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Lessons to be Learned from JFK v. Nixon

On this day in 1960, US Navy combat veteran John F. Kennedy becomes the youngest man and first Catholic ever to be elected president of…

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Posted in History Human Interest Women's Issues

Montana Started Electing women Before National Suffrage

On this day in 1916 Jeannette Pickering Rankin (1880-1973) of Montana is elected the first woman to the US House of Representatives and the first…

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Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis

On this very day in 1860, Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president of the United States over a deeply divided Democratic Party, becoming the…

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Guy Fawkes and Religious Treason

On this day in 1605 the very Protestant King James I of England learns of the infamous plot to explode the Parliament building. The has…

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Infrastructure: 3 Minutes from the US to Canada

On this day in 1930, at 12:05 am, the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel between the United States and Canada is officially opened to car traffic. As Windsor…

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Revealing the Sistine Chapel

On this day in 1512, the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome, one of Italian artist Michelangelo’s finest works, is revealed to the public…

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