Lived: Jul 02, 1925 – Jun 12, 1963 (age 37)
Spouse: Myrlie Evers-Williams (m. 1951 – 1963)
Children: James Van Evers (Son) · Darrell Kenyatta Evers (Son) · Reena Denise Evers (Daughter)
Education: Alcorn State University
Siblings: Charles Evers (Brother) · Ruth Evers (Sister) · Elizabeth Evers (Sister) · Gene · Eva Lee
Parents: James Evers (Father) · Jesse Evers (Mother)Highlights
- 1948: In 1948, Evers enrolled at Alcorn Agricultural and Mechanical College (a historically black college, now Alcorn State University) majoring in business administration.
- 1951: On December 24, 1951, he married classmate Myrlie Beasley.
- 1954: Evers was murdered by Byron De La Beckwith, a member of the White Citizens’ Council, a group formed in 1954 to resist integration of schools and civil rights activity.
- 1954: On November 24, 1954, Evers was named the NAACP’s first field secretary for Mississippi.
- 1963: In 1963, he was awarded the Spingarn Medal from the NAACP.
- 1963: On June 7, 1963, Evers was nearly run down by a car after he emerged from the NAACP office in Jackson.
Date: Jun 12, 1987
Start date: Jan 25, 1995
End date: Oct 03, 1995
Born: Aug 13, 1860 · Patterson Township, OH
Died: Nov 03, 1926 · Greenville, OH
Height: 4′ 11″ (1.51 m)
Spouse: Frank E. Butler (m. 1876 – 1926)
Parents: Susan Wise Moses (Mother) · Jacob Moses (Father)Highlights
- 1870: On March 15, 1870, at age nine, Annie was admitted to the Darke County Infirmary, along with elder sister Sarah Ellen.
- 1875: The Annie Oakley Center Foundation mentions Oakley visiting her married sister, Lydia Stein, at her home near Cincinnati in 1875.
- 1876: Assuming their marriage had been in 1876, Oakley and Butler had been married just over 50 years.
- 1882: A certificate is currently on file with the Archives of Ontario, Registration Number 49594, reporting Butler and Oakley being wed on June 20, 1882, in Windsor, Ontario.
- 1894: In 1894, Oakley and Butler performed in Edison’s Kinetoscope film, The “Little Sure Shot of the Wild West,” an exhibition of rifle shooting at glass balls, etc.
- 1902: She left the Buffalo Bill show and in 1902 began a quieter acting career in a stage play written especially for her, The Western Girl.
Start date: Apr 24, 1915
End date: 1917
Born: Jan 12, 1954 (age 63) · Jackson Heights, NY
Height: 6′ 5″ (1.96 m)
Spouse: Beth Ostrosky Stern (m. 2008) · Alison Stern (m. 1978 – 2001)
Children: Emily Beth Stern (Daughter) · Deborah Jennifer Stern (Daughter) · Ashley Jade Stern (Daughter)
Education: Boston University · Roosevelt High School · South Side High School
Parents: Ben Stern (Father) · Ray Stern (Mother)
Launched: Apr 24, 1990
Orbital height: 347 miles (559 km)
Weight: 24,493 pound (11,110 kg)
Orbital period: 96.50 minutes
Orbital speed: 4.66 miles/s (7.50 km/s)
Launch vehicle: STS-31
Lived: Nov 10, 1483 – Feb 18, 1546 (age 62)
Spouse: Katharina von Bora (m. 1525 – 1546)
Education: University of Erfurt (1501 – 1505)
Children: Magdalena Luther (Daughter) · Paul Luther (Son) · Elisabeth Luther (Daughter) · Martin Luther (Son) · Margarethe Luther (Daughter) · Hans Luther (Son)
Compositions: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
Parents: Hans Luther (Father) · Margarethe Luther (Mother)Highlights
- 1483: Martin Luther was born to Hans Luder (or Ludher, later Luther) and his wife Margarethe (née Lindemann) on 10 November 1483 in Eisleben, Saxony, then part of the Holy Roman Empire.
- 1517: On 31 October 1517, Luther wrote to his bishop, Albert of Mainz, protesting the sale of indulgences.
- 1520: Three of his best-known works were published in 1520: To the Christian Nobility of the German Nation, On the Babylonian Captivity of the Church, and On the Freedom of a Christian.
- 1520: On 15 June 1520, the Pope warned Luther with the papal bull (edict) Exsurge Domine that he risked excommunication unless he recanted 41 sentences drawn from his writings, including the Ninety-five Theses, within 60 days.
- 1524: He supplied four of eight songs of the First Lutheran hymnal Achtliederbuch, 18 of 26 songs of the Erfurt Enchiridion, and 24 of the 32 songs in the first choral hymnal with settings by Johann Walter, Eyn geystlich Gesangk Buchleyn, all published in 1524.
- 1525: Martin Luther married Katharina von Bora on June 13, 1525.
Born: Mar 25, 1942 (age 74) · Memphis, TN
Height: 5′ 5″ (1.65 m)
Net worth: $60 million USD (2016)
Spouse: Glynn Turman (m. 1978 – 1984) · Ted White (m. 1961 – 1969)
Children: Ted White Jr. (Son) · Edward Franklin (Son) · Kecalf Cunningham (Son) · Clarence Franklin (Son)
Siblings: Erma Franklin (Sister) · Carolyn Franklin (Sister) · Rev. Cecil Franklin (Brother) · Vaughn Franklin (Brother) · Carl Ellan Kelley (Sister)
Characters: Charlie Brown · Snoopy · Schroeder · Peppermint Patty · Lucy van Pelt · Linus van Pelt · Woodstock · Sally Brown · Shermy · Little Red-Haired Girl · Pig-Pen · Marcie · Violet · Rerun van Pelt
Adaptations: The Peanuts Movie (2015) · Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don’t Come Back!!) (1980)
|(1860) South Carolina is first state to secede from the Union|
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|(1957) Rock ‘n’ roll star Elvis Presley receives draft notice|
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|(1987) Overcrowded ferry and oil tanker collide near Manila|
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|(1989) United States invades Panama to topple military dictator|
|The US launches Operation Just Cause to remove Gen. Manuel Noriega from power after he had been indicted on drug trafficking charges. Noriega’s regime will fall in just days, and Noriega himself will be arrested and later sentenced to 40 years in federal prison.|