April 1 in Pop Culture History

April 1 in Pop Culture History April 1 is known as April Fools Day or All Fools’ Day in many countries. Also, April 1st is the perfect day for companies to market risky ideas. 1789 – Pennsylvania Representative Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg was elected as the first US Speaker of the House of Representatives. 1853 […]

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Latest emergency order limits recreation options for out-of-state visitors; allows restricted surf fishing

Out-of-state visitors must self-quarantine for 14 days before engaging in fishing, hunting, golf, visiting state parks and wildlife areas.

March 31 in Pop Culture History

March 31 in Pop Culture History 1492 – Queen Isabella of Castille issued the Alhambra Decree, ordering her 150,000 Jewish and Muslim subjects to convert to Christianity or face expulsion. 1822 – The massacre of tens of thousands of people living on the Greek island of Chios by soldiers of the Ottoman Empire following an […]

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March 31 in Pop Culture History

March 31 in Pop Culture History 1492 – Queen Isabella of Castille issued the Alhambra Decree, ordering her 150,000 Jewish and Muslim subjects to convert to Christianity or face expulsion. 1822 – The massacre of tens of thousands of people living on the Greek island of Chios by soldiers of the Ottoman Empire following an […]

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Governor Carney Signs Order to Designate Emergency Child Care Sites for Essential Personnel

State buildings, essential businesses to screen workers, visitors WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday signed the eighth modification to his State of Emergency declaration, which allows child care programs in Delaware to be designated as e…

Changes in upcoming School Board and Municipal Elections

Wilmington. Governor Carney changed upcoming School Board and Municipal Elections in his 6th update to the State of Emergency. The Governor ordered School Board elections scheduled for May 12th delayed until June 16th. He  also ordered municipal e…

Presidential Primary changed to June 2, 2020

Wilmington. Governor Carney changed the Presidential Primary to June 2, 2020 in his 6th update to the State of Emergency.  The change caused changes in two deadlines. The  deadline to change party affiliation changed April 3, 2020. The  …

“In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb” Expression Meaning

Many rhymes, expressions, riddles, idioms, and songs exist to describe certain phases of the calendar year. Some of the most common examples are “April showers bring May flowers” and the Month of the Year nursery rhyme, made to help people remember which months have thirty days and which have thirty-one. Like April, the month of […]

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Detective Comics Number 27 The Debut of Batman

On breezy early spring day in New York City a young boy about ten years old ran out on to the street from the apartment he shared with his family. The Great Depression was coming to its conclusion but still many men were out of work. Charites and soup kitchens were busy helping the hungry […]

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March 30 in Pop Culture History

March 30 in Pop Culture History 1842 – Ether anesthesia was used for the first time, in an operation by the American surgeon, Dr. Crawford Long. 1867 – Alaska is purchased from Russia for $7.2 million (‘Seward’s Folly’), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. 1910 – The Mississippi Legislature founded the University […]

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March 29 in Pop Culture History

March 29 in Pop Culture History 1638 – Swedish colonists established the first European settlement in Delaware, naming it New Sweden. 1867 – Queen Victoria gave Royal Assent to the British North America Act which established the Dominion of Canada, effective on July 1. 1871 – The Royal Albert Hall was opened by Queen Victoria. […]

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Technology Fluke Leads To Only Pre-War Television Footage In Existence!

(PCM) A very strange occurrence took place in the year of 1938, when two RCA engineers in New York City managed to pick up a “televisor” signal from the BBC due to freak weather incident (one in which the conditions had to be just right) and this footage is said to be the only pre-war… Read More

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March 28 in Pop Culture History

March 28 in Pop Culture History 1783 (Earthquake) Calabria, Italy 1920 – Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford got married; it was the first high profile celebrity wedding. 1949 – Fred Hoyle coined the term “Big Bang” in a radio interview. 1960 – Stanley Kramer was the first to get his star on the Hollywood Walk […]

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March 28 in Pop Culture History

March 28 in Pop Culture History 1783 (Earthquake) Calabria, Italy 1920 – Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford got married; it was the first high profile celebrity wedding. 1949 – Fred Hoyle coined the term “Big Bang” in a radio interview. 1960 – Stanley Kramer was the first to get his star on the Hollywood Walk […]

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March 27 in Pop Culture History

March 27 in Pop Culture History 1886 – Apache warrior, Geronimo, surrendered to the US Army. 1899 – Guglielmo Marconi’s radio transmitted across the English Channel from Boulogne, France, to Dover, England. 1915 – Typhoid Mary, the first healthy carrier of disease ever ID’d in the United States, was put in quarantine. 1964 (Earthquake) ‘Good […]

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COVID-19 Update for March 26, 2020: DPH Announces 24 Additional Positive Cases

SMYRNA – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update on the number of positive cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) reported in the state. There have been 143 total laboratory-confirmed cases in the state since March 11….