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  • Throwback Thursday March 30th!

    Here's what happened on March 30th! 1746: Spanish painter Francisco Goya was born in Fuendetodos, Spain. Goya rejected the obsessive detail and te...
  • Throwback Thursday 3/23!

    Here's what happened on March 23rd! 1806: The Corps of Discovery (Lewis and Clark Expedition) loaded their gear into canoes and headed for home. T...
  • Throwback Thursday 3/16!

    Here's what happened on March 16th! 1739: American Revolutionary patriot George Clymer was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was one of six m...
  • Throwback Thursday 3/9!

    Here's what happened on March 8th! 1768: According to legend, Tecumseh, leader of the Shawnee tribe, was born near present-day Springfield, Ohio....
  • Throwback Thursday 3/2!

    Here's what happened on March 2nd! 1770: Friction between colonists and British troops quartered in Boston led to riots. Three days later, Crispu...
  • Throwback Thursday 2/23!

    Here's what happened on February 23rd! In honor of the Academy Awards this weekend... we've added a biography of Katherine Johnson! Johnson, mathe...
  • Throwback Thursday 2/9!

    Here's what happened on February 9th! 1773: The ninth president of the United States William Henry Harrison was born in Charles City County, VA. H...
  • Throwback Thursday 2/2! Happy Groundhog Day!

    Here's what happened on February 2nd! Yearly: Happy Groundhog Day! The woodchuck is one of the earliest animals to go into winter quarters and one...
  • Throwback Thursday 1/12!

    Here's what happened on January 12th! 1737: John Hancock was born in Braintree, Massachusetts. Hancock, the first person to sign the Declaration o...
  • Throwback Thursday 1/5!

    The first FactCite #TBT of 2017! Here's what happened on January 5th! The month of January is named after the Roman god Janus. The Romans believ...
  • Throwback Thursday 12/29 and Happy New Year from FactCite!

    Here's what happened on December 29th! 1429: Joan of Arc was raised to the rank of nobility for her services to France. This honor meant little to...
  • Happy Holidays from FactCite! Here is our Throwback Thursday for 12/22!

    Here's what happened on December 22nd! 1696: James Edward Oglethorpe was born in London, England. The English general and founder of Georgia found...