This Week in History

This Week In History May 5-11 2014

This Week In History by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of May 5-11, 2014 May 5 1809 - Mary Kies is the first...

This Week In History, April 28 – May 4

by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of April 28-May 4, 2014 April 28 1818 - The U.S. Senate ratifies the Rush-Bagot Pact of 1817...

This Week In History April 21-27

by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of April 21-27, 2014 April 21 1789 - John Adams is sworn in as the first U.S. Vice...

This Week In History, April 14 – 20

by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of April 14-20, 2014 April 14 1775 - The first abolitionist society in the U.S. organizes in Philadelphia. 1818...

This Week In History April 7-13 2014

by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of April 7-13, 2014 April 7 1890 - Ellis Island is designated as an immigration station. Prior to...

This Week in History March 31 – April 6 2014

by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of March 31-April 6, 2014 March 31 1870 - Thomas P. Mundy of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, is...

This Week In History, March 24 -30 2014

by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of March 24-30, 2014 March 24 1664 - Roger Williams is granted a charter to colonize Rhode Island. 1765...

This Week in History, March 17-23, 2014

by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of March 17-23, 2014 March 17 1753 - The first official St. Patrick's Day is celebrated in the...

This Week in History, March 3 – 9

by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of March 3-9, 2014 March 3 1845 - The U.S. Senate overrides a presidential veto for the first...

This Week In History February 24 – March 2, 2014

by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of February 24-March 2, 2014 February 24 1803 - The Supreme Court makes its first ruling that a...