1800s · Criminals · Murder · Old West · Thief · Trains

November 30, 1902-Kid Curry Logan (Butch Cassidy’s Gang) Sentenced

On November 30, 1902–Kid Curry Logan–part of Butch Cassidy’s Wild Bunch Gang–was captured and sentenced. Author’s Note: I needed to write about this topic because I have distant ties to the outlaw Butch Cassidy–with whom Kid Curry Logan was associated. Butch Cassidy was a rough, salty, vicious outlaw and played a huge part in the… Continue reading November 30, 1902-Kid Curry Logan (Butch Cassidy’s Gang) Sentenced

Bavaria · Germany · Munich

November 30, 1487 – German Beer Purity Law Passed

Here in the United States, you cannot buy a food item unless there are a list of ingredients, allergens, sugar content, and other health related information on the label. The latest of these food regulatory items was H.R. 1599 passed by the US House of Representatives in July of 2015. This resolution demanded that the Food… Continue reading November 30, 1487 – German Beer Purity Law Passed

Beatles · Music · Pop Culture · Songs · Television

♬ ♬ November 29, 1963–Beatles Release “I Want to Hold Your Hand” ♬ ♬

Author’s Note: As with yesterday’s post about inventions, another one of my LOVES in life is music. If you hadn’t picked this up before, I promise you–dear readers–you will be hearing more about music as we are on this journey. I hope you will enjoy my musical enthusiasm as much as I enjoy sharing it!… Continue reading ♬ ♬ November 29, 1963–Beatles Release “I Want to Hold Your Hand” ♬ ♬

1800s · Army · Manifest Destiny · Murder · Old West · United States · US Civil War

November 29,1864 – The Massacre at Sand Creek

This article is a touchy subject, and I left out some of the offensive verbiage from eye witnesses. In my opinion, this is the most horrendous, vulgar, and deplorable act that has ever been perpetrated by anyone wearing the uniform of a US serviceman. I understand that the massacre at Lieutenant William Calley‘s actions at… Continue reading November 29,1864 – The Massacre at Sand Creek

1800s · Inventors · Machines · Newspapers · Printing · Words

November 28, 1814–The Times of London is Printed Using Mass Generation Technology

Author’s Note: As we started this project–this little history blog–I thought I’d enjoy writing about topics I know and I’d love learning about new topics. This has been the case for sure. However, as I was preparing to write about this topic, a new realization hit me. I love inventions!! I love technology inventions!! I… Continue reading November 28, 1814–The Times of London is Printed Using Mass Generation Technology

Airplanes · Disasters · Exploration · New Zealand

November 28, 1979 – Sightseeing Plane Crashes in Antarctica With No Survivors

Antarctica is a massive frozen southern continent covered in ice. It is the home to the South Pole and penguins. It is the fifth largest continent at 5,400,000 square miles (14,000,000 square kilometers). It is nearly twice the size of Australia and 1/3 the size of Asia. 98% of Antarctica is covered in ice and… Continue reading November 28, 1979 – Sightseeing Plane Crashes in Antarctica With No Survivors

Inventors · Uncategorized

November 27, 1826–Strike Matches are Invented

Think of your favorite smell. Close your eyes. No…really. For just a moment, close your eyes and imagine your favorite scent filling up the room. It might be hot chocolate. It might be sugar cookies. A pretty perfume. The smell of woods and pine. Your mom’s apple pie. Ok. Now that you’re done, open your… Continue reading November 27, 1826–Strike Matches are Invented