March 28th: The Battle of Valparaíso, Two American Naval Vessels Are Captured by Two Royal Navy Vessels

The War of 1812 was a military conflict fought between the United States and the United Kingdom, which lasted from 1812 to 1815. One significant…

This Week’s Historical Facts

March 25th: Capitol Hill Massacre Happens

March 24, 2023
On March 25, 2006, a gunman killed six people and injured two others at a party in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, in what became known as the Capitol Hill massacre.…

Notable Births & Passings

March 18th: Grover Cleveland Is Born

March 17, 2023
Grover Cleveland was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 22nd and 24th President of the United States. He was born in Caldwell, New Jersey, on March 18,…
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March 13th: Abigail Fillmore is Born

March 13, 2023
Abigail Fillmore was the wife of Millard Fillmore, the 14th President of the United States. She was born on March 13, 1798, in Stillwater, New York, and grew up in…

March 10th: Edward Baker Lincoln Is Born

March 10, 2023
Edward Baker Lincoln was the second son of Abraham Lincoln and his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln. He was born on March 10, 1846, in Springfield, Illinois, and tragically died at…