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May Day

On this day in numerous countries, cultures and cults, for centuries dating back to the Roman Republic, May Day is celebrated across the globe. Dances,…

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Zebulon Pike: Hapless or Heroic?

On this day in 1813, renowned explorer, cartographer and soldier Zebulon Pike is killed in the Battle of York (Toronto), the British capital of Upper…

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Respecting Mother Earth . . . .

On April 22nd, 1970, the first Earth Day is celebrated in the United States and points around the globe. Now an annual event observed every…

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Tiny Atoms, Big Problems

On March 28th, 1979, the worst accident in the history of the US nuclear power industry occurs at reactor number 2 of Three Mile Island…

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Spindle Top: The Return of the Dinosaurs

On this day in 1901, the American oil industry is born as a gusher named Spindle Top blows; the United States would never be the…

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A Return to Perfidy

On this day in 1923 US Interior Secretary Albert Fall resigns from President Warren G. Harding’s cabinet in response to public outrage over the Teapot…

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