#OTD

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Tadeusz Czerwiński was the commander of 306 Polish Squadon. Credited with shooting down 3 German planes, he was killed in action over Northern France in 1942. Tadeusz Czerwiński was born #OTD 110 years ago.

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#OTD in 1805 Charles Pinckney wrote to James Monroe. The two of them were in Spain as part of a special mission to purchase East and West Florida. Needless to say the two were evidently having a rough go of things...

#OTD in 1805 Charles Pinckney wrote to James Monroe. The two of them were in Spain as part of a special mission to purchase East and West Florida. Needless to say the two were evidently having a rough go of things...

Quoted @Labour4Animals

Last #PMQs @Theresa_May abandoned #GE17 plans for #HuntingActRepeal THANKS to OUTRAGE of UK citizens abhorrence to cruel sports. Our wildlife is at risk so PLS #RiseLikeLions & tell @BorisJohnson to #StrengthenTheAct 📗 #EnforceTheBan 🐾 #KeepTheBan 🦊 https://twitter.com/labour4animals/status/1153989119166599168?s=21 …

Last #PMQs @Theresa_May abandoned #GE17 plans for #HuntingActRepeal THANKS  to OUTRAGE of UK citizens  abhorrence to cruel sports. Our wildlife is at risk so PLS #RiseLikeLions & tell @BorisJohnson to 
#StrengthenTheAct 📗
#EnforceTheBan 🐾
#KeepTheBan 🦊
https://twitter.com/labour4animals/status/1153989119166599168?s=21 …

#TuesdayThoughts injustice of #LAWS4Animals flouted using #TrailHuntLies 🐾 #TuesdayMotivation END #CruelSports 🩸ASAP #StrengthenTheBan so INTENT of #HuntingAct is upheld PleaseHELP ShareRT #ForFoxSake #TagYourMP that 15y #OTD IS TIME ENOUGH #GetTheBanDone #TotalHuntBanNOW 🦊

#OTD in 1995 the #isles beat the Devils 3-2 at #nassaucoliseum. Ferraro, Loney and Flatley scores for the #nyi, which was enough for Tommy Soderstrom who made 29 saves for the W beating Chris Terreri in net. #90s #oldtimehockey #nyisles #islanders #oldschool #vintage #nhl

#OTD in 1995 the #isles beat the Devils 3-2 at #nassaucoliseum. Ferraro, Loney and Flatley scores for the #nyi, which was enough for Tommy Soderstrom who made 29 saves for the W beating Chris Terreri in net. #90s #oldtimehockey #nyisles #islanders #oldschool #vintage #nhl

#otd in 1861, Jefferson Davis is inaugurated as the president of the Confederate States of America. Davis' effect on #lafrontera was felt primarily during his career as an American soldier & diplomat.

#otd in 1861, Jefferson Davis is inaugurated as the president of the Confederate States of America. Davis' effect on #lafrontera was felt primarily during his career as an American soldier & diplomat.

#OTD 54 lata temu zmarł Stanisław Cat-Mackiewicz, wybitny pisarz, premier polskiego rzadu na uchodźstwie w latach 1954-55. 
Czy wojnę mierzy się ilością zgonów
czy zwycięstw?

#OTD 54 lata temu zmarł Stanisław Cat-Mackiewicz, wybitny pisarz, premier polskiego rzadu na uchodźstwie w latach 1954-55. Czy wojnę mierzy się ilością zgonów czy zwycięstw?

“I would do it all over again: Be the harbor and set the sail”— Toni Morrison, born #OTD in 1931 Eve Remembering

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Mark Twain publishes “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” #OTD 1885. Read the e-book available anytime in the EBSCO E-Books e-resource! https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL7321&dataid=1751 … #huckleberryfinn #marktwain #books #powerlibrary

Mark Twain publishes “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” #OTD 1885. Read the e-book available anytime in the EBSCO E-Books e-resource! https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL7321&dataid=1751 … #huckleberryfinn #marktwain #books #powerlibrary

#OtD in 2014, at least 6 teens participated in an uprising at Lorrie Yeager Jr Juvenile Center in West Virginia. “Our residents did gain control of a living unit and did some mass destruction to that living unit,” said the Director of Juvenile Services.

