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April 24, 1959 The Day the Music Died

Jiles Richardson was a Texas DJ in 1958, the year he found recording success of his own with a song called “Chantilly Lace”.

Richie Valenzuela was only 16 when Del-Fi Records producer Bob Keane discovered the singer in California. 798 more words

Chrysler Buys Lamborghini

Hey everyone AwesomeEwok here and today I’m gonna tell you about when Chrysler bought Lamborghini in 1987. In 1987 Lamborghini was having financial problems so they sold their company to Chrysler for 25 million dollars. 158 more words


Citizenship in a Republic

Today in History, April 23, 1910:

“The Man in the Arena” speech. After his presidency, President Theodore Roosevelt took a tour of Europe and was received with great fanfare and accolades, both from the common man and royalty. 173 more words

Today in History, April 24

1916 – Some 1600 Irish nationalists launch the Easter uprising by seizing several key sites in Dublin. The rising is put down by British forces several days later. 14 more words

Aerials Middlesbrough

History Monday #11

Time for a History Monday I’m excited to post about. Yes, I’m sure that some won’t necessarily be excited based on their MLB rooting interests, but c’est la vie. 699 more words