The Land Rover, a British-made all-terrain vehicle that will earn a reputation for its use in exotic locales, debuts at an auto show in Amsterdam on April 30, 1948.The first Land Rover, known as the Series 1, was the brainchild of Maurice Wilks, the head designer for the British car...But before Willie Nelson became a legend or an icon, he was... Mossman, a rancher turned lawman, is born in Aurora, Illinois.
Rose Reddy explained how Peirce went to great lengths to make his scam believable."He was on the phone making deals on his computer while I was right there listening to him talk," Reddy recalled.When he was 21, Mossman left home and moved to Mexico, where he quickly began proving himself...On this day in 1789, George Washington is sworn in as the first American president and delivers the first inaugural speech at Federal Hall in New York City.Pierce apologized to the women in the courtroom and hoped for their forgiveness someday."If I could have avoided this and taken it back, I would," Pierce said. In 2013, Peirce was released from prison after serving a 13-year sentence for theft, trafficking theft, and gang activity.Records also show that he was on federal probation for bank embezzlement.The new institution was designed to facilitate better political relations between the member states and, at least for the United States, to serve as a bulwark against communist penetration of the Western... On April 30, 1939, the New York World’s Fair opens in New York City.A hail storm devastates the farming town of Moradabad, India, killing 230 people and many more farm animals on this day in 1888. In the Central Plains region of Uttar Pradesh, March and April are the prime seasons for hail. In New York City, George Washington, the great military leader of the American Revolution, is inaugurated as the first president of the United States. The opening ceremony, which featured speeches by President Franklin D.Poet, essayist, and novelist Annie Dillard is born on this day in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1945.At age 28, Dillard became the youngest American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize, which she was awarded for her collection of essays Pilgrim at Tinker Creek (1974). Willie Nelson’s sound and his look revolutionized country music, making him one of that genre’s most recognizable faces, and if his winning personality weren’t enough reason to like him, then his good-natured struggles with the IRS would be.According to Attorney General Mark Brnovich, Pierce, who also went by the name of Daylon Jung, signed up for several dating websites (Match, Plenty Of Fish and Tinder) and became involved in romantic relationships with multiple women.RELATED: SCOTTSDALE MAN SWINDLES WOMEN INTO INVESTMENT SCAMSFrom 2013 to 2016, Pierce told the victims that he was a licensed stockbroker and convinced them to invest thousands of dollars in fraudulent schemes, officials said.