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Thursday, January 17, 2013
This Day In History... January 17th
Mood:  caffeinated
Topic: Comic Book History
                                        
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Michael D Hamersky On Comics Remembers This Day In History...
 
 January 17th of 1961
 
President Eisenhower Bids Farewell
 
 
  
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TODAY'S FEATURE IS BLOG #3776 -   I've had a project to do the past two days, which kept me from blogging...

So today, I'm going to ease back into the swing of things by blogging a little on history and the comic book connection.

This date, January 17th, back in 1961 was the date that President Dwight D Eisenhower bid farewell to the American people via a nationally televised speech.  He had served two terms as President, and three days later, he and his wife, Mamie, left Washington DC for their farm in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Dwight passed on March 28th of 1969.  The comic book cover shown at the top right of this blog is from the Dell Comics commemorative comic book titled: Dwight D Eisenhower, cover dated December of 1969.

Dwight was also mentioned in over 100 comic book titles, as seen in this link.

Dwight had four comic book one-shots, as seen in this link.

His bio is shown in this Wikipedia entry.

This event, his bidding farewell, is today's entry in this series of blogs. 

~ Michael

 


NOTE FROM Michael D Hamersky On ComicsMy thanks again to all of YOU reading this blog and our archived blog posts, now at 3,776 total posts in number!   I do appreciate your continued reading and support of this Blog!

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Note:  My online 'Local' Comic Book Shop (LCBS), carries many different genres of comics, magazines, graphic novels, and comic con promotional items. Possibly even copies of the item(s) that was mentioned here today...!  If I have it, you'll find under the BIG TOP of Comics, at Comic Books Circus.com, including the book 'Gotham City 14 Miles' that I am shown holding to the left. I'm 1 of 14 essayists in that book! !     

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Updated: Thursday, January 17, 2013 9:20 AM PST
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