The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Tim ONeill
Funny Guy 

‘First’ Thanksgiving, telescope, Scrabble, Camelot

This week in history

 


Nov. 28: 1520 —Ferdinand Magellan and crew become the first Europeans to sail from the Atlantic to the Pacific. 1582—William Shakespeare pays £40 for a license to marry Anne Hathaway. 1814—German inventors Friedrich Koenig and Andreas Friedrich Bauer’s automatic, steam powered printing press is used for the first time to publish London’s The Times, which is the first time newspapers are available to a mass audience. The Sentinel has one ordered. 1984—The INS finally catches up with its paper work and grants honorary American citizenship to William Penn and his wife Hannah Callowhill Penn only 250 years after their deaths. He has something to do with forming Pennsylvania or so...



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