Train plunges off bridge

09/15/2016 0

A commuter train plunges off a bridge into Newark Bay in New Jersey killing 47 passengers on this day in 1958. The accident was the result of mistakes made by the train’s crew. The first […]

Apple Cake

09/14/2016 0

By: Carolyn Wyman, Relish contributor Browse the bakery cases of coffeehouses in Greater Philadelphia and you’ll find an apple Bundt cake known as Philadelphia-Style Apple Cake or Jewish Apple Cake. This large, moist and hearty […]

Afraid of the Dark?

09/14/2016 0

Lights Out Starring Maria Bello, Teresa Palmer & Gabriel Bateman Directed by David F. Samberg PG-13 Are you afraid of the dark? If you are, then here’s something to really give you some real fright-night […]

McKinley dies of infection from gunshot wounds

09/14/2016 0

On this day in 1901, U.S. President William McKinley dies after being shot by a deranged anarchist during the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.McKinley won his first Congressional seat at the age of 34 […]

Key pens Star-Spangled Banner

09/13/2016 0

On this day in 1814, Francis Scott Key pens a poem which is later set to music and in 1931 becomes America’s national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The poem, originally titled “The Defence of Fort […]

Attack on America

09/11/2016 0

At 8:45 a.m. on a clear Tuesday morning, an American Airlines Boeing 767 loaded with 20,000 gallons of jet fuel crashes into the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. The […]

First drunk driving arrest

09/10/2016 0

On this day in 1897, a 25-year-old London taxi driver named George Smith becomes the first person ever arrested for drunk driving after slamming his cab into a building. Smith later pled guilty and was […]

Riot at Attica prison

09/09/2016 0

Prisoners riot and seize control of the maximum-security Attica Correctional Facility near Buffalo, New York. Later that day, state police retook most of the prison, but 1,281 convicts occupied an exercise field called D Yard, […]

New Amsterdam becomes New York

09/08/2016 0

Dutch Governor Peter Stuyvesant surrenders New Amsterdam, the capital of New Netherland, to an English naval squadron under Colonel Richard Nicolls. Stuyvesant had hoped to resist the English, but he was an unpopular ruler, and […]

United States nicknamed Uncle Sam

09/07/2016 0

On this day in 1813, the United States gets its nickname, Uncle Sam. The name is linked to Samuel Wilson, a meat packer from Troy, New York, who supplied barrels of beef to the United […]

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