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1540

The first recorded European excursions into what is now called Tennessee were three expeditions led by Spanish explorers, namely Hernando de Soto in 1540, Tristan de Luna in 1559, and Juan Pardo in 1567 add something

 

The first recorded European excursions into what is now called Tennessee were three expeditions led by Spanish explorers, namely Hernando de Soto in 1540, Tristan de Luna in 1559, and Juan Pardo in 1567 add something

 

The first recorded European excursions into what is now called Tennessee were three expeditions led by Spanish explorers, namely Hernando de Soto in 1540, Tristan de Luna in 1559, and Juan Pardo in 1567 add something

 

The first recorded European excursions into what is now called Tennessee were three expeditions led by Spanish explorers, namely Hernando de Soto in 1540, Tristan de Luna in 1559, and Juan Pardo in 1567 add something

 

The first recorded European excursions into what is now called Tennessee were three expeditions led by Spanish explorers, namely Hernando de Soto in 1540, Tristan de Luna in 1559, and Juan Pardo in 1567 add something


1567

The earliest variant of the name that became "Tennessee" was recorded by Captain Juan Pardo, the Spanish explorer, when he and his men passed through an American Indian village named "Tanasqui" in 1567 while traveling inland from South Carolina add something

 

The earliest variant of the name that became "Tennessee" was recorded by Captain Juan Pardo, the Spanish explorer, when he and his men passed through an American Indian village named "Tanasqui" in 1567 while traveling inland from South Carolina add something

 

The earliest variant of the name that became "Tennessee" was recorded by Captain Juan Pardo, the Spanish explorer, when he and his men passed through an American Indian village named "Tanasqui" in 1567 while traveling inland from South Carolina add something

 

The earliest variant of the name that became "Tennessee" was recorded by Captain Juan Pardo, the Spanish explorer, when he and his men passed through an American Indian village named "Tanasqui" in 1567 while traveling inland from South Carolina add something

 

The earliest variant of the name that became "Tennessee" was recorded by Captain Juan Pardo, the Spanish explorer, when he and his men passed through an American Indian village named "Tanasqui" in 1567 while traveling inland from South Carolina add something


1725

The town was located on a river of the same name , and appears on maps as early as 1725 add something

 

The town was located on a river of the same name , and appears on maps as early as 1725 add something

 

The town was located on a river of the same name , and appears on maps as early as 1725 add something

 

The town was located on a river of the same name , and appears on maps as early as 1725 add something

 

The town was located on a river of the same name , and appears on maps as early as 1725 add something


1750

The modern spelling, "Tennessee", is attributed to James Glen, the governor of South Carolina, who used this spelling in his official correspondence during the 1750s add something

 

The modern spelling, "Tennessee", is attributed to James Glen, the governor of South Carolina, who used this spelling in his official correspondence during the 1750s add something

 

The modern spelling, "Tennessee", is attributed to James Glen, the governor of South Carolina, who used this spelling in his official correspondence during the 1750s add something

 

The modern spelling, "Tennessee", is attributed to James Glen, the governor of South Carolina, who used this spelling in his official correspondence during the 1750s add something

 

The modern spelling, "Tennessee", is attributed to James Glen, the governor of South Carolina, who used this spelling in his official correspondence during the 1750s add something


1756

The first British settlement in what is now Tennessee was built in 1756 by settlers from the colony of South Carolina at Fort Loudoun, near present-day Vonore add something

 

The first British settlement in what is now Tennessee was built in 1756 by settlers from the colony of South Carolina at Fort Loudoun, near present-day Vonore add something

 

The first British settlement in what is now Tennessee was built in 1756 by settlers from the colony of South Carolina at Fort Loudoun, near present-day Vonore add something

 

The first British settlement in what is now Tennessee was built in 1756 by settlers from the colony of South Carolina at Fort Loudoun, near present-day Vonore add something

 

The first British settlement in what is now Tennessee was built in 1756 by settlers from the colony of South Carolina at Fort Loudoun, near present-day Vonore add something


1757

After its completion, Captain Raymond Demeré relinquished command on August 14, 1757, to his brother, Captain Paul Demeré add something

 

After its completion, Captain Raymond Demeré relinquished command on August 14, 1757, to his brother, Captain Paul Demeré add something

 

After its completion, Captain Raymond Demeré relinquished command on August 14, 1757, to his brother, Captain Paul Demeré add something

 

After its completion, Captain Raymond Demeré relinquished command on August 14, 1757, to his brother, Captain Paul Demeré add something

 

After its completion, Captain Raymond Demeré relinquished command on August 14, 1757, to his brother, Captain Paul Demeré add something


1760

In the 1760s, long hunters from Virginia explored much of East and Middle Tennessee, and the first permanent European settlers began arriving late in the decade add something

 

In the 1760s, long hunters from Virginia explored much of East and Middle Tennessee, and the first permanent European settlers began arriving late in the decade add something

 

In the 1760s, long hunters from Virginia explored much of East and Middle Tennessee, and the first permanent European settlers began arriving late in the decade add something

 

In the 1760s, long hunters from Virginia explored much of East and Middle Tennessee, and the first permanent European settlers began arriving late in the decade add something

 

In the 1760s, long hunters from Virginia explored much of East and Middle Tennessee, and the first permanent European settlers began arriving late in the decade add something

 

Hostilities erupted between the British and the neighboring Overhill Cherokees, and a siege of Fort Loudoun ended with its surrender on August 7, 1760 add something

 

Hostilities erupted between the British and the neighboring Overhill Cherokees, and a siege of Fort Loudoun ended with its surrender on August 7, 1760 add something

 

Hostilities erupted between the British and the neighboring Overhill Cherokees, and a siege of Fort Loudoun ended with its surrender on August 7, 1760 add something

 

Hostilities erupted between the British and the neighboring Overhill Cherokees, and a siege of Fort Loudoun ended with its surrender on August 7, 1760 add something

 

Hostilities erupted between the British and the neighboring Overhill Cherokees, and a siege of Fort Loudoun ended with its surrender on August 7, 1760 add something


1772

The state of Tennessee is rooted in the Watauga Association, a 1772 frontier pact generally regarded as the first constitutional government west of the Appalachians add something

 

The state of Tennessee is rooted in the Watauga Association, a 1772 frontier pact generally regarded as the first constitutional government west of the Appalachians add something

 

The state of Tennessee is rooted in the Watauga Association, a 1772 frontier pact generally regarded as the first constitutional government west of the Appalachians add something

 

The state of Tennessee is rooted in the Watauga Association, a 1772 frontier pact generally regarded as the first constitutional government west of the Appalachians add something

 

The state of Tennessee is rooted in the Watauga Association, a 1772 frontier pact generally regarded as the first constitutional government west of the Appalachians add something


1775

Daniel Boone - Despite some resistance from American Indian tribes such as the Shawnee, in 1775 Boone blazed his Wilderness Road through the Cumberland Gap in the Appalachian Mountains from North Carolina and Tennessee into Kentucky


1780

The frontier fort on the banks of the Watauga River later served as a 1780 staging area for the Overmountain Men in preparation to trek over the Appalachian Mountains, to engage, and to later defeat the British Army at the Battle of Kings Mountain in South Carolina add something

 

The frontier fort on the banks of the Watauga River later served as a 1780 staging area for the Overmountain Men in preparation to trek over the Appalachian Mountains, to engage, and to later defeat the British Army at the Battle of Kings Mountain in South Carolina add something

 

The frontier fort on the banks of the Watauga River later served as a 1780 staging area for the Overmountain Men in preparation to trek over the Appalachian Mountains, to engage, and to later defeat the British Army at the Battle of Kings Mountain in South Carolina add something

 

The frontier fort on the banks of the Watauga River later served as a 1780 staging area for the Overmountain Men in preparation to trek over the Appalachian Mountains, to engage, and to later defeat the British Army at the Battle of Kings Mountain in South Carolina add something

 

The frontier fort on the banks of the Watauga River later served as a 1780 staging area for the Overmountain Men in preparation to trek over the Appalachian Mountains, to engage, and to later defeat the British Army at the Battle of Kings Mountain in South Carolina add something


1784

Three counties of the Washington District broke off from North Carolina in 1784 and formed the State of Franklin add something

 

Three counties of the Washington District broke off from North Carolina in 1784 and formed the State of Franklin add something

 

Three counties of the Washington District broke off from North Carolina in 1784 and formed the State of Franklin add something

 

Three counties of the Washington District broke off from North Carolina in 1784 and formed the State of Franklin add something

 

Three counties of the Washington District broke off from North Carolina in 1784 and formed the State of Franklin add something


1789

Efforts to obtain admission to the Union failed, and the counties had re-joined North Carolina by 1789 add something

 

Efforts to obtain admission to the Union failed, and the counties had re-joined North Carolina by 1789 add something

 

Efforts to obtain admission to the Union failed, and the counties had re-joined North Carolina by 1789 add something

 

Efforts to obtain admission to the Union failed, and the counties had re-joined North Carolina by 1789 add something

 

Efforts to obtain admission to the Union failed, and the counties had re-joined North Carolina by 1789 add something


1790

North Carolina ceded the area to the federal government in 1790, after which it was organized into the Southwest Territory add something

 

North Carolina ceded the area to the federal government in 1790, after which it was organized into the Southwest Territory add something

 

North Carolina ceded the area to the federal government in 1790, after which it was organized into the Southwest Territory add something

 

North Carolina ceded the area to the federal government in 1790, after which it was organized into the Southwest Territory add something

 

North Carolina ceded the area to the federal government in 1790, after which it was organized into the Southwest Territory add something


1796

The first was adopted in 1796, the year Tennessee joined the union, and the second was adopted in 1834 add something

 

The first was adopted in 1796, the year Tennessee joined the union, and the second was adopted in 1834 add something

 

The first was adopted in 1796, the year Tennessee joined the union, and the second was adopted in 1834 add something

 

The first was adopted in 1796, the year Tennessee joined the union, and the second was adopted in 1834 add something

 

The first was adopted in 1796, the year Tennessee joined the union, and the second was adopted in 1834 add something

 

Tennessee was admitted to the Union as the 16th state on June 1, 1796 add something

 

Tennessee was admitted to the Union as the 16th state on June 1, 1796 add something

 

Tennessee was admitted to the Union as the 16th state on June 1, 1796 add something

