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Harry James Potter is the character and the protagonist of J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. The books cover seven years in the life of the lonely orphan who, on his eleventh birthday, learns he is a wizard. See more … Continue reading
In 1958, the U.S. Congress passes legislation establishing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a civilian agency responsible for coordinating America’s activities in space. See more about events like this at the HLN Learning Calender.
World War I was a military conflict centered on Europe that began in the summer of 1914. The fighting ended in late 1918 in western Europe and by 1922 in eastern Europe. This conflict involved most of the world’s great … Continue reading
On this day in 1974, the House Judiciary Committee recommends that America’s 37th president, Richard M. Nixon, be impeached and removed from office. See more about events like this at the HLN Learning Calender.
Today the U.S. postal system was established by the Second Continental Congress, with Benjamin Franklin as its first postmaster general. See more about events like this at the HLN Learning Calender.
Louise Joy Brown, the world’s first baby to be conceived via in vitro fertilization (IVF) is born at Oldham and District General Hospital in Manchester, England, to parents Lesley and Peter Brown. See more about events like this at the … Continue reading
Amelia Earhart was a noted American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first woman to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She set many other records. During … Continue reading
On this day, at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, the U.S. women’s gymnastics team wins its first-ever team gold. See more about events like this at the HLN Learning Calender.
The United States Department of Justice (often referred to as the Justice Department or DOJ), is the United States federal executive department responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries … Continue reading
The final Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, was released today. See more about events like this at the HLN Learning Calender.