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I’m very superficial, I hate anything official...

The Pretenders played Tiffany’s in Edinburgh #otd in 1980, glorious gig with UB40 in support. Here’s my ticket, number 71. 

@ScotsPostPunk @GCPunkNewWave @regularmusicuk @NewWaveAndPunk

I’m very superficial, I hate anything official... The Pretenders played Tiffany’s in Edinburgh #otd in 1980, glorious gig with UB40 in support. Here’s my ticket, number 71. @ScotsPostPunk @GCPunkNewWave @regularmusicuk @NewWaveAndPunk

#OTD in #WW2

18th February 1945

US mountain troops surprise the Germans on Riva Ridge.

The men of the 86th took zero casualties.

“ I  don’t see how you did it,” one German defender stated. “We thought it was impossible for anyone to climb that cliff”

http://ww2today.com 
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#OTD in #WW2 18th February 1945 US mountain troops surprise the Germans on Riva Ridge. The men of the 86th took zero casualties. “ I don’t see how you did it,” one German defender stated. “We thought it was impossible for anyone to climb that cliff” http://ww2today.com 

Augie Nash
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#OTD 1998 - Harry Caray died. He broadcast games for the Cardinals, the A’s, the White Sox and the Cubs. Caray was inducted into the broadcasters wing of the Hall of Fame in 1989. #STLCards

#OTD 1998 - Harry Caray died. He broadcast games for the Cardinals, the A’s, the White Sox and the Cubs. Caray was inducted into the broadcasters wing of the Hall of Fame in 1989. #STLCards

Augie Nash
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#OTD 1955 - The St Louis Cardinals sign Ken Boyer. "The Captain" would help lead the #STLCards to the 1964 World Series. The next season he won the MVP award.

1X - MLB Player of the Year
1X - MVP
1X - World Series
5X - Gold Glove
11X - All-Star

#OTD 1955 - The St Louis Cardinals sign Ken Boyer. "The Captain" would help lead the #STLCards to the 1964 World Series. The next season he won the MVP award. 1X - MLB Player of the Year 1X - MVP 1X - World Series 5X - Gold Glove 11X - All-Star

February 18, 1945: Lost is TBM Avenger 22904 pilot Ensign Robert J. Cosbie on a bombing mission over Chi Chi Jima when hit by anti-aircraft fire and seen to crash in flames with the crew of three MIA. #OTD #WWII #WW2 #TodayInHistory https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/tbm/22904.html …

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#OTD in 1961: Black students were arrested after attempting to use a "whites only" skating rink in Greenville's Cleveland Park. The resulting NAACP lawsuit, Walter v. Shaw (1962), was dismissed due to the City Council's closure of all municipal rinks to avoid integration. #BHM

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ArArkives
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#OTD in AR history, WOK, Arkansas's first radio station, goes on the air in Pine Bluff in 1922.

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Muhammad at the Fifth Street Gym in Miami Beach, Florida on this date February 18 in 1971. Photo by AP. #SportsGuterman #OTD

Muhammad at the Fifth Street Gym in Miami Beach, Florida on this date February 18 in 1971. Photo by AP. #SportsGuterman #OTD

An Editor’s Late-Night Encounter with Jesse James & His Gang! http://bit.ly/37BzNyK  #OTD #ThisDayinHistory #tdih #History

An Editor’s Late-Night Encounter with Jesse James & His Gang! http://bit.ly/37BzNyK  #OTD #ThisDayinHistory #tdih #History

#OTD in 1970, @usairforce Major Peter Hoag, as part of the HL-10 program, had the fastest lifting-body flight reaching Mach 1.861 (about 1,228 mph)! The HL-10 program flew the aircraft 37 times between 1966 and 1970. These test flights helped shape the design of future shuttles!

#OTD in 1970, @usairforce Major Peter Hoag, as part of the HL-10 program, had the fastest lifting-body flight reaching Mach 1.861 (about 1,228 mph)! The HL-10 program flew the aircraft 37 times between 1966 and 1970. These test flights helped shape the design of future shuttles!

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