May 20th in American History: 2 Posts Over 2 Days Honoring Random Dates Because Why Not?

King George III responded with Intolerable Acts and other bits of American history that happened on May 20th.

May 20, 2024

May 19th in American History: A Sunday Read to Enjoy Any Day of the Week

What happened in American history on May j19th? Diverse and important events! Births and deaths that impacted our future and our culture.

May 19, 2024

April 19th in American History: What Happened?

If you're an American history nerd, this post highlighting events from March 29th is for you!

Apr 19, 2024

The End of U.S. Involvement in Vietnam’s War and Other Notes About March 29th in American History to Kick Off Spring

If you're an American history nerd, this post highlighting events from March 29th is for you!

Mar 29, 2024

Leap Years in American History: What Happened on February 29th?

Leap years don't come every day so why not take a peek into what happened in American history on February 29th? It's fascinating actually.

Feb 29, 2024

January 29 in American History

What happened on January 29th in American history? From the Raven to Starkweather's capture, a lot.

Jan 29, 2024

Year 24s of American History: Let's Review 1624, 1724, 1824, and 1924 as 2024 Kicks Off!

As we kick off 2024, the What American History Is About blog reviews the 24th years of the last 400 years.

Jan 10, 2024

December 15th in American History: Celebrating the Victory at Yorktown in 1781

On December 15th 1781, Williamsburg celebrated the victory at Yorktown. What else happened on this day in history?

Dec 15, 2023

November 23rd Celebrates Thanksgiving 2023, but What Else Happened on this Day in American History?

In 2023, we celebrate November 23rd as Thanksgiving Day. But what else happened on this day in American history?

Nov 23, 2023

November 6th: A Day of Presidential Elections and More!

Lincoln was elected as the 16th American president on November 6th. What else happened in history on that day?

Nov 06, 2023

October 11th: Eat BBQ and Dive into a Day of Mysterious Death and the Birth of a New American Comedy Legacy

Celebrate October 11th by eating BBQ and diving into some serious American history.

Oct 11, 2023

October 1st: Celebrate Fall with Pumpkin Spice and Remember Johnny Carson's Debut on the Tonight Show

Celebrate fall with Pumpkin Spice and remember all the other bits of American history that happened on October 1st.

Oct 01, 2023

September 21 in American History: The Traitor Becomes a Traitor,  Reagan Speaks and the King of Horror Is Born

When did Benedict Arnold become a traitor to America? September 21st 1780. See what else happened that day!

Sep 18, 2023

September 8th: On the Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s Passing, Let’s Look at This Day in American History

What happened on September 7th throughout American history? Get a snapshot of this day in history here.

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September 7th: From the 1776 Naval Attack to 2003's Farm Aid 16

What happened on September 7th throughout American history? Get a snapshot of this day in history here.

Sep 06, 2023

August 27th: George Washington Requested Food for Soldiers and Mary Poppins Premiered!

What happened in American history on August 27th? George Washington asked the states for food in 1780, LBJ was born and Mary Poppins premiered!

Aug 26, 2023

August 15th- A Day to Remember Because So Many Things Happened

What happened on August 15th in American history? Let's take a look, blogger-style.

Aug 15, 2023

August 7th: A Day in American History

What happened in American history on August 7th? A few events to talk about at the water cooler and at the dinner table!

Aug 07, 2023

The 2nd Continental Congress Established the Postal System and Sandra Bullock Was Born: July 26th in American History

The U.S. Postal Service, Vivian Vance, Sandra Bullock and the FBI were all born on July 26th!

Jul 26, 2023

July 15th- A Random Date On Which Many Things Happened

What happened on July 15th in American history? Let's find out.

Jul 15, 2023