american-history

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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The Apollo 1 Fire (VIDEO)

Fifty years ago on this date, a fire broke out in the Apollo 1 command module which unfortunately took the lives of all three…

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The Founding Of The National Geographic Society

One of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world was founded on this date in 1888 when a group of 33…

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The U.S. And The Philippines: That Time We Were At War

Rodrigo Duterte, the current leader of the Philippines has burned countless calories since his election in 2016 talking smack about the United States. He’s…

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Janet Travell: The First Female Presidential Physician

With all of the female marches that have taken place as of late, I felt it fitting to pay tribute to Janet Travell becoming…

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The Dukes Of Hazzard Premieres On CBS

Photo: america[/caption] It was 38 years ago today “them Duke boys” literally jumped on the scene when the hit show The Dukes of Hazzard…

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The Origin Story Of The Secret Service

Every hero has an origin story. It’s the foundation of who they are today, explaining why or how they fight. The Secret Service is…

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The First Winter Olympics Opened In Chamonix, France, 93 Years Ago

When the first Winter Olympics kicked off in Chamonix, France on January 25th, 1924, it was quite different than the games we see today.…

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The Infamous Stagecoach Robber: Black Bart

Black Bart is one of many infamous robbers from the days of the wild west. According to reports, he was born sometime around 1830 in…

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