a Motto

Ama Nesciri

Love to be unknown, and to be valued as nothing. This will be more beneficial and useful than to be praised by other people.

-Thomas à Kempis.

 

Episode 11 of 57weeks.COM pOdcast. Coffee Episode

A brief review of the “explosive” events that lead to the unconditional surrender of Japan in World War II.

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Episode 10 of 57weeks.COM pOdcast. Apple Dumpling Episode. Also, “this week in History.”

This episode talks about the life and death of famous gunfighter, “Wild Bill” Hickok. Also, a bit of information about the first voyage of Christopher Columbus.

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Historical Events for 12th July 2024

1898 – Jean-Baptiste Marchand hoists French flag in Fashoda, Sudan 1949 – Dutch KLM Constellation crashes near Bombay, 45 die 1949 – 16th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-7 at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn 1960 – USSR’s Sputnik 5 launched with 2 dogs 1960 – Orlyonok, the main Young Pioneer camp of the Russian SFSR, … Continue reading “Historical Events for 12th July 2024”

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San Francisco 49ers Jon Feliciano Partners with His Alma Mater, Western High School, to Host Backpack and School Supply Giveaway

San Francisco 49ers Jon Feliciano Partners with His Alma Mater, Western High School, to Host Annual Backpack and School Supply GiveawayEvent Takes Place on Thursday, July 18 WHO:Jon Feliciano, San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman and Western High School graduate; Western High School Administrators and Staff; Students; and Families        WHAT:San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Jon Feliciano … Continue reading “San Francisco 49ers Jon Feliciano Partners with His Alma Mater, Western High School, to Host Backpack and School Supply Giveaway”

Historical Events for 11th July 2024

1302 – Battle of the Golden Spurs (Guldensporenslag in Dutch) near Kortrijk, Belgium: Flemish coalition defeat the French army of Philip IV 1346 – Charles IV of Luxembourg is elected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1656 – The first Quakers to land in America (Boston), Englishwomen Ann Austin and Mary Fisher, are arrested and … Continue reading “Historical Events for 11th July 2024”

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Historical Events for 10th July 2024

988 – The city of Dublin is founded on the banks of the river Liffey 1796 – Carl Friedrich Gauss discovers that every positive integer is representable as a sum of at most three triangular numbers 1923 – All non-fascist parties dissolved in Italy 1928 – Senator Milt Gaston hurls record tying 14-hit shutout 1934 … Continue reading “Historical Events for 10th July 2024”

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The 2024/25 School Choice Phase III Application Deadline is Approaching!

Attention Families: The 2024/25 School Choice Phase III Application Deadline is Approaching!Submit Your Application by Monday, July 15, 2024 There’s still time for parents and guardians to submit a School Choice Phase III application for the 2024/25 school year. The deadline is Monday, July 15, 2024. To apply online, visit browardschools.com/schoolchoice. The School Choice Phase … Continue reading “The 2024/25 School Choice Phase III Application Deadline is Approaching!”

Historical Events for 9th July 2024

1386 – Battle at Sempach: Swiss beat Duke Leopold III of Austria 1776 – US Declaration of Independence is read to George Washington’s troops in New York 1939 – A meeting of 6,000 Indians, held at the Indian Sports Ground in Johannesburg South Africa, launch the Passive Resistance Campaign against apartheid and racial policy in … Continue reading “Historical Events for 9th July 2024”

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Historical Events for 8th July 2024

1849 – St Paul’s Place in the Bronx named 1902 – Baltimore manager John McGraw is accused by AL President Ban Johnson of trying to wreck the Orioles and Washington Senators; negotiates his release from the Orioles, having already signed with NY Giants 1913 – Alfred Carlton Gilbert’s patent for the Erector Set is issued, … Continue reading “Historical Events for 8th July 2024”

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Historical Events for 7th July 2024

1124 – Tyrus surrenders to Crusaders 1534 – European colonization of the Americas: first known exchange between Europeans and natives of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in New Brunswick 1892 – Katipunan: the Revolutionary Philippine Brotherhood is established leading to the fall of the Spanish Empire in Asia 1942 – Germany troop march into Woronezj … Continue reading “Historical Events for 7th July 2024”

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Historical Events for 6th July 2024

1484 – Portuguese sea captain Diogo Cão finds the mouth of the Congo River 1621 – Dutch governor general John Pieterszoon Coen takes Banda islands, 15,000 die 1853 – National Black convention meets in Rochester NY, ex-slave Frederick Douglass attends 1892 – Dadabhai Naoroji elected as first Indian Member of Parliament in Britain 1905 – … Continue reading “Historical Events for 6th July 2024”

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Historical Events for 5th July 2024

1803 – The convention of Artlenburg leads to the French occupation of Hanover (which had been ruled by the British king) 1943 – Battle of Gulf of Kula 1961 – KUSD TV channel 2 in Vermillion, SD (PBS) begins broadcasting 1969 – Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: In an all-Australian final Rod Laver beats John Newcombe 6-4, … Continue reading “Historical Events for 5th July 2024”

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