Daily Links – May 4, 2012

    Today is May 4th. On this date in 1979, Margaret Thatcher was sworn in as Great Britain’s first female Prime Minister. She was famously known as the “Iron Lady” for

    Daily Links – May 4, 2012

    Today is May 4th. On this date in 1979, Margaret Thatcher was sworn in as Great Britain’s first female Prime Minister. She was famously known as the “Iron Lady” for

    Daily Links – May 3, 2012

    Today is May 3rd. On this date in 1469, Niccolo Machiavelli was born. The political philosopher is best known for penning the pamphlet, later published as a book, The Prince,

    Daily Links – May 3, 2012

    Today is May 3rd. On this date in 1469, Niccolo Machiavelli was born. The political philosopher is best known for penning the pamphlet, later published as a book, The Prince,

    Daily Links – May 2, 2012

    Today is May 2nd. On this date in 1918, General Motors acquired the Chevrolet Motor Company, both of which had been founded by the same man, William C. Durant. At

    Daily Links – May 2, 2012

    Today is May 2nd. On this date in 1918, General Motors acquired the Chevrolet Motor Company, both of which had been founded by the same man, William C. Durant. At

    Daily Links – May 1, 2012

    Today is May 1st. On this date in 1751, the first American cricket tournament was held in New York City. Surprisingly, though they wouldn’t be founded until over 200 years

    Daily Links – May 1, 2012

    Today is May 1st. On this date in 1751, the first American cricket tournament was held in New York City. Surprisingly, though they wouldn’t be founded until over 200 years

    Daily Links – April 30, 2012

    Today is April 30th. On this date in 1789, the United States had its first Presidential Inauguration, on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York City.

    Daily Links – April 30, 2012

    Today is April 30th. On this date in 1789, the United States had its first Presidential Inauguration, on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York City.

    Daily Links – April 27, 2012

    Today is April 27th. On this date in 4977 B.C., the universe was created. At least, that’s what 17th century German astronomer Johannes Kepler calculated. So Happy Birthday, Universe! If

    Daily Links – April 27, 2012

    Today is April 27th. On this date in 4977 B.C., the universe was created. At least, that’s what 17th century German astronomer Johannes Kepler calculated. So Happy Birthday, Universe! If

    Daily Links – April 26, 2012

    Today is April 26th. On this date in 1514, Copernicus recorded his first observations of Saturn. He concluded that God must have liked it, because “he puteth a ring upon

    Daily Links – April 26, 2012

    Today is April 26th. On this date in 1514, Copernicus recorded his first observations of Saturn. He concluded that God must have liked it, because “he puteth a ring upon

    Daily Links – April 25, 2012

    Today is April 25th. On this date in 1953, Senator Wayne Morse wrapped up the third longest filibuster in Senate history, at 22 hours, 26 minutes. The second longest was