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This Week In History: 'Monster Mash'; The Police Hit CBGB; Axl's Ultimatum; Elton Breaks a Record; The Ronettes Lose Big

Hey Guys, Joe Causi all set to take you into another “Week in Music History!”

This week we take a look back on a Halloween classic; the Police’s NYC starting point; Axl Rose laying down the law to his band mates; Elton John raising a boatload of cash for charity; and a bad day in court for The Ronettes. 347 more words


This Week in History: 10 Second Barrier for the 100m Broken

This week, almost fifty years ago, Jim Hines became the first person in recorded history to run the 100 metre sprint in under 10 seconds. 247 more words

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This Week In History: Paul Is Dead, Blondie Hits NYC, Bon Jovi's 'New Jersey', Elton For Diana, and Clapton Loses His License

Hey guys, Joe Causi back with another week in music history — and this week there’s lots and lots going on. Strap yourself in, ‘cuz you’re NOT going to believe it. 502 more words


This Week in History: 10/9/16

Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk ‘This Week in History’ including the ‘discovery’ of America in 1492, the first ‘cocktail’ in 1776, the Cubs win the World Series in 1908, Chicago opens the city’s new subway system in 1943, Chicago’s ‘Kukla, Fran & Ollie, ‘I Love Lucy’ premieres in 1953, the first live telecast from a manned US spacecraft, Apollo 7 in 1968. 60 more words

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This Week In History: Battle of Perryville

Wednesday, October 8, 1862

Confederate General Braxton Bragg led his army into Kentucky, a border state, in the summer of 1862. The largest battle fought in that state happened near Perryville at the Chaplin Hills; therefore, it is called the Battle of Perryville and the Battle of Chaplin Hills. 108 more words

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September's This Week In History

Here was September’s This Week In History that was published weekly on the McHenry Public Library’s homepage.
  • September 4, 1930  – Headline: HS Enrollment Breaks Records…
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This Week in History: West Vs East in the Battle of Lepanto

This week saw arguably one of the greatest naval battles of the Renaissance period, as the Ottoman Empire’s fleet suffered their first major defeat at the hands of Christian forces. 253 more words

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