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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

9/11: Never Forget!

9/11 Never Forget!

America remembers a dark day in its history and the heroes that brought us through it.  Ask anyone where they were the morning of September 11th, 2001, and they’ll be able to tell you. Our world stood still as we watched the major national tragedy unfold that day, and America entered a war and tightened

Today In 1850, California Became The 31st State

This Week in History: California Becomes 31st State - September 9, 1858

We celebrate California’s anniversary of statehood today! Anyone who has ever visited Los Angeles knows that things move fast in California. This isn’t a new pace of life, either! California got its start in record time. While most states that joined the union had to serve a lengthy time as a territory, on September 9th,

Happy Birthday Uncle Sam!

Happy Birthday Uncle Sam!

Today, we remember the first use of a beloved American icon: Uncle Sam. Uncle Sam has long been a symbol of American life. What some of us may not know, he was an actual person who had an actual birthday. Sam Wilson was an American businessman who worked through the War of 1812. His image

The Date Of President’s Day

Your Guide To President’s Day! Did you know that no President’s birthday ever falls on President’s Day? Although George Washington, William Henry Harrison, Abraham Lincoln, and Ronald Reagan were all born in February, because President’s Day is always celebrated on the third Monday of February, their birthdays all fall either too early or too late

February Is Black History Month

Celebrate The Achievements Of Black Americans This Month The United States and Canada celebrate Black History Month or the African Heritage Month during February.  It is designed to remember the important people in the history of Africa and to celebrate the achievements of African Americans. The celebration is rightly observed in the month of February,

November is Native American Heritage Month!

On August 3, 1990 President of the United States George H. W. Bush declared the month of November as National American Indian Heritage Month, thereafter commonly referred to as Native American Heritage Month. Native American Heritage Month calls to honor the first Americans who have contributed to the growth of the United States and its