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Bennington Flag

June 16, 2018 Leave a comment

June 14, 1777 — The Continental Congress authorizes the “stars and stripes” flag for the new United States.

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The 2018 Author Interview Series Featuring MT Bass

June 15, 2018 Leave a comment

Author Don Massenzio

It’s time for the next subject for my 2018 author interview series. Author interviews are posted every Friday throughout the year.

I am honored to continue this series with Ohio author MT Bass

You can catch up with all of my past author interviews (nearly 200) on my Author Directory page.

If you’re an author interested in being interviewed in this series, I still have limited spots available for 2018. You can email me at

Now, please enjoy this interview with MT Bass:

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Do you try more to be original or to deliver to readers what they want?

I’m just not smart enough to know what other people, including readers, really want—especially marketing-wise. I mean, I can barely corral and control my own fictional characters sometimes. I certainly want people to read my books.  And there are many, many authors I admire greatly – some for their artistic ability…

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U.S. Army Flag

June 9, 2018 Leave a comment


June 3, 1784 – The U.S. Congress formally created the United States Army to replace the disbanded Continental Army. On June 14, 1775, the Second Continental Congress had created the Continental Army for purposes of common defense and this event is considered to be the birth of the United States Army.





Indianapolis Motor Speedway Flag

June 2, 2018 Leave a comment
May 27, 2018 –Will Power Wins the 102nd Running of the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”


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Pirate Flag

May 26, 2018 Leave a comment

May 23, 1701 – Captain William Kidd, the Scottish pirate, is hanged on the banks of the Thames.


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Cleveland Indians Flag

May 19, 2018 Leave a comment

May 15, 1981 — Large Lenny Barker retires 27 consecutive batters to become the first Cleveland player to do so since Addie Joss. He beat Toronto 3-0 at Cleveland Stadium.



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U.S. Navy Jack Flag

May 12, 2018 Leave a comment

May 7-8, 1942 – In the Battle of the Coral Sea, Japanese and American navies attack each other with carrier-launched warplanes. It is the first time in the history of naval warfare where two fleets fought without seeing each other.Two crucial battles in 1942 marked the turning point of the war in the Pacific.

May 10, 1960 – The USS Nautilus completes the first circumnavigation of the globe underwater.

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