September 18, 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday. Rosh Hashanah starts tonight. And, needless to say, a pandemic is a strange time to be celebrating the Jewish New Year. –CNN In honor of the start of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, here’s […]

September 17, 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: 1759 – The French surrendered Quebec to the British.  Go to article » 1862 – Battle of Antietam, 25000 killed. 1997 – Apple Inc names co-founder Steve Job interim CEO. Jim Carrey will play Joe Biden on […]

September 16, 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: 1620: Mayflower Day-Pilgrims deported from England. 1810: Mexican Independence Day Lauren Bacall, actress, b. 1924 B.B. King, musician, b. 1925 On Sept. 16, 1974, President Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for Vietnam War deserters and draft […]

September 15, 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Greenpeace founded, September 15th, 1971 September 15, 1928 Scottish bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin while studying influenzas. 1940- Battle of Britain Day. 7-foot-tall robots are stacking store shelves in Tokyo.  They’re friendly … they’re friendly …” you […]

September 14, 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: On Sept. 14, 1959, the Soviet space probe Luna 2 became the first man-made object to reach the moon as it crashed onto the lunar surface. Go to article » 1939 – World’s 1st practical helicopter, the […]