The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Tim ONeill
Funny Guy 

Congress meets for first time in D.C., Sherman begins march

This week in history

 


Nov. 13: 1927—The Holland Tunnel opens to connect New York to New Jersey. It is the first U.S. underground automobile route. 1946—Vincent J. Schaefer produces the first artificial snow over Mt. Greylock, Mass. 1967 –The American Tribal Love Rock Musical, Hair, opens off-Broadway at the Public Theater in New York. Born: Augustine of Hippo a/k/a St. Augustine (354). Died: Karen Silkwood (1974). National Indian Pudding Day. Today’s Word: Mumpsimus—Noun: A stubbornly held view even when shown to be wrong; one holding such a view.

Nov. 14: 1812—Napoleon retreats from Moscow as temperatures drop to 20 below zero. 1851—Herman Melville’s Moby Dick is published, with one of the bes...



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