Category: History

The Breakfast Club (Box Cake Cookies)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for April 3rd Martin Luther King Jr. gives speech before assasination; Bruno Richard Hauptmann electrocuted for kidnap and murder of Charles Lindbergh’s son; President Harry Truman signs Marshall plan; Jesse James shot to death; Pony Express begins service Breakfast Tune Roger Sprung, The Town I Loved …

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Two Tragic Fires That Sparked Major Changes

Today we mark the anniversary of two tragic fires that occurred in New York City. In 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire claimed 146 lives. On the same date 79 years later in the Bronx borough of New York City, the Happy Land fire killed 87 people, the most deadly fire in the city since …

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The Breakfast Club (One lump or two?)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for March 20th American and British forces invade Iraq; U.S. soldiers charged in Abu Ghraib scandal; France’s Napoleon regains power; ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’; Sarin attack hits Tokyo subway; John Lennon marries Yoko Ono. Breakfast Tune I’ve Always Been Crazy – Waylon Jennings – Banjo Cover Something …

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The Breakfast Club (Doin’ My Time)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for March 6th The Alamo falls; The Dred Scott decision brings America closer to Civil War; Renaissance artist Michelangelo born; Walter Cronkite leaves ‘The CBS Evening News’; Ed McMahon and Rob Reiner born. Breakfast Tune Doin’ My Time – Flatt & Scruggs Something to think about, …

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The Breakfast Club (Buttery Croissant)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for February 27th Germany’s Reichstag burns, giving the Nazis under Adolf Hitler a pretext to seize absolute power; A cease-fire ends the Persian Gulf War; Actress Elizabeth Taylor born; Children’s TV host Fred Rogers dies. Breakfast Tune “Prince William” Roger Sprung and Glen Alexander Something to …

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The Breakfast Club (Double recipe)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for February 20th Astronaut John Glenn becomes the first American in orbit; the Rhode Island nightclub fire; Actor Sydney Poitier born; Tara Lipinski becomes the youngest gold medalist in the Winter Olympics. Breakfast Tune Highway to Hell – AC/DC – Banjo Cover Something to think about, …

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The Breakfast Club (protein)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for February 6th President Ronald Reagan born; Hillary Clinton runs for the U.S. Senate; Britain’s King George VI dies; baseball legend Babe Ruth and reggae superstar Bob Marley born. Breakfast Tune Redemption Song – Bob Marley – Banjo Cover Something to think about, Breakfast News & …

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The Breakfast Club (and a dollar short)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for January 30th Tet Offensive begins:Nazi leader Adolf Hitler becomes Germany’s chancellor; Franklin D. Roosevelt is born;Hindu extremist assassinates Mahatma Gandhi;as “Bloody Sunday” begins;”The Lone Ranger” airs Breakfast Tune The Lone Ranger Theme Something to think about, Breakfast News & Blogs below The Folly of Pandemic …

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The Breakfast Club (yogurt and cold cereal)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for January 23rd Accord reached in Vietnam; North Korea seizes the U.S.S. Pueblo; Roots airs; Bob Keeshan dies; Johnny Carson dies. Breakfast Tune Doc Watson and Earl Scruggs-“Careless Love” Merlefest 2002 Something to think about, Breakfast News & Blogs below Bank Blocks Donations Supporting Cuban Effort …

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The Breakfast Club (Updated Partialfast)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for Jan. 16th Operation Desert Storm begins with bombing of Baghdad; Space Shuttle Columbia lifts off on final flight; Prohibition takes effect; Shah flees Iran. Breakfast Tune Truckin’ – Grateful Dead Banjo Cover Something to think about, Breakfast News & Blogs below World's greatest democracy pic.twitter.com/Hmnmhptxiv …

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The Breakfast Club (live active cultures)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for January 9th Former U.S. President Richard Nixon is born, Howard Hughes identifies fake biography, Unmanned probe lands on moon, the Phantom of the Opera becomes the longest running Broadway show. Breakfast Tune Bluegrass Banjo solo phantom of the opera (BK: Slow internet today couldn’t preview …

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The Breakfast Club (More steak)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for January 2nd WV mine blast; JFK declares he’s running for President; Japan captures Manila, Philippines during WWII; Lindbergh baby trial; Annie closes on Broadway. Breakfast Tune Magic Carpet Ride – Steppenwolf – Banjo Cover Something to think about, Breakfast News & Blogs below California (CDPH) …

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