 

Tennessee was admitted to the Union as the 16th state on June 1, 1796 add something

 

Tennessee was admitted to the Union as the 16th state on June 1, 1796 add something

 

Tennessee was admitted to the Union on June 1, 1796 as the 16th state add something

 

Tennessee was admitted to the Union on June 1, 1796 as the 16th state add something

 

Tennessee was admitted to the Union on June 1, 1796 as the 16th state add something

 

Tennessee was admitted to the Union on June 1, 1796 as the 16th state add something

 

Tennessee was admitted to the Union on June 1, 1796 as the 16th state add something


1812

War of 1812 - Tennessee is known as "'The Volunteer State"', a nickname some claimed was earned during the War of 1812 because of the prominent role played by volunteer soldiers from Tennessee, especially during the Battle of New Orleans add something

 

War of 1812 - Tennessee is known as "'The Volunteer State"', a nickname some claimed was earned during the War of 1812 because of the prominent role played by volunteer soldiers from Tennessee, especially during the Battle of New Orleans add something

 

War of 1812 - Tennessee is known as "'The Volunteer State"', a nickname some claimed was earned during the War of 1812 because of the prominent role played by volunteer soldiers from Tennessee, especially during the Battle of New Orleans add something

 

War of 1812 - Tennessee is known as "'The Volunteer State"', a nickname some claimed was earned during the War of 1812 because of the prominent role played by volunteer soldiers from Tennessee, especially during the Battle of New Orleans add something

 

War of 1812 - Tennessee is known as "'The Volunteer State"', a nickname some claimed was earned during the War of 1812 because of the prominent role played by volunteer soldiers from Tennessee, especially during the Battle of New Orleans add something

 

Sam Houston - War of 1812 - His earlier life included migration to Tennessee from Virginia, time spent with the Cherokee Nation , military service in the War of 1812, and successful participation in Tennessee politics

 

Sam Houston - Finally he returned to Maryville, Tennessee in 1812, and at age 19, Houston founded a one-room schoolhouse in Knox county between Maryville, Tennessee and Knoxville, Tennessee


1815

John Eaton (politician) - He was a member of Tennessee House of Representatives from 1815 to 1816


1817

Sam Houston - In 1817 Jackson appointed him sub-agent in managing the business relating to Jackson's removal of the Cherokees from East Tennessee to a reservation in what is now Arkansas


1818

Most of West Tennessee remained Indian land until the Chickasaw Cession of 1818, when the Chickasaw ceded their land between the Tennessee River and the Mississippi River add something

 

Most of West Tennessee remained Indian land until the Chickasaw Cession of 1818, when the Chickasaw ceded their land between the Tennessee River and the Mississippi River add something

 

Most of West Tennessee remained Indian land until the Chickasaw Cession of 1818, when the Chickasaw ceded their land between the Tennessee River and the Mississippi River add something

 

Most of West Tennessee remained Indian land until the Chickasaw Cession of 1818, when the Chickasaw ceded their land between the Tennessee River and the Mississippi River add something

 

Most of West Tennessee remained Indian land until the Chickasaw Cession of 1818, when the Chickasaw ceded their land between the Tennessee River and the Mississippi River add something

 

John Eaton (politician) - In 1818 he was elected Senator from Tennessee and served until 1821


1820

Although cotton was an early crop in Tennessee, large-scale cultivation of the fiber did not begin until the 1820s with the opening of the land between the Tennessee and Mississippi Rivers add something

 

Although cotton was an early crop in Tennessee, large-scale cultivation of the fiber did not begin until the 1820s with the opening of the land between the Tennessee and Mississippi Rivers add something

 

Although cotton was an early crop in Tennessee, large-scale cultivation of the fiber did not begin until the 1820s with the opening of the land between the Tennessee and Mississippi Rivers add something

 

Although cotton was an early crop in Tennessee, large-scale cultivation of the fiber did not begin until the 1820s with the opening of the land between the Tennessee and Mississippi Rivers add something

 

Although cotton was an early crop in Tennessee, large-scale cultivation of the fiber did not begin until the 1820s with the opening of the land between the Tennessee and Mississippi Rivers add something


1822

Sam Houston - In 1822 Houston was elected to the US House of Representatives for Tennessee, where he was a staunch supporter of fellow Tennessean and Democrat Andrew Jackson


1827

Sam Houston - In 1827, Houston was elected Governor of Tennessee as a Jacksonian


1829

Sam Houston - In April 1829, in part due to the embarrassment of his well known separation, Houston resigned as governor of Tennessee and went west with the Cherokee to exile in Arkansas Territory


1838

As European colonists spread into the area, the Indian populations were forcibly displaced to the south and west, including all Muscogee and Yuchi peoples, the Chickasaw and Choctaw, and ultimately, the Cherokee in 1838 add something

 

As European colonists spread into the area, the Indian populations were forcibly displaced to the south and west, including all Muscogee and Yuchi peoples, the Chickasaw and Choctaw, and ultimately, the Cherokee in 1838 add something

 

As European colonists spread into the area, the Indian populations were forcibly displaced to the south and west, including all Muscogee and Yuchi peoples, the Chickasaw and Choctaw, and ultimately, the Cherokee in 1838 add something

 

As European colonists spread into the area, the Indian populations were forcibly displaced to the south and west, including all Muscogee and Yuchi peoples, the Chickasaw and Choctaw, and ultimately, the Cherokee in 1838 add something

 

As European colonists spread into the area, the Indian populations were forcibly displaced to the south and west, including all Muscogee and Yuchi peoples, the Chickasaw and Choctaw, and ultimately, the Cherokee in 1838 add something

 

Winfield Scott - At the end of the first phase of the removal in August 1838, three thousand Cherokees left Georgia and Tennessee by water toward Oklahoma, but camps still retained another thirteen thousand


1859

The second has been held continuously by Republicans or their antecedents since 1859 add something

 

The second has been held continuously by Republicans or their antecedents since 1859 add something

 

The second has been held continuously by Republicans or their antecedents since 1859 add something

 

The second has been held continuously by Republicans or their antecedents since 1859 add something

 

The second has been held continuously by Republicans or their antecedents since 1859 add something


1861

Tennessee was the last state to leave the Union and join the Confederacy at the outbreak of the American Civil War in 1861 add something

 

Tennessee was the last state to leave the Union and join the Confederacy at the outbreak of the American Civil War in 1861 add something

 

Tennessee was the last state to leave the Union and join the Confederacy at the outbreak of the American Civil War in 1861 add something

 

Tennessee was the last state to leave the Union and join the Confederacy at the outbreak of the American Civil War in 1861 add something

 

Tennessee was the last state to leave the Union and join the Confederacy at the outbreak of the American Civil War in 1861 add something

 

George H. Tichenor - American Civil War - After the American Civil War had begun, in 1861, he entered military service with the 22nd Tennessee Cavalry Regiment

 

The Tennessee legislature ratified an agreement to enter a military league with the Confederate States on May 7, 1861 add something

 

The Tennessee legislature ratified an agreement to enter a military league with the Confederate States on May 7, 1861 add something

 

The Tennessee legislature ratified an agreement to enter a military league with the Confederate States on May 7, 1861 add something

 

The Tennessee legislature ratified an agreement to enter a military league with the Confederate States on May 7, 1861 add something

 

The Tennessee legislature ratified an agreement to enter a military league with the Confederate States on May 7, 1861 add something

 

On June 8, 1861, with people in Middle Tennessee having significantly changed their position, voters approved a second referendum calling for secession, becoming the last state to do so add something

 

On June 8, 1861, with people in Middle Tennessee having significantly changed their position, voters approved a second referendum calling for secession, becoming the last state to do so add something

 

On June 8, 1861, with people in Middle Tennessee having significantly changed their position, voters approved a second referendum calling for secession, becoming the last state to do so add something

 

On June 8, 1861, with people in Middle Tennessee having significantly changed their position, voters approved a second referendum calling for secession, becoming the last state to do so add something

 

On June 8, 1861, with people in Middle Tennessee having significantly changed their position, voters approved a second referendum calling for secession, becoming the last state to do so add something

 

Nathan Bedford Forrest - On July 14, 1861, he joined Captain Josiah White's Company "E", Tennessee Mounted Rifles as a private along with his youngest brother and fifteen-year-old son


1862

Occupied by Union forces from 1862, it was the first state to be readmitted to the Union at the end of the war add something

 

Occupied by Union forces from 1862, it was the first state to be readmitted to the Union at the end of the war add something

 

Occupied by Union forces from 1862, it was the first state to be readmitted to the Union at the end of the war add something

 

Occupied by Union forces from 1862, it was the first state to be readmitted to the Union at the end of the war add something

 

Occupied by Union forces from 1862, it was the first state to be readmitted to the Union at the end of the war add something

 

Patrick Cleburne - Battle of Stones River - After the Army of Tennessee retreated to its namesake state in late 1862, Cleburne was promoted to division command and served at the Battle of Stones River, where his division advanced three miles as it routed the Union right wing and drove it back to the Nashville, Tennessee Pike and its final line of defense

 

Sam Houston - In 1862, Houston returned to Huntsville, Texas, and rented the Steamboat House; the hills in Huntsville, Texas reminded him of his boyhood home in Tennessee

 

William Tecumseh Sherman - Sherman served under General Ulysses S. Grant in 1862 and 1863 during the campaigns that led to the fall of the Confederate stronghold of Vicksburg, Mississippi on the Mississippi River and culminated with the routing of the Confederate armies in the state of Tennessee

 

George Dewey - The plan, which was put into operation in the spring of 1862, proposed a naval expedition, intended to reduce the fortifications near the mouth of the river, and to capture New Orleans, to be followed by an army under General Benjamin Franklin Butler which would take possession of that city and region, after which the war vessels would proceed up the river, reduce the forts along its banks and co-operate with the gunboats already commanding the upper part of the valley, and later with the Union armies operating in Tennessee and northern Missis

 

Ulysses S. Grant and the U.S. Navy captured control of the Cumberland and Tennessee rivers in February 1862 add something

 

Ulysses S. Grant and the U.S. Navy captured control of the Cumberland and Tennessee rivers in February 1862 add something

 

Ulysses S. Grant and the U.S. Navy captured control of the Cumberland and Tennessee rivers in February 1862 add something

 

