This Day in History - November 6

Abraham Lincoln elected president - 1860 Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president of the United States over a deeply divided...

This Day in History - November 2

First resident crew arrives at the International Space Station Expedition 1 was the first long-duration stay on the International Space...

This Day in History - October 31st

Houdini is Dead - 1926 Harry Houdini, the most celebrated magician and escape artist of the 20th century, dies of peritonitis in a...

This Day in History - October 30

Welles Scares Nation - 1938 Orson Welles causes a nationwide panic with his broadcast of “War of the Worlds”—a realistic radio...

This Day in History - October 26

Shootout at the OK Corral On this day in 1881, the Earp brothers face off against the Clanton-McLaury gang in a legendary shootout at the...

This Day in History - October 24th

First barrel ride down Niagara Falls On this day in 1901, a 63-year-old schoolteacher named Annie Edson Taylor becomes the first person...

October Birthstone -- Tourmaline

TOURMALINE OVERVIEW The name "tourmaline" comes from the Sinhalese words tura mali, which mean "stone of mixed colors." As its name...

October Birthstone - Opal

OPAL OVERVIEW The name “opal” originates from the Greek word opallios, which meant “to see a change in color.” The Roman scholar Pliny...

This Day In History - October 16

The Man Who Came To Dinner By Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman The Plot: "Portly Sheridan Whiteside, critic, lecturer, wit, radio orator,...

Top 10 facts about October

1. The Anglo-Saxons called October Winterfylleth, meaning the ‘fullness’ of winter. 2. The Welsh word for October is Hydref (originally...

Dr. Milap Nahata

Dr. Milap Nahata, a distinguished member of The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy faculty, recently received multiple awards for...

September Birthstone

September’s birthstone is the sapphire—a precious gem of wisdom, loyalty and nobility. This stone is said to focus the mind, encourage...

This Day in History - September 14

September 14, 1741 - Composer George Frederick Handel finished Messiah after working on it nonstop for 23 days. September 14, 1812 -...

This day in history-September 12th

The T.V. Western Bonanza Premiered Bonanza was one of the longest running and most popular of all TV Westerns. For 14 seasons, audiences...

9 Ways 9/11 Sparked Good In The World

Families who lost loved ones during 9/11 have, over the years, turned tragedy into triumphs of human spirit. They’ve started nonprofits,...

September Chinese Moon Festival

Originally named the Mid-Autumn Festival, the Moon Festival is one of the most important traditional events for the Chinese. It takes...