In celebration of Black History Month in February, here are five African-American leaders who got their start in Scouting. Martin Luther King Jr., Boy Scout and Civil Rights Pioneer Before becoming the leader of the Civil
We don’t have photos of the first 15 presidents’ inaugurations, but the above photo was recently found of 16th U.S. President Abraham Lincoln’s first inauguration. It’s the first photograph ever taken of a presidential inauguration.
1. The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade began in 1924. It was first known as “Macy’s Christmas Parade” although it took place on Thanksgiving. 2. The floats are filled with a precise mixture of helium and
Never forget. Sept. 11 is Patriot Day, honoring those killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City. The attacks killed nearly 3,000 people and injured more than 6,000 others when four planes were crashed
Here are five of the most impressive manmade holes in the world. Bingham Canyon Mine, Salt Lake County, Utah The largest manmade excavation in the world, the Bingham Canyon Mine has been producing large amounts
Into a specific hobby? You’re in good company. Some of history’s most famous people were avid hobbyists. Here are seven of the coolest. Teddy Roosevelt The 26th president enjoyed hunting, boxing, horseback riding, hiking, reading