This Day in History: Pearl Harbor prompts George H.W. Bush to enlist

On this day in 1941, the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor. That surprise attack changed everything, of course, and many Americans rushed to enlist in the Army, Navy, or Marines. One of these men was George H.W. Bush. He was then only 17 years old and a senior in high school. Nevertheless, the question wasn’t if […]

This Day in History: John & Abigail Adams wed

On this day in 1764, John Adams, future second President of the United States, marries Abigail Smith. When you think of John and Abigail Adams, you probably imagine the older versions of them. Do you immediately see a snapshot of the John Adams presidential portrait in your mind?! He was in his 60s when he […]