Monday, December 11, 2023

This week in history #50

This week in history #50

Last week's photos:
1865 13th Amendment
1787 US Constitution
1941 Pearl Harbor
1948 Human Rights

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 #50

December 11, ____ - Marconi transmitted the first transatlantic radio signal from England to Newfoundland. 

December 13, ____ - North and South Korea signed a treaty of reconciliation and nonaggression, formally ending the Korean War, although actual fighting had stopped in 1953. 

December 14, ____ - Roald Amundsen became the first person to reach the South Pole. 

December 14, ____ - The Mariner II space probe sent back information from the planet Venus.

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