September 17 in Pop Culture History

September 17th History, Trivia and Fun Facts September 17th History Highlights 1630 – The city of Boston, Massachusetts was founded. 1787 – Representatives voted to approve the United States’ Constitution. 1914 The VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Women’s Auxiliary was organized. 1916 – Manfred von Richthofen (“The Red Baron”), a flying ace of the German… Read More

September 15 in Pop Culture History

September 15th History, Trivia and Fun Facts September 15th History Highlights 1830 – The first National Convention for Blacks was held in Bethel Church, Philadelphia, PA. 1851 – Saint Joseph’s University is founded in Philadelphia. September 15, 1892 Birthday (fictional) C. Montgomery Burns, The Simpsons 1971 – Greenpeace was founded in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.… Read More

September 6 In Pop Culture History

September 6th History, Trivia and Fun Facts September 6th History Highlights 1628 – Puritans settled in Salem which became part of Massachusetts Bay Colony. 1916 – The first self-service grocery store Piggly Wiggly was opened in Memphis, Tennessee by Clarence Saunders. 1991 – The Baltic states – Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, were recognized as independent… Read More

September in Pop Culture Trivia

September History, Trivia and Fun Facts September History Highlights September Gemstone: Sapphire September Flower:: Morning Glory The Autumn Equinox is September 22 More people are born in September than any other month! Traditional September Information According to the Georgian calendar, September is the ninth month. But, on the Roman calendar, it was the seventh month.… Read More

August 31 in Pop Culture History

August 31st History, Trivia and Fun Facts August 31st History Highlights 1888 – Mary Ann Nichols was murdered; the first of Jack the Ripper’s confirmed victims. 1962 – Trinidad and Tobago became independent, within the British Commonwealth. 1980 – The Solidarity Movement began in Poland against the Soviet Union. It was led by Lech Walesa.… Read More

August 27 in Pop Culture History

August 27th History, Trivia and Fun Facts August 27th History Highlights 1776 – In what is now Brooklyn, New York, British forces under General William Howe defeated Americans under General George Washington in The Revolutionary War’s Battle of Long Island.. 1859 – Petroleum was discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania leading to the world’s first commercially successful… Read More