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This Week in History: Nov 28-Dec 4, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganNov 28-Dec 4, 2022 November 281895 - America's first auto race is organized by the "Chicago Times-Herald" Chicago to...

This Week in History: Nov 21-27, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganNov 21-27, 2022 November 211871 - Emilio Onra is the first human cannonball.1959 - Jack Benny (on violin) and...

This Week in History: Nov 14-20, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganNov 14-20, 2022 November 141832 - The first horse-drawn streetcar (designed by John Stephenson) debuts in New York City....

This Week in History: Nov 7-13, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganNov 7-13, 2022 November 71805 - Lewis and Clark first view the Pacific Ocean. The Corps of Discovery left...

This Week in History: Oct 31-Nov 6, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganOct 31-Nov 6, 2022 October 311846 - The Donner party, unable to cross the Sierra Nevada pass, constructs a...

This Week in History: Oct 24-30, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganOct. 24-30, 2022 October 241861 - The first transcontinental telegram is sent, leading to the end of the Pony...

This Week in History: This Week in History

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganOct 17-23, 2022 October 171888 - The first issue of "National Geographic Magazine" is released at newsstands. It cost...

This Week in History: Oct 10-16, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganOct 10-16, 2022 October 101845 - The Naval School (now the U.S. Naval Academy) opens in Annapolis, Maryland. It...

This Week in History: Oct 3-9, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganOct 3-9, 2022 October 31789 - George Washington proclaims the first national Thanksgiving Day will be on November 26th....

This Week in History: Sept 26-Oct 2, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganSept 26-Oct 2, 2022 September 261789 - Thomas Jefferson is appointed the first U.S. Secretary of State. Jefferson served...