#thisdayinhistory


  • Today in history- Mount St. Helens erupts.

    Today in history- Mount St. Helens erupts.

    During the past 4,000 years, Mount St. Helens has erupted more frequently than any other volcano in the Cascade Range. Today marks its anniversary of the 1980 eruption.


  • Today in History- Brown v. Board of Education Decision.

    Today in History- Brown v. Board of Education Decision.

    Some interesting facts that I found out about the case and those who supported it: -The Supreme Court justices did not agree on the legality of school segregation when the case initially arrived. During their first meeting in December 1952, four justices were against it, two were undecided, and two wanted to keep it. Earl…


  • Today in History- Kidnapped Charles Lindbergh baby found dead.

    Today in History- Kidnapped Charles Lindbergh baby found dead.

    Interesting facts that I found out about this horrible case. -In 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh made history when he flew solo and nonstop from the US to Europe— something no other aviator had achieved before. But five years later, he experienced a horrifying new reality: his 20-month-old son, Charlie, was kidnapped right out of his…


  • Today in History- The father of Scientology publishes his first book.

    Today in History- The father of Scientology publishes his first book.

    Just a few interesting facts that I was able to find out: -One of the most enigmatic and mysterious religions in the United States is Scientology. Its secretive nature, mixed with its connection to Hollywood stars, make it a highly intriguing topic. -Scientology was founded by L. Ron Hubbard, a science fiction writer who holds the Guinness World…