Martin Luther posts 95 theses

10/31/2016 0

On this day in 1517, the priest and scholar Martin Luther approaches the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, and nails a piece of paper to it containing the 95 revolutionary opinions that […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Great Moon Hoax

08/25/2016 0

On this day in 1835, the first in a series of six articles announcing the supposed discovery of life on the moon appears in the New York Sun newspaper. Known collectively as “The Great Moon […]