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The Student News Site of Delaware Valley High School

Del.Aware

The Student News Site of Delaware Valley High School

Del.Aware

This Day in History: Model T overtaken by Beetle

This Day in History: Model T overtaken by Beetle

James Zayatz, World News Co-Editor February 17, 2022

On this day, 1972, Ford's Model T, the most popular car of the early to mid 1900s, had its production record broken by Volkswagen. This day marks the creation of Volkswagen's 15,007,034th Beetle, with...

White police car in front of a green stop light patrolling near The White House. Original public domain image from Wikimedia Commons

This Day in History: United States’ first “9-1-1” call is made

James Zayatz, World News Co-Editor February 16, 2022

On this day, 1968, Representative Rankin Fite, Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives, placed the call to the newly established number in Haleyville, Alabama. 1967 saw the Federal Communications...

This Day in History: Morris Michtom releases first ever Teddy bear

This Day in History: Morris Michtom releases first ever Teddy bear

James Zayatz, World News Co-Editor February 15, 2022

On this day, 1903, Morris Michtom put his Theodore Roosevelt-inspired children's toy up for sale. With President Roosevelt's permission to use his popular nickname, Michtom coined his bear as the "Teddy...

Philadelphia apartment fire kills 12 people, including 9 kids

Meaghan Hunt, Community News Editor January 24, 2022

On Jan. 5, the Philadelphia Fire Department responded to the call about heavy flames in apartments in the Fairmount neighborhood of Philadelphia. Firefighters found massive flames in a kitchen on the second...

This Day in History: King Tuts sarcophagus discovered

This Day in History: King Tut’s sarcophagus discovered

James Zayatz, World News Co-Editor January 5, 2022

On this day, 1924, archaeologist Howard Carter and his group unearthed the sarcophagus of Egyptian Pharoh Tutankhamen. The sarcophagus had a stone exterior and contained three coffins within each other....

This Day in History: The Boston Tea Party

James Zayatz, World News Co-Editor December 16, 2021

On this day, 1773, protesting colonists from Boston, Massachusetts dressed as Mohawk Indians while throwing 342 chests of tea into the harbor. This act of rebellion was in response to the passing of the...

This Day in History: Bill of Rights ratified

James Zayatz, World News Co-Editor December 15, 2021

On this day, 1791, the U.S. Constitution's first 10 Amendments, the Bill of Rights, were ratified. These initial 10 guaranteed United States citizens their fundamental rights such as freedom of speech,...

This Day in History: Rosa Parks sparks Montgomery Bus Boycott

This Day in History: Rosa Parks sparks Montgomery Bus Boycott

James Zayatz, World News Co-Editor December 14, 2021

On this day, 1955, "the mother of the civil rights movement" Rosa Parks refused to give her seat up to a white man on a public bus in Montgomery, Alabama. At the time, it was required that African-Americans...

This Day in History: Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes governor of California

This Day in History: Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes governor of California

James Zayatz, World News Co-Editor December 14, 2021

On this day, 2003, Arnold Schwarzenegger became California's 38th governor, and stayed in office until Jan. 3, 2011. He has a renowned career as an actor, having been in hit movies such as The Terminator...

This Day in History: John Lennon killed

James Zayatz, World News Co-Editor December 14, 2021

On this day, 1980, Beatles member John Lennon was shot four times while attempting to enter his New York City apartment. Mark David Chapman, a fan of the popular rock band, shot the artist at close range...

This Day in History: Sandy Hook school shooting

James Zayatz, World News Co-Editor December 14, 2021

On this day, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza killed 20 first graders and 6 staff members in Sandy Hook Elementary School. Lanza not only killed children and staff, but his mother and himself as well. Earlier...

This Day in History: Smallpox officially eradicated

James Zayatz, World News Co-Editor December 9, 2021

On this day, 1979, the disease that survived for thousands of years was said to be eradicated by scientists. Smallpox carried a 30% chance of death for those afflicted and is the first on record to have...

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