Labor Day
Labor Day

Find the history, facts, statistics, and info on the leaders of the U.S. labor movement.

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Happy Birthday to the National Park Service
On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act that established the National Park Service as an office of the Department of the Interior. See which parks have the most visitors, fun facts about the NPS, and more.
March on Washington
Read all about the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, August 28, 1963, the largest demonstration ever seen in the nation's capital, and one of the first to have extensive television coverage.
Mount Vesuvius (located near Naples, Italy) erupted on August 24, 79 A.D. Read about this fascinating and tragic disaster, and other infamous volcanoes.
Among Roman rulers, only Julius and Augustus permanently had months named after them. Find a history of this month's name.

Have Your Say

When your flight is delayed, what do you do to keep busy in the airport?

  • Pick choice 1 Read a book or magazine
  • Pick choice 2 Go shopping in the stores
  • Pick choice 3 Find the nearest bar
  • Pick choice 4 Take a nap
  • Pick choice 5 Chat with other delayed passengers
  • Pick choice 6 None of the above

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