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Lawrence of Arabia

Possibly the inspiration for Indiana Jones, Thomas Edward Lawrence is known to the world as Lawrence ... more

Retrospectacle: The Rise of the Miniskirt

In the 1960s women’s rising hemlines created an international fashion revolution, and we have ... more

Plessy v. Ferguson

In the 19th century the fight against racial segregation was being openly lost in the courts. ... more

FDR Signs the Tennessee Valley Authority Act

Running for president at a time when unemployment rates were sky high and thousands of banks ... more

Sue the Dinosaur Finds a New Home in Chicago

A decade after the discovery of the oldest, largest and most complete tyrannosaurus rex fossil ... more

The Kentucky Derby: The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports

The Kentucky Derby has been called “the most exciting two minutes in sports” and the big ... more

Comic Books Scare Parents

Today, comic books are part of our mainstream culture. But, in the early 1950s, comics turned ... more

Seattle's Space Needle

When you think of images that represent cities around the globe, Seattle’s Space Needle probably ... more

The Historical Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field was originally built for the short-lived Federal League franchise known as the ... more

Neil Armstrong's Perilous X-15 Test Flight

Before becoming the first man to walk on the moon Neil Armstrong was a proven test pilot for ... more

Shirley Temple Becomes a Star

On April 19, 1934, a movie premiere turned a little girl into Hollywood’s darling. “Stand ... more

Operation Vengeance

Before 9/11 the worst attack on U.S. soil occurred at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The military ... more

Yankee Stadium Opens

"The house that Babe Ruth built," Yankee stadium, first opened its doors on April 18, 1923. Over ... more

Jackie Robinson Breaks the Color Barrier

A young rookie for the Brooklyn Dodgers forever changed the game of baseball on April 15, 1947. ... more

Black Sunday

Drought-plagued farmers in the Plains states were overwhelmed when a massive dust storm hit on ... more

The Legacy of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected president at the height of the Great Depression in 1932. ... more

Teflon: A Happy Accident

It was an accidental discovery that became a part of everyday living. Dr. Roy Plunkett, a chemist ... more

Churchill Resigns

Sir Winston Churchill ended his 60-year political and military career on April 5, 1955. He resigned ... more
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