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Normadie Burns

“The Normandie met its final doom when, with a resounding crunch of ice and a belch of smoke, the 83,000-ton vessel dipped her flame-scarred superstructure into the surface of the Hudson River. Hundreds were injured when America lost its biggest naval auxiliary." Today we remember that on this day in 1942 the luxury liner turned Navy transport vessel, which was known as the floating skyscraper, burned in New York Harbor.

The Story of Nighttime Baseball

Baseball, our national past time, dates back to the 1800s. Entrenched in history, forever storied, ... more

Scopes Battles the Butler Act: The Fight for Evolution Theory

"He was willing to be put on trial for having taught evolutionary theory.” John Thomas Scopes ... more

Operation Vengeance

Before 9/11 the worst attack on U.S. soil occurred at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The military ... more
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