Today in History- June 13th

June 13th   1373 The Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of 1373 is signed, it is the world's oldest treaty. 1774 Rhode Island is the first colony to ban importation of slaves. 1866 US House of...

Prairie Heritage Announces Book Awards

Courtesy of Margy Stewart    Once again, the Prairie Heritage Awards Committee has selected TWO outstanding books as the winners of this year’s Jan Garton Prairie Heritage Book Award.  The award...

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June 10th   1610 Dutch settlers colonize Manhattan Island.   1846 Robert Thomson patents the rubber tire.   1940 Canada declares war on Italy.   1963 Equal Pay Act...

Today in History

June 8th 1783 Laki Volcano in Iceland begins an 8-month eruption.   1912 Universal Pictures is Incorporated.   1917 Walt Disney graduates high school.   1979 First public...

Today In History

June 2 1886 Grover Cleveland became the first U.S. president to get married in the White House. 1924 Congress granted U.S. citizenship to all American Indians. 1941 Baseball great, Lou Gehrig died of...

Today In History

June 1 1792 Kentucky became the 15th state in the United States. 1796 Tennessee became the 16th state in the United States. 1938 The first issue of Action Comics, featuring Superman, was...