Category Archive: History and Mythology

Nov 11 2008

General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport

I have lived in the Greater Boston area my entire life and have been to Logan many times for my flights, friends and family flights and just driving by. He was the first state commander of the American Legion, President of the National Guard Association, Boston city councilor, representative and senator in the Massachusetts General Court, as well as president of a number of charitable institutions.

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Sep 23 2008

New American Ambassador To Armenia Arrived Recently

Washington has had no full-time ambassador in Yerevan since May 2006 and has attached great importance to sending Yovanovitch there at a time of increasing Russian influence in the region and a worsening conflict with Iran over its alleged development of nuclear arms, officials said at the time.

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Apr 30 2008

Today In History: George Washington Takes Oath

Today in 1789, George Washington takes the oath of office as the first President of the United States. I was going to write more, but I am not feeling well, sorry it’s short, but enjoy the quick history fact 🙂

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Mar 22 2008

What Is Holy Saturday And Why Do We Commemorate It?

41: Let thy mercies come also unto me, O LORD, even thy salvation, according to thy word. 76: Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.

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Feb 02 2008

Similarities Between Assassinations of Lincoln and Kennedy

Lincoln Kennedy Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846 Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946 He was elected President in 1860 He was elected President in 1960 His wife lost a child while living in the White House His wife lost a child while living in the White House He was directly concerned with Civil Rights He was directly concerned with Civil Rights Lincoln had a secretary named Kennedy who told him not to go to the theater *1 Kennedy had a secretary named Lincoln who told him not to go to Dallas **2 Lincoln was shot in the back of the head in the presence of his wife Kennedy was shot in the back of the head in the presence of his wife Lincoln shot in the Ford Theatre Kennedy shot in a Lincoln, made by Ford He was shot on a Friday He was shot on a Friday The assassin, John Wilkes Booth, was known by three names, comprised of fifteen letters The assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, was known by three names, comprised of fifteen letters Booth shot Lincoln in a theater and fled to a warehouse Oswald shot Kennedy from a warehouse and fled to a theater Booth was killed before being brought to trial Oswald was killed before being brought to trial There were theories that Booth was part of a greater conspiracy There were theories that Oswald was part of a greater conspiracy Lincoln’s successor was Andrew Johnson, born in 1808 Kennedy’s successor was Lyndon Johnson, born in 1908 *1 Note: It is an urban myth that Lincoln had a secretary named Kennedy.

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Dec 14 2007

‘Sound of Music’ Song: Edelweiss Trivia and Lyrics

🙂 Edelweiss Lyrics Edelweiss, Edelweiss Every morning you greet me Small and white, clean and bright You look happy to meet me Blossom of snow may you bloom and grow Bloom and grow forever Edelweiss, Edelweiss Bless my homeland forever

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Nov 23 2007

This Day In History: Doug Flutie’s Hail Mary Pass For BC

Doug Flutie is one of the most notable names in college football (and that whole pro thing he did). He had the Heisman trophy won since before his famous game since voting took place prior to November 23rd even though some people think that the final game locked it up.

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Sep 21 2007

The Republic Of Armenia Could Get It’s Learner’s Permit

On this day in Armenian History 1991, the Republic of Armenia declared it’s freedom from the (former) Soviet Union to be apart of the New Independent States which later became the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States).

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Sep 06 2007

Mount Ararat History and Facts

This is an image from a satellite in space of Mount Ararat. Ararat and its surrounding area was considered a National Park Ararat (film) is a 2002 film by Atom Egoyan about the Armenian Genocide.

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Jul 03 2007

Today In History: The Final Day Of The Battle Of Gettysburg

On the third day and final day of the battle, fighting resumed on Culp’s Hill, and cavalry raged to the east and south, but the main event was a dramatic infantry assault by 12,500 Confederates against the center of the Union line on Cemetery Ridge.

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