Ulysses S. Grant and the U.S. Navy captured control of the Cumberland and Tennessee rivers in February 1862 add something

 

Ulysses S. Grant and the U.S. Navy captured control of the Cumberland and Tennessee rivers in February 1862 add something

 

Don Carlos Buell - However, Buell essentially disregarded his orders and moved against Nashville, Tennessee instead, which he captured on February 25, 1862, against little opposition

 

William Tecumseh Sherman - After Grant captured Fort Donelson, Sherman got his wish to serve under Grant when he was assigned on March 1, 1862, to the Army of West Tennessee as commander of the 5th Division

 

P. G. T. Beauregard - Having become a political liability in Virginia, Beauregard was transferred to Tennessee to become second-in-command to General Albert Sidney Johnston in his Army of Mississippi, effective March 14, 1862

 

P. G. T. Beauregard - In the Battle of Shiloh, which began April 6, 1862, the Confederates launched a surprise attack against Grant's Army of the Tennessee and nearly defeated it

 

John C. Breckinridge - Johnston decided to attack Ulysses S. Grant's forces at Shiloh, Tennessee on April 6, 1862

 

John Hunt Morgan - In his first Kentucky raid, Morgan left Knoxville, Tennessee on July 4, 1862, with almost 900 men and in three weeks swept through Kentucky, deep in the rear of Major General Don Carlos Buell's army

 

Nathan Bedford Forrest - On July 13, 1862, he led them into the First Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, which Forrest is said to have won

 

Don Carlos Buell - President Abraham Lincoln succumbed to pressure from Tennessee politicians and ordered Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas to replace Buell on September 30, 1862


1863

The Confederates besieged Chattanooga during the Chattanooga Campaign in early fall 1863, but were driven off by Grant in November add something

 

The Confederates besieged Chattanooga during the Chattanooga Campaign in early fall 1863, but were driven off by Grant in November add something

 

The Confederates besieged Chattanooga during the Chattanooga Campaign in early fall 1863, but were driven off by Grant in November add something

 

The Confederates besieged Chattanooga during the Chattanooga Campaign in early fall 1863, but were driven off by Grant in November add something

 

The Confederates besieged Chattanooga during the Chattanooga Campaign in early fall 1863, but were driven off by Grant in November add something

 

Patrick Cleburne - During the campaigns of 1863 in Tennessee, Cleburne and his soldiers fought at the Battle of Chickamauga

 

James Longstreet - In the early spring of 1863, Longstreet suggested to Lee that his corps be detached from the Army of Northern Virginia and sent to reinforce the Army of Tennessee, where Gen. Braxton Bragg was being challenged in Middle Tennessee by Union Maj. Gen. William S. Rosecrans, Longstreet's roommate at West Point

 

John Hunt Morgan - Morgan is best known for Morgan's Raid when, in 1863, he and his men rode over 1,000 miles covering a region from Tennessee, up through Kentucky, into Indiana and on to southern Ohio

 

The Capture of Memphis and Nashville gave the Union control of the western and middle sections; this control was confirmed at the Battle of Murfreesboro in early January 1863 and by the subsequent Tullahoma Campaign add something

 

The Capture of Memphis and Nashville gave the Union control of the western and middle sections; this control was confirmed at the Battle of Murfreesboro in early January 1863 and by the subsequent Tullahoma Campaign add something

 

The Capture of Memphis and Nashville gave the Union control of the western and middle sections; this control was confirmed at the Battle of Murfreesboro in early January 1863 and by the subsequent Tullahoma Campaign add something

 

The Capture of Memphis and Nashville gave the Union control of the western and middle sections; this control was confirmed at the Battle of Murfreesboro in early January 1863 and by the subsequent Tullahoma Campaign add something

 

The Capture of Memphis and Nashville gave the Union control of the western and middle sections; this control was confirmed at the Battle of Murfreesboro in early January 1863 and by the subsequent Tullahoma Campaign add something


1864

In 1864, Andrew Johnson was elected Vice President under Abraham Lincoln add something

 

In 1864, Andrew Johnson was elected Vice President under Abraham Lincoln add something

 

In 1864, Andrew Johnson was elected Vice President under Abraham Lincoln add something

 

In 1864, Andrew Johnson was elected Vice President under Abraham Lincoln add something

 

In 1864, Andrew Johnson was elected Vice President under Abraham Lincoln add something

 

Patrick Cleburne - !Battle_of_Franklin,_Tennessee_(1864) - He was killed in 1864, at the Battle of Franklin,_Tennessee

 

Patrick Cleburne - In 1864, he dramatically called together the leadership of the Army of Tennessee and put forth the proposal to emancipate slaves and enlist them in the Confederate Army to secure Southern independence

 

Nathan Bedford Forrest - On April 12, 1864, General Forrest led his forces in the attack and capture of Fort Pillow on the Mississippi River in Henning, Tennessee

 

Oliver O. Howard - Atlanta Campaign - In July 1864, following the death of Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson, Howard became commander of the Army of the Tennessee, fought in the Atlanta Campaign, and led the right wing of Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's famous March to the Sea, through Georgia and the Carolinas

 

John Hunt Morgan - On August 22, 1864, Morgan was placed in command of the Trans-Allegheny Department, embracing at the time the Confederate forces in eastern Tennessee and southwestern Virginia

 

P. G. T. Beauregard - After the fall of Atlanta in September 1864, President Davis considered replacing John Bell Hood in command of the Army of Tennessee and he asked Robert E. Lee to find out if Beauregard would be interested

 

John C. Breckinridge - After the death of John Hunt Morgan on September 4, 1864, Breckinridge again took command of the Department of East Tennessee and West Virginia

 

John Hunt Morgan - On September 4, 1864, he was surprised and killed by Union cavalrymen while attempting to escape during a Union raid on Greeneville, Tennessee

 

Nathan Bedford Forrest - Forrest led other raids that summer and fall, including a famous one into Union-held downtown Memphis, Tennessee in August 1864 , and another on a Union supply depot at Johnsonville, Tennessee, on October 3, 1864 , causing millions of dollars in damage

 

The last major battles came when the Confederates invaded Middle Tennessee in November 1864 and were checked at Franklin, completely dispersed by George Thomas at Nashville in December add something

 

The last major battles came when the Confederates invaded Middle Tennessee in November 1864 and were checked at Franklin, completely dispersed by George Thomas at Nashville in December add something

 

The last major battles came when the Confederates invaded Middle Tennessee in November 1864 and were checked at Franklin, completely dispersed by George Thomas at Nashville in December add something

 

The last major battles came when the Confederates invaded Middle Tennessee in November 1864 and were checked at Franklin, completely dispersed by George Thomas at Nashville in December add something

 

The last major battles came when the Confederates invaded Middle Tennessee in November 1864 and were checked at Franklin, completely dispersed by George Thomas at Nashville in December add something

 

Patrick Cleburne - Their marriage was never to be, as Cleburne was killed during an ill-conceived assault on Union fortifications at the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee, just south of Nashville, Tennessee , Tennessee, on November 30, 1864

 

Nathan Bedford Forrest - After success in achieving the objectives specified by Gen. Hood, Forrest engaged Union forces near Murfreesboro, Tennessee on December 5, 1864


1865

He became President after Lincoln's assassination in 1865 add something

 

He became President after Lincoln's assassination in 1865 add something

 

He became President after Lincoln's assassination in 1865 add something

 

He became President after Lincoln's assassination in 1865 add something

 

He became President after Lincoln's assassination in 1865 add something

 

Tennessee's legislature approved an amendment to the state constitution prohibiting slavery on February 22, 1865 add something

 

Tennessee's legislature approved an amendment to the state constitution prohibiting slavery on February 22, 1865 add something

 

Tennessee's legislature approved an amendment to the state constitution prohibiting slavery on February 22, 1865 add something

 

Tennessee's legislature approved an amendment to the state constitution prohibiting slavery on February 22, 1865 add something

 

Tennessee's legislature approved an amendment to the state constitution prohibiting slavery on February 22, 1865 add something

 

It ratified the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution on April 7, 1865 add something

 

It ratified the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution on April 7, 1865 add something

 

It ratified the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution on April 7, 1865 add something

 

It ratified the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution on April 7, 1865 add something

 

It ratified the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution on April 7, 1865 add something

 

Oliver O. Howard - Sherman, having favored Howard over John A. Logan for command of the Army of the Tennessee after McPherson's death, asked Howard to allow Logan to lead the army in the May 1865 Grand Review in Washington


1866

Nathan Bedford Forrest - The KKK was formed by veterans of the Confederate Army in Pulaski, Tennessee in 1866 and soon expanded throughout the state and beyond

 

Under Johnson's lenient re-admission policy, Tennessee was the first of the seceding states to have its elected members readmitted to the U.S. Congress, on July 24, 1866 add something

 

Under Johnson's lenient re-admission policy, Tennessee was the first of the seceding states to have its elected members readmitted to the U.S. Congress, on July 24, 1866 add something

 

Under Johnson's lenient re-admission policy, Tennessee was the first of the seceding states to have its elected members readmitted to the U.S. Congress, on July 24, 1866 add something

 

Under Johnson's lenient re-admission policy, Tennessee was the first of the seceding states to have its elected members readmitted to the U.S. Congress, on July 24, 1866 add something

 

Under Johnson's lenient re-admission policy, Tennessee was the first of the seceding states to have its elected members readmitted to the U.S. Congress, on July 24, 1866 add something


1867

Nathan Bedford Forrest - George Gordon - A common report is that Forrest arrived in Nashville, Tennessee in April 1867 while the Klan was meeting at the Maxwell House Hotel, probably at the encouragement of a state Klan leader, former Confederate general George Gordon


1868

Nathan Bedford Forrest - In an 1868 interview by a Cincinnati newspaper, Forrest claimed that the Klan had 40,000 members in Tennessee and 550,000 total members throughout the Southern states


1870

Tennessee's current state constitution was adopted in 1870 add something

 

Tennessee's current state constitution was adopted in 1870 add something

 

Tennessee's current state constitution was adopted in 1870 add something

 

Tennessee's current state constitution was adopted in 1870 add something

 

Tennessee's current state constitution was adopted in 1870 add something

 

Through violence and intimidation against freedmen and their allies, White (White_American) Democrats regained political power in Tennessee and other states across the South in the late 1870s and 1880s add something

