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Tagged: Day in history

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A Word From Che Guevara – 1964 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Click on the Link: Che Guevara – 1964 A lot has been written about and written by Cuban revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara. Photos of him have been turned into posters, T-shirts, paintings. He has come to symbolize the mythic-tragic Revolutionary figure of the 1960’s. But there are very few recordings...

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Living On The Edge – July 27, 1965 – The War In Vietnam – The War On Poverty

Click on the Link: News for July 27, 1965 Living on the edge in 1965. A lot was hanging in the balance for this 27th day in July, 1965. President Johnson was meeting with Democratic Congressional leaders this particular morning for a consensus on the situation in Vietnam. At issue...

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“An Hour Ago An Armistice Was Reached” – July 26, 1953

Click on the Link: Korean War Armistice – July 26, 1953 After three years of fighting and two years of attempts at a peace settlement, an Armistice had finally been reached ending the War in Korea. Announced by President Eisenhower, the Armistice was finally settled at 10:00 am on July...

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Deep Freeze – July 25, 1978

Click on the Link:News for July 25, 1978 Not an earth shattering day in history, this July 25, 1978, but a painfully familiar one in the 70’s. Worsening diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union. The State Department announced it was putting a hold on all high level visits to Moscow...

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July 23, 1947 – Postwar Europe – A Delicate Madness –

Click on the Link: News for July 23, 1947 News for this July 23rd in 1947 had to do with the delicate balance being struck throughout postwar Europe, and fears the unity was falling apart. The Big Three Conference was underway with discussions regarding the proposed Marshall Plan and the...

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A Handshake In Space – The Week Ending July 20, 1975

Click on the Link: The World This Week – July 20, 1975 As life on Earth swirled around in its usual madness, life in Outer Space was swirling around in harmony, this week ending on July 20, 1975. The historic linkup and handshake in space by crew members of the...