Thursday, January 12, 2017

History for January 12

History for January 12 -
Edmund Burke 1729, Jack London 1876, Rush Limbaugh 1951
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Howard Stern 1954, Kirstie Alley 1955, Jeffrey Bezos 1964

49 BC - Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon River signaling a war between Rome and Gaul.

1908 - A wireless message was sent long-distance for the first time from the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

1915 - The U.S. House of Representatives rejected a proposal to give women the right to vote.

1943 - The Office of Price Administration announced that standard frankfurters/hot dogs/wieners would be replaced by 'Victory Sausages.'

1949 - "Kukla, Fran and Ollie", the Chicago-based children’s show, made its national debut on NBC-TV.

1971 - "All In the Family" debuted on CBS-TV.

1991 - The U.S. Congress passed a resolution authorizing President Bush to use military power to force Iraq out of Kuwait.

1998 - Linda Tripp provided Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr's office with taped conversations between herself and former White House intern Monica Lewinsky.

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