#OTD in 1830...
The English poet #ChristinaRossetti was born. Associated with the Pre-Raphaelite movement, she is best known for her romantic poetry including ‘Remember’, ‘A Birthday’ & ‘A Christmas Carol', which was set to music by Gustav Holst ...
#OTD in 1941 Panzergruppe Afrika admitted to Berlin that the #Tobruk siege was over 1/ #crusaderproject79 @robert_lyman @KarlJames_1945 @Hutch_and_Sons @CedricMas @bermicourt @ITM_archives @warmatters @spy_historian @spyhistory @interwarintell
Clinton Hart Merriam born #OTD, 1855. This 1925 letterhead shows his Marin Cty address. A naturalist turned amateur ethnographer, his fieldnotes include Indigenous placenames & terms for plants, animals, basketry forms, etc. Also an early advocate of CIJA & CA Indian land claims.
#OTD in 2018, @SpaceX CRS-16 launched for the @Space_Station with #GoForLaunch @DurhamCountyLib Series winning experiment aboard! Team Orion, winners of the series, was in attendance for launch & it was the first launch for all of them! What a memory! #SpaceInspires #STEM #STEAM
#GGACPattentionmustbepaid We salute the late, great filmmaker and screenwriter Fritz Lang, born #OTD in 1890! Among his many notable films are "Metropolis," "Dr. Mabuse the Gambler," "Fury", "You Only Live Once," "The Big Heat," and the still shocking "M" with Peter Lorre!
#OTD in 1955 marks the anniversary of the merger of the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations. The #KheelCenter holds several AFL-CIO union archives including the ILGWU, HERE, UNITE-HERE @unitehere, NYSUT @nysut and many more! #CornellRAD
#OTD in 2005, Tom Donohoe responds to an irate fan with a "We really do not encourage those kind of calls on this show. There's certainly other radio stations in this town that you can call if you want to act like a jerk." Uh oh Ralph. Time to hold a press conference...or 8
#OTD in 2007 the Tigers trade Andrew Miller, Cameron Maybin, and 4 other prospects to the Marlins for Miguel Cabrera and Dontrelle Willis.
RT for a chance to win this 2020 Topps Archives "Miggy Moves to Motown" '76 retro style card from our @GroundersGifts store
Every December 5 in the evening, #Slovak children clean their boots and put them at the window. The next morning, they find sweets inside. They are gifts from Mikuláš – St. Nicholas. This tradition is not a substitute for Christmas, but a prelude to it.
The #MontgomeryBusBoycott started 65 years ago today. Learn more about it here: . #MLK’s leadership mattered, but please remember today and always the organizers, including #JoAnnRobinson, whose strategy and resilience made it happen.
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