Today’s Highlight in History
On September. 23rd, 1952 On Sept. 23, 1952. Richard M. Nixon of California, R. Retaining his vice-presidential run through a television appearance on the air from Los Angeles to refute allegations of improper fundraising for his campaign in what was later dubbed “The Checkers” speech “Checkers” speech.
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In 1780, British spy John Andre was caught along with documents revealing Benedict Arnold’s plan in 1780 to hand over West Point to the British.
In 1806 It was 1806 when the Lewis and Clark expedition returned to St. Louis more than two years after leaving to in the Pacific Northwest.
In 1955, a juror in Sumner, Mississippi, acquitted two white men, Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam of murdering Black youngster Emmett Till. (The pair later confessed to the murder during an interview for Look magazine. )In 1957 nine Black students who were enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas were forced to leave due to the presence of a white mob in the outside.
The year was 1962 “The Jetsons,” animated cartoon show featuring the lives of a Space Age family, premiered as the ABC network’s first television show in color.
In 1987, In 1987. Joseph Biden (D-Del). He resigned out of the Democratic presidential contest following questions concerning the use of borrowed quotes and his depiction of his academic records.
In 1999 the Mars Climate Orbiter apparently burned out as it tried to orbit Mars. Red Planet.
In 2001, The president George W. Bush returned the American flag to full-staff on Camp David, symbolically ending an era of national mourning in the wake of the attacks on 9/11.
In 2002: Gov. Gray Davis signed a law that made California the very first state in the world to give workers paid leave for families.
In 2011, following 41 years the soap opera “All My Children” broadcast its final episode on ABC TV.
In 2016, In 2016, President Barack Obama vetoed a bill to permit the families of victims of 9/11 to take legal action against the Saudi government Saudi Arabia, arguing it affected the nation’s security. (Both both the House and Senate have voted to override the veto.)
In 2020, In 2020: President Donald Trump refused to commit to an unconstitutional transfer of power in the event that it lost the race, telling journalists “We’re going to have to see what happens.”
Ten years ago the Libyan militia that was suspected of being involved in the September. 11. attack at the U.S. diplomatic compound that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans declared it been disbanded at the request of the president of the country. “Homeland” won the Emmy Award for the best drama series and its main actors Claire Danes and Damian Lewis both received awards for leading actors; “Modern Family” received four awards, including a triple-patch for the best comedy series.
Five years ago, the president Donald Trump tweeted that NBA star Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors was not invited for a visit to his White House because Curry had declared that he would not attend a White House visit with his champion team; NBA star LeBron James was quick to respond by tweeting that he called Trump the president a “bum” and saying, “Going to the White House was a great honor until you showed up!” The federal government has provided large amounts of aid started arriving in Puerto Rico to help communities that were left without electric, water, fuel or telephone service in the aftermath of Maria. Maria.
The year before: Launching an important new phase of the U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended vaccination boosters for millions of old or vulnerable Americans. To combat climate changes and climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a policy that severely limits domestic production and the use of hydrofluorocarbons. These are explosive greenhouse gases used in air conditioners and refrigerators. A gunman attacked a supermarket store located east from Memphis, Tennessee, killing one victim and injuring 14 others before taking his own life. He was reportedly asked to leave the job he was employed at earlier during the day.