 

Through violence and intimidation against freedmen and their allies, White (White_American) Democrats regained political power in Tennessee and other states across the South in the late 1870s and 1880s add something

 

Through violence and intimidation against freedmen and their allies, White (White_American) Democrats regained political power in Tennessee and other states across the South in the late 1870s and 1880s add something

 

Through violence and intimidation against freedmen and their allies, White (White_American) Democrats regained political power in Tennessee and other states across the South in the late 1870s and 1880s add something

 

Through violence and intimidation against freedmen and their allies, White (White_American) Democrats regained political power in Tennessee and other states across the South in the late 1870s and 1880s add something

 

Nathan Bedford Forrest - Nearly ruined as the result of the failure of the Marion & Memphis, Tennessee Railroad in the early 1870s, Forrest spent his final days running a prison work farm on President's Island in the Mississippi River


1877

Nathan Bedford Forrest - Forrest died in Memphis, Tennessee in October 1877, reportedly from acute complications of diabetes


1880

Beginning during Reconstruction, it had competitive party politics, but a Democratic takeover in the late 1880s resulted in passage of disenfranchisement laws that excluded most blacks and many poor whites from voting add something

 

Beginning during Reconstruction, it had competitive party politics, but a Democratic takeover in the late 1880s resulted in passage of disenfranchisement laws that excluded most blacks and many poor whites from voting add something

 

Beginning during Reconstruction, it had competitive party politics, but a Democratic takeover in the late 1880s resulted in passage of disenfranchisement laws that excluded most blacks and many poor whites from voting add something

 

Beginning during Reconstruction, it had competitive party politics, but a Democratic takeover in the late 1880s resulted in passage of disenfranchisement laws that excluded most blacks and many poor whites from voting add something

 

Beginning during Reconstruction, it had competitive party politics, but a Democratic takeover in the late 1880s resulted in passage of disenfranchisement laws that excluded most blacks and many poor whites from voting add something

 

Following Reconstruction, Tennessee continued to have competitive party politics; but in the 1880s, the white-dominated state government passed four laws, the last of which imposed a poll tax requirement for voter registration add something

 

Following Reconstruction, Tennessee continued to have competitive party politics; but in the 1880s, the white-dominated state government passed four laws, the last of which imposed a poll tax requirement for voter registration add something

 

Following Reconstruction, Tennessee continued to have competitive party politics; but in the 1880s, the white-dominated state government passed four laws, the last of which imposed a poll tax requirement for voter registration add something

 

Following Reconstruction, Tennessee continued to have competitive party politics; but in the 1880s, the white-dominated state government passed four laws, the last of which imposed a poll tax requirement for voter registration add something

 

Following Reconstruction, Tennessee continued to have competitive party politics; but in the 1880s, the white-dominated state government passed four laws, the last of which imposed a poll tax requirement for voter registration add something


1881

The first has been in Republican hands continuously since 1881, and Republicans have held it for all but four years since 1859 add something

 

The first has been in Republican hands continuously since 1881, and Republicans have held it for all but four years since 1859 add something

 

The first has been in Republican hands continuously since 1881, and Republicans have held it for all but four years since 1859 add something

 

The first has been in Republican hands continuously since 1881, and Republicans have held it for all but four years since 1859 add something

 

The first has been in Republican hands continuously since 1881, and Republicans have held it for all but four years since 1859 add something


1889

In 1889 the General Assembly passed four laws described as electoral reform, with the cumulative effect of essentially disfranchising most African Americans in rural areas and small towns, as well as many poor Whites add something

 

In 1889 the General Assembly passed four laws described as electoral reform, with the cumulative effect of essentially disfranchising most African Americans in rural areas and small towns, as well as many poor Whites add something

 

In 1889 the General Assembly passed four laws described as electoral reform, with the cumulative effect of essentially disfranchising most African Americans in rural areas and small towns, as well as many poor Whites add something

 

In 1889 the General Assembly passed four laws described as electoral reform, with the cumulative effect of essentially disfranchising most African Americans in rural areas and small towns, as well as many poor Whites add something

 

In 1889 the General Assembly passed four laws described as electoral reform, with the cumulative effect of essentially disfranchising most African Americans in rural areas and small towns, as well as many poor Whites add something


1895

Oliver O. Howard - He founded Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee, in 1895, for the education of the "mountain whites


1897

In 1897, Tennessee celebrated its centennial of statehood with a great exposition in Nashville add something

 

In 1897, Tennessee celebrated its centennial of statehood with a great exposition in Nashville add something

 

In 1897, Tennessee celebrated its centennial of statehood with a great exposition in Nashville add something

 

In 1897, Tennessee celebrated its centennial of statehood with a great exposition in Nashville add something

 

In 1897, Tennessee celebrated its centennial of statehood with a great exposition in Nashville add something


1900

In 1900 African Americans comprised 23,8 percent of the state's population, concentrated in Middle and West Tennessee add something

 

In 1900 African Americans comprised 23,8 percent of the state's population, concentrated in Middle and West Tennessee add something

 

In 1900 African Americans comprised 23,8 percent of the state's population, concentrated in Middle and West Tennessee add something

 

In 1900 African Americans comprised 23,8 percent of the state's population, concentrated in Middle and West Tennessee add something

 

In 1900 African Americans comprised 23,8 percent of the state's population, concentrated in Middle and West Tennessee add something

 

In the early 1900s, the state legislature approved a form of commission government for cities based on at-large voting for a few positions on a Board of Commission; several cities adopted this as another means to limit African-American political participation add something

 

In the early 1900s, the state legislature approved a form of commission government for cities based on at-large voting for a few positions on a Board of Commission; several cities adopted this as another means to limit African-American political participation add something

 

In the early 1900s, the state legislature approved a form of commission government for cities based on at-large voting for a few positions on a Board of Commission; several cities adopted this as another means to limit African-American political participation add something

 

In the early 1900s, the state legislature approved a form of commission government for cities based on at-large voting for a few positions on a Board of Commission; several cities adopted this as another means to limit African-American political participation add something

 

In the early 1900s, the state legislature approved a form of commission government for cities based on at-large voting for a few positions on a Board of Commission; several cities adopted this as another means to limit African-American political participation add something


1909

Beale Street in Memphis is considered by many to be the birthplace of the blues, with musicians such as W. C. Handy performing in its clubs as early as 1909 add something

 

Beale Street in Memphis is considered by many to be the birthplace of the blues, with musicians such as W. C. Handy performing in its clubs as early as 1909 add something

 

Beale Street in Memphis is considered by many to be the birthplace of the blues, with musicians such as W. C. Handy performing in its clubs as early as 1909 add something

 

Beale Street in Memphis is considered by many to be the birthplace of the blues, with musicians such as W. C. Handy performing in its clubs as early as 1909 add something

 

Beale Street in Memphis is considered by many to be the birthplace of the blues, with musicians such as W. C. Handy performing in its clubs as early as 1909 add something


1913

Before 1913, the method of execution was hanging add something

 

Before 1913, the method of execution was hanging add something

 

Before 1913, the method of execution was hanging add something

 

Before 1913, the method of execution was hanging add something

 

Before 1913, the method of execution was hanging add something

 

From 1913 to 1915, there was a hiatus on executions but they were reinstated in 1916 when electrocution became the new method add something

 

From 1913 to 1915, there was a hiatus on executions but they were reinstated in 1916 when electrocution became the new method add something

 

From 1913 to 1915, there was a hiatus on executions but they were reinstated in 1916 when electrocution became the new method add something

 

From 1913 to 1915, there was a hiatus on executions but they were reinstated in 1916 when electrocution became the new method add something

 

From 1913 to 1915, there was a hiatus on executions but they were reinstated in 1916 when electrocution became the new method add something

 

In 1913 the state legislature enacted a bill enabling cities to adopt this structure without legislative approval add something

 

In 1913 the state legislature enacted a bill enabling cities to adopt this structure without legislative approval add something

 

In 1913 the state legislature enacted a bill enabling cities to adopt this structure without legislative approval add something

 

In 1913 the state legislature enacted a bill enabling cities to adopt this structure without legislative approval add something

 

In 1913 the state legislature enacted a bill enabling cities to adopt this structure without legislative approval add something


1916

From 1916 to 1960 the state executed 125 inmates add something

 

From 1916 to 1960 the state executed 125 inmates add something

 

From 1916 to 1960 the state executed 125 inmates add something

 

From 1916 to 1960 the state executed 125 inmates add something

 

From 1916 to 1960 the state executed 125 inmates add something


1919

Alvin C. York - York's heroism went unnoticed in the United States press, even in Tennessee, until the publication of the April 26, 1919 issue of the "Saturday Evening Post", which had a circulation in excess of 2 million


1920

In the 20th century, except for two nationwide Republican landslides of the 1920s , the state was part of the Democratic Solid South until the 1950s add something

 

In the 20th century, except for two nationwide Republican landslides of the 1920s , the state was part of the Democratic Solid South until the 1950s add something

 

In the 20th century, except for two nationwide Republican landslides of the 1920s , the state was part of the Democratic Solid South until the 1950s add something

 

In the 20th century, except for two nationwide Republican landslides of the 1920s , the state was part of the Democratic Solid South until the 1950s add something

 

In the 20th century, except for two nationwide Republican landslides of the 1920s , the state was part of the Democratic Solid South until the 1950s add something

 

B. Carroll Reece - In 1920, Reece won the Republican nomination for Tennessee's 1st Congressional District, based in the Tri-Cities region in the northeastern part of the state

 

Alvin C. York - In the 1920s, York formed the Alvin C. York Foundation with the mission of increasing education opportunities in his region of Tennessee

 

On August 18, 1920, Tennessee became the thirty-sixth and final state necessary to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which provided women the right to vote add something

 

On August 18, 1920, Tennessee became the thirty-sixth and final state necessary to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which provided women the right to vote add something

 

On August 18, 1920, Tennessee became the thirty-sixth and final state necessary to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which provided women the right to vote add something

 

On August 18, 1920, Tennessee became the thirty-sixth and final state necessary to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which provided women the right to vote add something

 

On August 18, 1920, Tennessee became the thirty-sixth and final state necessary to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which provided women the right to vote add something


1926

Abe Fortas - He attended public schools in Memphis, Tennessee, graduating from South Side High School in 1926


