4 way Knockouts championship #1 contendership match: Madison Rayne Vs. Gail Kim Vs. Mickie James Vs. Tara
On August 2nd 2012, as Hardcore Justice was coming closer, … 35 more words
John Newton Spoke Out Against the Slave Trade
John Newton was born on July 24, 1725. He was a sea captain who engaged in slave trade who later rejected it as a “stain of our national character.” In 1788, he wrote a pamphlet 430 more words
At 10:56 p.m. EDT, American astronaut Neil Armstrong, 240,000 miles from Earth, speaks these words to more than a billion people listening at home: “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Stepping off the lunar landing module Eagle, Armstrong became the first human to walk on the surface of the moon. 83 more words
On this day in 1945, at 5:29:45 a.m., the Manhattan Project comes to an explosive end as the first atom bomb is successfully tested in Alamogordo, New Mexico. 127 more words
Parisian revolutionaries and mutinous troops storm and dismantle the Bastille, a royal fortress that had come to symbolize the tyranny of the Bourbon monarchs. This dramatic action signaled the beginning of the French Revolution, a decade of political turmoil and terror in which King Louis XVI was overthrown and tens of thousands of people, including the king and his wife Marie Antoinette, were executed.