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On This Day, August 10th

1. 1981 Pete Rose breaks National League hit record Infamous professional baseball player, Pete Rose, set the National League hit record on this date…

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The Beatles On The Ed Sullivan Show 1964

On February 9th of 1964, The Beatles first appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show in New York City. The band was so well received…

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On This Day, August 5th

1. 1858: The transatlantic telegraph line completed Thanks primarily to the efforts made by American merchant Cyrus West Field, the first transatlantic telegraph line…

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Abbott & Costello: Comedic Genius Before Their Time

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello have made generations of families laugh so hard that their bellies hurt, from the 40’s all the way through…

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On This Day, August 3rd

1. 1492: Christopher Columbus sets sail It was on this day in 1492 the Italian-born explorer Christopher Columbus set sail in command of the…

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On This Day, August 2nd

1.The beginning of the Persian Gulf War. On this day in 1990 the Iraqi army led by Saddam Hussein invades its small oil-rich neighbor,…

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The Face of Prehistoric Scotland: Meet Ava

The face you’re looking at is 3,700 years old. Her name is Ava, and she was created using top-of-the-line facial reconstruction software and techniques…

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On This Day, August 1

1. 1981: MTV makes its debut It was on this date in 1981 the music video for the song “Video Killed the Radio Star”…

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American History: Iconic Images You Will Never Forget

There is an old Neil Young song that has a line that says “rust never sleeps.” Our lives rust over the years as time…

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On This Day, July 29th

1. 1967: “Light My Fire” hits #1 on Billboard Top 100 It was on this date in 1967 the hit song “Light My Fire”…

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