America’s most famous ship is celebrating yet another birthday in Boston, as the iconic USS Constitution turns 219 years old today.
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On October 19, 1810, Cassius Marcellus Clay, politician, abolitionist, and namesake of Muhammad Ali, was born.
This weekend marked the 233rd anniversary of the American victory at Yorktown, which effectively ended the Revolutionary War. But did you know the British Army surrendered to a Lincoln, and not a Washington on that fateful day?
In today’s popular culture, William Seward is best known for his association with Abraham Lincoln. But his name is also forever linked to a decision back in 1867 that brought Alaska into the fold as a United States territory, at a bargain price.
Dwight Eisenhower was a rarity in American politics, when he won the presidency in 1952 in his first campaign as a politician. So what else was unique about the 34th President?