Aug 31, 2016
On this date in 1997, Diana, Princess of Wales was killed in a car crash in Paris.
Here are some things you may not have known about the events of that night.
Diana had spent the previous nine days with her companion Dodi Fayed on Fayed’s father’s yacht in the Mediterranean. His Father, Mohamed Al-Fayed, was the...
Aug 30, 2016
On Monday, actor Gene Wilder died at the age of 83 of complications from Alzheimer’s Disease.
Here are a few things you may not have known about one of his most memorable movies, “Blazing Saddles.”
Wilder played Jim, a gunfighter who was known as The Waco Kid. Jim has become an alcoholic after years of dealing...
Aug 29, 2016
On this date in 1898, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company was founded.
Here are some things you may not have known about Goodyear.
The company was not founded by Charles Goodyear, who was credited with inventing vulcanized rubber.
The company was founded almost four decades after Goodyear died. It was named after him...
Aug 26, 2016
On this date in 1876, the school board of St. Louis, Missouri, authorized the first kindergarten at a public school in the United States.
Here are some things you may not have known about kindergarten.
You probably solved this one on your own, but kindergarten is German for children’s garden. It was originally...
Aug 25, 2016
On this date in 1916, the U.S. National Park Service was formed.
Here are some things you may not have known about the national parks of the United States.
If you remember our first, episode, back in March 2015, you’ll know that the first national park in the world was Yellowstone.
The idea of national parks...