#OnThisDay in 1945, U.S. @PacificMarines landed at #IwoJima, beginning one of the bloodiest battles of #WWII’s Pacific Theatre. We honor the nearly 7,000 American service members who made the ultimate sacrifice to raise the Stars and Stripes over Mt. Suribachi 73 years ago. https://t.co/oD3ePcXobV
On the 19th February 1997, Liverpool played at home against Leeds. The final score was Liverpool 4 Leeds 0. The Liverpool goal scorers were Robbie Fowler, Stan Collymore, Stan Collymore and Jamie Redknapp. The manager was Roy Evans #LFC #football
Operation Faustschlag: by noon, #Germans have thrown over 30 more divisions into the fray; three entire armies are advancing over 50 kilometers on the first day alone. Two cities, Dvinsk and Lutsk, have been captured intact - before suppertime! #history #WW1 #OnThisDay #1918LIVE https://t.co/YwuE58eHwq
🗓️ #OnThisDay in 2⃣0⃣1⃣7⃣ - Auckland City beat Hamilton Wanderers 4-1 at Kiwitea Street. @Clayton_Lewis10 bagged a brace, Tade and Tavano scored the rest. 📷 @PhototekNZ #NavyBlues https://t.co/fOw9pWvANq
19 Feb 1953 - Censorship: Georgia approves the first literature censorship board in the United States. #OnThisDay
#OnThisDay 2014: The Ukrainian Maidan Revolution "begins" to remove the pro-Russian Yanukovych. Signif: Protests worked, Ukr is pro-Western. But, angered Russia, who invaded Crimea n Eastern Ukr. Remains flash point. https://t.co/vdB7M7b8fM @mps_russell
#OnThisDay in #history a white slaver just traded a person.
#OnThisDay in 1827 a slaver just bought a black person.
Today in 2011: 10th World Cup was started. In the inauguration match at Mirpur India beat Bangladesh by 87 runs. Sehwag & Kohli scored 175 & 100* respectively. #OnThisDay @mohanstatsman
#OnThisDay Recorded ♪ Japanese Dream - Duke Elington - [The Duke Ellington Cent] 16 W. 46th St. New York City, 1929-02-18 #DukeElington
#OnThisDay in 1885 Mark Twain published The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Recently the Duluth, MN school district announced they’re banning it from their reading list because of the content along with To Kill A Mockingbird.