At about midnight on the night of November 4-5, Sir Thomas...Democrat Woodrow Wilson is elected the 28th president of the United States, with Thomas R. In a landslide Democratic victory, Wilson won 435 electoral votes against the eight won by Republican incumbent William Howard Taft and the 88 won by Progressive Party candidate Theodore Roosevelt. Sinclair Lewis is awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature “for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humor, new types of characters.” Lewis, born in Sauk Center, Minnesota, was the first American to win the distinguished award. Meir Kahane, an American-born rabbi and founder of the far-right Kach movement, is shot dead in New York City.Plan your own festival trail or event trail through the Texas Hill Country with this convenient list. 830-644-2829, Festival Web Jan 1, 2017 - LIGHTS SPECTACULAR-HILL COUNTRY STYLE: Johnson City. Brilliant lighted holiday displays at Memorial Park on Main Street. See JOHNSON CITY LIGHTS SPECTACULAR article with pictures, by George Cofran, freelance author, at: Be sure to verify dates and times before heading out. Sponsor Web Jan 1, 2017 - NEW YEAR'S DAY CELEBRATION: Fredericksburg, at Torre di Pietra Vineyards, 10915 US-290 East. If eaten on the first day of the year, a dish of black eyed peas is a New Year’s tradition thought to bring luck and prosperity for the coming year. Hayrides and carriage rides are available throughout the season. Each weekend, the Garden Club fills the Courthouse with Christmas ornaments and holiday crafts for purchase. Hill Country Portal.com/reports/Lights Spectacular Jan 1, 2017 - LIGHTS ON THE RIVER: Bandera. Open daily, Mon-Fri: 4-8p; Sat: 10a-10p; Sun: 1-8p. Life in the Texas Hill Country seems at times like a continuing festival. Web Jan 12, 2017 - BANDERA COUNTY JR LIVESTOCK SHOW: Bandera, at Show Barn at Mansfield Park. Just look at the list below of major events & festivals throughout our area. The Calendar below is for Hill Country events only.
Chamber Web Jan 12-14, 2017 - LAMPASAS COUNTY YOUTH LIVESTOCK SHOW: Lampasas, at Show Barn Jan 12-14, 2017 - Mc CULLOCH COUNTY JR LIVESTOCK SHOW & SALE: Brady, at G. Web Jan 12-15, 2017 - CLAY CONTINUUM: San Marcos, at Eye Of The Dog Art Center, 405 Valley View West Road. Join Billy Ray Mangham, Bridget Hauser, Randy Brodnax, and this year’s special guest, Gaye Lynn Hodgson for a workshop you’ll never forget! Web Jan 13-17, 2017 - NEW BRAUNFELS ANTIQUE SHOW: New Braunfels, at Civic & Convention Center, 375 S Castell Ave. Come to Wimberley and enjoy wine, nibbles, entertainment, and ... Special activities include an ice piano, snowball catapult launches, mini snowman building contest and snowball radar throws.
He would live to be 70, and he would win two Pulitzer Prizes for works composed during his... Military Assistance Command Vietnam reports the lowest weekly death toll in five years. Although the numbers of American dead were down, 431 were wounded during the...
On this day in Minnesota, more than 300 Santee Sioux are found guilty of raping and murdering Anglo settlers and are sentenced to hang. Twenty-four Americans died in combat during the last week of October, the fifth consecutive week that the U. On November 5, 1914, the men of Indian Expeditionary Force B (IEF B) evacuate the seaside town of Tanga in German East Africa after failing in their amphibious invasion of the region on behalf of the British navy in World War I. On this day in 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is re-elected for an unprecedented third term as president of the United States.
Cather was the first of seven children born to an old Virginia family dating back to colonial times.
Her maternal grandfather served several terms in the Virginia House of Delegates. The American composer Samuel Barber (born in 1910 in West Chester, Pennsylvania) was only 27 years old when he wrote the piece of music that would come to define his entire career.