Monday, October 9, 2023

This week in history #41

Last week's photos:
1932 Iraq
1990 Germany
1927 Jazz Singer
1871 Chicago Fire

Last year we looked at obscure holidays. This year, let’s look at major world events that occurred each week.  Make your best guess in the comments as to the years of each event.  No googling!

Week #41

October 12, ____ - Brazil became independent of Portugal.

October 13, ____ - The United States Navy was born.

October 13, ____ - Greenwich was established as the universal time throughout the world. 

October 14, ____ - US Air Force Captain Chuck Yeager became the first man to break the sound barrier. 

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