1927

The 1927 Victor recording sessions in Bristol generally mark the beginning of the country music genre and the rise of the Grand Ole Opry in the 1930s helped make Nashville the center of the country music recording industry add something

 

The 1927 Victor recording sessions in Bristol generally mark the beginning of the country music genre and the rise of the Grand Ole Opry in the 1930s helped make Nashville the center of the country music recording industry add something

 

The 1927 Victor recording sessions in Bristol generally mark the beginning of the country music genre and the rise of the Grand Ole Opry in the 1930s helped make Nashville the center of the country music recording industry add something

 

The 1927 Victor recording sessions in Bristol generally mark the beginning of the country music genre and the rise of the Grand Ole Opry in the 1930s helped make Nashville the center of the country music recording industry add something

 

The 1927 Victor recording sessions in Bristol generally mark the beginning of the country music genre and the rise of the Grand Ole Opry in the 1930s helped make Nashville the center of the country music recording industry add something


1930

Abe Fortas - He attended Southwestern at Memphis, Tennessee , graduating in 1930

 

The highest recorded temperature is at Perryville on August 9, 1930, while the lowest recorded temperature is at Mountain City on December 30, 1917 add something

 

The highest recorded temperature is at Perryville on August 9, 1930, while the lowest recorded temperature is at Mountain City on December 30, 1917 add something

 

The highest recorded temperature is at Perryville on August 9, 1930, while the lowest recorded temperature is at Mountain City on December 30, 1917 add something

 

The highest recorded temperature is at Perryville on August 9, 1930, while the lowest recorded temperature is at Mountain City on December 30, 1917 add something

 

The highest recorded temperature is at Perryville on August 9, 1930, while the lowest recorded temperature is at Mountain City on December 30, 1917 add something


1932

In Knoxville, the Tennessee Volunteers college team has played in the Southeastern Conference of the National Collegiate Athletic Association since the conference was formed in 1932 add something

 

In Knoxville, the Tennessee Volunteers college team has played in the Southeastern Conference of the National Collegiate Athletic Association since the conference was formed in 1932 add something

 

In Knoxville, the Tennessee Volunteers college team has played in the Southeastern Conference of the National Collegiate Athletic Association since the conference was formed in 1932 add something

 

In Knoxville, the Tennessee Volunteers college team has played in the Southeastern Conference of the National Collegiate Athletic Association since the conference was formed in 1932 add something

 

In Knoxville, the Tennessee Volunteers college team has played in the Southeastern Conference of the National Collegiate Athletic Association since the conference was formed in 1932 add something


1933

The need to create work for the unemployed during the Great Depression, a desire for rural electrification, the need to control annual spring flooding and improve shipping capacity on the Tennessee River were all factors that drove the federal creation of the Tennessee Valley Authority in 1933 add something

 

The need to create work for the unemployed during the Great Depression, a desire for rural electrification, the need to control annual spring flooding and improve shipping capacity on the Tennessee River were all factors that drove the federal creation of the Tennessee Valley Authority in 1933 add something

 

The need to create work for the unemployed during the Great Depression, a desire for rural electrification, the need to control annual spring flooding and improve shipping capacity on the Tennessee River were all factors that drove the federal creation of the Tennessee Valley Authority in 1933 add something

 

The need to create work for the unemployed during the Great Depression, a desire for rural electrification, the need to control annual spring flooding and improve shipping capacity on the Tennessee River were all factors that drove the federal creation of the Tennessee Valley Authority in 1933 add something

 

The need to create work for the unemployed during the Great Depression, a desire for rural electrification, the need to control annual spring flooding and improve shipping capacity on the Tennessee River were all factors that drove the federal creation of the Tennessee Valley Authority in 1933 add something


1937

Hastings Banda - He then, still with financial support from these and other benefactors , studied medicine at Meharry Medical College in Tennessee, from which he graduated in 1937

 

Grace Moore - ' In 1937, she was commissioned as a colonel on the staff of the governor of Tennessee, and was made a life member of the Tennessee State Society of Washington, D.C. She was decorated as a chevalier of the French Légion d'honneur in 1939


1938

Nathan Bedford Forrest - The Confederate general's engagements with a U.S. General Smith in northern Mississippi and southwestern Tennessee are part of the setting of that story and of Faulkner's 1938 novel "The Unvanquished


1940

In the 20th century, Tennessee transitioned from an agrarian economy to a more diversified economy, aided by massive federal investment in the Tennessee Valley Authority and, in the early 1940s, the city of Oak Ridge add something

 

In the 20th century, Tennessee transitioned from an agrarian economy to a more diversified economy, aided by massive federal investment in the Tennessee Valley Authority and, in the early 1940s, the city of Oak Ridge add something

 

In the 20th century, Tennessee transitioned from an agrarian economy to a more diversified economy, aided by massive federal investment in the Tennessee Valley Authority and, in the early 1940s, the city of Oak Ridge add something

 

In the 20th century, Tennessee transitioned from an agrarian economy to a more diversified economy, aided by massive federal investment in the Tennessee Valley Authority and, in the early 1940s, the city of Oak Ridge add something

 

In the 20th century, Tennessee transitioned from an agrarian economy to a more diversified economy, aided by massive federal investment in the Tennessee Valley Authority and, in the early 1940s, the city of Oak Ridge add something


1943

Leslie Groves - In August 1943, the MED headquarters moved to Oak Ridge, Tennessee, but the name of the district did not change


1949

Political scientist V. O. Key, Jr. argued in 1949 that: add something

 

Political scientist V. O. Key, Jr. argued in 1949 that: add something

 

Political scientist V. O. Key, Jr. argued in 1949 that: add something

 

Political scientist V. O. Key, Jr. argued in 1949 that: add something

 

Political scientist V. O. Key, Jr. argued in 1949 that: add something


1950

Memphis is home to Sun Records, where musicians such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, and Charlie Rich began their recording careers, and where rock and roll took shape in the 1950s add something

 

Memphis is home to Sun Records, where musicians such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, and Charlie Rich began their recording careers, and where rock and roll took shape in the 1950s add something

 

Memphis is home to Sun Records, where musicians such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, and Charlie Rich began their recording careers, and where rock and roll took shape in the 1950s add something

 

Memphis is home to Sun Records, where musicians such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, and Charlie Rich began their recording careers, and where rock and roll took shape in the 1950s add something

 

Memphis is home to Sun Records, where musicians such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, and Charlie Rich began their recording careers, and where rock and roll took shape in the 1950s add something

 

Isaac Hayes - His first professional gigs, in the late 1950s, were as a singer at Curry's Club in North Memphis, Tennessee, backed by Ben Branch's houseband


1952

Pat Boone - He attended and graduated from David Lipscomb High School in Nashville, Tennessee in 1952


1953

In 1953 state legislators amended the state constitution, removing the poll tax add something

 

In 1953 state legislators amended the state constitution, removing the poll tax add something

 

In 1953 state legislators amended the state constitution, removing the poll tax add something

 

In 1953 state legislators amended the state constitution, removing the poll tax add something

 

In 1953 state legislators amended the state constitution, removing the poll tax add something


1958

The FedEx St. Jude Classic is a PGA Tour golf tournament held at Memphis since 1958 add something

 

The FedEx St. Jude Classic is a PGA Tour golf tournament held at Memphis since 1958 add something

 

The FedEx St. Jude Classic is a PGA Tour golf tournament held at Memphis since 1958 add something

 

The FedEx St. Jude Classic is a PGA Tour golf tournament held at Memphis since 1958 add something

 

The FedEx St. Jude Classic is a PGA Tour golf tournament held at Memphis since 1958 add something


1960

Historically, Republicans had their greatest strength in East Tennessee before the 1960s add something

 

Historically, Republicans had their greatest strength in East Tennessee before the 1960s add something

 

Historically, Republicans had their greatest strength in East Tennessee before the 1960s add something

 

Historically, Republicans had their greatest strength in East Tennessee before the 1960s add something

 

Historically, Republicans had their greatest strength in East Tennessee before the 1960s add something

 

Lonnie Donegan - Donegan recorded sporadically during the 1960s, including some sessions at Hickory Records in Nashville, Tennessee , Tennessee with Charlie McCoy, Floyd Cramer and The Jordanaires

 

Isaac Hayes - The same year, a documentary highlighting Isaac's career and his impact on many of the Memphis, Tennessee artists in the 1960s onwards was produced, "Only The Strong Survive"


1962

Julie Newmar - In 1962, Newmar appeared twice as motorcycle-riding, free-spirited heiress Vicki Russell on "Route 66", filmed in Tucson, Arizona, Arizona and in Tennessee


1963

Bettie Page - Over the next few years she worked for various Christian organizations before settling in Nashville, Tennessee in 1963


1964

Alvin C. York - York died at the Veterans Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee , Tennessee, on September 2, 1964, of a cerebral hemorrhage


1965

In many areas both blacks and poor whites still faced subjectively applied barriers to voter registration that did not end until after passage of national civil rights legislation, including the Voting Rights Act of 1965 add something

 

In many areas both blacks and poor whites still faced subjectively applied barriers to voter registration that did not end until after passage of national civil rights legislation, including the Voting Rights Act of 1965 add something

 

In many areas both blacks and poor whites still faced subjectively applied barriers to voter registration that did not end until after passage of national civil rights legislation, including the Voting Rights Act of 1965 add something

 

In many areas both blacks and poor whites still faced subjectively applied barriers to voter registration that did not end until after passage of national civil rights legislation, including the Voting Rights Act of 1965 add something

 

In many areas both blacks and poor whites still faced subjectively applied barriers to voter registration that did not end until after passage of national civil rights legislation, including the Voting Rights Act of 1965 add something


1970

Former Gov. Winfield Dunn and former U.S. Sen. Bill Brock wins in 1970 helped make the Republican Party competitive among whites for the statewide victory add something

 

Former Gov. Winfield Dunn and former U.S. Sen. Bill Brock wins in 1970 helped make the Republican Party competitive among whites for the statewide victory add something

 

Former Gov. Winfield Dunn and former U.S. Sen. Bill Brock wins in 1970 helped make the Republican Party competitive among whites for the statewide victory add something

 

Former Gov. Winfield Dunn and former U.S. Sen. Bill Brock wins in 1970 helped make the Republican Party competitive among whites for the statewide victory add something

