The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Tim ONeill
Funny Guy 

Lee's last address, Lincoln killed, Titanic goes down

This week in history


April 10: 837—Halley’s Comet and Earth come closest to each other by only 3.2 million miles. 1865—General Robert E. Lee addresses his troops for the last time after his surrender at Appomattox. 1953—House of Wax becomes the first 3-D film released by a major American studio. 1979—An Irishman, a priest, a rabbi, a Texan, a man with a parrot on his head, a horse, and a kangaroo all walk into a bar, but nothing funny happens (much like this joke). 1921—Born: Sheb Wooley, cowboy actor and recording artist who warned the world of a one-eyed, one-horned, flying, purple people eater. Died: Dixie Carter (2010). National Siblings Day. Today’s Word: Didaskaleinophobia –fear of schoo...

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