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Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. July 4, 1054 – The brightest known supernova – SN 1054 – is reported by Chinese astrologers. The remnant of the supernova is now known as the Crab Nebula. The supernova remained visible for around…

This month in history

June 14, 1775 – The first U.S. Military service, the Continental Army consisting of six companies of riflemen, was established by the Second Continental Congress. The next day, George Washington was appointed by a unanimous vote to command the army.…

Frank “Buddy” Ebsen

Biography Courtesy of Wikipedia Buddy Ebsen was an American actor and dancer whose career spanned seven decades. His most famous role was as Jed Clampett in the CBS television sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies, which ran from 1962 to 1971. Early…

Snippets in Time

March 15, 1858: After fighting American troops for almost 25 years, Billy Bowlegs, the Seminole chief who led the resistance to relocation in the Second and Third Seminole Wars, and his followers agree to go to Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma).…

Prominent women of American history

Elizabeth Glover (c. 1600-1643) Elizabeth owned the first printing company in America. Anne Bradstreet (1612-1672) Anne was a poet of the 17th Century. Henrietta Johnston (c. 1633-1729) Henrietta was an artist. Abigail Adams (1744-1818) She was the wife of President…