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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
Comic Books Scare Parents
Today, comic books are part of our mainstream culture. But, in the early 1950s, comics turned
Seattle's Space Needle
When you think of images that represent cities around the globe, Seattle’s Space Needle probably
The Historical Wrigley Field
Wrigley Field was originally built for the short-lived Federal League franchise known as the
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
Shirley Temple Becomes a Star
On April 19, 1934, a movie premiere turned a little girl into Hollywood’s darling. “Stand
Before 9/11 the worst attack on U.S. soil occurred at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The military
Yankee Stadium Opens
"The house that Babe Ruth built," Yankee stadium, first opened its doors on April 18, 1923. Over
Jackie Robinson Breaks the Color Barrier
A young rookie for the Brooklyn Dodgers forever changed the game of baseball on April 15, 1947.
Drought-plagued farmers in the Plains states were overwhelmed when a massive dust storm hit on
The Legacy of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected president at the height of the Great Depression in 1932.
Teflon: A Happy Accident
It was an accidental discovery that became a part of everyday living. Dr. Roy Plunkett, a chemist
Sir Winston Churchill ended his 60-year political and military career on April 5, 1955. He resigned
Baseball Hits the Airwaves
The first broadcast play-by-play baseball game was initially done as an experiment on August
Lou Gehrig's 14 Amazing Years
He got his break when long-time Yankees first baseman Wally Pipp had a headache and decided to
Eiffel Tower - Paris' Iron Lady
It’s a landmark that was the end result of a design competition for the entryway to the 1889
Alaska: "Seward's Folly"
The U.S. purchased Alaska on March 30, 1867. Secretary of State William H. Seward brokered the
Judy Collins & "Both Sides Now"
Greenwich Village was the epicenter of the 1960’s folk music scene. Singer Judy Collins was