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Thursday, December 20, 2018

12 Year Old Girl Hanged in New London in 1786

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Connecticut’s 20th Century “Demonic Posession” Murder Trial

Monday, December 17, 2018

Ensign Jimmy Carter Finished Submarine School in Groton

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Shubert Theatre in New Haven Reopens after Rennovation

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Jet Helicopter’s First Test Flight in Bloomfield

Monday, December 10, 2018

Dentist Horrace Wells Witnesses the Effects of Anesthesia

Friday, December 7, 2018

Morgan Gardner Bulkeley Elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Palko vs. Connecticut Names Your Most Important Rights

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

America’s First Law School’s First Hire Born in Branford

Monday, December 3, 2018

Barkhamsted “Lighthouse” Established

Friday, November 30, 2018

Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz Marry in Greenwich

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Connecticut’s Presidential Portrait Painter

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Muzzy Field Hosts Exhibition Game with Green Bay Packers

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Connecticut Passes its Own Equal Rights Amendment

Monday, November 26, 2018

Oldest Congregational Church in America Celebrates 275th Anniversary

Friday, November 23, 2018

Connecticut’s First African-American Civil War Regiment

Thursday, November 22, 2018

National Society of Colonial Dames Forms

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Yale Bowl Opens in New Haven

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Great American Mastodon on Display in Hartford

Friday, November 16, 2018

Joseph Talcott, Born – Connecticut’s First Native-Born Governor

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Rosa Ponselle, Opera Singer Extraordinaire, is Born

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Paul Sperry Invents the Boat Shoe

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Emmeline Parkhurst Delivers “Freedom or Death” Speech in Hartford

Monday, November 12, 2018

Presidential Celebration Draws Huge Crowd in Middletown

Friday, November 9, 2018

Martha Beardsley Buried in New Haven’s Grove Street Cemetery

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

George Washington Stays Overnight in Ashford

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

JFK’s Last-Minute, Late-Night Rally in Waterbury

Monday, November 5, 2018

Ella Grasso Elected First Female Governor

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Heroes Tunnel Opens and Completes the Wilbur Cross Parkway

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The Charter Oak, Connecticut’s Greatest Legend Happened(?)

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Chinese-American Educational Pioneer Yung Wing is Born

Monday, October 29, 2018

First Issue of the Connecticut Courant Published

Friday, October 26, 2018

Hartford’s Underwood Typewrites Speed Past the Competition

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Baseball Legend Jackie Robinson Dies in Stamford

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

First Protestant Missionaries Set Sail for Hawaiian Islands

Friday, October 19, 2018

Meriden’s “Perfect” Silver Wins First Place

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Abolitionist Jerry Brown Captured at Harper’s Ferry

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Jupiter Hammon, First Published African-American Author is Born

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Ebenezer Bassett, America’s First African-American Diplomat is Born

Monday, October 15, 2018

Thomas H. Seymour Become Minister to Russia

Friday, October 12, 2018

Connecticut’s Constitution of 1818 Goes Into Effect

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Admiral Richard Byrd Tours Connecticut

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Benjamin Wright, Father of American Civil Engineering, is Born

Monday, October 8, 2018

Hartford’s Record-Setting Stone Arch Bridge

Friday, October 5, 2018

Protesting Against the State Income Tax

Thursday, October 4, 2018

The Great Danbury Fair, 1821 – 1981

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Windsor Locks Devastated by Massive F-4 Tornado

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

The First Company Governor’s Foot Guard

Monday, October 1, 2018

Same-Sex Civil Unions Become Law in Connecticut

Friday, September 28, 2018

The Seed That Became UCONN Planted at Mansfield

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Theodate Pope Riddle’s Architectural Masterpiece

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Connecticut’s First English Settlement

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Remembering the Civil War’s Pivotal “Petersburg Express”

Friday, September 21, 2018

The Treaty of Hartford Ends the Pequot War

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Establishing Connecticut’s Presence at the Big E

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Remembering Old Saybrook’s “Battle of the Books”

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Twain Becomes a Mark for Local Thieves

Monday, September 17, 2018

Soldiers & Sailors Arch Dedicated in Hartford

Friday, September 14, 2018

Connecticut Ratifies the 19th Amendment

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Union General John Sedgwick Born in Cornwall

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Transformative Summer in Simsbury

