FORMER ST. LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROF Larry Stukenholtz has passed away. He was suspended in 2007 after SNAP had disclosed he’d been sued for child sex crimes at a Catholic school in Orange County, CA.
TWITTER IS THWARTING TERRORISTS’ TWEETS by having suspended 125,000 Twitter accounts associated with extremism. Currently, there are 320 million monthly active Twitter users.
ON THIS DAY IN
1820, The first organized emigration of blacks back to Africa took place (New York to Sierra Leone); 1926, St. Louis Browns acquired catcher Wally Schlang from the Yankees; 1974, the U.S. House of Reps began determining grounds for President Nixon’s impeachment; 1990, Brett Hull became the first son of NHL 50 goal scorer Bobby Hull to score 50; 1997, O.J. Simpson found liable in the murders of Ron Goldman and Nicole Simpson.
Missouri and 48 others states have settled with mortgage lender and
servicer HSBC with payments for 2,600 borrowers who lost their homes to
JANUARY 31:1874, the Jesse James gang robbed a train in Gads Hill, MO; 1927, NL president John Heydler ruled that Rogers Hornsby cannot hold stock in the St. Louis Cardinals and play for the Giants; 1928, Scotch tape was first marketed by the 3M Co.; 1934, President Roosevelt devalued the dollar in relation to gold at $35 per ounce; 1941, Joe Louis KO’ed Red Burman in 5 to become heavyweight boxing champ; 1950; President Truman approved the building of the hydrogen bomb; 1953, three teams retaliated at Bill Veeck forcing the St. Louis Browns to play afternoon games to avoid sharing TV revenues.