George Washington had been the first president of the USA. In 1799, he woke up at 2am with an inflamed throat.
In 2004, Camden Council spent £250,000 removing fly-posters.
In 1946, the US tested the first peacetime atomic bomb.
At art school, in New York, I had a class called visual communication.
The best creatives know the value of being different, of standing out.
The California Coastal Records Project was founded in 2002. The purpose was to document the California coastline with photography.
Epidemiology is evidence-based research.
In 2005, Britain had decided to convert to renewable energy.
The Anchor of Hope Baptist Church is a fundamentalist church in Canyon, Texas.
In 1995, Helene Beltracchi wanted to sell her art collection. Her grandfather, Werner Jägers, had bought all the paintings in 1933.
In 1975, Antanas Mockus became professor of mathematics and philosophy at the National University of Colombia.
Borja is a little town in Spain, with just 5,000 inhabitants.
Michael Cicconetti was a judge in Lake County, Ohio.
In 1985, what everyone in Washington DC wanted more than anything was tickets to see the Washington Redskins football team.
Danielle Lei is one of 41,000 Girl Scouts. One of the main ways the organisation funds itself is the sale of cookies.
Dixon Chibandi is one of only 12 psychiatrists in Zimbabwe.
James Watt is usually credited with inventing the steam engine.
The National Rifle Association spent around $30m helping Donald Trump to get elected.
In 1952, the Boston Symphony Orchestra was worried about falling standards due to nepotism. They thought conductors were choosing their own students over the best musicians.
Vulcan, West Virginia isn't really a town - it's too small.