1910s

The US Once Stripped American Women of Citizenship if They Married Immigrants

Imagine accidentally losing your citizenship... simply because of the person you got married to! In the early 20th ...

The creator of Mother’s Day wished she could un-create it because it became too commercial

Meet Anna Jarvis, the creator of Mother's Day. She was a committed peace activist, having cared for both American and ...

Tug of War Used to be an Olympic Sport

Although nowadays it's better known as a game that kids play at summer camp, tug of war used to be an actual Olympic ...

Disobeying Direct Orders, British & German Soldiers Forged Their Own Christmas Truce

Although they were officially still at war, many British and German soldiers disobeyed orders and had their own ...