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8 Of The Worst Idea’s for Atomic Weapons

This is from War History OnLine. 

These are some real stupid ideas.

Nuclear weapons are the most feared and revered weapons in history. Scientists have come up with many different ways to deliver them from the ridiculous to the excellent. 451 more words

The Oldest Town in Tennessee

Two paragraphs of my last blog entry, A Potpourri of Updates, referenced a recent day trip to Jonesborough, Tennessee.  I finished labeling and uploading my photos from the day, and, after viewing them again, thought I’d write a bit more about the day. 1,022 more words

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Today in Texas History - August 17

From the Annals of Bad Luck –   David Crockett was born in what is now Greene County, Tennessee (technically a part of N. Carolina at the time of his birth).  267 more words

Texas History

Happy Birthday to Davy Crockett!

Happy Birthday Davy Crockett — “The King of the Wild Frontier!”  Born August 17, 1786 in eastern Tennessee.

I grew up with Davy Crockett and his adventures as an early influence. 159 more words

Children's Stories

On Davy Crockett, Birthdays and Going Places

Today is Davy Crockett’s birthday. He is 229 but he doesn’t look a day over 50. He has aged well, eh? All that good, healthy, wild livin’ I suppose. 923 more words


Lost and Found - August 17th Edition

What to remember about August 17th…

  • 1785  Governor of Connecticut  and lieutenant colonel in the colonial militia Jonathan Trumbull dies (b. 1710)
  • 1786  American frontiersman, soldier and politician…
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17th August - on This Day In History


1786 Davy Crockett (frontiersman and politician)


2000 Paula Yates (TV star in the UK)

On This Day:

1896 Gold discovered on the Klondike River… 11 more words