History

Wave Elections: What They Mean

Wave Elections: What They Mean

on December 15, 2014, 9:34 AM / in History

Larry P. Arnn President, Hillsdale College LARRY P. ARNN is the twelfth president of Hillsdale College. He received his B.A. from Arkansas State University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in government from the Claremont Graduate School. From 1977 to 1980, he also studied at the London School of Economics and at Worcester College, Oxford University, where he served as director […]

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November 3rd in History

November 3rd in History

on November 3, 2014, 6:00 AM / in History

November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 58 days remaining until the end of the year. There are 50 shopping days till Christmas. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Acepsimas of Hnaita and companions (Greek Orthodox Church) Hubertus Malachy O’ More Martin de Porres Rupert Mayer Winefride November 3 (Eastern […]

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A Question of Identity

A Question of Identity

on October 29, 2014, 5:30 AM / in History, National News, News, Opinion

Since September, when APHIS announced the final version of their regulation affecting dog breeders, there has been much discussion about what to do, who it affects, and what it will mean for breeders in the future. I don’t think it’s stretching things too much to say that this rule is a turning point for dog breeders. It calls upon us […]

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Birthdays Today

on October 17, 2014, 5:30 AM / in History

RITA HAYWORTH (1918-1987) Glamorous actress with Astaire in You Were Never Lovelier. Was born Margarita Carmen Cansino; October 17, 1918 – May 14, 1987. She was an American dancer and film actress who achieved fame during the 1940s as one of the era’s top stars. Appearing first as Rita Cansino, she agreed to change her name to Rita Hayworth and her […]

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This Day in History September 17th

This Day in History September 17th

on September 17, 2014, 6:00 AM / in History

In 1942 – Cary Grant Legally Changed Name From Archibald Alexander Leach To Cary Grant.

One of the most successful actors of the 20th century, Cary Grant started life as Archibald Leach in Bristol, England, making his way out of a sad childhood to American vaudeville, eventually becoming one of Hollywood’s favorite leading men of all time. Born January 18, 1904 – Died November 29, 1986

Famous Quote “Everyone wants to be Cary Grant. Even I want to be Cary Grant.”

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September 16th in History

September 16th in History

on September 16, 2014, 5:30 AM / in History

September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 106 days remaining until the end of the year. In 307,  Emperor Severus II is captured and imprisoned at Tres Tabernae. He is later executed (or forced to commit suicide) after Galerius unsuccessfully invades Italy. In 1400,  Owain Glyndŵr is declared […]

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This Day in History September 15th

This Day in History September 15th

on September 15, 2014, 6:00 AM / in History

September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 107 days remaining until the end of the year. General events on September 15th In 1440, Gilles de Rais, one of the earliest known serial killers, is taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes. In […]

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This Day in History September 14th

This Day in History September 14th

on September 14, 2014, 6:00 AM / in History

September 14 is the 257th day of the year (258th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 108 days remaining until the end of the year. General events on September 14th In 1752, The British Empire adopts the Gregorian calendar, skipping eleven days (the previous day was September 2). In 1960, The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is founded. […]

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This Day in History September 13th

This Day in History September 13th

on September 13, 2014, 6:00 AM / in History

September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 109 days remaining until the end of the year. General events on September 13th In 1584, San Lorenzo del Escorial Palace in Madrid is finished. In 1869, Jay Gould and Jim Fisk began buying up all the gold they could afford in […]

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This Day in History September 12th

This Day in History September 12th

on September 12, 2014, 6:00 AM / in History

September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 110 days remaining until the end of the year. General events on September 12th In 1877,  Chase National Bank founded. In 1962, Buick’s Riviera Introduced: Luxury Sports Coupe goes on sale, designed to complete with Ford’s Thunderbird. In 1964, six persons […]

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June 25th Holidays

June 25th Holidays

on June 25, 2014, 7:16 AM / in History, News

Great American Backyard Campout Anniversary – Battle of Little Bighorn Birthday – George Orwell (writer) – Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic. His work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and commitment to democratic socialism. Commonly […]

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December 31st

December 31st

on December 31, 2013, 6:12 AM / in History

December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. It is widely known as New Year’s Eve since the following day is New Year’s Day. It is the last day of the year. The following day is January 1 of the following year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Pope Sylvester I (Catholic Church) […]

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Mandela, Churchill and the War for the Future

Mandela, Churchill and the War for the Future

on December 28, 2013, 7:47 AM / in History, Opinion

By their heroes shall you know them. In his eulogy, President Obama put Nelson Mandela in the company of three other heroes: Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, and Abraham Lincoln. What did these men have in common? Three were assassinated, and all four are icons of resistance to white rule over peoples of color. Lincoln waged the bloodiest war in […]

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Apollo 8 Astronaut Recalls Historic Scripture Reading From Space

Apollo 8 Astronaut Recalls Historic Scripture Reading From Space

on December 25, 2013, 7:04 AM / in History

Written by  Dave Bohon It was a simpler time — an era when the hearts of Americans were stirred as they heard the voices of their nation’s astronauts reading Scripture to the world from outer space. On December 23 of this year one of those astronauts, James Lovell, Command Module pilot of Apollo 8, recalled that moment on Christmas Eve 1968 […]

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Merry Christmas From The RedState

Merry Christmas From The RedState

on December 25, 2013, 6:16 AM / in History

On behalf of the front page contributors at RedState, I’d like to wish each and every one of you a blessed and merry Christmas. God bless, Erick-Woods Erickson Editor-in-Chief, RedState.com In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was […]

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Merry Christmas From The Jackson Press

Merry Christmas From The Jackson Press

on December 25, 2013, 6:13 AM / in History

President John Quincy Adams stated in Newburyport, July 4, 1837: “In the chain of human events, the birthday of the nation is indissolubly linked with the birthday of the Savior…It forms a leading event in the Progress of the Gospel dispensation… Is it not that the Declaration of Independence first organized the social compact on the foundation of the Redeemer’s […]

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CHRISTMAS EVE – Columbus, Cook and President Truman

CHRISTMAS EVE – Columbus, Cook and President Truman

on December 24, 2013, 7:11 AM / in History

On Christmas Eve, DECEMBER 24, 1492, Columbus’ ship, the Santa Maria, ran aground on the island of Haiti. Columbus left 40 men and named the settlement la Navidad, promising to return the next year. On Christmas Eve, DECEMBER 24, 1777, Captain James Cook discovered Christmas Island, the largest atoll in the Pacific, where he observed eclipse of the sun. On […]

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The American Crisis – ‘Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered…’

The American Crisis – ‘Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered…’

on December 23, 2013, 7:47 AM / in History

The American Minute with  Bill Federer The Continental Army was driven out of New York and New Jersey. Ranks dwindled from 20,000, after the Declaration of Independence was signed, down to 2,000, and these were planning on returning to their farms at year’s end when their 6-month enlistment was up. Then the Pennsylvania Journal published an article, “The American Crisis,” […]

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December 22nd

December 22nd

on December 22, 2013, 6:19 AM / in History

December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are nine days remaining until the end of the year. In the Northern Hemisphere, meteorological Winter frequently starts on this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, meteorological Summer frequently starts on this date. You have only 3 days before Christmas! Holidays Armed Forces […]

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December 21st

December 21st

on December 21, 2013, 5:33 AM / in History

December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 10 days remaining until the end of the year. In the Northern Hemisphere, December 21st is the first day of Winter and the shortest day of the year. In the Southern Hemisphere, December 21st is the first day of Summer and […]

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