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

9/11 Terrorist Attacks Hit Close to Home

Monday, September 10, 2018

Boxing Sensation Willie Pep K.O.s the Competition

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Benedict Arnold’s Deadly Raid on New London and Groton

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Lead-foot Celebrities on the Merritt Parkway

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

The USS Everett Larson Honors A Brave Connecticut Marine

Monday, September 3, 2018

Lafayette Returns to Connecticut on his American Tour

Friday, August 31, 2018

Glenna Collett Vare Wins Record 6th Golf Championship

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The UConn Huskies’ First Football Game at Rentschler Field

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

America’s First Self-Regulating Windmill

Monday, August 27, 2018

First Chemotherapy Treatment in the United States

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Hartford Hosts the First Presidential Car Ride

Monday, August 20, 2018

John Fitch Shows Off America’s First Steamboat

Friday, August 17, 2018

Suffragist Catherine Flanagan Arrested for Picketing

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Mary Hall, Connecticut’s First Female Lawyer

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Connecticut State Parks Centennial Celebration

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Aviation Pioneer Gustave Whitehead Flies Into History

Monday, August 13, 2018

Daniel Bissell Becomes a Spy for the Continental Army

Friday, August 3, 2018

Connecticut Chooses its Delegates for First Continental Congress

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

“Base Ball” in 19th Century Hartford

Monday, July 30, 2018

Powder Ridge: The Epic Rock Concert That Never Was

Friday, July 27, 2018

The Connecticut River Becomes an “American Heritage River”

Thursday, July 26, 2018

The “Wide Awakes” Rally for Abraham Lincoln in Hartford

Thursday, July 19, 2018

The American Impressionist Movement Blooms in Ridgefield

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Hammonasset State Park Opens to the Public

Monday, July 16, 2018

The “Connecticut Compromise” Saves the U.S. Constitution

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Connecticut’s Worst Tornado Outbreak

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Delegates Selected for Connecticut’s New State Constitution

Friday, June 29, 2018

Governor Signs Bill Requiring History in Schools

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Prudence Crandall Arrested For Teaching “Little Misses of Color”

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

End of the Line for the Naugatuck Valley Trolley

Monday, June 18, 2018

The Nation’s Oldest Municipal Rose Garden in Bloom

Friday, June 15, 2018

Honoring Gladys Tantaquidgeon of the Mohegan Tribe

Thursday, June 14, 2018

President Truman Dedicates the World’s First Nuclear Submarine

Friday, June 8, 2018

John Adams Writes of Connecticut’s Natural Beauty

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Establishing A Constitutional Right to Privacy

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

A Connecticut Family’s Joint Contribution on D-Day

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

“Registration Day” for the Great War

Monday, June 4, 2018

Connecticut Passes the Nation’s First “Lemon Law”

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

12,000 Union Workers in Bridgeport Mobilize to Support Strikers

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Revolutionary War Hero Israel Putnam Dies In Brooklyn

Friday, May 25, 2018

Chester Bowles: Connecticut’s Civil Rights-Era Governor

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The First Steam-Powered Ship to Cross the Atlantic

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

New Polio Vaccine Distributed Across Connecticut

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Washington & Rochambeau Plan Yorktown Campaign in Wethersfield

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Connecticut Vietnam Memorial Unveiled in Coventry

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Billionaire Leona Helmsley Sent to Prison for Tax Evasion

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Connecticans Ethan Allen & Benedict Arnold Capture Fort Ticonderoga

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Author and Illustrator Maurice Sendak Dies

Monday, May 7, 2018

Birth of Edwin Land, Inventor & Founder of Polaroid

Friday, May 4, 2018

Painter Frederic Edwin Church born in Hartford

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Connecticut Patriots Receive the First “Purple Hearts”

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Pediatrician Benjamin Spock Born in New Haven

Monday, April 30, 2018

The New England Patriots Back Out of Hartford Stadium Deal

Thursday, April 26, 2018

British Troops Attack Danbury, Connecticut

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Winchester Arms Company Founded in New Haven

Monday, April 23, 2018

Connecticut’s Worst Construction Disaster: L’Ambience Plaza

Friday, April 20, 2018

Connecticut Soldiers Fight at WWI Battle of Seicheprey

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Connecticut (Finally) Approves U.S. Bill of Rights

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Businessman and Financier J. P. Morgan Born in Hartford

Monday, April 16, 2018

The Grange Movement in Connecticut