1900s · Catholic Church · Nebraska · Orphans · States · United States

December 12, 1917 – Father Flanagan Starts What will Become Boys Town

Being an adult in today’s world is rough. Being a parent is just that much harder. Kids don’t come with an instruction manual –Heck life didn’t come with one either– and we as parents do our best to teach our children. Every parent’s dream is for their child to have a better life than they… Continue reading December 12, 1917 – Father Flanagan Starts What will Become Boys Town

Accidents · Airplanes · Disasters · Florida · Military · Mysteries · Navy

December 5, 1945 – Flight 19 Vanishes While on Routine Training Mission

I LOVE the Bermuda Triangle and the mysteries that surround the the 500,000 square miles of ocean connecting Miami, Bermuda, and Puerto Rico. One of the most amazing things about the triangle is that when things disappear in the triangle they leave almost no trace. On October 1 2015 the container ship El Faro was… Continue reading December 5, 1945 – Flight 19 Vanishes While on Routine Training Mission

Criminals · Forensics · Kidnappers · Modern Marvels · States · United States · Virginia

December 3, 1989 – Forensic Evidence Used to Catch a Kidnapper

To start off with the family of Melissa Brannen has not had closure. Their little girl is still missing! Missingkids.com Fairfax County Police (Virginia) – Missing Persons Unit – 1-703-691-8888 Or Your Local FBI Missing Since: December 3, 1989 Missing From: Fairfax, VA Date of Birth: April 12, 1984 Age Now: 31 Sex: Female Race:… Continue reading December 3, 1989 – Forensic Evidence Used to Catch a Kidnapper

Doctors · Inventions · Inventors · Medical · Medicine · Modern Marvels · States · Surgery · United States · Utah

December 2,1982 -1st Permanent Artificial Heart Implant

It never ceases to amaze me at the accomplishments that have come out of the University of Utah. I really never gave the school much thought, and not being from Utah did not really care. Looking through the University’s history and the things that affect my everyday life it is pretty amazing. Nolan Bushnell –… Continue reading December 2,1982 -1st Permanent Artificial Heart Implant

Accidents · Disasters · States · United States · Utah

Decmber 1, 1938 – Worst Railroad Crossing Accident in U.S. History

I remember a long time ago in yet another life, I learned to drive a bus. I was in the service and we wanted to use a Morale Welfare and Recreation bus to take a group of us to a concert. In order to do this four of us went to the classes to learn… Continue reading Decmber 1, 1938 – Worst Railroad Crossing Accident in U.S. History