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Mar 12, 2012 at 9:26 PM
Patrick Henry delivered an address to the Virginia Provincial Convention in 1775.
Mar 12, 2012 at 9:07 PM
Most of the Arab oil-producing nations ended their embargo against the United States in 1974.
Jan 16, 2012 at 8:24 PM
President John F. Kennedy held the first presidential news conference to be carried live on radio and television in 1961.
Jun 6, 2011 at 3:14 PM
The Continental Congress in Philadelphia adopted the Stars and Stripes as the national flag in 1777.
Mar 13, 2011 at 9:18 AM
The Washington, D.C. area played gracious host to the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks on Friday. The Capitals will try to make the extended stay a little less pleasant this afternoon.
Nov 29, 2010 at 3:35 PM
Everglades National Park in Florida was dedicated by President Harry S. Truman in 1947.
Oct 31, 2010 at 7:37 PM
Benjamin Franklin wrote in a letter to a friend, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes."
Sep 27, 2010 at 1:43 PM
President Harry S. Truman delivered the first televised White House address as he spoke on the world food crisis in 1947.
Mar 19, 2010 at 10:11 AM
Harper and Obama had each wagered a box of beer on the outcome of the Olympic final, won by Canada in dramatic fashion on Sydney Crosby's overtime goal.
Feb 14, 2010 at 6:06 PM
The District of Columbia was placed under the jurisdiction of Congress in 1801.
Feb 14, 2010 at 5:44 PM
Arizona was organized as a territory in 1863.
Feb 7, 2010 at 6:15 PM
The nation's first 911 emergency telephone system was inaugurated, in Haleyville, Alabama in 1968.