Tuesday, December 12

  1. Blog #7 has been posted.
  2. Be sure to check the project page for check-ins and due dates.


What happened on this day in HISTORY…

December 12, 1991 – The Russian Federation becomes independent from the USSR.

Charles Lindbergh lands in Paris completing the first solo air crossing of the Atlantic. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.bnKXdkfs.dpuf
Israeli soldiers capture Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.IXqR9qJ5.dpuf
U.S. Marines land in Tangier, North Africa, to protect the Belgian legation. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.9aN11juz.dpuf
U.S. Marines land in Tangier, North Africa, to protect the Belgian legation. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.9aN11juz.dpuf

U.S. Marines land in Tangier, North Africa, to protect the Belgian legation. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.9aN11juz.dpuf

U.S. Marines land in Tangier, North Africa, to protect the Belgian legation. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.9aN11juz.dpuf
Indians sell Manhattan Island for $24 in cloth and buttons. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.JfeVbFhg.dpuf
Indians sell Manhattan Island for $24 in cloth and buttons. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.JfeVbFhg.dpuf
Chiang Kai-shek evacuates Hainan, leaving mainland China to Mao Zedong and the communists. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.TnXOQ0yS.dpuf
Chiang Kai-shek evacuates Hainan, leaving mainland China to Mao Zedong and the communists. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.TnXOQ0yS.dpuf
The first issue of Time magazine is published. It’s editor, Henry R. Luce, is just out of Yale. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.6MMpXSyx.dpuf
Congress passes the Jones Act making Puerto Rico a territory of the United States and makes the inhabitants U.S. citizens. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.BISm9122.dpuf

Congress passes the Jones Act making Puerto Rico a territory of the United States and makes the inhabitants U.S. citizens. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.BISm9122.dpuf

Congress passes the Jones Act making Puerto Rico a territory of the United States and makes the inhabitants U.S. citizens. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.BISm9122.dpuf
Debi Thomas becomes the first African American to win a medal at the Winter Olympics. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.iE9xKYPJ.dpuf
The forty-sixth star is added to the U.S. flag, signifying Oklahoma’s admission to statehood. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.iE9xKYPJ.dpuf
Martin Luther King Jr. is arrested in the Alabama bus boycott. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.CbFeCp7Z.dpuf
A mob burns a radio station in Ecuador after the broadcast of H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds.” – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.rSlzfAw1.dpuf
Japan makes its first television broadcast–a baseball game. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.zxTqO5Qc.dpuf
Japan makes its first television broadcast–a baseball game. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.zxTqO5Qc.dpuf
Safety concerns over structural problems force the Leaning Tower of Pisa to be closed to the public – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.i7OGPCdB.dpuf
President of Egypt Anwar Sadat and Prime Minister of Israel Menachem Begin are jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.t3b5eYc3.dpuf
People wait in mile-long lines to hear Charles Dickens give his first reading in New York City. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.iC7C6kn8.dpuf

The United Nations adopts bans on nuclear arms over American protests. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.EjbQ3nLo.dpuf

The United Nations adopts bans on nuclear arms over American protests. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.EjbQ3nLo.dpuf
Microsoft Windows 1.0 released.
The Pilgrims sight Cape Cod.
New York City considers varying work hours to avoid long traffic jams. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.ByiDcR2N.dpuf
The first ship sails through the Panama Canal, which connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.A6kDBZ5I.dpuf
The first ship sails through the Panama Canal, which connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.A6kDBZ5I.dpuf
The first ship sails through the Panama Canal, which connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.A6kDBZ5I.dpuf
The first ship sails through the Panama Canal, which connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. – See more at: http://www.historynet.com/today-in-history#sthash.A6kDBZ5I.dpuf


Famous Birthdays…

December 12, 1915  – Frank Sinatra, American pop singer and actor.

 

Current Events – Due Friday, December 22
December 8 to December 22

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Schedule for the Week of  December 11 to December 15

  • Monday – Research day!  
  • Tuesday – 16-2 Resources & Religion…
  • Wednesday – 16-2 Resources & Religion…
  • Thursday – Research day!
  • Friday – Master Sergeant Samuel Kolb – U.S. Army Guest Speaker