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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.

History of Touch-Tone Telephones

Touch-tone dialing with a push-button keypad was first introduced in two towns outside of Pittsburgh ... more

World War I

What began with a single pistol shot killing the Archduke of Austria on June 28, 1914, gave way ... more

The Story of Nighttime Baseball

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