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Harding becomes first president to be heard on the radio

Harding becomes first president to be heard on the radio

By: Manuela Martinez, Spring Editor and Reporter

June 14, 2017

Filed under Today in History

On this day in 1922, President Warren G. Harding, while addressing a crowd at the dedication of a memorial site for the composer of the “Star Spangled...

Miranda rights are established

Miranda rights are established

June 13, 2017

On this day in 1966, the Supreme Court hands down its decision in Miranda v. Arizona, establishing the principle that all criminal suspects must be advis...

MLK assisnation suspect arrested in London

MLK assisnation suspect arrested in London

June 8, 2017

On this day in history in 1968, James Earl Ray, an escaped American convict, is arrested in London, England, and charged with the assassination of African...

Supreme Court allows married couples to use contraception

Supreme Court allows married couples to use contraception

June 7, 2017

On this day in history in 1965, The Supreme Court of the United States decides on Griswold v. Connecticut, effectively legalizing the use of contraception...

Russian orthodox church celebrates it’s 1000th anniversary

Russian orthodox church celebrates it’s 1000th anniversary

June 5, 2017

On this day in 1988, the Russian orthodox church celebrates it's 1000th anniversary.

Usain Bolt breaks the world record in the 100m sprint

Usain Bolt breaks the world record in the 100m sprint

By: Manuela Martinez, Spring Editor/Reporter

May 31, 2017

Filed under Today in History

On this day in history in 2008, Usain Bolt breaks the world record for fastest 100m sprint.

First daily newspaper published

First daily newspaper published

May 30, 2017

On this day in history in 1783, the first American daily newspaper, The Pennsylvania Evening Post, begins publishing in Philadelphia.

Mary had a little lamb is published

Mary had a little lamb is published

May 24, 2017

On this day in history in 1830. Sarah Josepha Hale's poem is published.

Ireland becomes first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage

Ireland becomes first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage

By: Manuela Martinez, Spring Editor/Reporter

May 22, 2017

Filed under Today in History

On this day in history in 2015, Ireland becomes the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage.

Marilyn Monroe sings “Happy Birthday to You” to John F. Kennedy

Marilyn Monroe sings “Happy Birthday to You” to John F. Kennedy

May 19, 2017

On this day in history in 1962, the famous actor Marilyn Monroe sings to John F. Kennedy at a Democratic fundraiser in New York's Madison Square Garden. "Now ...

Shrek is released today

Shrek is released today

May 18, 2017

On this day in history in 2001, the popular DreamWorks animated movie, Shrek, is released.

Landmark case Brown v. Board of Ed is decided

Landmark case Brown v. Board of Ed is decided

May 17, 2017

On this day in history in 1954, the Supreme Court held an unanimous decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, ruling that racial segregation...

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