Labor Day

Labor Day became a national holiday when Congress passed the act on June 28, 1894, marking it for the first Monday of September annually....

The History of ASL

In 1817, Thomas Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc founded the Hartford Asylum for the Education and Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb.[1] It...

Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a U.S. Federal holiday to commemorate the emancipation of African Americans from enslavement.[1] This day has been...

Today in History

On May 2, 1670, Charles II of England provided the Hudson Bay Company with a charter permitting them to conduct fur trading with...

My Family Tree

This is one of my very few photos of my paternal great-grandparents, Nicola aka Nicholas (one of my namesakes) and Maria Savina (DiPaolo)...

Today in History

On this day in 1933, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his first radio address to the nation, which were later termed fireside...

Crazy Fun History

Today's blog post has been inspired by a neat booklet found with my maternal grandmother's photographs. The booklet is about the ski...

Phillis Wheatley

Today I would like to discuss writer, Phillis Wheatley. Hopefully, many of you will already know who this woman is. "Phillis Wheatley /...

Time Capsule

I guess my post from yesterday has me feeling nostalgic. Today, I suggest creating a time capsule. Create a glimpse into life today with...