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Welcome to The History Exchange.com. I love history, whether studying or researching or just reading something about history I didn't know. So I started collecting different things about history, maps, pictures, etc. But I also needed someplace to store this great information, thus The History Exchange. I get to play with two of the things I like most, web development and history. I hope you find some interesting information here and feel free to send me a note.


Smiles come naturally to me but I started thinking of them as an art form at my command. I studied all the time. I looked at magazines I'd practice in front of the mirror and I'd ask photographers about the best angles. I can now pull out a smile at will.- Tyra Banks

Today in history (Thursday,May 25, 2017)

1085St Gregory VII - pope (1073-85) - dies (birth date unknown)
1787Constitutional Convention convenes in Philadelphia
1810Argentina declares independence from Napoleonic Spain (Nat'l Day)
1825American Unitarian Assn founded
1927Henry Ford stops producing Model T car (begins Model A)
1935Babe Ruth hits his last 3 home runs - Boston Braves vs Pirates
1940Golden Gate Intl Exposition reopens
1945Arther C Clark proposes relay satellites in geosynchronous orbit
1946Jordan gains independence from Britain (Natl Day)
1948SF receives its 1st telecast
1950Bkln-Battery Tunnel opened in NYC
19531st atomic cannon electronically fired - Frenchman Flat - Nevada
19531st noncommercial educational television station - Houston - Texas
1961JFK sets goal of putting a man on moon
1963African Unity Day
1963Org for African Unity formed
1973US launches 1st Skylab crew Kerwin - Conrad - Weitz
1978Star Wars released
1979Israel begins to return Sinai to Egypt
1983Return of the Jedi (Star Wars 3) released
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