The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Tim ONeill
Funny Guy 

Prohibition enacted, Popeye, Castro ejected from game

This week in History

 


Jan. 16: 1581—Roman Catholicism is outlawed by the British Parliament. 1919—The Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution is ratified, outlawing alcoholic drinks starting the next year. 2001—President Bill Clinton awards Theodore Roosevelt a posthumous Medal of Honor for his Rough Rider service in the Spanish–American War. Born:—14th Vice President of the US and later Confederate general John C. Breckinridge (1821). Died: American middleweight boxer Carl “Bobo” Olson (2002). National Soccer Coaches of America Week. Today’s Word: Dwimmer-crafty - skilled in magic, especially illusions.

Jan. 17: 1874—Democrats take over the Texas state government in part because the “Radi...



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