The first issuance of an object known as a “travelers cheque” occurred on 1 January 1772, according to most sources. The inventor is credited as being Sir Robert Herries...
If we’re lucky this will be the last Pandemic Holiday Season we experience in our lifetimes. It’s sure to be a quiet season for most of us this year…
On 17 December 1903, the first motor-powered, manned airplane was flown by none other than Wilbur and Orville Wright. Technically, Orville was the first…
The times were fraught with uncertainty for settlers on the western frontier of the original thirteen American colonies prior to the Revolutionary War…
Eli Whitney is one of those famous American inventors who have their names seared into the fabric of national history with his contribution to…
After the turkey has been roasted, toasted, carved, and devoured, along with the sides and the pies, if your family is anything like the majority of…
In Los Angeles in the autumn of 1938, two men were apprehended for burglarizing the home of Helen Hulick. Miss Hulick was the primary witness and victim…
It’s hard to imagine the days when the average person didn’t know what time it was and neither did anyone else. Sure, they had an idea of what time it…
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