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We take a look at notorious gambler, mob figure, and "sports fixer", Arnold Rothstein.
Halloween Traditions and Their Origins
Do you know why things like trick or treating and Jack o' Lanterns are associated with Halloween? Read my article to find out.
Annie Edson Taylor
Annie Edson Taylor was the first woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel.
August Heatwave of 2003
August 2003 saw a heatwave that killed thousands of people in Southern Europe and a power outage on the eastern seaboard that affected states from New Jersey to Michigan and parts of Canada.
Remembering Lucille Ball
It was this day in history that Lucille Ball was born in 1911. Lucy is most famous for her 1950's television sitcom, I Love Lucy.
University of Texas Massacre
It was this day in history; August 1, 1966 when ex arine and former Eagle Scout Charles Whitman climbed up to the observation deck of a tower at the University of Texas and began shooting people down below him.
First Test Tube Baby Born
The very first test tube baby was born on this day in history, July 25, 1978. Louise Joy Brown had been the first successful birth conceived by in vitro fertilization.
Death of Mary Jo Kopechne
It was this day in history, July 18, 1969 that Mary Jo Kopechne was killed in a car accident that was driven by Edward Kennedy. The death became a national scandal and ruined Kennedy's chances to run for pesident.
Alley Oop Hits Number One
Alley Oop, a song based on a comic strip about a time traveling caveman, hits number one on the Billboard music charts in 1960. It was the first novelty song to do so that year.
Andy Griffith died from a heart attack at the age of 86 but left a movie and television legacy that will live on for generations to come.
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