 

Former Gov. Winfield Dunn and former U.S. Sen. Bill Brock wins in 1970 helped make the Republican Party competitive among whites for the statewide victory add something

 

Tennessee has selected governors from different parties since 1970 add something

 

Tennessee has selected governors from different parties since 1970 add something

 

Tennessee has selected governors from different parties since 1970 add something

 

Tennessee has selected governors from different parties since 1970 add something

 

Tennessee has selected governors from different parties since 1970 add something

 

Townes Van Zandt - For much of the 1970s, he lived a reclusive life outside of Nashville, Tennessee in a tin-roofed, bare-boards shack with no heat, plumbing or telephone, occasionally appearing in town to play shows

 

Lamar Alexander - In 1970 he moved back to Tennessee, serving as campaign manager for Memphis, Tennessee dentist Winfield Dunn's successful gubernatorial bid


1972

Bill Frist - In 1972, he held a summer internship with Tennessee Congressman Joe L. Evins, who advised Frist that if he wanted to pursue a political career, he should first have a career outside of politics

 

Alvin C. York - York's son Thomas Jefferson York was killed in the line of duty on May 7, 1972, while serving as a constable in Tennessee


1974

Bill Frist - Frist graduated from Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville, Tennessee , Tennessee, and from Princeton University in 1974, where he specialized in health care policy at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

 

Townes Van Zandt - He moved in with Cindy Morgan in late 1974, and the two married in Nashville, Tennessee in September 1978

 

Lamar Alexander - Thanks to his successful tenure as Dunn's campaign manager, Alexander received the Republican nomination for governor of Tennessee in 1974

 

Isaac Hayes - On July 17, 1974, Hayes, along with Mike Storen, Avron Fogelman and Kemmons Wilson took over ownership of the American Basketball Association team the Memphis, Tennessee Tams


1976

The U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships has been held at Memphis since 1976 and 2002 add something

 

The U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships has been held at Memphis since 1976 and 2002 add something

 

The U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships has been held at Memphis since 1976 and 2002 add something

 

The U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships has been held at Memphis since 1976 and 2002 add something

 

The U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships has been held at Memphis since 1976 and 2002 add something


1977

Pat Boone - Since 1977, Boone has hosted the annual Pat Boone Golf Tournament in Chattanooga, Tennessee, a celebrity event in May that benefits Bethel Bible Village, a faith-based home for children of families in crisis


1978

Capital punishment was restarted in 1978, although those prisoners awaiting execution between 1960 and 1978 had their sentences mostly commuted to life in prison add something

 

Capital punishment was restarted in 1978, although those prisoners awaiting execution between 1960 and 1978 had their sentences mostly commuted to life in prison add something

 

Capital punishment was restarted in 1978, although those prisoners awaiting execution between 1960 and 1978 had their sentences mostly commuted to life in prison add something

 

Capital punishment was restarted in 1978, although those prisoners awaiting execution between 1960 and 1978 had their sentences mostly commuted to life in prison add something

 

Capital punishment was restarted in 1978, although those prisoners awaiting execution between 1960 and 1978 had their sentences mostly commuted to life in prison add something

 

Jorn Barger - During this period, in 1978, he lived for six months at The Farm, Stephen Gaskin's intentional community in Tennessee

 

Lamar Alexander - Even though the Tennessee State Constitution had been amended in early 1978 to allow a governor to succeed himself, Blanton chose not to seek re-election, due to a number of scandals

 

Michael W. Smith - In 1978, Smith moved to Nashville, Tennessee , taking a job as a landscaper to support himself

 

Maybelle Carter - Maybelle Carter died in 1978 after a few years of poor health, and was interred next to her husband, Ezra, in Hendersonville, Tennessee Memory Gardens, Hendersonville, Tennessee


1979

Hulk Hogan - In June 1979, Bollea won his first wrestling championship, the NWA Southeast Heavyweight Championship, recognized in Alabama and Tennessee when he defeated Ox Baker


1982

While the state is far enough from the coast to avoid any direct impact from a hurricane, the location of the state makes it likely to be impacted from the remnants of tropical cyclones which weaken over land and can cause significant rainfall, such as Tropical Storm Chris in 1982 and Hurricane Opal in 1995 add something

 

While the state is far enough from the coast to avoid any direct impact from a hurricane, the location of the state makes it likely to be impacted from the remnants of tropical cyclones which weaken over land and can cause significant rainfall, such as Tropical Storm Chris in 1982 and Hurricane Opal in 1995 add something

 

While the state is far enough from the coast to avoid any direct impact from a hurricane, the location of the state makes it likely to be impacted from the remnants of tropical cyclones which weaken over land and can cause significant rainfall, such as Tropical Storm Chris in 1982 and Hurricane Opal in 1995 add something

 

While the state is far enough from the coast to avoid any direct impact from a hurricane, the location of the state makes it likely to be impacted from the remnants of tropical cyclones which weaken over land and can cause significant rainfall, such as Tropical Storm Chris in 1982 and Hurricane Opal in 1995 add something

 

While the state is far enough from the coast to avoid any direct impact from a hurricane, the location of the state makes it likely to be impacted from the remnants of tropical cyclones which weaken over land and can cause significant rainfall, such as Tropical Storm Chris in 1982 and Hurricane Opal in 1995 add something


1984

Armand Hammer - Hammer was very fond of Albert Gore Jr., and in 1984 under Hammer's guidance Gore Jr. sought Tennessee's senate office previously held by Howard Baker


1985

Bob Dole - From 1985, when Howard Baker of Tennessee retired, until his resignation from the Senate, Dole was the leader of the Senate Republicans, serving as Majority Leader from 1985 until 1987 and again from 1995 to 1996


1987

Bob Keeshan - In 1987, Keeshan founded Corporate Family Solutions with former Tennessee Republican Governor Lamar Alexander


1988

Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something

 

Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something

 

Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something

 

Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something

 

Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something


1992

Dan Quayle - During the 1992 election, Bush and Quayle were challenged in their bid for reelection by the Democratic ticket of Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton and Tennessee Senator Al Gore, as well as the independent ticket of Texas businessman Ross Perot and retired Admiral James Stockdale

 

Bill Frist - He served on Tennessee's Governor's Medicaid Task Force from 1992 to 1993, joined the National Steering Committee of the Republican National Committee's Health Care Coalition, and was deputy director of the Tennessee Bush-Quayle '92 campaign


1993

Winter storms are an occasional problem, such as the infamous Blizzard of 1993, although ice storms are a more likely occurrence add something

 

Winter storms are an occasional problem, such as the infamous Blizzard of 1993, although ice storms are a more likely occurrence add something

 

Winter storms are an occasional problem, such as the infamous Blizzard of 1993, although ice storms are a more likely occurrence add something

 

Winter storms are an occasional problem, such as the infamous Blizzard of 1993, although ice storms are a more likely occurrence add something

 

Winter storms are an occasional problem, such as the infamous Blizzard of 1993, although ice storms are a more likely occurrence add something


1994

Michael W. Smith - In 1994, Smith opened a teen club, named Rocketown, in Nashville, Tennessee , Tennessee


1996

Tennessee celebrated its bicentennial in 1996 add something

 

Tennessee celebrated its bicentennial in 1996 add something

 

Tennessee celebrated its bicentennial in 1996 add something

 

Tennessee celebrated its bicentennial in 1996 add something

 

Tennessee celebrated its bicentennial in 1996 add something

 

John Glenn - Once Republicans regained control of the Senate, Glenn served as the ranking minority member on a special Senate investigative committee chaired by Tennessee senator Fred Dalton Thompson that looked into illegal foreign donations by China to U.S. political campaigns for the 1996 election


1997

Tennessee is home to three major professional sports franchises: the Tennessee Titans have played in the National Football League since 1997, the Memphis Grizzlies have played in the National Basketball Association since 2001, and the Nashville Predators have played in the National Hockey League since 1998 add something

 

Tennessee is home to three major professional sports franchises: the Tennessee Titans have played in the National Football League since 1997, the Memphis Grizzlies have played in the National Basketball Association since 2001, and the Nashville Predators have played in the National Hockey League since 1998 add something

 

Tennessee is home to three major professional sports franchises: the Tennessee Titans have played in the National Football League since 1997, the Memphis Grizzlies have played in the National Basketball Association since 2001, and the Nashville Predators have played in the National Hockey League since 1998 add something

 

Tennessee is home to three major professional sports franchises: the Tennessee Titans have played in the National Football League since 1997, the Memphis Grizzlies have played in the National Basketball Association since 2001, and the Nashville Predators have played in the National Hockey League since 1998 add something

 

Tennessee is home to three major professional sports franchises: the Tennessee Titans have played in the National Football League since 1997, the Memphis Grizzlies have played in the National Basketball Association since 2001, and the Nashville Predators have played in the National Hockey League since 1998 add something


1998

Lethal injection was approved by the legislature in 1998, though those who were sentenced to death before January 1, 1999, may request electrocution add something

 

Lethal injection was approved by the legislature in 1998, though those who were sentenced to death before January 1, 1999, may request electrocution add something

 

Lethal injection was approved by the legislature in 1998, though those who were sentenced to death before January 1, 1999, may request electrocution add something

 

Lethal injection was approved by the legislature in 1998, though those who were sentenced to death before January 1, 1999, may request electrocution add something

 

Lethal injection was approved by the legislature in 1998, though those who were sentenced to death before January 1, 1999, may request electrocution add something

 

Lamar Alexander - Seen as a moderate Republican by Tennessee standards, his candidacy was vigorously opposed by conservatives who supported Congressman Ed Bryant, who had become one of the House managers during the 1998 impeachment of President Bill Clinton


1999

Lamar Alexander - His second candidacy, in which he traveled around the U.S. in a Ford Explorer, eschewing a campaign bus or plane, lasted less than six months, being announced March 9, 1999, and withdrawn August 16, 1999 , both times in Nashville, Tennessee


2000

For a variety of reasons there were no further executions until 2000 add something

 

For a variety of reasons there were no further executions until 2000 add something

 

For a variety of reasons there were no further executions until 2000 add something

 

For a variety of reasons there were no further executions until 2000 add something

 

For a variety of reasons there were no further executions until 2000 add something

 

