• A Girl Should Be

    A Girl Should Be


  • Women Vote

    Women Vote

    4 JUN 1919. US Congress passed the 19th amendment giving women the right to vote. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nineteenth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution

  • Dear Abby

    Dear Abby

    “If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them and half as much money.” –Abigail Van Buren Pauline Esther “Popo” Phillips (born Friedman; July 4, 1918 – January 16, 2013), also known as Abigail Van Buren, was an American advice columnist and radio show host who began the […]

  • Retiring


    2 June 1935. Babe Ruth announced that he was retiring from baseball. George Herman “Babe” Ruth Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948) was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935. Nicknamed “The Bambino” and “The Sultan of Swat”, he began his […]

  • First NY Taxis

    First NY Taxis

    31 May 1907. The first gas-powered taxis arrive in New York. Taxicab vehicles, each of which must have a medallion to operate, are driven an average of 180 miles per shift. As of March 14, 2014, there were 51,398 individuals licensed to drive medallion taxicabs. There were 13,605 taxicab medallion licenses in existence. In 1907, […]

  • Early University

    Early University

    30 MAY 1527. The University of Marburg was founded in Germany. The university is significant for its life sciences research and is also home to one of the few centers that conduct research on the middle east, the CNMS (center for near and middle eastern studies). The departments of psychology and geography reached Excellence Group […]

  • A Station in Space

    A Station in Space

    29 May 1999. The space shuttle docs for the first time with the international space station. The International Space Station (ISS) is a modular space station (habitable artificial satellite) in low Earth orbit. It is a multinational collaborative project involving five participating space agencies: NASA (United States), Roscosmos (Russia), JAXA (Japan), ESA (Europe), and CSA […]

  • Dirty Feet

    Dirty Feet

    “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.” – Mahatma Gandhi On keeping the mind clean.

  • Building Bridges

    Building Bridges

    27 May 1937. The golden gate bridge opened to pedestrian traffic. Some describe the Golden Gate Bridge as “possibly the most beautiful, certainly the most photographed, bridge in the world.” At the time of its opening in 1937, it was both the longest and the tallest suspension bridge in the world, with a main span […]

  • A Sudden Change

    “Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” –Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley How attention to the mind can help deal with change. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Shelley