Bourne Killer

09/07/2016 0

Jason Bourne Starring Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones & Alicia Vikander Directed by Paul Greengrass PG-13 For espionage fans, Jason Bourne has always been the spy who can’t remember. Based on the character created by […]

First tank produced

09/06/2016 0

On this day in 1915, a prototype tank nicknamed Little Willie rolls off the assembly line in England. Little Willie was far from an overnight success. It weighed 14 tons, got stuck in trenches and […]

Wreck of the Titanic found

09/01/2016 0

Seventy-three years after it sunk to the North Atlantic ocean floor, a joint U.S.-French expedition locates the wreck of the RMS Titanic. The sunken liner was about 400 miles east of Newfoundland in the North […]

P.T. Barnum brings Jenny Lind to New York

09/01/2016 0

The iconic American huckster, showman and circus entrepreneur P.T. Barnum is most often associated not with refined high culture but of somewhat coarser forms of entertainment—the circus, yes, but also Siamese twins and various human […]

Hurricane Katrina slams into Gulf Coast

08/29/2016 0

Hurricane Katrina makes landfall near New Orleans, Louisiana, as a Category 4 hurricane on this day in 2005. Despite being only the third most powerful storm of the 2005 hurricane season, Katrina was the worst […]

19th Amendment adopted

08/26/2016 0

The 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote, is formally adopted into the U.S. Constitution by proclamation of Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby. The amendment was the culmination of more than 70 years of […]

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