Tag Archives: Alabama

November 14, 2018

On November 14, 2018, John Allen Chau, an Alabama native and Evangelistic Christian decided he was going to bring the word of Jesus Christ to the natives of the Andaman Islands off the coast of Indian. These natives have had … Continue reading

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November 13, 1956

On November 13, 1956, the US Supreme Court ruled that laws requiring race separation on buses in Alabama was unconstitutional. Mississippi pointed at Alabama and went “Huh huh, you got caught. It’s still legal here, though” and the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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August 9, 1956

On August 9, 1956, the first statewide, state-supported educational network went on the air in Alabama. WBIQ in Birmingham and WAIQ in Andalusia started airing programs as members of the Alabama Educational… Continue reading

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July 27, 1377

On July 27, 1377, the first example of a quarantine occurred in the city of Rugusa, which is now Dubroknik, Croatia. The city council passed a law that required newcomers from plague areas to isolate for 30 days, and then… Continue reading

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April 28, 1992

On April 28, 1992, the US Agriculture Department unveiled the food pyramid diet chart. Jim Bob Thibodeaux of Demopolis, Alabama was so impressed he released his own. Although, to be honest, it was more of a mound in a roughly … Continue reading

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March 21, 1925

On March 21, 1925, the state of Tennessee enacted the Butler Act. This law made it a crime for any teacher in any state-supported public school, including colleges and universities, to teach any theory that was in contradiction to the … Continue reading

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February 8, 1960

On February 8, 1960, Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom issued an Order-In-Council, whereby she and her family would be known as the House of Windsor and that her descendants would take the name “Mountbatten-Windsor”. When Jim Bob Wheeler … Continue reading

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January 19, 1861

On January 19, 1861, Georgia seceded from the Union. They said all the cool kids were doing it. They weren’t. It was the usually quartet of troublemakers South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida and Alabama. You know, the ones that sit in … Continue reading

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December 31, 1841

On December 31, 1841, the State of Alabama enacted the first dental legislation in the United States. The law required a person to have eight or fewer teeth before they could marry their first cousin, fourteen or fewer to marry … Continue reading

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November 9, 2017

On November 9, 2017, Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore was accused of sexual misconduct with teenage girls in a ‘Washington Post’ report when he was in his 30s. This is the same Roy Moore who tried to put a … Continue reading

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