Whitesburg KY

Moments in time

• On Feb. 16, 1878, supported by Western mining interests and farmers, the Bland-Allison Act, which provided for a return to the minting of silver coins, becomes law. It required the U.S. Treasury to resume purchasing silver and minting silver dollars as legal tender. • On Feb. 13, 1915, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is founded […]

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