#OTD Twitter Tweets & Topics

#OTD in 1880, Gen. Douglas MacArthur was born

MacArthur gave his famous "Duty, Honor, Country" speech to the Corps in 1962—it has inspired & motivated cadets & "Old Grads" alike ever since

Watch our multimedia feature of the speech set to original music:

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#OtD 26 Jan 1952 Cairo's Black Friday fire occurred as protests against the British killing of 50 Egyptian policemen targeted British and other European-owned businesses.

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Some snow @Chicago_History for ya. #OTD

1967: #blizzard drops 23” of snow throughout the area (don’t get excited, @DairyQueen, not that kind of Blizzard)

2014: A string of temps hitting below zero close many schools, including @nddons twice

2021: Yep.

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#OTD in 1918, Herbert Hoover as the Director of the US Food Administration introduced "Meatless" and "Wheatless" days for the war effort during WWI.

Why not try delicious Cottage Cheese Sausage? Don't forget to use a little fat for frying. 1/2

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#OTD in 1863, Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker took command of the Army of the Potomac after distinguishing himself at Williamsburg, Antietam, and Fredericksburg. President Lincoln had some special advice for his new appointee, delivered in one of his most famous letters. 1/5

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#GGACPattentionmustbepaid We salute the late, great movie critic Gene Siskel, born #OTD in 1946!

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#OTD in 1988 @PhantomOpera opened its doors at the Majestic Theatre. Happy Anniversary to the longest-running show on #Broadway!

(📸: Matthew Murphy)

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Salvador Dalí at the Meurice Hotel in Paris, France on this date January 26 in 1970. Photo by Bernard Ferret. #OTD

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Mamba Forever 💛💜🐍

#kobebryant #kobe #vanessabryant #giannabryant #nataliabryant #biankabryant #capribryant #BlackMamba #MambaForever #MambaMentality #MambaOut #MambaDay #Mamba4Life #Mambacita #RIPKobe #RIPMamba #OTD #smsports

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Did you catch Cirque Dreams Illumination on the #DeVosHall stage in 2008 when @BroadwayGR brought them to town?

Opening night was #OTD!

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#OTD in 1788, Arthur Phillip and the British First Fleet established Sydney. This marked the first permanent European settlement in Australia. #AustraliaDay

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Dr. Janet Travell became the first female White House physician #OTD January 26, 1961. Dr. Travell was physician to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson from 1961-65. Learn more @JFKLibrary:

📸Dr. Travell at a press briefing on 6/22/61:

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#OTD in 2014, DRIVE One became the first high school program to compete for the America's Most Beautiful Roadster (AMBR) Award at the Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona, California. 25 students & volunteers traveled with the student-built '31 Ford "MadUsa" to compete..

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#OTD in 1949, the Hale Telescope in San Diego saw first light. It was double the diameter of the next largest telescope at the time, and remained the largest telescope for many decades.

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On this day last year Kobe died -

#kobe #KobeBryant #nba #otd #onthisday #BlackMamba #footballunitesnations #fun #basketball #lakers #LALakers

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#OTD in 661, the Rashidun Caliphate began to collapse following the assassination of Ali ibn Abi Talib (عَلِيّ ٱبْن أَبِي طَالِب).

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#OTD 1981 Kim Wilde released Kids in America!!!

@kimwilde @Wildericky @kimwildenewspro @kimwildenews

#80s #music

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#TodayInMystery 1649
A Rump #Parliament, controlled by the Puritan army, convicts Charles I of #treason and condemns him to death. The monarchy will be restored to his exiled son after the fraught Commonwealth collapses only 11 years later.

#truecrime #history #onthisday #otd

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#OTD in Beer History: 1994, The @LeftHandBrewing Company sold its first keg of beer at its original location, an old slaughterhouse converted into a brewery, in @cityoflongmont, Colorado.🍺🥇🛢 #MObeerMOhistory

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#OTD #WomensHistory #Medical #Writer 1961 Janet G Travell becomes 1st woman personal physician to US President (JFK), continues until 1965. Resigns to work on her writing, autobiography Office Hours: Day and Night published 1968, authored over 100 papers /

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Today in #Nebraska History - In 1916, Keya Paha High School opened in Springview and is an architectural example of a county school created for wide spread children in a region. In 1965 the school was closed and is now the Keya Paha County Historical Museum. #OTD @K_P_Schools

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@phxdev Hello, you can read it here: #OTD in 1944, our nation lost a hero and a family lost a father. But I guarantee you don’t know his story. And yet, his… Enjoy :) 🤖

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#OTD in AR history, the town of Dewitt is incorporated in 1876. #ARtowns

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Eddie Van Halen, born 66 years ago today
Left us way, way too soon 🎸
#OTD #EddieVanHalen #EVH #VanHalen @nprmusic #OnThisDay

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#diligence #madeinusa #reliable #LibertyElectronics #OTD

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#OTD in history, 1936, revival leader Blasio Kigozi passed away. Read about him in our SCH journal:

The East African Revival of the Twentieth Century: the Search for an Evangelical African Christianity

#churchhistory #religioushistory

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#OTD - two of the most dominating champions won their last #SuperBowl - the 1984 #Bears and the 1991 #Redskins.

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#TodayInHistory #OnThisDay #OTD Jan 26, 1837 - Michigan Joins the Union -

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#OTD in 1924:
Although the Trinity Road stand had been in use since the previous August, the Duke of York (later King George XI) visited Villa Park to officially open the stand. #AVFC

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#OTD in 1837, #Michigan joined the Union!

Original large-format fold-out 1855 antique lithographed survey map of Michigan.

$79.99


#AntiqueMap #antique #map #cartography #history #ephemera #GiftIdeas #decor #DecorIdeas #SurveyMap #MapDealer #MapExpert

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Lebanese painter and sculptor Saloua Raouda Choucair died #OTD 2017 at the age of 100. She studied and worked in Paris for some years and was seen in the West as a pioneering Arab Modernist, but she saw her work as deeply rooted in Islamic artistic traditions. #WomensArt

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Reggie Jackson and California Angels owner Gene Autry on this date January 26 in 1982. Photo by AP. #OTD #BaseballGuterman cc: @mroctober

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Happy #DukesOfHazzard Day! The original #GoodOlBoys premiered #OTD in 1979. ...I've got a lot of fond #memories of this show, though it's hard to excuse the #Problematic #GeneralLee's symbolism now. Some things are better left in the past!

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Jan. 26, 1921: A Black man, Henry Lowery, is lynched in Nodena, Ark., burned at the stake in an atrocity that helped propel a campaign for a federal law against lynching. 1/8 (Arkansas Gazette of Little Rock) #100yearsago

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26 Jan 1593: Richard Hooker contracts with a printer for his Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity #otd - a major component of what would become an #Anglican tradition

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