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April 28, 1917: Executive Orders

It is sometimes assumed that executive orders are only a feature of modern American life.  Actually they have existed since the beginning of the Republic.  A century ago two war related executive orders were issued by President Wilson: 423 more words

Richmond WW1 Diary 28 April 1917

First VC awarded to Richmond local

The first local Victoria Cross winner was Lieutenant Reginald Leonard Haine of Sheendale Road, Richmond.

He was awarded the VC ‘for valour in the face of the enemy’ in 1917. 67 more words


★ Gabrielle Chanel Fashion Plate (1917)

★ Lovely illustration showing a selection of day outfits designed by Gabrielle Chanel, published in ‘Les Elegances Parisiennes’ in March 1917. A product of changing social realities and the harsh practicalities of the First World War, these three outfits are the embodiment of late-1910s style. 190 more words

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April 28th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1918, a lady’s purse was lost in Seal Beach between 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.

The Santa Ana Register does not report whether there was any response to this May 1st personal ad. 52 more words

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