Monthly Archives: September 2009
Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Mantle, Berra, Mattingly, Jeter and the list goes on.
Not everyone might be a New York Yankees fan but all sports fans can appreciate their illustrious history and the legends that wore Pinstripes.
In September 1976 the first Space Shuttle, Enterprise, was unveiled by NASA. Construction in the Enterprise began on the first orbiter on June 4, 1974 Designated OV-101, it was originally planned to be named Constitution. However, a write-in campaign caused … Continue reading
“Tubes” as they are known are a surfers lifeblood and a thing of natural beauty. We salute these adventurous photographers who, one of whom is named Clark Little, armed with a waterproof camera and perfect timing, were able to snap … Continue reading
If woken by a tumultuous storm outside, most of us will wisely pull the covers over our heads and try to go back to sleep. For one plucky photographer though, it was the chance to dash outside and capture some … Continue reading
The 1920 dynamite attack that took place on Wall Street just steps from the NYSE and the spot where George Washington was sworn in was one of the worst attacks on U.S. soil in history but is all but forgotten … Continue reading
On September 15, 1835 the British navel ship H.M.S. Beagle landed at Galapagos Island carrying a young scientist who would go on to change the way the world looked at the development of life on Earth. Charles Darwin traveled with … Continue reading
They don’t hold White House lunches the way they used to at the beginning of the century. On Jan. 1, 1907, for example, the guest list was as follows: a Nobel prizewinner, a physical culturalist, a naval historian, a biographer, an essayist, a paleontologist, a taxidermist, an ornithologist, a field naturalist, a conservationist, a big-game hunter, an editor, a critic, a ranchman, an orator, a country squire, a civil service reformer, a socialite, a patron of the arts, a colonel of the cavalry, a former Governor of New York, the ranking expert on big-game mammals in North America and the President of the U.S.
All these men were named Theodore Roosevelt. Continue reading