JCC On this date in history...

Discussion in 'Community' started by Juliet316, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    ON THIS DAY

    On Oct. 2, 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, becoming the first black to serve on the high court.
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    On This Day:

    October 2, 1789 – George Washington sends the proposed Constitutional amendments (The United States Bill of Rights) to the States for ratification.
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  3. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    Later that day he stubbed his toe and swore in a different manner.
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    ON THIS DAY

    On Oct. 3, 1990, West Germany and East Germany ended 45 years of postwar division, declaring the creation of a new unified country
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    ON THIS DAY

    On Oct. 4, 1957, the Space Age began as the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first man-made satellite, into orbit.
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    Oct 4, 1998, Sarge signs on to TFN.

    What was I thinking?...:confused:
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    ON THIS DAY

    On October 5, 1947, in the first televised White House address, President Truman asked Americans to refrain from eating meat on Tuesdays and poultry on Thursdays to help stockpile grain for starving people in Europe.
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    ON THIS DAY

    On Oct. 6, 1981, President Anwar Sadat of Egypt was shot to death by Islamic militants while reviewing a military parade.
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    October 6, 1683 – German immigrant families found Germantown in the colony of Pennsylvania, marking the first major immigration of German people to America.
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    ON THIS DAY

    On Oct. 7, 1985, Palestinian gunmen hijacked the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro in the Mediterranean with more than 400 people aboard.
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    ON THIS DAY

    On Oct. 8, 1982, all labor organizations in Poland, including Solidarity, were banned.
  13. Lazy Storm Trooper Force Ghost

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    October 8, 1939 – World War II: Germany annexes Western Poland.
  14. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    This thread still happening?
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    ON THIS DAY

    On Oct. 9, 1967, Latin American guerrilla leader Che Guevara was executed in Bolivia while attempting to incite revolution.
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    ON THIS DAY

    On Oct. 10, 1973, Vice President Spiro T. Agnew pleaded no contest to one count of federal income tax evasion and resigned his office.
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    On October 10, 2013, I Are The Internets learned something new in the This Day In History thread.

    :p
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  19. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    Trying to get some discussion going before Juliet turns into Zaz/Nevermind and spams the thread for years to come.
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    October 10, 1985 – United States Navy F-14 fighter jets intercept an Egyptian plane carrying the hijackers of the Achille Lauro cruise ship, and force it to land at a NATO base in Sigonella, Sicily where they are arrested.
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    ON THIS DAY

    On Oct. 11, 1968, Apollo 7, the first manned Apollo mission, was launched with astronauts Wally Schirra, Donn Fulton Eisele and R. Walter Cunningham aboard.
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    October 11, 2000 – NASA launches STS-92, the 100th Space Shuttle mission, using Space Shuttle Discovery.
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  23. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    Aw man I remember that. I watched it on TV in the 3rd grade.
  24. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    Way to make a girl feel old Internets.
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