United States Senate


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Leisure and Society May Crommelin
MC was a member of the Albemarle Club .
Who Was Who in Literature, 1906-1934. Gale Research, 1979.
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She also belonged to the Society of Authors , and acted as a steward (along with over a hundred other luminaries including Walter Besant


20 October 1762
The first number of the Providence Gazette (first newspaper in the then British colony of Rhode Island) was printed by Sarah Goddard and her son and daughter William and Mary Katherine .
16 January 1920
Prohibition came into force in the United States: President Woodrow Wilson had vetoed the Volstead Prohibition Enforcement Bill on 27-8 October 1919, only to be overruled by the House and Senate .
18 February 1954
Robert T. Stevens , Secretary of the US Army , ordered two generals subpoenaed by anti-Communist senator Joseph McCarthy to ignore their summons.
March 1972
In the USA the Equal Rights Amendment was ratified by the Senate . A number of states ratified it too, but it had its opposers, notably Phyllis Schlafly .
Reid, Panthea. Tillie Olsen: One Woman, Many Riddles. Rutgers University Press, 2010.
255, 268-9
7 January 1999
The United StatesSenate began impeachment hearings against President Clinton .
27 September 2018
A committee of the US Senate heard testimony from Christine Blasey Ford , an academic psychologist, that Brett Kavanaugh , President Trump 's nominee to the Supreme Court , had sexually assaulted her when they were both teenagers.