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William Carlin: Waukesha County's Heaviest Man

Society’s obsession with weight is not a new phenomenon, but it seems a most curious detail to include in an obituary. William Carlin of the Town of Ottawa… 552 more words

Wisconsin

450 YEARS OF PRESENCE OF THE AUGUSTINIANS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Santo Niño and the Dawn of Christian Faith in the Philippines

(the 450thYEAR OF THE FINDING OF THE IMAGE OF THE SANTO NIÑO DE CEBU , the 450 YEARS OF PRESENCE OF THE AUGUSTINIANS IN THE PHILIPPINES , and the 50TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE SANTO NIÑO CHURCH AS BASILICA MINORE ) 1,549 more words

History Of The Augustinians

Augustinians: first Catholic missionaries in the Philippines

If the greatest missionary work of the Augustinian Order has been displayed in the Philippines, it is because they were the first Catholic missionaries there. 210 more words

Philippines

Today in History

Check out the tabs along the top of the page, specifically Today in History to learn what momentous events and anniversaries are being celebrated or recognized on this day in history.

General History

History 1964 Part II

My follow up to the events and historical tidbits of 1964.  Certainly more of talking points, as the animation does not allow a finer discussion on the actual events. 

 

Daily History

Back To The Future: Collegetown in the 1980s

Entry #3 in the Collegetown history series.

I’ve gotten to know a few people over the past several years of writing about Ithaca development. One of those is a gentleman who I consider to be the patriarch for the online dispersal of Ithaca development news, the gentleman who goes by the online nom de plume of “Ex-Ithacan”, but by day, he’s mild-mannered Tom Morgan. 980 more words

Cornell

Did You Know Today on August 19th

This is all that happened on this day throughout history:

August 19th

295 BC The first temple to Venus, the Roman goddess of love, beauty and fertility, is dedicated by Quintus Fabius Maximus Gurges during the Third Samnite War. 628 more words

Teaspoon Of History