american-history

The Day Richard M. Nixon Announced His Presidential Candidacy

On February 1, 1968, Richard M. Nixon announced his candidacy for the Republican nominee for President of the United States while at a rally…

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The Columbia Space Shuttle Disaster (VIDEO)

As most of the residents of northern Texas were on their morning commute at around 9 a.m. on February 1, 2003, they heard a…

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The Boy Scouts Of America; A Progressive History

Not the American Boy Scouts (ABS), an invention of William Randolph Hearst, W.D. Boyce created the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) as the U.S.…

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The Passing Of The 13th Amendment

The Unites States House of Representatives passed the 13th Amendment to the Constitution on this date in in 1865. The sole purpose of the…

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The First McDonald’s Opened In Moscow 27 Years Ago From Today

Even though McDonald’s first opened its doors in 1955, it wasn’t until January 31, 1990, that the Soviet Union got their first taste of…

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The Day That President Truman Announced The Development Of The H Bomb (VIDEO)

It was 67 years ago today that President Harry S. Truman announced to the American people his decision to support the development of the…

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The Lone Ranger Premiers On Detroit Radio Station

Back in 1933, the first of 2,956 radio episodes of the hit show, The Lone Ranger, debuted on the Detroit radio station called WXYZ.…

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The Beatles Final Live Performance On A Rooftop In London

It was forty years ago today that the Fab Four – Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, and John Lennon – played a live…

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Yesterday’s Photos Of The Los Angeles You Know Today

Long before the rail, Los Angeles was a one-horse town. In fact, if you reach back far enough, it’s wasn’t even that. Then all…

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January, 1951: Nuclear Testing Begins At The Nevada Test Site

Established in January of 1951, the Nevada Test Site (NTS) became the main location for nuclear testing due to it being located in the…

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