Thursday, December 14, 2017

This Day In History


December 17, 1987 - U.S.A. -- The Simpsons Debuts
The Simpsons featuring the Simpson Family including Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie debuts on Fox as a half-hour prime time show. The Simpsons has become the longest-running American sitcom and the longest-running American animated program. The program had originally been created as a series of shorts for The Tracey Ullman Show with the first showing on April 19, 1987. 

Taken from: http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/december17th.html


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December 16, 1944 - Belgium -- Battle of the Bulge
The Battle of the Bulge during World War II began as German forces launched a surprise counterattack against Allied forces at Ardennes Belgium . The Battle of the Bulge was the bloodiest of the battles that U.S. forces experienced in World War II with over 19,000 American soldiers killed 

Taken from: http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/december16th.html

Star Wars - The Last Jedi Comes Out! 12-15-17




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1791 - United States -- Bill Of Rights
The first 10 ammendments to the U.S. Constitution ( Bill Of Rights ) introduced by James Madison which limit the power of the U.S. federal government are ratified by three-fourths of the States, The Bill Of Rights protect the natural rights of liberty and property including freedom of religion, freedom of speech, a free press, free assembly, and free association, as well as the right to keep and bear arms. 

Taken from: http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/december15th.html

Robin Williams




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December 14, 1962 - Space -- Venus
1962 : The Mariner 2 space probe becomes the first spacecraft to fly by Venus ( the probe itself is just over 3ft wide and 12ft long with 16 1/2 feet x 2 1/2 feet solar panels. 

Taken from: http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/december14th.html

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

This Day In History


December 13, 1950 - U.S.A. -- James Dean
1950 : James Dean who is still unknown at that time appears in a Pepsi commercial, dancing with other teens around a jukebox 5 years before he becomes an icon for the teenage revolution in such films as Rebel Without a Cause 

Taken from: http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/december13th.html

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