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  • Reagan minutes before an assassination attempt
    On this day in history March 30 1981 Reagan shot survives assassination attempt
    Journalists are remembering the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan's life 34 years ago on Monday, March 30, 1981. On that day, as Reagan was exiting the Washington Hilton hotel he was bombarded by six bullets from a young...
  • Almanac
    Inches of hail, a tornado, and flooding
    Inches of hail, a tornado, and flooding top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here are the weather events that happened on March 31.1923 - March...
  • Obama nearly fell walking down the steps of Air Force One
    Obama nearly falls stumbles out of Air Force One experiences Gerald Ford moment
    President Barack Obama now has something in common with a Republican president, like Gerald Ford before Obama has now been caught stumbling out of Air Force One. On Sunday evening, March 29, 2015, President Obama slipped and nearly fell as he...
  • Arch of Hope
    Rosa Parks was a sweet and gutsy lady who changed a nation
    When Dr. Martin Luther King spoke, Rosa Parks was certainly listening. After a long day of work as a seamstress at a local department store in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks was tired. She knew that she had to vacate the front seat of the bus when the...
  • The history of Mary’s assumption in to heaven
    The history of Mary’s assumption in to heaven
    A Catholic acquaintance is rather taken with employing one liner catch phrases into his claims about the Catholic church. For example, it is the almost 2,000 year old apostolic church that has always believed the same things.Well, he recently...
  • Almanac
    A tornado, heavy rain and an ice jam
    A tornado, heavy rain and an ice jam top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 30.1922 - 1.76 inches of precipitation fell in Detroit. This...
  • Almanac
    Cold air, heavy snow and flooding
    Cold air, heavy snow and flooding top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 29.1910 - Temperatures peak in the upper 70s to lower 80s...
  • Almanac
    The 1904 flood, record heat, blowing and drifting snow, and a tornado outbreak
    The 1904 flood, record heat, blowing and drifting snow, and a tornado outbreak top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 28.1904 - Heavy...
  • Almanac
    Ping pong ball sized hail, freezing rain and a tornado outbreak
    Ping pong ball sized hail, freezing rain and a tornado outbreak top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here are the events that happened on March...
  • Almanac
    A fatal plane crash, an F2 tornado, soaring temperatures and a record snowstorm
    A fatal plane crash, an F2 tornado, soaring temperatures and a record snowstorm top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 26.1934 - A...
  • Almanac
    Whiteout conditions, record rain, and the latest subzero reading
    Whiteout conditions, record rain, and the latest subzero reading top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 25.1945 - Record high...
  • Hellenic pride at New York's Greek Independence Day Parade
    Greek books for Greek Independence Day
    March 25 is Greek Independence Day as well as the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary for Christians worldwide. The New York Greek Independence Day Parade takes place on March 29 this year, so mark your calendars. Here are five Greek books to help...
  • Almanac
    Tornadoes, blizzard conditions and record cold
    Tornadoes, blizzard conditions and record cold top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 24.1901 - A tornado killed one person and injured...
  • Hans Beck (left) was the founder of Playmobil. He was affectionately referred to as "The Father of Playmobil."
    The History of PLAYMOBIL
    PLAYMOBIL is one of the most well-known and highly-regarded names in the toy industry. The PLAYMOBIL brand has been dedicated to producing top-quality playsets for 40 years and shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, the 2015 season plans to...
  • Phil Donahue born in Cleveland
    Phil Donahue is a Clevelander
    Phillip John "Phil" Donahue was born in Cleveland December 21, 1935. He was born into a middle-class Irish Catholic family in Cleveland's West Park neighborhood. Donahue's dad Phillip was a furniture sales clerk and his mother...