Central High School integrated

09/25/2016 0

Under escort from the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division, nine black students enter all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. Three weeks earlier, Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus had surrounded the school with National Guard […]

Billy the Kid arrested for first time

09/23/2016 0

On this day in 1875, Billy the Kid is arrested for the first time after stealing a basket of laundry. He later broke out of jail and roamed the American West, eventually earning a reputation […]

Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

09/21/2016 0

By: The Editors of Relish magazine If broccoli were a tree, it would be an oak, guardian of the vegetable forest. Since the days of the Roman Empire, it has served legions of Italians as […]

Benedict Arnold commits treason

09/21/2016 0

On this day in 1780, during the American Revolution, American General Benedict Arnold meets with British Major John Andre to discuss handing over West Point to the British, in return for the promise of a […]

Kennedy proposes joint mission to the moon

09/20/2016 0

An optimistic and upbeat President John F. Kennedy suggests that the Soviet Union and the United States cooperate on a mission to mount an expedition to the moon. The proposal caught both the Soviets and […]

Patty Hearst captured

09/18/2016 0

Newspaper heiress and wanted fugitive Patty Hearst is captured in a San Francisco apartment and arrested for armed robbery.On February 4, 1974, Patricia Hearst, the 19-year-old daughter of newspaper publisher Randolph Hearst, was kidnapped from […]

Battle of Antietam

09/17/2016 0

Beginning early on the morning of this day in 1862, Confederate and Union troops in the Civil War clash near Maryland’s Antietam Creek in the bloodiest one-day battle in American history. The Battle of Antietam […]

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