Tag: Sports

The Women Who Infiltrated the Boston Marathon

With the inception of the modern Olympic games, which occurred in 1896, in Athens, Greece, the overseers of the games wanted to ensure that...

Harvard Yale Regatta

Rowing may not seem like the most interesting sport in history; however, it, more than any other collegiate sport, has had the largest impact...

The History of Poker in Six Essential Moments

The game of poker is one that’s ever evolving, and many players today only know the history of the game dating back about a...

The (Hardcore) History of Rubber

The history of rubber is far more than trinkets and toys. Rubber bands, rubber ducks, and the tire are the first things that come...

Today in history, Nov 27th!

Some of the great historical events that happened today in history, on November 27th! 1826 Jedediah Smith's expedition reaches San Diego, becoming the...

High School History Teachers, er, I mean Coaches

FIVE THINGS THEY SHOULD (BUT WON’T) TEACH MY KIDS ABOUT U.S. HISTORY I am not going to lie, I don't have one child, let alone...