Elias Howe, Jr. was born on July 9, 1819, to Dr. Elias Howe, Sr., and Polly (Bemis) Howe in Spencer, Massachusetts. Howe spent his childhood and early adult years in Massachusetts where he apprenticed in a textile factory in Lowell beginning in 1835. After mill closings due to the Panic of 1837, he moved to … Continue reading Death Anniversary of Elias Howe – The Inventor of Sewing Machine
Theodore Roosevelt often referred to as Teddy or TR, was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States, from 1901 to 1909. A leader of the Republican Party, he was a leading force of the Progressive Era. Born a sickly child with debilitating asthma, Roosevelt … Continue reading Theodore Roosevelt Biography – Documentary
Abraham Lincoln, was one of the most amazing (and my favorite) president U.S.A has ever seen. He was born on February 12, 1809, the second child of Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln. He was 16th President of U.S.A until his assassination in 1865. But many of the people in many parts of the world don't … Continue reading History Channel – Abraham Lincoln Biography – Documentary
The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy. Among the 34 states in January 1861, seven Southern slave states individually declared their … Continue reading American Civil War – The Complete History
Hitler targets London On 4 September Hitler, frustrated by the RAF's superiority over the Luftwaffe and enraged by its bombing of German cities, vowed to destroy the British capital and the spirit of its people. In response, the Luftwaffe shifted its focus from attacking RAF Fighter Command's bases and communications networks to bombing Britain's cities. … Continue reading The London Blitz, 1940
It's the 101st anniversary of the first electric traffic signal system. On August 5, 1914, in Cleveland, Ohio, engineers installed a pair of green and red lights facing each side of a four-way intersection — a simple experiment that has since shaped roads around the world. But this simple invention marks a key moment in … Continue reading When was the first traffic light Installed?