In the 2000 presidential election, Vice President Al Gore, a Democratic U.S. Senator from Tennessee, failed to carry his home state, an unusual occurrence but indicative of strengthening Republican support add something

 

In the 2000 presidential election, Vice President Al Gore, a Democratic U.S. Senator from Tennessee, failed to carry his home state, an unusual occurrence but indicative of strengthening Republican support add something

 

In the 2000 presidential election, Vice President Al Gore, a Democratic U.S. Senator from Tennessee, failed to carry his home state, an unusual occurrence but indicative of strengthening Republican support add something

 

In the 2000 presidential election, Vice President Al Gore, a Democratic U.S. Senator from Tennessee, failed to carry his home state, an unusual occurrence but indicative of strengthening Republican support add something

 

In the 2000 presidential election, Vice President Al Gore, a Democratic U.S. Senator from Tennessee, failed to carry his home state, an unusual occurrence but indicative of strengthening Republican support add something

 

Since 2000, Tennessee has executed seven prisoners add something

 

Since 2000, Tennessee has executed seven prisoners add something

 

Since 2000, Tennessee has executed seven prisoners add something

 

Since 2000, Tennessee has executed seven prisoners add something

 

Since 2000, Tennessee has executed seven prisoners add something


2002

Also in 2002, Tennessee amended the state constitution to allow for the establishment of a lottery add something

 

Also in 2002, Tennessee amended the state constitution to allow for the establishment of a lottery add something

 

Also in 2002, Tennessee amended the state constitution to allow for the establishment of a lottery add something

 

Also in 2002, Tennessee amended the state constitution to allow for the establishment of a lottery add something

 

Also in 2002, Tennessee amended the state constitution to allow for the establishment of a lottery add something

 

In 2002, businessman Phil Bredesen was elected to become the 48th governor in January 2003 add something

 

In 2002, businessman Phil Bredesen was elected to become the 48th governor in January 2003 add something

 

In 2002, businessman Phil Bredesen was elected to become the 48th governor in January 2003 add something

 

In 2002, businessman Phil Bredesen was elected to become the 48th governor in January 2003 add something

 

In 2002, businessman Phil Bredesen was elected to become the 48th governor in January 2003 add something


2003

Pat Boone - In 2003, the Nashville, Tennessee Gospel Music Association recognized his gospel recording work by inducting him into its Gospel Music Hall of Fame


2006

Tennessee's Bob Corker was the only freshman Republican elected to the United States Senate in the 2006 midterm elections add something

 

Tennessee's Bob Corker was the only freshman Republican elected to the United States Senate in the 2006 midterm elections add something

 

Tennessee's Bob Corker was the only freshman Republican elected to the United States Senate in the 2006 midterm elections add something

 

Tennessee's Bob Corker was the only freshman Republican elected to the United States Senate in the 2006 midterm elections add something

 

Tennessee's Bob Corker was the only freshman Republican elected to the United States Senate in the 2006 midterm elections add something

 

Chuck Schumer - Of the closely contested races in the Senate in 2006, the Democrats lost only one, in Tennessee

 

Michael W. Smith - Smith is the founding pastor of New River Fellowship in Franklin, Tennessee, where he was the lead pastor from 2006 to 2008


2007

Lamar Alexander - He was previously the Conference Chair of the Republican Party from 2007 to 2012, the 45th Governor of Tennessee from 1979 to 1987, United States Secretary of Education from 1991 to 1993 under President George H. W. Bush and candidate for the Republican Presidential nomination in 1996 and 2000

 

In January 2007, Ron Ramsey became the first Republican elected as Speaker of the State Senate since Reconstruction, as a result of the realignment of the Democratic and Republican parties in the South since the late 20th century, with Republicans now elected by conservative voters, who previously had supported Democrats add something

 

In January 2007, Ron Ramsey became the first Republican elected as Speaker of the State Senate since Reconstruction, as a result of the realignment of the Democratic and Republican parties in the South since the late 20th century, with Republicans now elected by conservative voters, who previously had supported Democrats add something

 

In January 2007, Ron Ramsey became the first Republican elected as Speaker of the State Senate since Reconstruction, as a result of the realignment of the Democratic and Republican parties in the South since the late 20th century, with Republicans now elected by conservative voters, who previously had supported Democrats add something

 

In January 2007, Ron Ramsey became the first Republican elected as Speaker of the State Senate since Reconstruction, as a result of the realignment of the Democratic and Republican parties in the South since the late 20th century, with Republicans now elected by conservative voters, who previously had supported Democrats add something

 

In January 2007, Ron Ramsey became the first Republican elected as Speaker of the State Senate since Reconstruction, as a result of the realignment of the Democratic and Republican parties in the South since the late 20th century, with Republicans now elected by conservative voters, who previously had supported Democrats add something

 

Lamar Alexander - Alexander got to put these talents on display in April 2007 when he played piano on singer Patti Page's re-recording of her 1950 hit "Tennessee Waltz"


2008

In the 2008 elections, the Republican party gained control of both houses of the Tennessee state legislature for the first time since Reconstruction add something

 

In the 2008 elections, the Republican party gained control of both houses of the Tennessee state legislature for the first time since Reconstruction add something

 

In the 2008 elections, the Republican party gained control of both houses of the Tennessee state legislature for the first time since Reconstruction add something

 

In the 2008 elections, the Republican party gained control of both houses of the Tennessee state legislature for the first time since Reconstruction add something

 

In the 2008 elections, the Republican party gained control of both houses of the Tennessee state legislature for the first time since Reconstruction add something

 

Isaac Hayes - Hayes was found unresponsive in his home located just east of Memphis, Tennessee on August 10, 2008, ten days before his 66th birthday, as reported by the Shelby County, Tennessee Sheriff's Department

 

Keith Richards - On 28 October 2008 Richards appeared at the Musicians' Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee , Tennessee, joining the newly inducted Crickets on stage for performances of "Peggy Sue," "Not Fade Away" and "That'll Be the Day


2009

As of January 1, 2009, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 43,179 members, 10 stakes, 92 Congregations , two missions, and two temples in Tennessee add something

 

As of January 1, 2009, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 43,179 members, 10 stakes, 92 Congregations , two missions, and two temples in Tennessee add something

 

As of January 1, 2009, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 43,179 members, 10 stakes, 92 Congregations , two missions, and two temples in Tennessee add something

 

As of January 1, 2009, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 43,179 members, 10 stakes, 92 Congregations , two missions, and two temples in Tennessee add something

 

As of January 1, 2009, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 43,179 members, 10 stakes, 92 Congregations , two missions, and two temples in Tennessee add something

 

Ashley Judd - Judd was honored November 10, 2009 as the recipient of the fourth annual USA TODAY Hollywood Hero, *awarded for her work with PSI. On October 29, 2006, Judd appeared at a "Women for Ford" event for Democratic Tennessee Senate candidate Harold Ford, Jr. She has campaigned extensively locally and nationally for a variety of Democratic candidates, including President Barack Obama in critical swing states


2010

As of the 2010 census, the racial composition of Tennessee's population was as follows: add something

 

As of the 2010 census, the racial composition of Tennessee's population was as follows: add something

 

As of the 2010 census, the racial composition of Tennessee's population was as follows: add something

 

As of the 2010 census, the racial composition of Tennessee's population was as follows: add something

 

As of the 2010 census, the racial composition of Tennessee's population was as follows: add something

 

In 2010, during the 2010 midterm elections, Bill Haslam was elected to succeed Bredesen, who was term-limited, to become the 49th Governor of Tennessee in January 2011 add something

 

In 2010, during the 2010 midterm elections, Bill Haslam was elected to succeed Bredesen, who was term-limited, to become the 49th Governor of Tennessee in January 2011 add something

 

In 2010, during the 2010 midterm elections, Bill Haslam was elected to succeed Bredesen, who was term-limited, to become the 49th Governor of Tennessee in January 2011 add something

 

In 2010, during the 2010 midterm elections, Bill Haslam was elected to succeed Bredesen, who was term-limited, to become the 49th Governor of Tennessee in January 2011 add something

 

In 2010, during the 2010 midterm elections, Bill Haslam was elected to succeed Bredesen, who was term-limited, to become the 49th Governor of Tennessee in January 2011 add something

 

In 2010, during the 2010 midterm elections, Bill Haslam was elected to succeed Bredesen, who was term-limited, to become the 49th Governor of Tennessee in January 2011 add something

 

In 2010, during the 2010 midterm elections, Bill Haslam was elected to succeed Bredesen, who was term-limited, to become the 49th Governor of Tennessee in January 2011 add something

 

In 2010, during the 2010 midterm elections, Bill Haslam was elected to succeed Bredesen, who was term-limited, to become the 49th Governor of Tennessee in January 2011 add something

 

In 2010, during the 2010 midterm elections, Bill Haslam was elected to succeed Bredesen, who was term-limited, to become the 49th Governor of Tennessee in January 2011 add something

 

In 2010, during the 2010 midterm elections, Bill Haslam was elected to succeed Bredesen, who was term-limited, to become the 49th Governor of Tennessee in January 2011 add something

 

Meanwhile, the men's basketball team has won four SEC championships and reached the NCAA Elite Eight in 2010 add something

 

Meanwhile, the men's basketball team has won four SEC championships and reached the NCAA Elite Eight in 2010 add something

 

Meanwhile, the men's basketball team has won four SEC championships and reached the NCAA Elite Eight in 2010 add something

 

Meanwhile, the men's basketball team has won four SEC championships and reached the NCAA Elite Eight in 2010 add something

 

Meanwhile, the men's basketball team has won four SEC championships and reached the NCAA Elite Eight in 2010 add something

 

The largest denominations by number of adherents in 2010 were the Southern Baptist Convention with 1,483,356; the United Methodist Church with 375,693; the Roman Catholic Church with 222,343; and the Churches of Christ with 214,118 add something

 

The largest denominations by number of adherents in 2010 were the Southern Baptist Convention with 1,483,356; the United Methodist Church with 375,693; the Roman Catholic Church with 222,343; and the Churches of Christ with 214,118 add something

 

The largest denominations by number of adherents in 2010 were the Southern Baptist Convention with 1,483,356; the United Methodist Church with 375,693; the Roman Catholic Church with 222,343; and the Churches of Christ with 214,118 add something

 

