I’m not paying homage to a chocolate funnel cake, although that would be a good idea. (Tennessee State Fair, I’m talking to you.) 368 more words
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1 December 1863
Opening of the Ferrymead to Moorhouse Avenue railway, New Zealand’s first public steam railway. (The gauge was 5ft 3ins.)
1 December 1949… 178 more words
Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk ‘This Week in History’ including Illinois becoming the 21st state, the legendary Paul Harvey begins his first national broadcast, Rosa Parks is arrested for refusing to move to the back of the bus, Our Lady of the Angels School in Chicago burns, The Cubs release Ernie Banks as a player and sign him as a coach, Harold Washington passes away in 1987 and more. 18 more words
The Local Germany (26 November 2015)
She married her uncle, killed him and gave birth to both the Emperor Nero and the city of Cologne. On November 26th, a special exhibition opens in the cathedral city’s Romano-Germanic Museum. 764 more words
The music history books are vast and full of interesting bits of knowledge.
“Big” Jay Sorensen gives you a recap of the biggest and most interesting music news from the week; something from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s. 1,098 more words
The first broadcast of an NFL game was on Thanksgiving Day, 1934 (Nov. 29).
Pigskin was now a Thanksgiving staple along with turkey.*
*and that green jello salad thing Aunt Clara always brings. 12 more words