The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Tim ONeill
Funny Guy 

First typewriter, G.I. Bill of Rights, Yankees

This week in history


Which ones are real?...

June 19: 1464—Frances’ postal service is formed by King Louis XI, who immediately cancels Saturday deliveries. 1778—Washington’s soldiers depart Valley Forge. 1888—Sigmund Freud treats a man with a disorder that prevents him from remembering the difference between horizontal from vertical, latitude from longitude, stalagmites from stalactites, and whether to starve a cold or feed a fever. 1961—The Supreme Court strikes a requirement in Maryland’s constitution requiring state office holders to believe in God. Born: Lou Gehrig (1903). Died: Bobby “Jingle Bell Rock” Helms (1997). Juneteenth. Today’s Word: Tachydidaxy—quick teaching, instruction....

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