This Day in History - February 26

Fats Domino is born in New Orleans “I’m worried about all the people in New Orleans. Tell them I love them, and I wish I was home with...

This Day in History - February 12

Abraham Lincoln is born On this day in 1809, Abraham Lincoln is born in Hodgenville, Kentucky. Lincoln, one of America’s most admired...

February is Heart Month

Keep your heart healthy The Basics: Overview Take steps today to lower your risk of heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of...

January is Cervical Awareness Month

The American Cancer Society Guidelines for the Prevention and Early Detection of Cervical Cancer The American Cancer Society recommends...

This Day in History - December 18

Director Steven Spielberg born On this day in 1946, Steven Spielberg, who will become one of the most successful directors in modern...

About HIV

Quick facts about HIV HIV is a virus that reduces your body’s ability to fight infections. If HIV is left untreated, it can escalate to...

This Day in History - December 7

Japan Attacked Pearl Harbor Pearl Harbor is a U.S. naval base near Honolulu, Hawaii, and was the scene of a devastating surprise attack...

December 5 Birthdays

Today is the birthday of Walter Elias Disney. Born on December 5, 1901 Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and...

December is AIDs Awareness Month

What Is HIV? HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It is the virus that can lead to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or AIDS,...

This Day in History - November 30

Winston Churchill is born 1874 Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, the British leader who guided Great Britain and the Allies through the...

November 28 Birthdays

William Blake was a 19th century writer and artist who is regarded as a seminal figure of the Romantic Age. His writings have influenced...

November 21st Birthdays

Today is the birthday of historian, writer and philosopher Voltaire. Born in 1694 he is the author of the satirical novella 'Candide,'...

November

November is the eleventh and penultimate month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and the fourth and last month to have...

November Birthstone - Citrine

CITRINE OVERVIEW November’s second birthstone, citrine, is the variety of quartz that ranges from pale yellow to brownish orange in...

This Day in History - November 9

Kodak Theatre, new home of Oscars, opens - 2001 On this day in 2001, the 3,400-seat Kodak Theatre, which was designed as the permanent...

November Birthstone - Topaz

TOPAZ OVERVIEW Through much of history, all yellow gems were considered topaz and all topaz was thought to be yellow. Topaz is actually...