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This Week in History: May 15-21, 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 May 15-21, 2017 May 15 1817 - The Asylum for the Relief...

This Week in History: May 8-14, 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 May 8-14, 2017 May 8 1792 - The U.S. establishes the military...

This Week in History: May 1-7, 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 May 1-7, 2017 May 1 1751 - The first American cricket match...

This Week in History: April 24-30, 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 April 24-30, 2017 April 24 1704 - The "Boston News-Letter" is established....

This Week in History: April 17-23, 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 April 17-23, 2017 April 17 1704 - John Campbell publishes in Boston...

Guess What Happened 152 Years Ago on April 14, 1865 – a Fascinating Story

Not everyone will get this right off the top of their head, but 152 years ago, Abraham Lincoln was shot by actor John Wilkes Booth on the evening of Good Friday, April 14, 1865. The...

This Week in History: April 10-16, 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 April 10-16, 2017 April 10 1790 - Captain Robert Gray is the...

This Week in History: April 3-9, 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 April 3-9, 2017 April 3 1513 - Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de...

This Week in History: March 27-April 2, 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 March 27-April 2, 2017 March 27 1794 - The U.S. Government establishes...

This Week in History: March 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 March 20-26, 2017 March 20 1816 - The U.S. Supreme Court affirms...
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