September 24 in Pop Culture History

September 24th History, Trivia and Fun Facts September 24th History Highlights 1890 – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officially renounced polygamy. 1906 – President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed Devils Tower in Wyoming as the nation’s first National Monument. 1960 – USS Enterprise, the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was launched. 1991 – Influential… Read More

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