The largest denominations by number of adherents in 2010 were the Southern Baptist Convention with 1,483,356; the United Methodist Church with 375,693; the Roman Catholic Church with 222,343; and the Churches of Christ with 214,118 add something

 

The largest denominations by number of adherents in 2010 were the Southern Baptist Convention with 1,483,356; the United Methodist Church with 375,693; the Roman Catholic Church with 222,343; and the Churches of Christ with 214,118 add something

 

Pat Boone - According to the Nashville, Tennessee Gospel Music & Entertainment Examiner, Boone partnered with GOD TV in 2010 to provide foundational funding for a community development center in East Africa

 

Bill Frist - Frist's name was mentioned as a possible candidate for Governor of Tennessee in 2010 when incumbent Governor Phil Bredesen was barred from running again due to term limits

 

Isaac Hayes - The Tennessee General Assembly enacted legislation in 2010 to honor Hayes by naming a section of Interstate 40 the "Isaac Hayes Memorial Highway"

 

In April and May 2010, flooding in Middle Tennessee devastated Nashville and other parts of Middle Tennessee add something

 

In April and May 2010, flooding in Middle Tennessee devastated Nashville and other parts of Middle Tennessee add something

 

In April and May 2010, flooding in Middle Tennessee devastated Nashville and other parts of Middle Tennessee add something

 

In April and May 2010, flooding in Middle Tennessee devastated Nashville and other parts of Middle Tennessee add something

 

In April and May 2010, flooding in Middle Tennessee devastated Nashville and other parts of Middle Tennessee add something

 

On June 19, 2010, the Tennessee Commission of Indian Affairs granted state recognition to six Indian tribes which was later repealed by the state's Attorney General because the action by the commission was illegal add something

 

On June 19, 2010, the Tennessee Commission of Indian Affairs granted state recognition to six Indian tribes which was later repealed by the state's Attorney General because the action by the commission was illegal add something

 

On June 19, 2010, the Tennessee Commission of Indian Affairs granted state recognition to six Indian tribes which was later repealed by the state's Attorney General because the action by the commission was illegal add something

 

On June 19, 2010, the Tennessee Commission of Indian Affairs granted state recognition to six Indian tribes which was later repealed by the state's Attorney General because the action by the commission was illegal add something

 

On June 19, 2010, the Tennessee Commission of Indian Affairs granted state recognition to six Indian tribes which was later repealed by the state's Attorney General because the action by the commission was illegal add something

 

Mike Huckabee - In July 2010, Huckabee became a fundraiser on behalf of for-profit Victory College in Memphis Tennessee and was designated Chancellor of the Victory University Foundation, although he did not take up residence in Memphis


2011

Occasionally, strong or violent tornadoes occur, such as the devastating April 2011 tornadoes that killed 20 people in North Georgia and Southeast Tennessee add something

 

Occasionally, strong or violent tornadoes occur, such as the devastating April 2011 tornadoes that killed 20 people in North Georgia and Southeast Tennessee add something

 

Occasionally, strong or violent tornadoes occur, such as the devastating April 2011 tornadoes that killed 20 people in North Georgia and Southeast Tennessee add something

 

Occasionally, strong or violent tornadoes occur, such as the devastating April 2011 tornadoes that killed 20 people in North Georgia and Southeast Tennessee add something

 

Occasionally, strong or violent tornadoes occur, such as the devastating April 2011 tornadoes that killed 20 people in North Georgia and Southeast Tennessee add something


2012

It owns in Henning, which was placed into federal trust by the tribe in 2012 add something

 

It owns in Henning, which was placed into federal trust by the tribe in 2012 add something

 

It owns in Henning, which was placed into federal trust by the tribe in 2012 add something

 

It owns in Henning, which was placed into federal trust by the tribe in 2012 add something

 

It owns in Henning, which was placed into federal trust by the tribe in 2012 add something

 

Tennessee is home to Bristol Motor Speedway which features NASCAR Cup Series racing two weekends a year, routinely selling out more than 160,000 seats on each date; it was the home of the Nashville Superspeedway, which held Nationwide and IndyCar races until it was shut down in 2012 add something

 

Tennessee is home to Bristol Motor Speedway which features NASCAR Cup Series racing two weekends a year, routinely selling out more than 160,000 seats on each date; it was the home of the Nashville Superspeedway, which held Nationwide and IndyCar races until it was shut down in 2012 add something

 

Tennessee is home to Bristol Motor Speedway which features NASCAR Cup Series racing two weekends a year, routinely selling out more than 160,000 seats on each date; it was the home of the Nashville Superspeedway, which held Nationwide and IndyCar races until it was shut down in 2012 add something

 

Tennessee is home to Bristol Motor Speedway which features NASCAR Cup Series racing two weekends a year, routinely selling out more than 160,000 seats on each date; it was the home of the Nashville Superspeedway, which held Nationwide and IndyCar races until it was shut down in 2012 add something

 

Tennessee is home to Bristol Motor Speedway which features NASCAR Cup Series racing two weekends a year, routinely selling out more than 160,000 seats on each date; it was the home of the Nashville Superspeedway, which held Nationwide and IndyCar races until it was shut down in 2012 add something


2013

Lamar Alexander - In an August 2013 letter to Alexander signed by over twenty Tennessee tea-party groups, the groups called on Alexander to retire from the Senate in 2014, or face a primary challenge


2014

The religious affiliations of the people of Tennessee as of 2014: add something

 

The religious affiliations of the people of Tennessee as of 2014: add something

 

The religious affiliations of the people of Tennessee as of 2014: add something

 

The religious affiliations of the people of Tennessee as of 2014: add something

 

The religious affiliations of the people of Tennessee as of 2014: add something

 

In May 2014, the Tennessee General Assembly passed a law allowing the use of the electric chair for death row executions when lethal injection drugs are not available add something

 

In May 2014, the Tennessee General Assembly passed a law allowing the use of the electric chair for death row executions when lethal injection drugs are not available add something

 

In May 2014, the Tennessee General Assembly passed a law allowing the use of the electric chair for death row executions when lethal injection drugs are not available add something

 

In May 2014, the Tennessee General Assembly passed a law allowing the use of the electric chair for death row executions when lethal injection drugs are not available add something

 

In May 2014, the Tennessee General Assembly passed a law allowing the use of the electric chair for death row executions when lethal injection drugs are not available add something

 

In June 2014, the Vanderbilt Commodores baseball team won its first men's national championship by winning the 2014 College World Series add something

 

In June 2014, the Vanderbilt Commodores baseball team won its first men's national championship by winning the 2014 College World Series add something

 

In June 2014, the Vanderbilt Commodores baseball team won its first men's national championship by winning the 2014 College World Series add something

 

In June 2014, the Vanderbilt Commodores baseball team won its first men's national championship by winning the 2014 College World Series add something

 

In June 2014, the Vanderbilt Commodores baseball team won its first men's national championship by winning the 2014 College World Series add something

 

As of July 1, 2014, a permit is no longer required to possess a loaded handgun in a motor vehicle add something

 

As of July 1, 2014, a permit is no longer required to possess a loaded handgun in a motor vehicle add something

 

As of July 1, 2014, a permit is no longer required to possess a loaded handgun in a motor vehicle add something

 

As of July 1, 2014, a permit is no longer required to possess a loaded handgun in a motor vehicle add something

 

As of July 1, 2014, a permit is no longer required to possess a loaded handgun in a motor vehicle add something


2015

Nathan Bedford Forrest - In 2015, as a result of the June 17 church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, some Tennessee lawmakers advocated removing a statue of Forrest located in the State's Capitol building


2016

Nathan Bedford Forrest - The Tennessee Historical Commission denied removal on October 21st, 2016 under its authority granted by The Tennessee Heritage Protection Act of 2013, which protects war memorials on public property from cities or counties relocating, removing, renaming, or otherwise disturbing them

 

Nathan Bedford Forrest - The Tennessee Historical Commission denied removal on October 21, 2016 under its authority granted by The Tennessee Heritage Protection Act of 2013, which protects war memorials on public property from cities or counties relocating, removing, renaming, or otherwise disturbing them


2019

Memphis 901 FC is set to join the USLC in 2019, and Chattanooga Red Wolves SC will become an inaugural member of the new third-level USL League One in 2019 add something

 

Memphis 901 FC is set to join the USLC in 2019, and Chattanooga Red Wolves SC will become an inaugural member of the new third-level USL League One in 2019 add something

 

Memphis 901 FC is set to join the USLC in 2019, and Chattanooga Red Wolves SC will become an inaugural member of the new third-level USL League One in 2019 add something

 

Memphis 901 FC is set to join the USLC in 2019, and Chattanooga Red Wolves SC will become an inaugural member of the new third-level USL League One in 2019 add something

 

Memphis 901 FC is set to join the USLC in 2019, and Chattanooga Red Wolves SC will become an inaugural member of the new third-level USL League One in 2019 add something

 

Three soccer teams compete in the National Premier Soccer League, one of a number of de facto fourth-level leagues in the U.S. The Knoxville Force and Memphis City FC play in the main NPSL, while Chattanooga FC will play in the 2019 NPSL Founders Cup, a competition intended to create a fully professional league within the NPSL structure add something

 

Three soccer teams compete in the National Premier Soccer League, one of a number of de facto fourth-level leagues in the U.S. The Knoxville Force and Memphis City FC play in the main NPSL, while Chattanooga FC will play in the 2019 NPSL Founders Cup, a competition intended to create a fully professional league within the NPSL structure add something

 

Three soccer teams compete in the National Premier Soccer League, one of a number of de facto fourth-level leagues in the U.S. The Knoxville Force and Memphis City FC play in the main NPSL, while Chattanooga FC will play in the 2019 NPSL Founders Cup, a competition intended to create a fully professional league within the NPSL structure add something

 

Three soccer teams compete in the National Premier Soccer League, one of a number of de facto fourth-level leagues in the U.S. The Knoxville Force and Memphis City FC play in the main NPSL, while Chattanooga FC will play in the 2019 NPSL Founders Cup, a competition intended to create a fully professional league within the NPSL structure add something

 

Three soccer teams compete in the National Premier Soccer League, one of a number of de facto fourth-level leagues in the U.S. The Knoxville Force and Memphis City FC play in the main NPSL, while Chattanooga FC will play in the 2019 NPSL Founders Cup, a competition intended to create a fully professional league within the NPSL structure add something