Dynamic Directory - September 21, 2017

Revised Stories in the past 30 days

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Jesse James
Jesse James

April 3, 1882 Jesse James was fatally shot by one of his own men, Robert Ford. Learn the story of Jesse James within the context of the American Civil War.

River Escape of Krishna - Bagger Vance
River Escape of Krishna - Bagger Vance

Bagger Vance is the fictionalized version of Bhagavan (Lord) Krishna.

Jesse Owens - Video Interview
Jesse Owens - Video Interview

"Race," a film about Jesse Owens, highlights the events of 1936. One of the world's greatest-ever athletes tells us what it was like to represent his country and to achieve such great success.

Galveston and the Great Storm of 1900
Galveston and the Great Storm of 1900

Unlike today, when people have storm warnings, a devastating hurricane overwhelms Galveston, Texas in September of 1900, killing over 8,000 people. U.S. forecasters had ignored Cuban warnings.

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity - Explained
Einstein's Theory of General Relativity - Explained

During the recent solar eclipse, scientists further tested Einstein's famous theory (which resulted from a thought experiment leading to the concept of space-time). Can we break this down into layman's terms?

King John Lackland
King John Lackland

John Lackland, the English King who agrees to the Magna Carta, acknowledges that Kings and Queens are subject to the rule of law just like everyone else.

Katharina von Bora
Katharina von Bora

When she was just a child, Katharina von Bora was sent to live in a convent (at Brehna, north of Leipzig) after her mother died. She later became the wife of Martin Luther.

SR-71 - World's Fastest Airplane
SR-71 - World's Fastest Airplane

The SR-71, also know as the Blackbird, is the world's fastest airplane.

Great Kanto Earthquake - 1923
Great Kanto Earthquake - 1923

In 1923, a major earthquake - known as the "Great Kanto" quake - devastated Tokyo and nearby Yokohama on September 1. It remains one of themost destructive quakes in recorded history.

Diary of Anne Frank - June 20, 1942
Diary of Anne Frank - June 20, 1942

Julie Moore - Wife of Hal Moore
Julie Moore - Wife of Hal Moore

Julie More, portrayed in "We Were Soldiers" by Madeline Stowe, changed the way family members were notified about the deaths of fallen Army soldiers during the Vietnam War.

Juno Beach - Canadian Area of Operations
Juno Beach - Canadian Area of Operations

Juno Beach was the segment of the Normandy coastline assigned to the Canadians on D-Day.

Verdi - Lynne Dawson Sings at Princess Diana's Funeral
Verdi - Lynne Dawson Sings at Princess Diana's Funeral

One of Princess Diana's favorite songs was beautifully performed at her funeral by Lynne Dawson.

About Us
About Us

Learn about our founder Carole D. Bos, her vision, her mission and our community that continues to expand, improve and flourish.

Slavery As It Exists in America
Slavery As It Exists in America

A pro-Southern political cartoon intended to show that American slaves were better-off than British workers.

Mass Meeting to Endorse Call for South Carolina Secession Convention
Mass Meeting to Endorse Call for South Carolina Secession Convention

Six days after the United States elected Abraham Lincoln to serve as America''s 16th President, South Carolina held a meeting to endorse a call from the State Legislature to hold a Secession Convention.

Election Troubles in South Carolina - Election of 1876
Election Troubles in South Carolina - Election of 1876

After South Carolina rejoined the Union, African-American males could vote. More blacks were involved in government in South Carolina than in any other Southern State. Then things changed.

Grand Canyon As a National Monument
Grand Canyon As a National Monument

The Grand Canyon, one of the world's most stunning natural wonders, became an American national monument in 1908.

Fun Activities and Facts about the Presidential Inauguration
Fun Activities and Facts about the Presidential Inauguration

Interesting stories and activities about U.S. Presidential Inaugurations.

Running for the Presidency - American Politics
Running for the Presidency - American Politics

The political campaigns, leading-up to the presidential election of 1884, included lots of arguing politicians.

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