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July 24, 2024, Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: July 24, 1847: Pioneer Day, Mormons enter Salt Lake City. July 24, 1911: American archeologist Hiram Bingham III rediscovers Machu Picchu, Peru. July 24, 1959 During a visit to the Soviet Union, Vice President Richard M. Nixon […]

July 23rd, 2024, Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: July 23, 2000: Tiger Woods became the youngest golfer to complete a career Grand Slam when he won the British Open at age 24. Go to article >> Discovery of ‘dark oxygen’ from deep-sea metal lumps could […]

July 22nd, 2024 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Monday. July 22,1376: Pied Piper of Hamelin, Germany.  Rat Catcher’s Day. July 22, 1833: The British House of Commons passes the Slavery Abolition Act. On July 22, 1934, a man identified as bank robber John Dillinger […]

July 19, 2024, Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday.  Full moon this weekend! July 19, 1870: The French emperor Napoleon III declares war on Prussia, beginning the Franco-German War. July 19,1979: Nicaragua Liberation Day July 19,1980: The Summer Olympics began in Moscow with dozens […]

July 18, 2024, Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday Eve. July 18, 1969: A car driven by Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., plunged off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island near Martha’s Vineyard. His passenger, 28-year-old Mary Jo Kopechne, died. Go to article >> July 18, […]