TODAY’S SCANDAL

TODAY’S SCANDAL2017-05-19T19:54:39+00:00

May 22nd

May 23rd, 2014|

On this date in 1856  Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner was savagely beaten on the floor of the Senate by South Carolina Representative Preston Brooks. The beating was prompted by Sumner's two-day speech against slavery and specifically called out [...]

May 21st

May 21st, 2014|

On this date in 1932 Amelia Earhart landed in Derry, Northern Ireland to become the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, five years to the day after Lindberg's flight. She became an inspiration [...]