May 27, 2022 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday! May 27, 1930: Scotch tape patented. . 1905: Japanese fleet destroys the Russian East Sea fleet in the Battle of Tsushima, the only decisive clash between modern steel battleships in history. 1937: The Golden Gate […]

May 26, 2022 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents:  Happy Friday Eve. 1805: Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned King of Italy. 1805: Lewis & Clark see Rocky Mountains. John Wayne, actor, b. 1907. 1908:The first major oil strike in the Middle East took place as engineers working […]

May 25, 2022 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: May 25, 2020: George Floyd, an unarmed African American man, was killed during an arrest in Minneapolis, Minnesota, setting off massive protest around the country and generating greater support for the Black Lives Matter movement; police officer […]

May 24, 2022 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Buddha Day May 24, 1976: In the Judgement of Paris, wine testers rate wines from California higher than their French counterparts, challenging the notion of France being the foremost producer of the world’s best wines. 1976 Britain […]

May 20, 2022 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday. 1927-First Tarns-Atlantic flight, Lindbergh. 1939- Regular trans-Atlantic air service began as a Pan American Airways plane took off from Port Washington, N.Y., bound for Europe.  Go to article » 1932- Amelia Earhart Atlantic crossing. 1989-The […]