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January 27, 2022 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: January 27, 1996: Germany first observes the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. January 27th, 1880: Thomas Edison received a patent for his electric incandescent lamp.  Go to article »  1973: Vietnam Peace Agreement signed. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, b. […]

January 26, 2022 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: 2020: American basketball player Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash at the age of 41.  Kobe was considered one of the sport’s greatest players, winning five NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers. 1788: The first […]

January 25, 2022 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Burns’ Night, Scotland, England, Newfoundland. 1959 American Airlines opened the jet age in the United States with the first scheduled transcontinental flight of a Boeing 707.  Go to article »  1949-The first Emmy Awards is presented; there […]

January 24, 2022 Newsletter

Dear Friends,   Tangents: 2008: French bank Société Générale announced it had uncovered a $7.14 billion fraud by a single futures trader.  Go to article »  1935: first canned beer.   Odd Lots: The electric vehicle revolution is on and […]

January 21, 2022 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday. January 21, 1976 The supersonic Concorde jet was put into service by Britain and France. Go to article »  1915: Kiwanis International is founded. Christian Dior, designer, b.1905. Hubble captures a black hole forming stars, […]