This Day in History for August 26 – Charles Lindbergh Dies and More
1920 – The 19th amendment to the Constitution takes effect, giving women the right to vote (More info) 1939 – The first televised Major League Baseball game is broadcast (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for August 26 – Macaulay Culkin, Chris Pine and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Macaulay Culkin Age: 32 Occupation: Actor Known For: Starring in the classic holiday movies ‘Home Alone’ and ‘Home Alone 2,’ a previous engagement to actress Mila Kunis, and a close friendship with the late Michael Jackson
This Day in History for August 24 – Mount Vesuvius Erupts and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 79 – Mount Vesuvius erupts, burying the cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae in volcanic ash (More info) 1912 – Alaska becomes a United States territory (More info)
This Day in History for August 23 – Gaddafi Overthrown and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1926 – Silent film star Rudolph Valentino dies from a ruptured ulcer at the age of 31, sending tens of thousands of fans into a hysterical state of mass mourning (More info) 1939 – Germany and the Soviet Union shock the world by signing the Hitler-Stalin Pact (More info)
This Day in History for August 22 – Red Cross Is Founded and More
565 – St. Columba reports seeing a monster in Loch Ness, Scotland (More info) 1848 – The United States annexes New Mexico (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for August 22 – Tori Amos, Kristen Wiig and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Tori Amos Age: 49 Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician Known For: Selling more than 12 million albums worldwide, songs such as ‘Cornflake Girl,’ ‘God’ and ‘A Sorta Fairytale,’ her bright red hair, and being one of the few alternative artists to use a piano as her primary instrument
This Day in History for August 20 – NFL Founded and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1866 – President Andrew Johnson formally declares an end to the Civil War (More info) 1920 – The National Football League is founded (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for August 20 – Robert Plant, Amy Adams and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Robert Plant Age: 64 Occupation: Singer and Songwriter Known For: His work as the lead singer and lyricist of the legendary rock group Led Zeppelin, his Grammy Award-winning collaborations with bluegrass singer Alison Krauss, co-founding the band The Sensational Space Shifters with Patty Griffin, and being chosen by many music magazin
Jimmy Kimmel and Molly McNearney Are Engaged
If you’ve been hoping that comedians Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman would someday reignite their romance, you may have to let the dream go — because Kimmel is now off the market.
Celebrity Birthdays for August 16 – Madonna, Steve Carell and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Madonna Age: 54 Occupation: Singer, “Actress” and Attention-Hog Known For: Being the world’s top-selling female recording artist of all time, dozens of hit singles you no doubt know by heart, her controversial personal life, and recent stage antics that have served only to make her reek of desperation
This Day in History for August 16 – Elvis Presley Dies and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1858 – President James Buchanan inaugurates the new transatlantic telegraph cable by exchanging greetings with Queen Victoria of the UK (More info) 1896 – Gold is discovered in a tributary of the Klondike River in Canada, setting off the Klondike Gold Rush (More info)
Which Professions Drink the Most Coffee?
Many of us enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning — but depending on your job, you may be more likely keep a pot brewing all day long. In a survey of almost 5,000 US workers, Dunkin’ Donuts and CareerBuilder found our professions, age, and even the region in which we live can influence how much java we drink every day.