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Timehop Tuesday

You might see it all over Facebook, but lets timehop into history…

Let’s timehop back into the past. There is no doubt in that this day in history meant something…but what? During the week of September 30-October 6, plenty of iconic moments in history took place. Here are some fun and life changing moments that might be forgotten to some.

Here are some major categories of interest:

Automotive

James Dean dies in car crash, 1955

Hollywood

Eisner resigns as Disney CEO, 2005

Literary

First volume of Little Women is published, 1868

Old Wild West

Wyoming legislator become the first write women into the constitution to vote, 1889

World War II

Hitler appeased at Munich, 1938

Sports

Babe Ruth hits 60th home run for season, 1927

According to the many historians, September 30, 1954 is supposed to hold some of the most significant. On this date, The USS Nautilus, the world’s first nuclear submarine, is commissioned by the U.S. Navy.

Why is this of any importance to us? According to the History Channel, “In its early years of service, the USS Nautilus broke numerous submarine travel records and in August 1958 accomplished the first voyage under the geographic North Pole. After a career spanning 25 years and almost 500,000 miles steamed, the Nautilus was decommissioned on March 3, 1980. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1982, the world’s first nuclear submarine went on exhibit in 1986 as the Historic Ship Nautilusat the Submarine Force Museum in Groton, Connecticut.”

About Karlee Cleary

Karlee was a marketing specialist for Maronda Homes. She has her M.B.A and MA in Mass Communications and Journalism from Point Park University in Pittsburgh PA. Although she has moved on from Maronda Homes to new adventures, her friendly nature and bright spirit will live on within the team.

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