October 14 | Facts

October 14 | Facts

1066 The Normans, under William the Conqueror, defeated the English at the Battle of Hastings. 1933 Nazi Germany withdrew from the Geneva disarmament conference and the League of Nations. 1947 U.S. Air Force Captain Charles “Chuck” Yeager became the first person to travel faster than the speed of sound. 1964 Martin Luther King, Jr., was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in civil […]

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September 6 | Facts

September 6 | Facts

1901 President William McKinley was shot by anarchist Leon Czolgosz at the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, N.Y. McKinley died on September 14th. 1941 Nazi Germany required all Jews over the age of six to wear a yellow Star of David on their clothes. 1995 Baseball player Cal Ripken, Jr., broke Lou Gehrig’s iron man record by playing in his 2,131st straight game. 1997 More […]

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