Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Moments in Time

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Week of August 11, 2014

• On Aug. 16, 1920, Cleveland Indians shortstop Ray Chapman is struck in the temple by a ball pitched by Carl Mays of the New York Yankees. He died 12 hours later. After Chapman’s injury, it was...

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Monday, August 4th, 2014

Week of August 4, 2014

• On Aug. 10, 1793, after more than two centuries as a royal palace, the Louvre is opened as a public museum in Paris by the French revolutionary government. The Louvre palace was begun by King Francis...

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Monday, July 28th, 2014

Week of July 28, 2014

• On Aug. 1, 1498, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sets foot on the American mainland for the first time, in present-day Venezuela. Thinking it was an island, he christened it Isla Santa and claimed it for Spain....

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Monday, July 21st, 2014

Week of July 21, 2014

• On July 23, 1888, Raymond Chandler, creator of detective Philip Marlowe, is born in Chicago. During the Depression, Chandler turned to writing to support himself. He published his novel “The Big Sleep” in 1939, followed by...

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Monday, July 14th, 2014

Week of July 14, 2014

• On July 15, 1606, the Dutch master Rembrandt is born in Leiden. His portraits began to go out of style after the 1630s, when his human figures were criticized as being coarse and indecorous. • On...

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Monday, July 7th, 2014

Week of July 7, 2014

• On July 9, 1777, New York elects Brig. Gen. George Clinton as the first governor of the independent state of New York. Clinton’s career was marked by his hatred of British loyalists, called Tories. He kept...

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Monday, June 30th, 2014

Week of June 30, 2014

• On July 4, 1776, in Philadelphia, the Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence, which proclaims the independence of a new United States of America from Great Britain. The declaration came 442 days after the first...

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Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Week of June 23, 2014

• On June 27, 1939, one of the most famous scenes in movie history is filmed — Rhett Butler and Scarlett O’Hara parting in “Gone With the Wind.” The scene also was shot using an alternate line,...

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Monday, June 16th, 2014

Week of June 16, 2014

• On June 22, 1611, after spending a winter trapped by ice in present-day Hudson Bay in Canada, the starving crew of the Discovery mutinies against its captain, English navigator Henry Hudson, and sets him, his teenage...

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Monday, June 9th, 2014

Week of June 9, 2014

• On June 14, 1789, English Capt. William Bligh and 18 others, cast adrift from the HMS Bounty in a mutiny seven weeks before, reach Timor in the East Indies after traveling nearly 4,000 miles in a...

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