 December 5 1792 - George Washington is re-elected President with...

This Week in History

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan Week of November 28-December 4, 2016 November 28 1895 - America's first auto race is...

A Lovely Thanksgiving Story

by Gary Spina (Copyright 2013 by Gary Spina) School kids across America are taught the history of the Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving: The starving Pilgrims landed in Massachusetts in December of 1620 and were saved from...

This Week in History

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan Week of November 21-27, 2016 November 21 1871 - Emilio Onra is the first human...

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