Snippets of History: On #ThisDayinHistory 1967, Thurgood Marshall becomes the first African American to be confirmed as a Supreme Court justice #AceHistoryDesk – @AceHistoryNews

Snippets of History: Part One: George Ackerman’s nearly forty year career documenting the lives of rural America for the US Department of Agriculture #AceHistoryDesk – @AceHistoryNews

Snippets of History: On #ThisDayinHistory August 26, 1939, the first Major League Baseball game was televised #AceNewsDesk – @AceHistoryNews

Snippets of History: On #ThisDayinHistory 1910. Mother Theresa was born: She was a Roman Catholic nun who devoted her life to serving the poor and destitute around the world #AceHistoryNews – @AceHistoryNews

Ancient Tablet Reveals Babylonians Discovered Trigonometry However, other experts on the clay tablet, known as Plimpton 322 (P322), say the new work is speculative at best #AceHistoryNews says either way it’s amazing subject language in any form says -@AceHistoryNews

Snippets of History: On #ThisDayinHistory 1939, The Wizard of Oz, opens in theaters around the United States . Based on the 1900 children’s novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum the film starred J udy Garland as the young Kansas farm girl Dorothy #AceHistoryNews – @AceHistoryNews

Snippets of History: #OnThisDay in 1990, the UN Security Council imposed a naval embargo on Iraq in the aftermath of its invasion of Kuwait #AceHistoryNews – @AceHistoryNews

Snippets of History: On #ThisDayinHistory 1970, Lou Reed played his last show with the Velvet Underground Arguably one of the most influential American band of the late 1960s and early 1970s #AceHistoryNews – @AceHistoryNews

Snippets of History: On #ThisDayinHistory 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius erupts, devastating the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum and killing thousands #AceHistoryNews – @AceHistoryNews

Snippets of History: #OnThisDay in 1992, Hurricane Andrew wracked Florida, killing 55 people and causing widespread damage estimated at $30 billion #AceHistoryNews – @AceHistoryNews