#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:
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
#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
#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
#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..
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
#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 /
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
#OTD in 1837, #Michigan joined the Union!
Original large-format fold-out 1855 antique lithographed survey map of Michigan.
#AntiqueMap #antique #map #cartography #history #ephemera #GiftIdeas #decor #DecorIdeas #SurveyMap #MapDealer #MapExpert
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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