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Today is Walt Disney’s birthday- 12/5/1901

Today is Walt Disney’s birthday- 12/5/1901

Nancy Riggio, Fall Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under This Day In History

American entrepreneur, voice actor, animator, and film producer, Walt Elias Disney, was born today on December 5, 1901 in Hermosa, Chicago Illinois. Disney has won 22 Academy Awards from 59 nominations, two Golden Globe Special Achievement awards as well as an Emmy. He is also the founder of Disne...

The United States buys land west of The Mississippi River for 15 million-11/29/1803

The United States buys land west of The Mississippi River for 15 million-11/29/1803

Natalie Shockley, Fall Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under This Day In History

On November 29, 1803 The United States bought land west of The Mississippi River for 15 million off of France. Former President Thomas Jefferson wanted to expand America's land so he made a deal with France to buy Louisiana. This is now famously known as The Louisiana Purchase. Louisiana back then c...

Charles Conrad and Alan Bean become the 3rd and 4th person to walk on the Moon- 11/19/1969

Charles Conrad and Alan Bean become the 3rd and 4th person to walk on the Moon- 11/19/1969

Natalie Shockley, Fall Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under This Day In History

In the year of 1969 Charles Conrad and Alan Bean became the 3rd and 4th person to walk on the Moon. On November 19th, The Kennedy Space Center in Florida launched the sixth manned flight to the Moon. There was one other person to attend this flight besides Conrad and Bean, and his name was Richar...

Lindsay Lohan completes jail sentence in 84 minutes -11/15/2007

Lindsay Lohan completes jail sentence in 84 minutes -11/15/2007

Nancy Riggio, Fall Editor

November 15, 2018


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Actress Lindsay Lohan and “Mean Girl” star turned herself into the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood, California, a 24-hour prison, at 10:30am for drunk driving. Although, this is not her first incarceration but is her shortest sentence. She was released at 11:54am due to overcrowd...

Residents of Levelland,Texas report UFO sightings- 11/2/2018 to 11/3/2018

Residents of Levelland,Texas report UFO sightings- 11/2/2018 to 11/3/2018

Nancy Riggio, Fall Editor

November 2, 2018


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It was just an ordinary evening in Levelland,Texas until various reports were made about flashes of light and objects in the sky. This case was considered the most impressive in UFO history due to the large amount of witnesses in a short period of time. The first report was made by two immigrant f...

Protesting of the Vietnam War-11/2/1965

Protesting of the Vietnam War-11/2/1965

Natalie Shockley, Fall Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under This Day In History

In the year of 1965 some American citizens united and protested in front of The Pentagon. Their main goal was to pressure Former President Johnson to end his involvement in the war. There were signs everywhere saying “End the War in Vietnam NOW” or “Get out of Vietnam Now”. There was also one that...

Martin Luther King Jr. was arrested at a sit-in in Atlanta, Georgia- 10/19/1960

Martin Luther King Jr. was arrested at a sit-in in Atlanta, Georgia- 10/19/1960

Nancy Riggio, Fall Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under This Day In History, Uncategorized

On this day in history Martin Luther King Jr. and 51 other protesters were arrested during a sit-in at “The Magnolia Room” in Rich’s Department Store in Atlanta, Georgia. At the time African Americans were not allowed to try on clothing or sit at a table but were allowed to purchase items w...

Largest Diamond Found- 1/25/1905

Largest Diamond Found- 1/25/1905

Zain Shiraz, Fall Editor

January 25, 2018


Filed under This Day In History

In the year of 1905 the world's biggest diamond was found. The diamond was a staggering 3,016 carrot and weighed 1.333 pounds. It was eighteen feet below the surface and was spotted by Frederick Wells. He showed the diamond to the mine owner Sir Thomas Cullinan. Cullinan sold the diamond to the government....

Brinks Robbery- 1/17/18

Brinks Robbery- 1/17/18

Zain Shiraz, Fall editor

January 17, 2018


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In the year in 1950 eleven men robbed an armored car depot for 2.7 million dollars which was the biggest heist of the time. The convicts agreed not to touch the money until the six year because the statute of limitations runs out. They would have got way with it, but a culprit named O’Keeef was arrested...

Hati Earthquake- 1/12/10

Hati Earthquake- 1/12/10

January 12, 2018


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In the year of 2010 a earthquake hit Haiti killing about 360,000 people. The earthquake magnitude was seven and the aftershocks were 5.9 and 5.5. 895000 survivors were left poor. Hospitals and churches destroyed and the roads were blocked by destroyed objects. The dead were feared of cause of the disease,...

American Troops Withdrew from Germany- 1/10/23

American Troops Withdrew from Germany- 1/10/23

Zain Shiraz, Fall Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under This Day In History

Today in 1923 America withdraw all there troops from Germany. After 4 years of being stationed after World War One, the men left from Germany to return home. A small number of men were left behind because they were there to bury the men who died in the war and sign a treaty. There were about 16000 men...

Elvis was born today-1/8/35

Elvis was born today-1/8/35

Zain Shiraz, Fall Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under This Day In History

Elvis Presley was born today on January 8, 1935. Elvis was also known as King of Rock and Roll or The King. Presley also sang pop music. Elvis was an actor and was in at least thirty four movies. Elvis wrote songs. His last song was “Way Down” by Layng Martin Jr. Presley died of a heart attack because...

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