400 years ago, the first slaves arrived in Jamestown
Four hundred years ago, the first Africans set foot on mainland English America. Held as captives first on a Portuguese slave ship and then an English privateer,…
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ATM introduction 50 years ago a boon for bank customers and thieves
An automatic teller machine (ATM) first dispensed cash for a customer 50 years ago at the Chemical Bank in Rockville Center, New York. Now found almost…
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20 YEARS AGO: DNA evidence convicts Amaranth man of sex slayings of Caledon nurses in 'oldest cold cases in Canadian history'
Warning: This article contains graphic *content* that may be disturbing for some readers. The news of the rape and murder of two Caledon women — both nurses…
Aug 25, 2019 20:26 UTC Read More
The Wizard of Oz's Ruby Slippers Became Iconic 80 Years Ago — And for Years, One Pair Was Lost
The Story of The Wizard of Oz's Lost Pair of Ruby Slippers.
Aug 25, 2019 11:59 UTC Read More
I left City Harvest Church 7 years ago. I returned yesterday (Kong Hee too). Nothing has changed.
While I needed no reminder that I was there, I was at multiple points, regrettably, reminded why I had left. Andrew Koay | August 25, 01:32 pm. 64…
Aug 25, 2019 08:48 UTC Read More
75 years ago, Paris celebrates its liberation from Nazis
In August 1944 ordinary Parisians rose up, led by Resistance fighters supported by workers, women and even priests to throw off the Nazi yoke after four years.
Aug 25, 2019 07:20 UTC Read More
100 Aug. 25, News History, 100 Years Ago, Aug. 25, 1919
The following news items were drawn from the archives of the Mail Tribune 100 years ago. Aug. 25, 1919. TIME TO CALL A HALT. What if the president of the…
Aug 25, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
"We had flowing rivers here 150 years ago.. we believe that we can get those back"
On a hot summer day in the Old Pueblo, volunteers with the Water Shed Management planted over 100 trees as part of the Shamrock Restoration Project.
Aug 24, 2019 22:56 UTC Read More
The Old Guy: On that time I was arrested (50 years ago)
In 1969, I was 19 years old. I was the Cultural Arts editor for my school newspaper, Communique, based at Queensborough Community College in Bayside,…
Aug 24, 2019 15:00 UTC Read More
If You Had Bought AAR (NYSE:AIR) Shares Three Years Ago You'd Have Made 68%
By buying an index fund, investors can approximate the average market return. But if you choose individual stocks with...
Aug 24, 2019 14:50 UTC Read More
100 years ago in Spokane: Fledgling local movie industry tries to find footing
Wellington Playter had just purchased the bankrupt Washington Motion Picture Corp. studios at Minnehaha, but now he said he needed to raise another $50000…
Aug 24, 2019 11:59 UTC Read More
100, News History, 100 years ago, Aug. 24, 1919
The following news items were drawn from the archives of the Mail Tribune 100 years ago. Aug. 23, 1919, continued. LIEUT. TOOZE TO GIVE 'CLOSE UP' OF…
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Those Who Purchased HORNBACH Baumarkt (FRA:HBM) Shares Five Years Ago Have A 48% Loss To Show For It
In order to justify the effort of selecting individual stocks, it's worth striving to beat the returns from a market...
Aug 24, 2019 06:48 UTC Read More
What happened in Sussex ten years ago today
ON THIS day ten years ago The Argus went to the seafront to meet the pair who decided to ride across Sussex on Penny Farthings to raise money for a…
Aug 24, 2019 04:15 UTC Read More
YEARS AGO FOR AUG. 24
Today is Saturday, Aug. 24, the 236th day of 2019. There are 129 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED PRESS. On this date in: A.D. 79: Long-dormant Mount…
Aug 24, 2019 03:59 UTC Read More
Gallery: Pete Rose banned from baseball 30 years ago
Cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose rubs his eyes at the start of his regularly scheduled post game press conference at Riverfront Stadium Sunday, June 26,…
Aug 24, 2019 00:00 UTC Read More
Happenings around the county 125 years ago
The Harbor was still sparsely populated 125 years ago and relied on newspapers and letters to bring foreign news to the new land. As a weekly big-city…
Aug 23, 2019 23:29 UTC Read More
OPINION EXCHANGE 200 years ago, Fort Snelling was established, and with it came change
This week the bicentennial of a pivotal event in Minnesota history passes with no public recognition. Two centuries ago a small fleet of bateaux and barges…
Aug 23, 2019 22:44 UTC Read More
1st #hashtag used 12 years ago on Twitter
The first mention of the hashtag as we know it was made on Twitter on Aug. 23, 2007. It's use has exploded in the 12 years since.
Aug 23, 2019 22:29 UTC Read More
Thirty Years Ago a South Orange Police Office almost Lost his life in the Line of Duty
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Most of us living on South Orange are not aware of the fact that 30 years ago today, August 23, 1989, South Orange Police Officer John…
Aug 23, 2019 22:00 UTC Read More
John Shearer: The Brainerd High Crisis Of 50 Years Ago And The Road Back To Wholeness, Part 1 – The Buildup
One morning in late July a couple of weeks before school was to start, James Sears was walking the halls of Brainerd High while visiting from Jacksonville, Fla.
Aug 23, 2019 21:56 UTC Read More
Photos: Remembering the UW
Early in the morning of Aug. 24, 1970, four anti-Vietnam War radicals — Karleton Armstrong, his brother Dwight Armstrong, David Fine and Leo Burt — used a…
Aug 23, 2019 19:45 UTC Read More
Henderson County High School opened doors 50 years ago
The current Henderson County High School was almost late for class. The school opened at 8 a.m. Aug. 25, 1969, and had an enrollment of 1,465 that first year.
Aug 23, 2019 18:26 UTC Read More
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