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Grand Canyon Saved From Industrialization

It was a move to guarantee that one of nature’s masterpieces would not disappear under the industrialization of the West. Using a provision in the Antiquities Act, President Theodore Roosevelt issued a proclamation declaring the Grand Canyon a national monument on January 11, 1908. It was later classified as a U.S. National Park by President Woodrow Wilson in 1919.

Electric Guitar Patented

The first patent for the electric guitar was awarded August 10, 1937. Since the 1800s, musicians ... more

Kansas City Massacre

The Kansas City Massacre occurred on the morning of June 17, 1933. Law enforcement officers were ... more

Rosie the Riveter

She was known as Rosie the Riveter. The iconic image of a female factory worker with a red bandana ... more
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