By the time Jamestown, Virginia was settled, St. Augustine, Florida was already 42 years old. The rich history of America's oldest settlement.
The Articles of Confederation set off the long-running feud between states' rights and Washington, a debate that still rages today.
The bombing of Dresden, Germany, which began February 13, 1945, was once viewed as a historical footnote. Until Slaughterhouse-Five was published.
While Norman Rockwell's paintings struck a chord with the mass American public, that was not always not the case with art critics.