On May 20, 1506, the Italian explorer Christopher Columbus died in Valladolid, Spain. Columbus was the first European to explore the Americas since the Vikings
In December 1940, three months after Japan, Germany and Italy signed their Second World War “Tripartite Pact” alliance, a convoy of Japanese military leaders traveled
On May 17, 1769, George Washington launched a legislative salvo during Britain’s fiscal and judicial attempts to maintain control over the American colonies. With the
In the summer of 1945, as the Second World War drew to a close, the American economy was on the verge of an uncertain future.