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Thomas PaineDec 19, 1776

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The Times - Historical Events
Date Event
1776-12-19

Thomas Paine published his 1st "American Crisis" essay, in which he wrote, "These are the times that try men's souls"

1776-12-23

Thomas Paine writes "These are the times that try men's souls"

1788-01-01

London's Daily Universal Registrar becomes the Times

1814-11-28

The Times of London is for the first time printed by automatic, steam powered presses built by the German inventors Friedrich Koenig and Andreas Friedrich Bauer, signaling the beginning of the availability of newspapers to a mass audience.

1831-12-10

"Spirit of the Times" begins publishing (weekly horse racing sheet)

1838-11-03

The Times of India, the world's largest circulated English language daily broadsheet newspaper is founded as The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce.

1854-10-23

The Times gives precise British positions in Crimea

1878-09-25

British physician Dr. Charles Drysdale warns against the use of tobacco in a letter to The Times newspaper in one of the earliest pubic health announcements on the dangers of smoking

1966-10-01

Newspaper magnate Thomson purchases "The Times"

1967-08-27

Naomi Sims is 1st black model on US cover (Fashion of the Times)

1975-07-20

India expels three reporters from The Times, The Daily Telegraph, and Newsweek because they refused to sign a pledge to abide by government censorship.

1979-11-13

British newspaper "The Times" resumes publishing after 1 year

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The Times - Birthdays
Date Event
1776-02-23

John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)

1786-01-26

Benjamin Robert Haydon, Plymouth, painter (Waiting for The Times)

1921-05-05

Del Martin, No Secret Anymore: The Times of Del Martin & Phyllis Lyon

1924-11-10

Phyllis Lyon, No Secret Anymore: The Times of Del Martin & Phyllis Lyon

1931-04-15

Sally M. Gearhart, The Times of Harvey Milk

1934-12-04

Riccardo Tommasi Ferroni, Tosca: In the Settings and at the Times of Tosca

1939-02-16

Brian Large, Tosca: In the Settings and at the Times of Tosca

1947-06-26

Bill Kraus, The Times of Harvey Milk

1948-04-18

Catherine Malfitano, Tosca: In the Settings and at the Times of Tosca

1955-08-23

Dick Pabich, The Times of Harvey Milk

1958-07-20

Michael McNeil, The Times of Harvey Milk

1978-06-28

Karen Dahlgren, Sign of the Times

1980-05-31

Sarah Faith D'Agostino, Sign of the Times

1981-07-06

Jacob Cynamon, Spot: A Sign of the Times

1983-06-18

Jeff LeBlanc, The Times They Are a Changin'

1986-02-16

Kaitlyn Weaver, Sign of the Times

The Times - Deaths
Date Event
1986-01-11

Bill Kraus, The Times of Harvey Milk

2000-01-01

Dick Pabich, The Times of Harvey Milk

2000-02-22

Riccardo Tommasi Ferroni, Tosca: In the Settings and at the Times of Tosca

2008-08-27

Del Martin, No Secret Anymore: The Times of Del Martin & Phyllis Lyon

2015-12-20

The Times racing correspondent Alan Lee dies aged 61


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