January 31st: The Explorer 1 Satellite Is Launched

The Cold War was a period of political and military tension between the Western powers, led by the United States, and the Eastern powers, led…

This Week’s Historical Facts

Notable Births & Passings

January 28th: Charles W. Nash Is Born

January 27, 2023
Charles W. Nash was an American businessman and the founder of Nash Motors. He was born in 1864 in Cortland, Illinois and began his career as an upholsterer in the…

January 22nd: Steve Riley Was Born

January 20, 2023
Steve Riley is an American drummer from Revere, Massachusetts best known for his work with the band L.A. Guns in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Riley began playing drums…

January 17th: Michelle Obama Is Born

January 17, 2023
Michelle Obama is an American lawyer and activist who served as the First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. She is the wife of former President Barack…