(Saturday, December 28, 1946) — “The Old Lamp-Lighter” by Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra (Billy Williams, vocal) peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Best Sellers in Stores chart for seven consecutive weeks (Dec. 28, 1946, Jan. 4/11/18/25, Feb. 1/8, 1947).
Video: 'American Presidents - Woodrow Wilson 28th US President'
(Sunday, December 28, 1856) — Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States (1913-1921), was born Thomas Woodrow Wilson today at 18–24 North Coalter Street in Staunton, Virginia. Continue reading U.S. President Woodrow Wilson born in Staunton, Virginia 160 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 28 1856)
Video: 'Iowa - 50 States - US Geography'
(Monday, December 28, 1846) — Iowa, located in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River on the east and the Missouri River and the Big Sioux River on the west, became the 29th state in the Union today when President James K. Polk signed Iowa’s admission bill into law. Continue reading Iowa admitted to Union as 29th state 170 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 28 1846)