On This Day in Memphis Historical past
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For locals and guests alike, learn concerning the occasions that uncover the historical past behind the legendary Memphis tradition, and study the tales of music, homicide, pure catastrophe and different River Metropolis blasts from the previous.
Excess of blues and barbecue, Memphis deep and interesting tradition has developed someday at a time. Writer G. Wayne Dowdy pins a precise date to a bunch of essential, quirky and forgotten occasions within the historical past of Tennessee’s largest city–an entertaining footnote for every day of the 12 months. Earth, Wind and Hearth founder Maurice White entered the world in a Memphis hospital on December 19, 1941. On January 15, 1877, a extreme thunderstorm mysteriously left the town lined in snakes. On December 31, 1902, a resident was murdered on Principal Road after taunting a Native American named Creeping Bear. A day or a month at a time, get pleasure from a 12 months of entertaining River Metropolis blasts from the previous.