Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

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Monday, June 17th, 2013

Week of June 17, 2013

• On June 21, 1916, the controversial U.S. military expedition against Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa brings the United States and Mexico closer to war when Mexican government troops attack U.S. Gen. John J. Pershing’s force at Carrizal,...

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Monday, June 10th, 2013

Week of June 10, 2013

• On June 10, 1692, in Salem Village in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Bridget Bishop, the first colonist to be tried in the Salem witch trials, is hanged after being found guilty of the practice of witchcraft....

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Monday, June 3rd, 2013

Week of June 3, 2013

• On June 4, 1896, Henry Ford unveils the “Quadricycle.” The 500-pound vehicle had two driving speeds, no reverse, no brakes, rudimentary steering ability and a doorbell button as a horn. It could reach about 20 mph....

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Monday, May 27th, 2013

Week of May 27, 2013

• On May 30, 1431, in Normandy, Joan of Arc, the peasant girl who became the savior of France, is burned at the stake for heresy. Her most serious crime, according to the tribunal, was her rejection...

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Monday, May 20th, 2013

Week of May 20, 2013

• On May 24, 1844, in a demonstration witnessed by members of Congress, American inventor Samuel F.B. Morse dispatches a telegraph message from the U.S. Capitol to a railroad station in Baltimore. The message — “What Hath...

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Monday, May 13th, 2013

Week of May 13, 2013

• On May 16, 1717, French writer Francois-Marie Arouet, better known as Voltaire, is imprisoned in the Bastille. His satirical attack on politics and religion had infuriated the government, and Voltaire was arrested. Several times in his...

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Monday, May 6th, 2013

Week of May 6, 2013

• On May 8, 1884, Harry S Truman is born in Lamar, Mo. Upon President Franklin Roosevelt’s death in 1945, Truman became the 33rd president of the United States. After four months in office, Truman authorized the...

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Monday, April 29th, 2013

Week of April 29, 2013

• On May 1, 1926, Ford Motor Company becomes one of the first companies in America to adopt a five-day, 40-hour week. In early 1914, Ford had announced it would pay workers a minimum wage of $5...

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Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Week of April 22, 2013

• On April 28, 1789, three weeks into a journey from Tahiti to the West Indies, the HMS Bounty is seized in a mutiny led by Fletcher Christian, the master’s mate. Captain William Bligh and 18 of...

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Monday, April 15th, 2013

Week of April 18, 2013

• On April 18, 1775, Paul Revere and William Dawes set out on horseback from Boston to warn leaders Samuel Adams and John Hancock that British troops were marching on Concord on a mission to confiscate the...

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