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  • Almanac
    Record warmth, feet of heavy lake effect snow and a shipwreck
    Record warmth, feet of heavy lake effect snow and a shipwreck 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 November 26.1896 - Record warm...
  • Why are so many Americans uninformed about their nation's history?
    Why are so many Americans uninformed about their nation's history?
    That question has been raised by everyone from educators to politicians. In 2011 Newsweek asked 1,000 U.S. citizens to take America’s official citizenship test, 29 % couldn’t name the vice president. 73% couldn’t correctly say...
  • Jeannie and Nelson cut the cake
    45 years ago, Jeannie and Captain Nelson's mock wedding
    Today November 25th, will make if 45 years ago that I Dream of Jeannie cast had their mock wedding in Cocoa Beach and the final winding -down of the popular sitcom series “ I Dream of Jeannie”.Avid TV viewers will recall the final...
  • Almanac
    Record cold, 5-6 foot snow drifts, and 10,000 Christmas trees
    Record cold, 5-6 foot snow drifts, and 10,000 Christmas trees 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 November 25.1874 - Drifts of 5-6 feet...
  • Samurai: The Way of the Warrior debuts at Houston Museum of Natural Science
    Samurai: The Way of the Warrior debuts at Houston Museum of Natural Science
    History lovers will be in heaven with the highly anticipated special exhibition of Samurai: The Way of the Warrior that opened on November 21 at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.The exhibit, which houses pieces that haven't appeared in...
  • Uncertainty in Ferguson
    Uncertainty in Ferguson
    Regardless where you live, regardless of your ethnicity, regardless of your socio-economic status, and regardless of what position you take on the shooting of Michael Brown; the decision will affect all of us. Regardless if the decision to charge...
  • Decision
    There are two statues in Newark that have a special connection to Thanksgiving
    Statues of Indians and pilgrims can be found throughout towns and cities across the United States. These works of art are important for our cultural heritage, but during Thanksgiving we should pay closer attention to them. After all, the...
  • Almanac
    A minesweeper, Mormon “pirates”, record cold and thundersnow
    A minesweeper, Mormon “pirates”, record cold and thundersnow 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 November 24.1853 - The wood...
  • Fort C. F. Smith location
    Preserving small spaces for history: Fort C. F. Smith
    If you follow the Civil War Trails signs you might accidentally discover Fort C. F. Smith. It is one of 19 forts that were built to protect the nation’s capital during the Civil War. That is not a proud moment in American history, but it is...
  • Almanac
    Wrecked freighters, a late season warm spell and heavy snow
    Wrecked freighters, a late season warm spell and heavy snow 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 November 23.1868 - The wooden schooner...
  • The Beatles
    Your weekly Beatles calendar: Fab Four don't pass the audition in 1962
    Exhibits:"Ladies and Gentleman...The Beatles!" Now at History Miami untilJanuary 18. 2015. History Miami 101 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33130. Co-produced by the Grammy Museum and Fab Four Exhibits.Movies:“Good Ol' Freda...
  • Almanac
    Lake effect snow squalls, deadly shipwrecks, and a cold wave
    Lake effect snow squalls, deadly shipwrecks, and a cold wave 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 November 22.1860 - The wood schooner...
  • Almanac
    Earliest subzero temperature, heavy snow and shipwrecks
    Earliest subzero temperature, heavy snow and shipwrecks 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 November 21.1847 - The wood schooner, 2-mast...
  • Almanac
    A deadly tornado, shipwrecks and record heat
    A deadly tornado, shipwrecks and record heat 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 November 20.1869 - More than a foot of snow fell at...
  • Almanac
    Heavy snow, deadly shipwrecks, and record heat
    Heavy snow, deadly shipwrecks, and record heat 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 November 19.1869 - The wood bark, 3-mast De Soto, while...