This Week In History

 
May 04, 1970 - President Richard Nixon’s May 1st announcement of the American incursion into Cambodia leads to massive anti-Vietnam war protests on college campuses nationwide.
 
May 05, 1961 - From Cape Canaveral, Florida, Navy Commander Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr. is launched into space aboard the Freedom 7 space capsule, becoming the first American astronaut to travel into space
 
May 06, 1937 - The airship Hindenburg, the largest dirigible ever built and the pride of Nazi Germany, bursts into flames upon touching its mooring mast in Lakehurst, New Jersey, killing 36 passengers and crewmembers.
 
May 07, 1984  - Federal District Judge Jack B. Weinstein announces a $180 million out-of-court settlement against seven chemical manufacturers of the defoliant Agent Orange in a class-action suit brought by 15,000 Vietnam veterans.
 
May 08, 1945 - Great Britain and the United States celebrate Victory in Europe Day.  
 
May 09, 1997 - Twenty-two years and 10 days after the fall of Saigon, former Florida Representative Douglas “Pete” Peterson becomes the first ambassador to Vietnam since Graham Martin was airlifted out of the country by helicopter in late April 1975.
 
May 10, 1775 - The Second Continental Congress convened in Pennsylvania and at the suggestion of John Adams, named George Washington as supreme commander.

 

 

 

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Liberty, OH 44505
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Decatur, AL 35601
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Lexington, KY 40509
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Grayson, KY 41143
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