This Week in History

This Week In History January 27 – February 2

by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of January 27-February 2, 2014 January 27 1825 - U.S. Congress approves a plan by Secretary of War...

This Week In History January 20 – 26 2014

by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of January 20-26, 2014 January 20 1778 - The first American military court martial trial begins in Brunswick,...

This Week In History – January 13-19

by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of January 13-19, 2014 January 13 1794 - Congress changes the U.S. flag to 15 stars and 15...

This Week in History January 6 -12

by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of January 6-12, 2014   January 6 1893 - The Washington National Cathedral is chartered by Congress and signed...

This Week in History, December 29, 2014-January 4, 2015

This Week In History by Dianne Hermann   “Educate and inform the whole mass of the people. They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.” – Thomas Jefferson   Week of December 29, 2014-January 4, 2015   December 29 1848...

This Week In History, December 30 – January 5

by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of December 30-January 5, 2014 December 30 1903 - An electric arc lamp sets fire to the...

This Week In History – December 23rd – 29th

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by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of December 23-29, 2013 December 23 1779 – Revolutionary War hero Benedict Arnold is court-martialed for improper conduct...

This Week In History – December 16th – 22nd

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by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of December 16-22, 2013 December 16 1773 - The Sons of Liberty, dressed as Indians, toss crates of...

This Week In History December 9 – 15

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by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of December 9-15, 2013 December 9 1875 - The Massachusetts Rifle Association "America's Oldest Active Gun Club" is...

This Week In History, December 2nd

by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of December 2-8, 2013 December 2 1816 - The first savings bank in the U.S. opens as the...