The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Tim ONeill
Funny Guy 

Horse beats train, Times raises price to two cents, Napoleon at Kremlin

This Week in History


Sept. 12: 1609—The Hudson River is discovered by—of all people—Henry Hudson. 1953—JFK marries Jacqueline Bouvier. On his ninth anniversary, he states the U.S. will have a man on the moon before 1970. 2001—President George W. Bush calls the 9/11 attacks “acts of war” and declares a war on terrorism. NATO supports his call for military action. Born: Linda Gray (1940). Died: Regis Toomey (1991). Mold Awareness Month.

Sept. 13: 1788—New York City becomes the first U.S. capital. 1789—New York City banks bail out the Federal Government to help pay salaries. 1948—Margaret Chase Smith (R-Me) is elected senator to become the first female to serve in both houses of Congress. 198...

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