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Shrek is released

Shrek is released

May 18, 2018

Today in 2001, the young Dreamworks studios releases the movie Shrek. The film is based on a 1990 children book written by William Steig. However what mak...

Brown vs Board of Ed decided

Brown vs Board of Ed decided

May 17, 2018

Today in 1954, the supreme court rules in the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka that racial segregation in schools in unconstitutional.  The deci...

First Allied Jet takes flight

First Allied Jet takes flight

May 15, 2018

Today in 1941, the Gloster-Whittle E 28/39 aircraft  successfully flies over Cranwell England. In doing so, the aircraft became the first of any Allied ...

Lewis and Clark depart

Lewis and Clark depart

May 14, 2018

Today in 1804, Lewis and Clark begin their famed expedition to explore newly acquired U.S. land.  Being the third President, Thomas Jefferson made a deal...

Transcontinental railroad complete

Transcontinental railroad complete

May 10, 2018

Today in 1869, the Presidents of Union Pacific and Central Pacific railway companies, place the last spike needed to connect their railroads together. ...

President Wilson proclaims first official Mother’s Day

President Wilson proclaims first official Mother’s Day

May 9, 2018

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Today in 1914, President Woodrow Wilson gives a proclamation to create Mother's day as a holiday. The idea for having such a peaceful day is commonly credited...

Germany sinks the Lusitania

Germany sinks the Lusitania

May 7, 2018

Today in 1915, a German U-boat submarine fires at, and sinks, the Lusitania killing many of its passengers.  During the midst of World War I, Germa...

Four students are killed at Kent State

Four students are killed at Kent State

May 4, 2018

Today in 1970, four students died while protesting the Vietnam war, in what would later be called the Kent State massacre.  Several days after President...

The first aircraft lands at the geographic North Pole

The first aircraft lands at the geographic North Pole

May 3, 2018

Today in 1952, a modified U.S. Air Force C-47 is piloted and landed at the North Pole by  Lieutenant Colonel Joseph O. Fletcher  and Lieutenant Colonel...

The Empire State building is dedicated

The Empire State building is dedicated

May 1, 2018

Today in 1931, President Herbert Hoover officially dedicates the Empire Sate building by pressing a button in the White House symbolically lighting the...

South Vietnam Surrenders

South Vietnam Surrenders

April 30, 2018

Today in 1975, South Vietnam surrenders to the North after a quick and easy assault. With a rapid departure of U.S. support, South Vietnam became a shell...

Ulysses S. Grant is born

Ulysses S. Grant is born

April 27, 2018

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Today in 1822, Military leader and President Ulysses S. Grant is born. Grant never figured he would be joining the army when he was a young boy, however...

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