Who is Number One?

It was on 29 September in 1967  that an unusual television program made it’s debut. THE PRISONER was a program that concerned a member of the Intelligence Community who suddenly resigns, but wakes up to …

Pine Tar

On 24 July, 1983, baseball fans were treated to an unusual spectacle when the Kansas City Royals faced the New York Yankees. The Yankees manager was Billy Martin, famous for wearing Yankees number 1, and …

Mississippi / 1963

On 12 June, 1963, Civil Rights activist Medgar Evers was shot and killed in his driveway as he was entering his family home in Jackson, Mississippi. Medgar Evers was a Mississippi native, born in 1925, …

Man from Missouri

It was on 8 May, 1884 that Harry S Truman was born in Missouri. He would go on to become the 33rd President of the United States. In preparations for Franklin Roosevelt’s fourth run for the Presidency, …

United Flight 553

It was on 8 December, 1972, that the City of Chicago experienced one of its worst airlines disasters, which became even more notorious due to the unusual list of passengers who perished in the crash. …