U.S. Route 666

By | May 31, 2013

It was 10 years ago, on May 31, 2003, that the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials approved a new number for the remaining segments of U.S. 666 in Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico. At the request of State transportation officials, the route became U.S. 491. So ended US Route 666. Route 666 […]

The Chestertown Tea Party

By | May 23, 2013

Many are talking about the Tea Party who are in protest of the taxes as well as the size and policies of some of the Governments and Politicians of the United States, however this is about an annual non political Tea Party that is in memory of Revolutionary Times. During the 18th century the Maryland […]

Rodgers and Hart

By | May 17, 2013

Richard Rodgers is perhaps the greatest American musical composer. His greatest fame came with his work with Oscar Hammerstein II and the many musicals they were involved with in the mid 20th Century. The Sound Of Music, Oklahoma, South Pacific and many more. But Rodgers had been a successful composer long before his work with […]

56 Straight Games

By | May 15, 2013

On May 15, 1941 the New York Yankees played the Chicago White Sox, losing to them 3-1. Joe DiMaggio was able to get a single in one of his four at bats that day. No one knew that it was a game that would begin a streak. One that may never be broke. It was […]

Arlington

By | May 13, 2013

In a way it may seem ironic that the first soldiers buried at what would become Arlington National Cemetery would be a Confederate Prisoner of War. It was on May 13, 1864 that the first body was buried on the grounds of the confiscated home of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. Then again maybe it’s […]

King George VI

By | May 12, 2013

When Albert Frederick Arthur George took the British throne becoming George VI on his Coronation on May 12, 1936, it was an unexpected accession. It was his elder brother, Edward, who was suppose to become King on the death of their Father George V. But Edward abdicated the title so as to marry Wallis Simpson. […]

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