Category Archives: American History


This Week in American History

Historical events that occurred in American history during the dates of this week June 12, 1987 – In West Berlin, President Ronald Reagan challenges Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear down this wall!” June 13, 1805 – The Lewis and Clark expedition reaches the Great Falls of the Missouri River. June 14, 1775 – Congress authorizes […]


This Week in American History

Historical events that took place in America on these dates during the coming week June 8, 1789 – In the House of Representatives, James Madison introduced proposed amendments to the Constitution that eventually become the Bill of Rights. June 9, 1934 – Donald Fauntleroy Duck makes his first film appearance. June 10, 1898 – U.S. […]


American History This Week

American History Parade Events that happened during this week in American history May 15, 1962 – President John F. Kennedy signed a Congressional resolution declaring the day “Peace Officers Memorial Day”, a time to honor the police officers who keep our neighborhoods and country safe. May 16, 1868 – The United States Senate fails by […]