June 11th: The Great Alcatraz Escape

One of the most notorious prison escapes in history unfolded on Alcatraz Island on the night of June 11, 1962. Frank Morris, and brothers John…

This Week’s Historical Facts

Notable Births & Passings

May 8th: Harry S. Truman Is Born

May 8, 2023
Harry S. Truman, the 33rd President of the United States, was born on May 8, 1884, in Lamar, Missouri. Truman grew up in Independence, Missouri, and after high school, he…

April 26th: Lucille Ball Dies

April 26, 2023
Lucille Ball, a longtime comedy star of American television and one of the most iconic figures in the entertainment industry, passed away at the age of 77. Best remembered for…