Posted in Uncategorized on November 19, 2013 by Kent

This Date in History

Posted in March on March 19, 2012 by Kent

March 19, 1979: The U. S. House of Representatives begins televising its day-to-day business.house-televised

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Posted in January on January 12, 2012 by Kent

January 12, 1915:  Congress establishes Rocky Mountain National Park.rocky-mountain-national-park

This Date in History

Posted in April, Presidents on April 15, 2011 by Kent

April 15, 1865: President Abraham Lincoln dies, several hours after being shot at Ford’s Theatre by John Wilkes Booth. Andrew Johnson becomes the nation’s 17th president.Death of President Lincoln: At Washington, D.C. April 15th 1865. The Nation's Martyr

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Posted in April, Presidents on April 2, 2011 by Kent

April 2, 1917: President Woodrow Wilson asks Congress to declare war against Germany, saying, “The world must be made safe for democracy.”wilson-before-congress

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Posted in March, Trains on March 19, 2011 by Kent

March 19, 1917: The Supreme Court, in Wilson v. New, upholds the eight-hour workday for railroad workers.eight-hours-work-day-poster

All Good Things Must Come to an End …

Posted in Uncategorized on August 7, 2009 by Kent

Due to a number of reasons, I’ve decided that this was my last day to actively post on Washington Kaleidoscope. I’d like to thank everyone that’s joined me on this journey, and tell you to fear not … there are still plenty of fish in the sea.

I’ll continue to post items of Washington’s past and present on Greater Greater Washington. I encourage you to check that blog out if you haven’t already done so. Its got some great stuff.

If you have been reading Kaleidoscope because you are interested in Park View news, history, and such, you can continue to follow those posts on my new blog Park View, D.C. I’ll also slowly cross post relevant Park View items from Kaleidoscope over to the new blog as time permits.

If you have just been enjoying the random observations, street art, and the like, there are plenty of other blogs out there that post such items, and I’m sure you’ll find one you like (although, I won’t promise that the occasional street art or neon won’t show up on the new blog … I like them too much).

So whether we meet again or part company at this juncture … so long, and thanks for all the fish!

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