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The Fizzy Rise Of The Pepsi Cola Trademark

  In 1893, Caleb Davis Bradham mixed sugar, water, caramel, lemon oil, nutmeg, and other untold ingredients to make the first Pepsi-Cola. By June…

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When The Supreme Court Ruled States Could Not Interfere With Individual Abortion Rights

It was 44 years ago, on June 15, 1983, the Supreme Court ruled 6 to 3 that states could not interfere with a woman’s…

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The Day California Became a Republic For 25 Days

In Sonoma California, June 14, 1846, a group of U.S. settlers proclaimed the Republic of California in what was Mexican territory. For 24 sweet…

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Historical Lie: It Was Once Fashionable To Mail The Kids

To be clear about their sentiments on the idea, on June 13, 1920, the U.S. Post Office made it official policy that carriers could…

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50 Short Years; The Supreme Court Ruled Against Discriminatory Interracial Marriage Laws

Sometimes it seems like the U.S.’ past with racist laws is ancient history. It’s hard to believe it was only the 1960s when the…

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75 Years Ago Nazis Erased An Entire Village In Czechoslovakia

  In response to the assassination of Nazi General of Police, Reinhard Heydrich, Adolf Hitler decreed on June 9, 1942, that the Czechs needed…

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1953; The Flint-Beecher Tornado Was One Of The Deadliest On Record

  When the twister history would record as the Flint-Beecher tornado touched down the night of June 8, 1953, it was one of eight…

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The Death Knell Of The Film [Reel] Industry

  It was a lovely 7th of June, 1975, when the evil corporation from Japan launched their answer to the reel-to-reel. They called their…

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The Day An Asteroid Created A Shockwave Stronger Than Nagasaki Blast

On June 6, 2002, an event called the 2002 Eastern Mediterranean Event exploded high in the atmosphere above the Mediterranean. The resulting shockwave, had…

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The Tragic Day A Man Shot Bobby Kennedy

  It was 49 years ago, to the day, Sirhan Sirhan, shot presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy. At that moment, Kennedy was shaking the…

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