Sep 30, 2016
On this date in 1949, the Berlin Airlift ended.
Here are some things you may not have known about the effort to keep West Berlin supplied during a blockade by the Soviets.
Following World War II, Germany was divided into four occupation zones, one each for the Americans, British, French and Soviets.
The city of...
Sep 29, 2016
On this date in 1907, construction began on the Washington National Cathedral. In 1990, construction was completed.
Here are some things you may not of known about what is known as America's "National House of Prayer."
The official name of the cathedral is the Cathedral of Saint Peter and St. Paul in the City and...
Sep 28, 2016
On this date in 1924, the first aerial circumnavigation of the world was completed.
Here are some things you don’t know about the feat.
Two years before the successful attempt, the British made the first attempt, followed by the French, Italians, Portuguese, and another British attempt. In 1923, the U.S. Army Air...
Sep 27, 2016
On this date in 1908, the first Ford Model T left the factory.
Here are some things you may not have known about the iconic car.
Contrary to popular belief, the Model T wasn’t the first car built on a modern assembly line. That honor goes to the Oldsmobile Curved Dash in 1901. Henry Ford didn’t begin using...
Sep 26, 2016
On this date in 1960, Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy participated in the first presidential general election debate.
Here are some things you may not have known about that debate and those that followed.
The famous 1858 debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas were held while the men were running for...