Monday, May 29, 2017

Happy Memorial Day!


Today is a day to remember the sacrifice of our brave men and women of the armed forces!  So if you see someone in the uniform say THANK YOU!

This Day In History


29 May, 1932 - U.S.A. World War I Vets
29th May, 1932 : As the great depression of the 30s continue World War I veterans known as the " Bonus Army " begin arriving in Washington to demand cash bonuses they weren't scheduled to receive for another 13 years be paid early to allow them to survive, by late June over 20,000 World War I vets were camped in vacant government buildings and open fields around the capitol. 

Taken from: http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/may29th.html

Saturday, May 27, 2017

This Day In History


28 May, 2008 - Nepal Abolishes Monarchy
28th May, 2008 : The nation of Nepal voted to abolish their two hundred and forty year old monarchy and became the world's newest republic. An assembly meeting in Kathmandu voted overwhelmingly to end the monarchy and the news was received with celebrations in the streets. The country had previously faced a conflict between the monarchy and Maoists. 

Taken from: http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/may28th.html

TED Talk - Tulsa Achieves


I am SO PROUD of Nash!  He was one of my first students, and he has done a TED Talk!!!  Nash works for TCC, and he talks about a great opportunity at TCC.  So not only is he a BTW grad, but this is a great opportunity for you! 


This Day In History


27 May, 1937 - U.S.A. Golden Gate Bridge
27th May, 1937 : Golden Gate Bridge connecting San Francisco and Marin County, California is opened to pedestrian traffic and more than 200,000 pedestrians walked across on opening day. The next day the Golden Gate Bridge is opened to vehicular traffic. 

Taken from: http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/may27th.html

Friday, May 26, 2017

This Day In History


26 May, 1830 - U.S.A. Indian Removal Act
26th May, 1830 : The Removal Act signed into law by President Andrew Jackson in 1830. The act paved the way for the reluctant—and often forcible—emigration of tens of thousands of American Indians to the West. 

Taken from: http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/may26th.html

Thursday, May 25, 2017

This Day In History


25 May, 1968 - St. Louis Gateway Arch
25th May, 1968 : The Gateway Arch in St. Louis standing 630 feet tall, and 630 feet wide at its base is dedicated. 

Taken from: http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/may25th.html

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