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This day in history – November 26th

This day in history – November 26th

November 26, 2019

On November twenty-sixth, nineteen forty-one, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a bill into law that said the fourth Thurday in November would be Thanksgiving every year from then on. Two years prior, Roosevelt made a mistake and signed something that broke tradition, and Thanksgiving would be on November twenty-thi...

November 22, 2019

November 22, 2019

Brianna L., Fall Author

November 22, 2019

November 22 was the day that fifty six years ago, U.S president, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated while in Dallas. He was in Dallas on November 22, 1963. At 11:53 a.m the Air Force One arrived at Dallas’ Love Field with with Kennedy and his wife along with the Texas Governor and his wife, ...

June 12th, 1994: Trial of O.J. Simpson

June 12th, 1994: Trial of O.J. Simpson

Angelica Rosario, Spring Editor

June 12, 2019

25 years ago today, a football star and actor O.J. Simpson was tried for the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson (his second wife), and her friend Ronald Goldman. Both of their bodies were found outside of her house. Simpson, astonishing to most, was found not guilty after his 8 month trial. This was because...

What happened today

What happened today

Yiseth Nunez, Spring Author

June 7, 2019

Today in 1913  Hudson Stuck, an Alaskan missionary, leads the first successful ascent of Denali the highest point on the American continent at 20,320

June 6, 1944: D-Day

June 6, 1944: D-Day

Angelica Rosario, Spring Editor

June 6, 2019

75 years ago on June 6th, Commander General Dwight D. Eisenhower says yes to Operation Overlord, also known as D-Day which was the code name. The Allies invaded the coast of Normandy. In an article on D-Day, history.com editors say “British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50 mile...

This Day In History: June 6

This Day In History: June 6

Matthew Vacirca, Spring Author

June 6, 2019

On this day in 1944, Supreme Allied Commander General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the go-ahead for the largest amphibious military operation in history: Operation Overlord, code named D-Day, the Allied invasion of northern France.

This Day In History: May 31

This Day In History: May 31

Aidan Castro, Spring Editor

May 31, 2019

1st electric railway opens at Berlin Trades Exposition. This was the first ever electric railway and trains have evolved from this to make trains bigger and faster for easier transportation.

This Day in History: May 30th

This Day in History: May 30th

May 30, 2019

This day in history:   In 1868: “Declaration Day”  later called Memorial day, was celebrated for the first time. It first took place at Arlington National Cemetery. ...

This Day in History April 8th, 1974

Josh Ruck, Spring editor

April 12, 2019

On April 8th, 1974 Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth’s Home run record by smashing his 715 home run of his career 53,000 people were in Atlanta to witness the event. This record was not broken until Barry Bonds hit 762 home runs.

Villanova beats Georgetown 84-75 in the 47th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship

Villanova beats Georgetown 84-75 in the 47th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship

Aidan Castro, Spring Author

April 1, 2019

On April 1, 1985 Villanova beats Georgetown University in the 47th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. Villanova an 8 seed from the southeast region takes down Patrick Ewing and the East region 1 seed Georgetown Hoyas 84-75. Villanova’s starters Dwayne McClain with 17 points, Ed Pinckney with 1...

Joan Jett tops the charts with her song “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”

Joan Jett tops the charts with her song “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”

Madison Rackett, Spring Editor

March 20, 2019

March 20, 2019 The song was written and recorded in 1975, but wasn’t released until 1982. This song made Jett a household name. Her three cord anthem was originally written by a British group called the Arrows. She discovered the song while touring in the U.K.. Jett kicked off her solo career with a rough...

Maryland approves the Articles of Confederation

Maryland approves the Articles of Confederation

Natalie Shockley, Fall Editor

January 30, 2019

Today, Maryland finally approves the Articles of Confederation, three years after the deadline. Congress drafted the Articles of Confederation in a process that started in 1776. Larger states wanted votes to be proportional according to population, whilst the small states wanted to continue. With the st...

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