This Day In History – December 29

1890

The U.S. Seventh Cavalry massacred over 400 men, women and children in the Wounded Knee Massacre near Wounded Knee Creek, SD.

 

 

 

This was the last major conflict between Indians and U.S. troops. 

1972

Following 36 years of publication, the last weekly issue of “LIFE” magazine hit the newsstands.

 

The magazine later became a monthly publication. 

1983

George Jones received the first platinum album of his career with I Am What I Am

 

This ablum featured the biggest single of his career:

2007

Tom Brady threw his 50th TD pass, setting the NFL record for most touchdown passes in a season, and the New England Patriots become the first team in NFL history to finish the regular season 16-0.

 

They would eventually go 18-1, losing to the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLII

2010

Alan Jackson surprised Zac Brown at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena with a vintage Cadillac El Dorado convertible

 

 

The gift was a thank you for including Alan on their duet As She’s Walking Away

and then lastly…

Just one year ago!

2013

The Tennessean newspaper named Taylor Swift the Tennessean of the Year!

 

Not too bad for someone from Pennsylvania! 

-Tyler Jackson