Birthday - Engineer and inventor George Westinghouse 1846-1914 was born in Central Bridge, New York. October 28, 1846 - The Donner Party departed Illinois heading for California. This initiative was introduced during the last year of World War I. His vaccine reduced deaths from Polio in the U. The Legion fought hard for the change, arguing that veterans deserve representation at the highest levels of government. It was burned by British troops in 1814, then reconstructed, refurbished and reoccupied in 1817. Latinos, particularly those with Mesoamerican roots, have deeper roots in North America than those with other European backgrounds.
Arrange 8 events in chronological order as quickly and in as few tries as you can. A two-day debate took place during this week, starting with the motion that issues concerning the growth of the economy be addressed in the next election. Birthday - Chinese soldier and statesman Chiang Kai-shek 1887-1975 was born in Chekiang. He also served as foundation chairman for the rehabilitation of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Devoted to Hitler until the end, he died at Hitler's Berlin bunker in 1945 after poisoning his six children. He served until 1991 and was known for opposing discrimination and the death penalty, and for championing free speech and civil liberties.
Two years later, the name was changed to Yale College to honor Elihu Yale, a philanthropist. Colmery Veterans Education Assistance Act of 2017. Roosevelt served from September 14, 1901 to March 3, 1909. October 9 October 9, 1962 - Uganda achieved independence after nearly 70 years of British rule. Birthday - Theologian Jonathan Edwards 1703-1758 was born in East Windsor, Connecticut. In 1989, it was re-legalized. As a member, you'll enjoy unlimited play on hundreds of download games, ads-free gaming, and brand new titles each week — as many as 20 new games per month! The French became upset because the uproar implied that England was too good for French prisoners.
He was a trumpet player, composer, band leader and one of the founding fathers of modern jazz, known for his trademark puffed cheeks and bent trumpet. He was a virulent anti-Semite who advocated the extermination of the Jews. In 1986, after a self-imposed absence of 60 years, he performed a concert in his native Russia. It was declared an emu victory in the end. Why It Matters: There are those in this country who feel so threatened by Hispanics that they refuse to let us learn our history. Birthday - 1890-1969 the 34th U. October 25 October 25, 1854 - During the Crimean War, the Charge of the Light Brigade occurred as Lord Cardigan led the British cavalry against the Russians at Balaclava.
He had shared the 1978 Nobel Peace Prize with Menachem Begin of Israel. October 21, 1967 - Thousands of anti-war protesters stormed the Pentagon during in Washington, D. Now there were two popes at the same time, each saying the other one was a phony, splitting up Europe into two religious groups, each ready to use religion as their excuse to annihilate the other. He was assassinated by a religious fanatic in the garden of his home in New Delhi on January 30, 1948. He was paroled in 1939, suffering from syphilis.
Cavalry troops at Bear's Paw near Chinook, Montana. He commanded the first U. Caligula Roman Emperor once held a large meeting solely for the purpose to tell the attendants, that if he wanted he can have them all killed. Birthday - German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche 1844-1900 was born in the Province of Saxony. Photo and picture credits: Library of Congress and U.
Birthday - Indian political and spiritual leader Mohandas Mahatma Gandhi 1869-1948 was born in Porbandar, India. Redwoods are the tallest of all trees, growing up to 400 feet 120 meters during a lifetime that can span 2,000 years. In 1935, his liquid-fueled rocket surpassed the speed of sound. Birthday - John Lennon 1940-1980 was born in Liverpool, England. October 5 October 5, 1813 - Shawnee Indian Chief Tecumseh was defeated and killed during the War of 1812. The hostages were freed in January of 1981. Most of the provisions contained in the law creating the court were originally included in the Veterans Reassurance Act, written by the Legion and introduced in Congress in 1988.
October 31, 1517 - Martin Luther nailed his to the door of Wittenberg's palace church, denouncing the selling of papal indulgences and questioning various ecclesiastical practices. Birthday - 1858-1919 the 26th U. October 16, 1964 - China detonated its first nuclear bomb at the Lop Nor test site in Sinkiang. British nurse Florence Nightingale then pioneered modern-style sanitation methods, saving many lives. Today, membership stands at over 2 million in more than 13,000 posts worldwide. October 6, 1981 - Egyptian President 1918-1981 was assassinated in Cairo by Muslim fundamentalists while watching a military parade.
October 7, 1940 - During , German troops invaded Romania to take seize strategic oil fields. Take the daily challenge and see if you know what happened on This Day in U. June 30, 2008 President George W. October 8, 1996 - Palestinian President Yasser Arafat made his first public visit to Israel for talks with Israeli President Ezer Weizman at his private residence. October 5, 1908 - Bulgaria proclaimed its independence from the Ottoman Empire. He studied at Yale Art School then traveled extensively throughout the American West in the late 1800s sketching cowboys, Native Americans, frontiersmen, and soldiers.