Everyone’s Mom – Barbara Billingsley

By | Oct 18, 2010

Barbara Billingsley, who is best remembered as the Mom to Wally and ‘Beaver’ Cleaver in the TV series Leave it to Beaver, was born on December 22, 1915. She passed away on October 16, 2010 at the age of 94. She was born Barbara Lillian Combes in Los Angeles, California and married her first husband […]

National Park Service

By | Oct 17, 2010

It was on August 25, 1916 that President Woodrow Wilson signed a bill, National Park Service Organic Act, that created the National Park Service. The agency mission as defined in the bill was “to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and wildlife therein, and to provide for the enjoyment of the same […]

Hitler’s Henchmen

By | Oct 16, 2010

Adolf Eichmann  (March 19, 1906 – June 1, 1962) He was the Jewish expert and headed the Gestapo Department IV B4 for Jewish Affairs. He traveled throughout German rule lands coordinating the “Final Solution” that oversaw the extermination process. Escaped from an American internment camp taking refuse in Argentina until he was abducted by the […]

Chance Leads the Cubs

By | Oct 15, 2010

The Chicago Cubs. A team that everyone loves, but one that seems to be jinxed. There has been many stories over the years on why the Cubs are jinxed and maybe the jinx came from Frank Chance leaving the team. In the first few years of the 20th Century the Chicago Cubs were one of […]

Tanya Tucker

By | Oct 10, 2010

Tanya Tucker seems to have been around forever, she had her first hit record on 1972, but on October 10 2008 she just celebrates her 50th birthday. She was born on October 10, 1958 in Seminole Texas. The young Tanya Tucker appeared in a bit part in the film Jeremiah Johnson. It was while the […]

The Fire Was Not Started by a Cow

By | Oct 8, 2010

October 8, 1871 was a Sunday morning when a fire started around a small barn behind 137 DeKoven Street. The barn was owned by Patrick and Catherine O’Leary. By the time that the fire was under control, three days later on October 10th, a great part of the City of Chicago was destroyed. Chicago Republican […]

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