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    • John T. Scopes charged after teaching evolution in Tennessee

      The Mining Journal· 5 days ago

      Today is Wednesday, May 5, the 125th day of 2021. There are 240 days left in the year. On May 5, 1925, schoolteacher John T. Scopes was charged in Tennessee with violating a state law that prohibited teaching the theory of evolution.

    • Today in History: Coca-Cola introduced for the first time

      The Mining Journal· 2 days ago

      In this April 5 file photo, cases of Coca-Cola are displayed in a supermarket, in New York. The soft drink giant was first introduced on this day in 1886. Today is Saturday, May 8, the 128th day of 2021. There are 237 days left in the year.

    • First school of medicine in American colonies founded

      The Mining Journal· 7 days ago

      Today is Monday, May 3, the 123rd day of 2021. There are 242 days left in the year. On May 3, 1948, the Supreme Court, in Shelley v. Kraemer, ruled that covenants prohibiting the sale of real ...

    • Germany ends role in WWII by surrendering in France

      The Mining Journal· 3 days ago

      Today is Friday, May 7, the 127th day of 2021. There are 238 days left in the year. On May 7, 1945, Germany signed an unconditional surrender at Allied headquarters in Rheims, France, ending its role in World War II.

    • Biden keeps cap on Pentagon budget

      AFP via Yahoo News· 1 month ago

      President Joe Biden kept an effective lid on US military spending in his first budget draft Friday, proposing to spend $715 billion, a marginal hike...