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