The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Tim ONeill
Goldendales Funny Guy 

First cheerleader, Roosevelt’s third term, Bank of America

This week in history


Nov. 2: 1889—After losing a coin toss with Canada, the U.S. admits North and South Dakota as the 39th and 40th states. 1898—Johnny Campbell leads the crowd in cheering for the University of Minnesota football team and became the first cheerleader. 1920—Tired of annoying pledge weeks, in Pittsburg, station KDKA becomes the first commercial radio station. 1947—Jell-O successfully nailed to a wall. Born: Daniel Boone. Died: James Thurber. International Drum Month, International Fraud Awareness Week, Look for Circles Day.

Nov. 3: 1456—Anatomists discover the cuticle. 1534—Henry the VIII made the leader of the Church of England after passage of the Act of Supremacy. 1868—John W....

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