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Television Shows That Changed History
Television honored itself last night. By now, you've seen and talked about the Emmy winners and losers. Are any of the shows on t.v. on the level of "must-see" or game-changers on the t.v. landscape. Andy and I were talking about Seinfeld this morning on WTRV FM...
This Date In History
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1775 – Congress establishes the United States Post Office and names Benjamin Franklin the first US Postmaster General (More info)
1908 – The Office of the Chief Examiner, which later becomes th…
This Day In History
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1798 – The United States Marine Corps is re-established after being disbanded following the  Revolutionary War (More info)
1804 – Former US Vice President Aaron Burr fatally wounds former …
US Open And History’s Mystery.
US OPEN golf tournament is underway today. Quick, name last year's winner. Many golf nuts can reel off the names of history's great champions, but how many remember last year's champ. Sometimes, a major winner has his big moment and then fades away...
This Day In History
Here's a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
 
1777 – The Stars and Stripes is adopted by Congress as the Flag of the United States (More info)
1789 – Whiskey distilled from maize is first produced by American clergyman the Rev. Elijah Craig (Mo…
This Day In History
It's always to look back in our history to see what was happening.  So, here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1692 – At the Salem Witch Trials, Bridget Bishop is hanged for "certaine Detestable Arts called Witchcraft …
This Day In History
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1898 - China agrees to lease Hong Kong to Britain for 99 years (More info)
1934 - Donald Duck makes his screen debut in 'The Wise Little Hen' (More info)
This Day In History
Here's a little something to occupy your down time.  Here are some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1654 – Louis XIV becomes King of France (More info)
1776 - Richard Henry Lee of Virginia introduces a resolution in the Continental Congress proposing a Declaration of Independ…