Posted in History Science

The Spirit of St. Louis

On this day in 1927, American pilot Charles A. Lindbergh lands at Le Bourget Field in Paris, successfully completing the first solo, nonstop transatlantic flight…

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Posted in Business History

The Enduring Blue Jeans are Born

On this day in 1873, San Francisco businessman Levi Strauss and Reno, Nevada, tailor Jacob Davis are awarded a patent to create work pants reinforced…

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Posted in History Human Interest

Anne Boleyn and the English Reformation

On this day in 1536, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII, was executed on charges of incest, witchcraft, adultery and conspiracy against…

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Posted in Election 2020 Headlines News Opinion Politics

Give Me A Frappuccino or Give Me Death!

To be sure, the Coronavirus pandemic has crippled the U.S. economy. Millions of small to mid-sized businesses are under enormous financial stress, and to date…

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Posted in History

Will Mt. St. Helens Explode Again?

On this day in 1980, Mount St. Helens volcanically erupts in a major geologic event still holding various records for severity. Located in Skamania County,…

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Posted in Civil Rights Education The Courts

Brown v Board of Education

On this day in 1954, marking the end of the beginning or the beginning of the end in the war on racial inequality, the US…

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