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Monday, April 20, 2015

Q is for QUARTER Century

Which is exactly as it implies, 25 years. 

Here are some quarter century events from 1925.

Jan 5th - Nellie Taylor Ross becomes the first woman governor in the US for the state of Wyoming.

Feb 21st - The New Yorker magazine is published for the first time.

Apr 10th - The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is published.

The first ever motel is created in San Luis Obispo, California, originally called the Milestone Mo-Tel.

Al Capone muscles in and takes over bootlegging in Chicago.


Stay tuned for more history tidbits throughout the month of April!

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  1. Ah, cool info. I've really wanted to read The Great Gatsby but just haven't gotten around to it yet. Thanks for sharing these tidbits. :)

    I'm blogging about libraries at Book Reviews by Lanise Brown.

  2. Cool history nuggets. I remember reading the Great Gatsby in high school,


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