The Hull Truth

On this day in 1912, the RMS Titanic sunk, and, well, the rest is history. Here’s some information you The Titanic was famously equipped. But did you know that the ill-fated ship even had its own newspaper? It was called The Atlantic Daily Bulletin. While the ship might’ve cornered the market on journalism, it certainly…

$2 Worth

On April 13, 1976 the $2 bill was re-introduced in honor of the nation’s Bicentennial. ┬áHere are some interesting facts about that rather unusual bill: $2 bills make up only 1% of all U.S. bills currently in circulation Some folks believe that $2 bills are unlucky and to counteract bad fortune they’ll tear a corner…

Play Ball

48 years ago today, the world’s largest air conditioned room (as it was called by The New York Times) was put into use for the first time. Players experimented with the use of orange balls for the sake of visibility. And there was a President among the spectators. On April 9, 1965, the Astrodome opened,…