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Learn About the History of Celebrating New Years

About the History of Celebrating New Years

Learn how the New Year is celebrated throughout history.  The New Year has arrived, and it’s time we look toward the year ahead. The New Year brings plenty of opportunities to celebrate all of life’s blessings. However, before we look too far ahead, let’s take a step back to reflect on the history of the New Year.

It’s the 75th Commemoration of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

75th Commemoration of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Join us in participating in Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. On December 7, 1941, American history changed forever. This date in history marks the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks that brought the United States into World War II. With thousands of American that perished in the attacks, we feel it’s important to remember the events

Gettysburg Address: Find Out What You Need to Know

What to Know About the Gettysburg Address

Learn about the importance of the Gettysburg Address. November 19 is the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. The speech was 272 words in its entirety, but the short speech left a powerful impact. Delivered by President Abraham Lincoln on November 19, 1863, in front of a crowd of nearly 15,000 people. The speech bridged between

Learn All About the First iPod Sold in November of 2001

All About the First iPod Sold in November of 2001

Celebrate the iPod’s 15th birthday and learn about the history of the device! Tomorrow marks an important day in technological history. On November 10, 2001, Apple began to change the way we listen to music with the first sale of the iPod. The iPod has since been an influential item that has transformed our world.

Check Out These Fun Facts About Google’s History

Facts About the History of Google

A brief history of Google!  It may be difficult to imagine life without the search engine Google.  There are scores of individuals (perhaps generations?) that don’t remember life without it.  However, life before Google did exist – Google was incorporated on September 4, 1998.  There was a time when a disagreement, a heated debate, or

100 Years Ago the Van Buren Sisters Made History!

Van Buren Sisters Motorcycle Ride History

Learn about how the brave and bold Van Buren sisters became the first women to ride a motorcycle across the country! In 1916, Augusta and Adeline Van Buren were the first women to each ride her own motorcycle across the continental United States. On July 4th, 1916, the two sisters set off on their journey from Sheepshead Bay,

Happy Flag Day! Here’s a History of the Holiday

Flag Day History

We can all brush up on the history of Flag Day. The American Flag; an indelible, deeply ingrained symbol of freedom to every citizen of our nation. However you feel about the current state of American politics, we hope that we hold reverence for our flag. Good news flag lovers; today’s Flag Day! To a