The move took the Rebels more than 50 miles out of their way and made a surprise attack on the state of Tennessee unlikely. He was 84 years old. The proposal presumed a postwar role for the Viet Cong and Thieu rejected A college town, it is the home of the University of Montevallo, a public liberal arts university with approximately 3, students. After holding Sherman off for a month, Hood was forced to evacuate Atlanta to the south. Hood had continued west past Decatur, Alabama, before finally crossing the Tennessee at Courtland. In a dramatic televised address to the American public, President John F.
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Hood at Guntersville, Alabama
Kennedy announces that the Soviet Union has placed nuclear weapons in Cuba and, in response, the United States will establish a blockade around the island to prevent any other offensive weapons from The city incorporated in He was 84 years old. On this day inPresident John F. Sign up now to learn about This Day in History straight from your inbox. Born on this day in in the Hapsburg Kingdom of Hungary, Franz Liszt would go on to make a name for himself not only as an important composer in the Romantic era, but also as one of the greatest pianists who ever lived.
It claims a history dating back beforewhen it was noted as a village of the Coosa Nation visited by the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto. He planned an invasion of Union-held Tennessee, where he wanted to recapture Chattanooga and Nashville. On this day inthe infamous hired killer, Tom Horn, is hanged for having allegedly murdered Willie Nickell, the year-old son of a southern Wyoming sheep rancher. A coal mine explosion in Dawson, New Mexico, kills more than workers on this day in When the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriages, America generally, and the gay community specifically, celebrated.