Today in History - January 25
On January 25, 1972, at the Concord Baptist Church of Christ in Brooklyn, New York, Shirley Chisholm announced her candidacy for President of the United States. Continue reading.
On January 25, 1890, police cleared a path through a cheering crowd for reporter Nellie Bly as she stepped off a train in New York just 72 days, 6 hours, 11 minutes, and 14 seconds after setting sail east to prove she could circle the globe in less than 80 days. Continue reading.
Ezekiel Cheever was a Latin schoolmaster active in the British American colonies for seventy years. Continue reading.
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