Monday, November 20, 2023

This week in history #47

Last week's photos:
1927 Holland Tunnel
1994 Channel Tunnel
1869 Suez Canal
1863 Gettysburg Address

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 #47

November 22, ____ - In downtown Dallas, President John F. Kennedy was shot in the back and head.

November 24, ____ - Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection was first published.

November 25, ____ - The Czechoslovakian parliament voted to divide the country into separate Czech and Slovak republics.

November 26, ____ - President George Washington proclaimed Thanksgiving Day, a day of prayer and public thanksgiving.

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