April 15: A Day of Heroes and Tragedies

April 15 is marked by some of history’s great tragedies – the death of Abraham Lincoln, the Titanic and the bombing at the 2013 Boston Marathon.  At the same time, it also defined by great heroes from Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, … Continue reading April 15: A Day of Heroes and Tragedies

Dec-13: From the Mountains on the Moon to the Depths of Hell

December 13 is marked by the last moonwalk and massacres in Nanking, China and Kalavryta, Greece during World War II, the imposition of martial law in Poland and the capture of Saddam Hussein in Iraq. It is also the 381st birthday … Continue reading Dec-13: From the Mountains on the Moon to the Depths of Hell

Aug 10: A Day of Navigators, Museums, Reparations and RBG

August 10th is a day of great navigation from Magellan setting sail to circumvent the globe, to the space probe named in his honor orbiting Venus to the ground breaking for the St. Lawrence Seaway.  It is also the birthday … Continue reading Aug 10: A Day of Navigators, Museums, Reparations and RBG