The Children of Ronald Reagan

Children of Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan married actress Jane Wyman for the first time in 1940. Maureen, born in 1941, and Christine, born in 1947; Christine died in infancy; Michael, an adoptive son, was born in 1945. Reagan and Wyman divorced in 1949, but Reagan met and fell in love with another actress, Nancy Davis, the … Read more

The First Lady of Ronald Reagan

Portrait of Nancy Reagan

Anne Frances Robbins, popularly known as Nancy Reagan, was born in New York City’s Midtown Manhattan on July 6, 1921. Before becoming a car salesman, her father worked as a farmer. Her mother was actress and radio broadcaster Edith Prescott Luckett. Her father’s family was formerly wealthy, but they had fallen on … Read more

Interesting Facts About the Balangiga Bells

One of the Balangiga Bells.

Some artifacts have cultural importance in a historical context which is why they are considered important in modern times as well. Many such artifacts have been preserved in museums because of their importance. One of the most important ones includes the Balangiga Bells which have an importance for the United States with … Read more

Who Was Davy Crockett?

davy crockett as a hunter

Davy Crockett is a legendary frontiersman and politician commonly referred to as “King of the Wild Frontier”. He is known for his bold attitude in pushing for fair policies on land reform and Indian removal and for his courage in fighting for the independence of Texas. From his simple life in the … Read more

Genocides that Changed the World

Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are the worst genocide of all time. 

The term “genocide” refers to the killing of a large number of people belonging to a certain group such as a nation. The aim of conducting genocide is to wipe off the nation and group while weakening its strategic position towards the historians. However, it is one action that is considered against … Read more

The Interesting History Ray-Ban Glasses

ray-ban clubmaster

Ray-Ban glasses has been a benchmark for style and authenticity in pop culture fashion since the release of the Aviator model in the 1930s. From its humble beginning, Ray-Ban glasses gradually rose to being one of the most expensive sunglasses in the world that feature both quality and style. Even movie stars … Read more

Ultimate Guide to the Filipino-American War

a marker telling about the first shot in the Filipino-American War

The Filipino-American War is also referred to as the Philippine-American War, the Philippine War, the Philippine Insurrection, or the Tagalog Insurgency. It was an armed conflict between the United States and the First Philippine Republic. The war lasted from February 4, 1899, to July 2, 1902. For Filipino nationalists, the war is … Read more

War Escalates

US troops in action vs Filipinos 1899

War Escalates: Battles in Manila and Suburbs, Feb. 5-6, 1899 At daybreak of February 5, the reinforced Americans counterattacked and retook their original positions. Soon after, firing broke out across the 16-mile Filipino and American lines involving 15,000 Filipinos and 14,000 Americans (3,000 of whom were assigned to provost or police duty … Read more

US Ratifies Paris Treaty

Peace Treaty ratified, Scranton Tribune Feb 7 1899

Feb. 6, 1899: US Senate Ratifies Treaty of Paris President William McKinley controlled all the information coming from the Philippines. On Feb. 6, 1899, after he reported to the American people that the Filipinos had attacked US troops in Manila, the U.S. Senate ratified the Treaty of Paris by one vote more … Read more

US Infantry To Manila

Presidio of San Francisco in 1898

US Infantry, Naval Reinforcements, Embark For Manila, May 25 – June 29, 1898 The US Army forces that invaded the Philippines in the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars assembled at the Presidio (ABOVE, in 1898) on the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula, California. The Presidio was originally a Spanish Fort built … Read more