Dianne Hermann

This Week in History: Dec. 4-10, 2023

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“History is a vast early warning system.” Norman CousinsDec. 4-10, 2023 December 41872 - The American merchant ship Mary Celeste is discovered mysteriously abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean. There were...

This Week in History: Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2023

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“History is a vast early warning system.” Norman CousinsSept. 25-Oct. 1, 2023 September 251493 - Christopher Columbus sets sail with 17 ships on his second voyage to America.1775 - American...

1973 Battle of the Sexes becomes 2023 Battle of the Genders

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September 20th marks the 50th anniversary of the “Battle of the Sexes,” an epic tennis match between Bobby Riggs, age 55, and Billie Jean King, age 29. The internationally televised match was viewed by...

This Week in History: Sept. 18-24, 2023

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“History is a vast early warning system.” Norman CousinsSept. 18-24, 2023 September 181793 - President George Washington lays the cornerstone of the Capitol building. It wasn’t completed until 1826 because...

This Week in History: Sept. 11-17, 2023

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“History is a vast early warning system.” Norman CousinsSept. 11-17, 2023 September 11 (National Day of Service and Remembrance)1941 - Construction begins on the Pentagon and it is completed on...

This Week in History: Sept. 4-10, 2023

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“History is a vast early warning system.” Norman CousinsSept. 4-10, 2023 September 41813 - The “Religious Remembrancer Christian Observer” is the first religious newspaper published in the U.S. It was...

This Week in History: Aug 28-Aug 3, 2023

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“History is a vast early warning system.” Norman CousinsAug 28-Aug 3, 2023 August 281830 - The first steam locomotive train built in the U.S., "Tom Thumb," runs from Baltimore to...

This Week in History: Aug 21-27, 2023

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“History is a vast early warning system.” Norman CousinsAug 21-27, 2023 August 211831 - The Nat Turner slave revolt kills 55 whites in Southampton County, Virginia. Nat Turner and 55...

This Week in History: Aug 14-20, 2023

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“History is a vast early warning system.” Norman CousinsAug 14-20, 2023 August 141911 - Senate leaders begin rotating the office of President pro tempore of the Senate among leading candidates...

This Week in History: Aug 7-13, 2023

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“History is a vast early warning system.” Norman CousinsAug 7-13, 2023 August 71782 - George Washington creates the Order of the Purple Heart after the Continental Congress forbids Washington from...