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Alaska: "Seward's Folly"
The U.S. purchased Alaska on March 30, 1867. Secretary of State William H. Seward brokered the
Judy Collins & "Both Sides Now"
Greenwich Village was the epicenter of the 1960’s folk music scene. Singer Judy Collins was
Rosie the Riveter
She was known as Rosie the Riveter. The iconic image of a female factory worker with a red bandana
Douglas Fairbanks & Mary Pickford Wed
Hollywood stars Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks tied the knot on March 28, 1920. The powerhouse
The Moscow Circus & Its Bears Come to America
The Moscow Circus opened its American tour in New York in 1963. The star of the show was Valentin
Prohibition Ends After 13 Dry Years
The days of prohibition came to an end on March 22, 1933 when President Roosevelt signed the
The Stamp Act Provokes Ire
After Britain won the battle to claim territory west of the Ohio River Valley, they realized
John Dillinger Killed
Notorious gangster John Dillinger was killed outside a Chicago movie theatre on July 22, 1934.
Kansas City Massacre
The Kansas City Massacre occurred on the morning of June 17, 1933. Law enforcement officers were
The United States Football League's Short Life
The United States Football League was formed in 1983. The league was the first competition for
Retrospectacle: Remembering the Mullet
What’s old is new and sometimes just won’t go away. The hairstyle known as the “mullet”
Retrospectacle: The Zoot Suit
1930s menswear made for the dance floor; exaggeratedly large and loose jacket and pants matched
First Blood Bank
Dr. Bernard Fantus established the first blood preservation laboratory on March 15, 1937. The
Short Hair for War Effort Women
It was back to “Grandma-style hairdos” in 1943 for women working for the war effort. Long
'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' Premieres
The stars of Monty Python’s Flying Circus reached new heights when their first film premiered
Fred Allen & Jack Benny: Best of Frenemies
Comedians Fred Allen and Jack Benny were good friends who enjoyed playing comic adversaries.
Retrospectacle: Rubik's Cube
It’s a toy that is at the same time simple and complex. The six-sided, twisting puzzle known
Girl Scouts: Girl Power Since 1912
The Girl Scouts was the vision of Juliette Gordon Low a wealthy widow from Savannah, Georgia.