Today is Columbus Day, a federal holiday that honors the Italian Christopher Columbus’ “discovery” of the Americas on October 12, 1492. Learn about the history and origins of the holiday here.
Christian Pulisic scores on a breakaway to give the United States a 1-0 lead over Panama in the eighth minute.
Today marks the 72nd anniversary of Japan’s unconditional surrender to the United States and its allies during World War II. Learn about today’s history with these quotes.
Today is Flag Day in the United States, a date that commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States by the Second Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. See the funniest memes here.
May 29 is Memorial Day in the United States. It is a federal holiday dedicated to remembering those who have died fighting for America while employed in the armed forces.
Happy Cinco de Mayo! Today, Mexicans commemorate their victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. But to many Americans, it’s “Mexican Independence Day.”