Wendell Scott was the first African-American driver to join NASCAR and the first African-American to win a major race and be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Woodstock Music Festival
The Woodstock Music and Arts Festival took place over four days and was plagued with problems,and more than twice as many people showed up than were expected but it was a peaceful music festival, when it was all said and done.
The Great Boston Molasses Disaster
A five story tank full of molasses burst one winter day in Boston, Massachusetts. Killing people and destroying property.
Carrie Nation was instrumental in starting Prohibition in the United States, even though she had passed aau several years before it happened.
| Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Previous Features | Site Map
Have a question about history? Want to leave a comment? Do you have a suggestion? Welcome to the History Forum!