The Weekly Perspective McCaughey septuplets born, Nov. 19, 1997 May 20,2012 On Nov. 19, 1997, Bobbi McCaughey of Carlisle, Iowa, gave birth to septuplets. Community members donated diapers, a house, and volunteer time to help care for the babies, ..... [ Read More ] View article View all articles from this week Nuclear safety activist Silkwood killed, Nov. 13, 1974 May 20,2012 On Nov. 13, 1974, 28-year-old lab technician Karen Silkwood died in a car accident near Crescent, Okla. A union leader assigned to review health and safety compliance at t..... [ Read More ] View article View all articles from this week U.S. President Kennedy assassinated, Nov. 22, 1963 May 20,2012 President John F. Kennedy’s assassination death on Nov. 22, 1963, stunned the nation, spawned decades of conspiracy theories, and became the symbol of lost innocence..... [ Read More ] View article View all articles from this week Ryan White allowed back in classroom, Nov. 25, 1985 May 20,2012 The mid-1980s were a time of considerable fear about the newly defined and deadly Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Misinformation and paranoia had convinced som..... [ Read More ] View article View all articles from this week Nazi war criminals go on trial, Nov. 20, 1945 May 20,2012 On Nov. 20, 1945, the trial of German leaders for alleged war crimes began in Nuremberg, Germany. “Twenty fallen leaders of the Nazi re..... [ Read More ] View article View all articles from this week Prev123Next Get Connected! Twetter Facebook Digg Blogger Shopping Cart Archives January February March April May June July August September October November December 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Recent Posts Japan bombs Pearl Ha.... Hostage Terry Anders.... John Lennon killed, .... King forsakes crown .... Humans fly at Kitty .... See more posts Subscribe to Newsletter Enter your email address to subscribe to the Weekly Perspective and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join our Mailing List!