The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future. Four pilots took off from Seattle and two returned 175 days later.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
Meet the genius engineer and inventor whose technology helped create our wireless world.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.