This Week in History

This Week In History, Week of August 29-September 4, 2016

This Week In History by Dianne Hermann   “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan   Week of August 29-September 4, 2016     August 29   1758 - The New Jersey Legislature forms...

This Week In History, Week of August 22-28, 2016

This Week In History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan Week of August 22-28, 2016   August 22   1762 - Ann Franklin is the first female...

This Week In History, Week of August 8-14, 2016

This Week In History by Dianne Hermann   “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan   Week of August 8-14, 2016       August 8   1844 - Brigham Young is chosen as the...

This Week In History, Week of August 1-7, 2016

This Week In History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan   Week of August 1-7, 2016   August 1 1790 - The first U.S. census is taken...

This Week in History, Week of July 25-31, 2016

This Week In History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan   Week of July 25-31, 2016       July 25   1775 - Maryland issues currency depicting King George...

This Week in History, July 18-24, 2016

This Week In History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan Week of July 18-24, 2016   July 18   1768 - Boston Gazette publishes "Liberty Song," America's...

This Week in History, July 11 – 17 2016

This Week In History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan Week of July 11-17, 2016       July 11   1798 - President John Adams signs the bill...

This Week in History, July 4-10, 2016

This Week In History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan Week of July 4-10, 2016       July 4 – Independence Day   1776 - The U.S. Congress...

This Week in History, Week of June 27 – July 3, 2016

This Week In History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan Week of June 27-July 3, 2016   June 27 1778 - The Liberty Bell is returned...

This Week In History, Week of June 13-19, 2016

  This Week In History by Dianne Hermann “While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.” – Ronald Reagan Week of June 13-19, 2016 June 13   1774 - Rhode Island becomes the first colony to...