May 26, 2023, Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday. May 26, 1805: Napoleon crowned King of Italy. 1805: Lewis & Clark see Rocky Mountains. May 26th, 1896: The Dow Jones Industrial Average was first published. The average price of the 11 initial stocks was […]

May 25, 2023 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday Eve. May 25, 1977: The first “Star Wars” movie is released in theatres.  The film suffered production difficulties; cast and crew involved believed the film would be a failure.  It was retroactively titled Star Wars: […]

May 24, 2023 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: May 24, 1976 Britain and France opened trans-Atlantic Concorde service to Washington. Go to article >  1844:  First US telegraph line opens. Bob Dylan, b. 1941. Patti Labelle, b.1944. James Webb telescope discovers gargantuan geyser on Saturn’s […]

May 23, 2023, Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Tuesday. May 23, 1430: Joan of Arc is captured by the Burgundians while leading an army to relieve Compiègne. On May 23, 1934, bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were shot to death in a […]

May 19, 2023, Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Carolann is away from the office today, I will be writing the newsletter on her behalf. On this day, 2001 Apple, Inc. opened its first retail stores, in Tysons Corner, Va., and Glendale, Calif. Go to article >  […]