The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Tim ONeill
Funny Guy 

Draft riots, Hoover cuts his salary, V for Victoy, Napoleon in exile

This Week in History

 


July 11: 1927—Married couple Henry Thompson and Florence LaGuardia Thompson are credited with never having an argument or disagreement during their marriage. Many attribute this to their being struck by a lightning bolt at their wedding reception. Born: John Quincy Adams (1767.) Died: George Gershwin (1937.)

July 12: 1932—World record in cricket occurs when Hedley Verity makes 10 wickets for 10 runs in a Yorkshire county match. Can anyone tell me what this means? Born: Architect Buckminster Fuller.

July 13: 1863—Three days of rioting over the draft begin in New York City in the worst civil insurrection in U.S. history. 1865—Horace Greeley coins the phrase “Go west young man.”...



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