Homepage 5, 2022

Taylor Swift

“Taylor Swift has been an under-appreciated lyrical genius for too many years, and her recent rerecords and songs released from the vault have proven that. This issue’s Taylor Swift page delves into the intellectual and emotional side of Taylor Swift through song/film analyses, reviews, and expressed love for Taylor. ” -Hailey Abdilla

Article Highlights:

By Sophia Christensen

This Day in History: January 6 

By Cynthia Andary

1759: George Washington and Martha Dandridge Custis got married in Virginia.

1838: In Morristown, New Jersey, Samuel Morse and Alfred Vail gave the first successful public demonstration of their telegraph.

1900: Millions of people were reported to be dying of starvation in India.

1912:  New Mexico became the 47th U.S state.

1919: The 26th president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt died at 60, in Oyster Bay, NY.

1930: After a 792-mile journey from Indianapolis, IN, to New York City, NY, the first diesel-engine automobile excursion was completed.

1941: Alice Marble made her professional tennis debut at Madison Square Garden in New York City, defeating Ruth Hardwick of the United Kingdom.

1942: The first commercial around-the-world airline flight took place. The feat was accomplished by the company Pan American Airlines.

1950: Great Britain announced its recognition of the People’s Republic of China.

1982: In Los Angeles, California, William G. Bonin was found guilty of being the “freeway killer” who murdered 14 young men and boys.

1987: The Ford Thunderbird was awarded the Motor Trend Car of the Year Award after a 29-year hiatus. It was the first time the award has been given to the same person twice.

1998: Lunar Prospect, a spacecraft, was launched into orbit around the moon. On July 31, 1999, the craft collided with the moon in an attempt to detect water beneath the lunar surface.

1999: The 106th United States Congress assembled. The impeachment proceedings against US President Bill Clinton were the first item on the agenda. The trial was due to begin on January 7.

2001: Following a legal battle, the United States Congress declared George W. Bush the winner of the 2000 presidential election.

2004: Construction of the Burj Khalifa skyscraper began in the United Arab Emirates. Upon completion it was the world’s largest building.

2021: Supporters of President Donald Trump invaded the United States Capitol, where Congress was gathering to declare Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 election; Trump and his supporters claimed widespread voter fraud, despite the lack of evidence.

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