Space Congressional Medal of Honor
The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster occurred on January 28, 1986 25 yrs ago – http://tinyurl.com/45kx6cy
To be awarded the Congressional Space Medal of Honor, an astronaut must perform feats of extraordinary accomplishment while participating in actual space flight under the authority of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Typically, the Congressional Space Medal of Honor is awarded for scientific discoveries or actions of tremendous benefit to mankind. The decoration may also be awarded for extreme bravery during a space emergency or in preventing a major space disaster
Inside Prospect Park there is a sculpture of Lincoln which was dedicated on October 21, 1869. The statue was subsidized by local citizens in a campaign organized by the War Fund Committee of Brooklyn.
On January 8, 2011, Gabrielle Dee Giffords was one of more than 1 people shot at a Safeway supermarket near Tucson, Arizona where she was meeting publicly with constituents. A 9-year-old girl was among those confirmed dead
Russian Intelligence believe John P. Wheeler III was murdered because he was about to reveal that secret Pentagon quantities of Phosgene gas had been released into the environment.
Approximately 3,000 red-winged blackbirds rained down from the sky on New Year’s Eve. The dead birds scattered over a 1.5-square-mile area. That wasn’t the end of The Event. 100,000 dead freshwater drum fish began washing up on the riverbank of the Arkansas River.