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 […]

Sweet Potato and Chicken Hash

10/05/2016 0

By: The editors of Relish magazine It doesn’t have the most impressive of names, but hash is a dish both simple and satisfying, whether you serve it hot for breakfast, cold for lunch or warmed […]

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 […]

‘Sully’

09/28/2016 0

Sully Starring Tom Hanks & Aaron Eckhart Directed by Clint Eastwood PG-13 In theaters Sept. 9, 2016 “Brace for impact.” Those three words are at the heart of this inspiring big-screen salute to Chesley “Sully” […]

A cult leader kills one of his followers

09/28/2016 0

Roch Theriault fatally wounds Solange Boislard in Ontario, Canada. Theriault, the leader of the most bizarre and violent cult in Canadian history, often physically abused his followers. Obsessed with anatomy and medicine, Theriault performed crude […]

“My Mother, The Car” exported to France

09/27/2016 0

On this day in 1967, a French television network begins to broadcast the first (and only) season of the American sitcom “My Mother, The Car,” the first TV show to star a talking automobile. The […]

Screen legend Paul Newman dies

09/26/2016 0

On this day in 2008, Paul Newman, one of the leading movie stars of the 20th century, dies at the age of 83 from cancer at his home in Westport, Connecticut. In a career spanning […]

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