Author Archives: Deborah Boza Valledor

It happened on this day…November 23rd

On this day in 1909 – The Wright brothers formed a corporation for the commercial manufacture of their airplanes. Advertisements

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It happened on this day…November 22nd

On this day in 1963 – President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, shot to death while riding in a motorcade in Dallas. Lee Harvey Oswald, suspected of assassinating the president, was arrested. Lyndon B. Johnson becomes the 36th President of the United States of America.

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It happened on this day…November 21st

On this day in 1980 – Approximately 83 million people tuned in to find out “who shot J.R.” on the TV show “Dallas.”

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It happened on this day…November 20th

On this day in 1947 – Britain’s future queen, Princess Elizabeth II, married Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, in a ceremony broadcast worldwide from Westminster Abbey.

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It happened on this day…November 19th

On this day in 1954 – The first automatic toll collection machine went into effect at the Union Toll Plaza on New Jersey’s Garden State Parkway.

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May 25th

May 25, 2015 is Memorial Day Today is Memorial Day. This holiday commemorates and honors all of the men and women who died while serving our country. Send a free Memorial Day eCard to friends and family to mark the occasion. Memorial Day … Continue reading

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It happened on this day….May 9th

On this day in 1994 – Nelson Mandela was chosen to be South Africa’s first black president.

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