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How Halloween Started

How Halloween Started

Zain Shiraz, Fall Editor

November 15, 2017


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Halloween was started by the Celts 2000 years ago. Celts were located in modern day Ireland. They made a bonfire and send a sacrifice to the dead. Some people wore masks to disguise them self from the phantom ghosts. Others just leave treats and hope for the best. Trick or treat has started because people...

OK Corral Shootout- October 26, 1881

OK Corral Shootout- October 26, 1881

Zain Shiraz, Fall Editor

October 31, 2017


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Oct 26, 1881- Shootout at the OK Corral On Oct. 26 the Earp brothers faced the McLaury gang in OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. The Earps were police officers. Wyatt Earp is a former police officer and is a bank security officer. Virgil and Morgan were Marshals. They were also known to be corrupt...

May 31

May 31

Nicole Galicia, Spring Author

June 2, 2017


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1910 - Elizabeth Blackwell dies of a stroke On this day in history on May 31, 1910, physician Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to ever receive a medical degree in the United States and the UK Medical Register, died of a stroke in Hastings, United Kingdom. Blackwell was born on February 3, 1821 in Brist...

February 2

Audreyann Rasimowicz, Editor

February 4, 2017


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1887- First Groundhog Day The first ever Groundhog Day was on February 2, 1887. According to the tradition, every year a groundhog come up out of the ground. If he sees his shadow, that means there is 6 weeks left of winter. But of there is no shadow, that means winter is finally over. The tradition...

February 1

Audreyann Rasimowicz, Editor

February 4, 2017


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1884- The Oxford Dictionary Debuts The first section of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), is published. The OED is considered the most comprehensive and accurate dictionary of the English language. Plans were made starting in 1857, and it was estimated that the project would take about 10 years...

January 31

Audreyann Rasimowicz, Editor

February 4, 2017


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1990- The First McDonald's Opens in the Soviet Union On January 31, 1990, the first McDonald's opens in Moscow.  An American journalist at the McDonald's reported the customers seemed amazed at the “simple sight of polite shop workers…in this nation of commercial boorishness.” A Soviet journalist...

January 30

Audreyann Rasimowicz, Editor

January 30, 2017


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1835- Andrew Jackson becomes first U.S. president to experience an assassination attempt.  The attempt was made by Richard Lawrence, an unemployed house painter. He went up to the president as he was exiting the House chamber of the Capitol Building. Lawrence pulled out a gun to to shoot the president,...

January 29

Audreyann Rasimowicz, Editor

January 29, 2017


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1845- Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" is published On this day in 1845, Edgar Allan Poe releases "The Raven" in the New York Evening Mirror.  In 1827, Poe published his writing, a collection of his poems. He entered one of his short stories, "MS Found in a Bottle", in a contest and won $50. H...

January 28

January 29, 2017


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1986- The Challenger Crashes On January 28, 1986 at 11:38 a.m. EST, the space shuttle Challenger lifts of. Christa McAuliffe, a 37 year old social studies teacher from New Hampshire is about to be the first ordinary U.S citizen to travel into space. She had won a contest and underwent months ...

January 27

Audreyann Rasimowicz, Editor

January 29, 2017


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1967- Donald Evans earns Medal of Honor Donald Evans was a 23 year old medic from Covina, California. He was awarded the posthumous Medal of Honor (a Medal of Honor awarded after the death of the receiver). Evans' unit wasn't committed to the battle near the hamlet of Tri Tam when another unit...

January 26

January 29, 2017


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1979- 'The Dukes of Hazzard" premeires. On this day in 1979, the TV show "The Dukes of Hazzard" was premeired. The show starred John Schneider as Bo Duke, Tom Wopat as Luke Duke (Bo's cousin), Catherine Bach as Daisy Duke, Bo and Luke Duke's cousin, Denver Pyle as Uncle Jesse, Sorrell Booke as the...

January 25

Audreyann Rasimowicz, Editor

January 25, 2017


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1924- First Winter Olympics Occur The first Winter Olympics took place at Chamonix in the French Alps. Six sports and 12 events, including Ski Jump and Bobsledding occurred during the "International Winter Sports Week" as it was called then. The next Olympics was sceduled to be in St. Moritz, Switzerland,...

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