This Week in History


Tommy K. McVeigh was born.

Anthony Martelli was born.

Joyce Mannochio Zoller was born.

Ellen Kaiven was born.

Joe Poehlman Jr. was born.

Stephanie Shapiro was born.



Kevin Cashen was born.

Suzanne Valentine was born.


1939 – The movie Gone With the Wind premiered in Atlanta, Georgia.

1944 – Band leader Glenn Miller disappeared in a plane crash over the English Channel.



Elizabeth Hanna was born.

Stephen O’Sullivan was born.

Kevin Conlon was born.

Trisha McCann O’Malley was born.


1773 – The Boston Tea Party took place.

1944 – The Battle of the Bulge during World War II began in Belgium.



Dylan Watton was born.

Gerard Pisano was born.

Kathleen Lalsie was born.

Denis Koufos was born.

Jerry Scannell was born.

Margaret Kohler was born.


1903 – Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first flight in a heavier-than-air plane at Kitty Hawk, N.C.



Bridget Carson Scala was born.

Cindy Gold was born.

Irene Rocha was born.

Kelly O’Connor was born.


1956 – Japan was admitted to the United Nations.

2000 – George W. Bush received 271 votes in the delayed Electoral College balloting.



Erin Nuszer was born.

Barbara Lev was born.

Jim Morton was born.

Brian Beehler was born.


1998 – President Bill Clinton was impeached on two counts by the House of Representatives.

2003 – Muammar al-Qaddafi of Libya announced that his country would discontinue development of weapons of mass destruction.



Sarah McVeigh was born.

Regina Courtney was born.

John F. Kimball was born.

Lou Romas was born.


1803 – The United States purchased the Louisiana territory from France for $15 million.

1860 – South Carolina became the first state to secede from the Union.

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