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A Moment in Time: 1954 Skyscraper Wedding

A Moment In Time: It was a traditional event held in an unusual setting in Denver, Colorado. ... more

Night of Broken Glass

The Night of Broken Glass is remembered as an episode of hatred; evil accompanied by the darkness ... more

A Moment in Time: 1950 Water Skiing School

A Moment In Time: After graduating from water skiing school in 1950, several young women take ... more

Gunpowder Plot

It was a plan to blow up Parliament on November 5, 1605. Robert Catesby and his co-conspirators ... more

Erwin Rommel's Retreat

One of Germany’s most feared and respected commander’s was finally brought down to size in ... more

First Animal in Space

One of America’s goals in the 1950s was to beat the U.S.S.R. in space. But the Soviets were ... more

The Spruce Goose Takes Flight

It was its first and last flight. Howard Hughes piloted the 200-ton “Spruce Goose” to lift ... more

First U.S. Postal Service Mail Truck

U.S. mail delivery began by foot and progressed to horse and buggy and train. At the top of the ... more

Truman Beats Dewey

It was a presidential election the polls and press got wrong. “Dewey Defeats Truman” read ... more

Bill Kurtis Remembers Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite was born on November 4, 1916, in St. Joseph, Missouri. The legendary newsman ... more

First CD Player

It’s the device that sparked a revolution in music. Sony debuted the compact disc player on ... more

Ford's Model T

The first Ford Model T rolled off the assembly line on October 1, 1908. The Model T, the company’s ... more

John D. Rockefeller: World's First Billionaire

Becoming the first billionaire may have been John D. Rockefeller’s destiny. By 1851, at the ... more

First Locomotive

The first passenger steam locomotive operated in northeast England and made its maiden voyage ... more

Bugs Bunny Debut

Bugs Bunny made his first appearance alongside Elmer Fudd in the cartoon short “A Wild Hare.” ... more

Man o' War

“Man o’ War,” the champion thoroughbred racehorse, was so dominating that few would rise ... more

Khrushchev's U.N. Outbursts

The infamous “shoe banging” incident happened during the U.N. General Assembly meeting in ... more

Pledge of Allegiance

It was October 12, 1892, when Americans first stood and said the “Pledge of Allegiance”. ... more
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