Archive for January 9th, 2020

Take Note; the Guns of January

Take Note; the Guns of January

on January 9, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s  January 9, 2020. So the Oprah-for-president craze begins. Will this prove a temporary blip, soon forgotten? Or a powerful tsunami that (again) turns U.S. politics on its head? History teaches us that we don’t always immediately recognize the turning of the tide when it first happens. Today’s date, for example is when the actual first shots were […]

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January 9th ‘Communist faith…tells…Smash the existing economic order’ – Richard Nixon

January 9th ‘Communist faith…tells…Smash the existing economic order’ – Richard Nixon

on January 9, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Richard Milhous Nixon was born JANUARY 9, 1913.   He was a Lieutenant Commander in the Navy during WWII, a Congressman, a Senator, and Vice-President under Dwight Eisenhower. He lost his first presidential race to John F. Kennedy by the smallest margin to that date. He was elected the 37th President in 1968, and re-elected in 1972 in one of […]

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The 3 D’s

The 3 D’s

on January 9, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Death, divorce, and disease could be called the three Ds of misery. They slice through life like a knife through butter; they raise doubts and destroy dreams. Recently, Sally and I agreed that we have had years where that we both would just as soon forget. We remember having suffered through at least two of the three in recent year Our conversation brought […]

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January 9th in History

January 9th in History

on January 9, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

January 9 is the ninth day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 356 days remaining until the end of the year (357 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Adrian of Canterbury Metropolitan Philip II of Moscow Julia Chester Emery (Episcopal Church (USA)) January 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Feast of the Black Nazarene (Manila, Philippines) Martyrs’ Day […]

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