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Hindenburg Explodes, Burns, Fear 90 Killed (occurred on May 6, 1937, in Manchester Township, New Jersey, United States. The German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock with its mooring mast at Naval Air Station Lakehurst. There were 35 fatalities from the 97 people on board, and an additional fatality on the ground)
I Cheated and Lied - While former North Carolina Senator John Edwards was campaigning for the 2008 Presidential office The National Enquirer began a series of reports alleging an adulterous affair between Edwards and former campaign worker Rielle Hunter. By July 2008, several news media outlets speculated that Edwards' chances for the Vice Presidency as well as other positions such as the Attorney General were harmed by the allegations, which now included that he fathered a child with Hunter and had visited her and the baby girl at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. However, the story was not widely covered by the press for some time, until, after initially denying the allegations, Edwards admitted the affair. On January 21, 2010, John Edwards issued a press release to admit that he fathered Hunter's child.
I actually shook John Edward's hand when he was campaigning here in MN..........................
Japan Hit By Atomic Bomb---Mightiest Weapon in History! (The United States dropped the world's first atomic bomb on Hiroshima on Aug 6, 1945, destroying the city and killing 140,000 people)
Katrina's Toll: "Likely Thousands" - Hurricane Katrina was a Category 5 tropical cyclone that occurred in August 2005, which caused over 1,200 deaths and $125 billion in damage, particularly in the city of New Orleans and the surrounding areas. It was at the time the costliest tropical cyclone on record, and is now tied with 2017's Hurricane Harvey. The storm was the third major hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, and the fourth-most intense Atlantic hurricane on record to make landfall in the contiguous United States.
The Lusitania Is Sunk; 1,000 Probably Are Lost (The sinking of the Cunard ocean liner RMS Lusitania occurred on Friday, 7 May 1915 during the First World War, as Germany waged submarine warfare against the United Kingdom which had implemented a naval blockade of Germany. The ship was identified and torpedoed by the German U-boat U-20 and sank in 18 minutes, and also took on a heavy starboard list. The vessel went down 11 miles off the Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland, killing 1,198 and leaving 761 survivors. The sinking turned public opinion in many countries against Germany, contributed to the American entry into World War I and became an iconic symbol in military recruiting campaigns of why the war was being fought)
Calling it a night....................
Motown News: Motown making millions
Nelson Mandela Freed (Nelson Mandela, leader of the movement to end South African apartheid, is released from prison after 27 years on February 11, 1990)
Purple Majesty (Prince, 57, was found dead at his Paisley Park estate on April 21, 2016, in Chanhassen, Minnesota)
Queen Beatrix to abdicate in favour of her son
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands is stepping down after 33 years on the throne. She will be succeeded by her eldest son, the 45-year-old Willem-Alexander. Robin van Daalen reports from Amsterdam. Wall Street Journal.By Robin van Daalen