May 1, 1960 - An American U-2 spy plane flying at 60,000 feet was shot down over Sverdlovsk in central Russia on the eve of a summit meeting between President Dwight D. May 14 May 14, 1607 - The first permanent English settlement in America was established at Jamestown, Virginia, by a group of royally chartered Virginia Company settlers from Plymouth, England.
Best known for It's a Wonderful Life 1946 , Mr. They arrived at the Pacific coast of Oregon in November of 1805 and returned to St. January 2017.
The play was the first stage production written by a black woman to appear on Broadway. He co-authored Das Kapital and The Communist Manifesto, advocating the abolition of all private property and a system in which workers own all the means of production, land, factories and machinery. More than 60,000 Filipino and 15,000 American prisoners of war were forced to walk for six days and nights to a prison camp.
The Pope recovered and later held a private meeting with the would-be assassin and then publicly forgave him. Birthday - Actor, singer Al Jolson 1886-1950 was born in St. December 2017. His poetry celebrated modern life and took on subjects considered taboo at the time.
May 20, 1927 - Charles Lindbergh, a 25-year-old aviator, took off at 7: Jump to: His name is now attached to one of the major temperature measurement scales. The orders were countermanded by President Abraham Lincoln ten days later. Confederate General Robert E.
German troops killed over 4,000 Romans, imprisoned the Pope, and looted works of art and libraries. After finally securing the objective, American military staff decided to abandon the position, which the North Vietnamese retook shortly thereafter. Then, shortly after dawn, American and Japanese carrier groups finally spotted each other.