Yeager breaks sound barrier

10/14/2016 0

U.S. Air Force Captain Chuck Yeager becomes the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound. Yeager, born in Myra, West Virginia, in 1923, was a combat fighter during World War II and […]

A former postal worker commits mass murder

10/10/2016 0

Former U.S. postal worker Joseph Harris shoots two former co-workers to death at the post office in Ridgewood, New Jersey. The night before, Harris had killed his former supervisor, Carol Ott, with a three-foot samurai […]

Che Guevara is executed

10/09/2016 0

On this day in 1967, socialist revolutionary and guerilla leader Che Guevara, age 39, is killed by the Bolivian army. The U.S.-military-backed Bolivian forces captured Guevara on October 8 while battling his band of guerillas […]

Great Chicago Fire begins

10/08/2016 0

On this day in 1871, flames spark in the Chicago barn of Patrick and Catherine O’Leary, igniting a two-day blaze that kills between 200 and 300 people, destroys 17,450 buildings, leaves 100,000 homeless and causes […]

Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes California governor

10/07/2016 0

On this day in 2003, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is elected governor of California, the most populous state in the nation with the world’s fifth-largest economy. Despite his inexperience, Schwarzenegger came out on top in the […]

Babe Ruth sets a World Series record

10/06/2016 0

On October 6, 1926, Yankee slugger Babe Ruth hits a record three homers against the St. Louis Cardinals in the fourth game of the World Series. The Yanks won the game 10-5, but despite Ruth’s […]

First presidential speech on TV

10/05/2016 0

On this day in 1947, President Harry Truman (1884-1972) makes the first-ever televised presidential address from the White House, asking Americans to cut back on their use of grain in order to help starving Europeans. […]

Managing prediabetes or diabetes

09/28/2016 0

Diabetes and its precursor is a major problem, both in the United States and across the globe. In 2015, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association revealed that nearly 50 percent […]

Rethinking Grilled Cheese

09/28/2016 0

By the editors of Relish Magazine Grilled Cheese and Broccoli Sandwiches 4          ounces broccoli florets, steamed, drained and chopped 2          tablespoons mayonnaise 1          teaspoon grated lemon rind 4          slices whole-wheat or multigrain […]

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