Notes to discuss with Greg Nesbitt (nonfiction).
See Nesbitt notes (archive) for older notes.
HUAC and Alice Beta
While newsmen take notes, Chairman Dies of House Committee investigating Un-American activities, proofs and reads his statement replying to Alice Beta's attack on the Committee (Oct. 26, 1938).
Richard Sharpe Shaver
1975: Author and illustrator Richard Sharpe Shaver dies. He wrote stories in which he claims that he had personal experience of a sinister, ancient civilization that harbors fantastic technology in caverns under the earth.
The June 1947 issue of Amazing Stories featured the "Shaver Mystery" by Richard Sharpe Shaver.
July 22: On This Day in History
1826: Priest, mathematician, and astronomer Giuseppe Piazzi dies. He discovered dwarf planet Ceres.
July 27: On This Day in History
1973: Math photographer Cantor Parabola takes advance photographs of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voting to recommend the first article of impeachment against President Nixon.
1974: Watergate scandal (nonfiction): The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee votes 27 to 11 to recommend the first article of impeachment (for obstruction of justice) against President Richard Nixon.
1974: Writer and philosopher Culvert Origenes says that "it's about time the House Judiciary Committee got busy impeaching Nixon."
Matt Farthing pix