On June 18, 1983, Dr. Sally Ride served as a mission specialist aboard the space shuttle Challenger. The mission launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida and landed June 24, 1983 at Edwards Air Force Base, CA. Learn more about Dr. Sally Ride and her accomplishments.
Perennials are a gardener's best friend. They are the gift that keeps giving as these plants return every year and can often be divided to create additional plants. Check out these titles to discover perennials to add to your flower bed.
You managed to graduate, but now what? Check out the recommended titles from our Post Grad Survival: A Guide to Your 20s and 30s bibliography.
From bicycle repair and maintenance, to biking trails, and stories of famous cyclists, we have books to help you get pedaling.
William Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1565 and died in 1616. He wrote 38 plays, 154 sonnets, and contributed thousands of words to the English language. Read, listen, or view a movie adaptation of his works.
Born April 16, 1889, in London, England, Charlie Chaplin was an actor, comedian, director, and producer. He rose from childhood poverty as a touring music hall dancer and comic. He began a movie career with Keystone film company, and went on to create 80 films. Knighted in 1975, Chaplin died December 25, 1977
On April 9, 1865, General Lee of the Northern Army of Virginia, surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant, Commander in Chief of the Union Army, at Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia, and thus ended the American Civil War. Learn about this event through historical accounts.