On this day in 1901, a 63-year-old schoolteacher named Annie Edson Taylor becomes the first person to take the plunge over Niagara Falls in a barrel. After her husband died in the Civil War, the New York-born Taylor learned of the growing popularity of two enormous wat...

On this day in 1904, Theodor Geisel, better known to the world as Dr. Seuss, the author and illustrator of such beloved children’s books as “The Cat in the Hat” and “Green Eggs and Ham,” is born in Springfield, Massachusetts. Geisel, who used his middle name (which was...

What’s that flying through the air? Why, it’s a flying saucer, of course!

On this day in 1957, machines at the Wham-O toy company roll out the first batch of their aerodynamic plastic discs–now known to millions of fans all over the world as Frisbees.

The story of the Fr...

This past weekend, not only did we celebrate 58 years since the creation of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), it also marked a live celebration on the International Space Station (ISS).

NASA, a civilian agency was established in 1959 as a result...

Rumor has it that today marks the anniversary of Rome being founded in 753 BC. According to legend, it was the birth of the twins Romulus and Remus that kicked off a series of events that resulted in a King ousting a brother, whose daughter, impregnated by the war God...

Is it all OK?

On this day in 1839, the initials “O.K.” are first published in The Boston Morning Post. Meant as an abbreviation for “oll korrect,” a popular slang misspelling of “all correct” at the time, OK steadily made its way into the everyday speech of Americans.  ...

November 8, 2016

Hello America! As you head out to the polls to cast your all-important election votes, please remember to be kind. The President of the Unites States (POTUS) will change, but your family, friends, business colleagues and neighbors will not, so please be respectful when...

November 3, 2016

Another World Series is in the books. And what a game it was! Baseball fans were treated to a rare Game 7, 10th inning, right down to the nail-biting, edge-of-the-seat wire. Our hats are off to the Chicago Cubs, who are celebrating a well-deserved victory after a 108-y...

Please reload

Featured Posts

Connecting Airlines to Hotels for Almost 30 Years - The Birth of Marker InfoComm

May 4, 2016

1/1
Please reload

Recent Posts

April 16, 2019

Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Search By Tags