This Week in History: Raid at Cabanatuan, Jackie Robinson, & Groundhog Day

Happy Sunday! Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week. For those who are interested, links to these posts can now be found on Pinterest and MeWe, too. Enjoy and have a great week! Monday, January 28 Medal of Honor Monday! During this month in 1930, a future Medal of […]

This Day in History: The surprising origins of Groundhog Day

On this day in 1887, the first Groundhog Day is celebrated in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The celebration seems so solidly American, doesn’t it? Yet it actually stems from old traditions carried across the Atlantic centuries ago. American adaptations were made, of course. In Europe, badgers or hedgehogs could be used to predict the weather. But in […]