This Day in History: Roy P. Benavidez’s Medal of Honor

On this day in 1935, a hero is born! Roy P. Benavidez was the orphaned son of Texas sharecroppers. Surely no one expected him to one day receive the Medal of Honor? And yet this brave American did exactly that. The story of his heroic action sounds a bit like a scene from a Rambo […]

This Week in History: The USS Indianapolis, Uncle Sam, and the Whiskey Rebellion

Happy Sunday! Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week. Enjoy and have a great week! Monday, July 28 On this day in 1788, James Madison, the “Father of the Constitution,” writes a letter to his father. New York had ratified the U.S. Constitution only one day earlier! The Confederation […]