History by the Week

Kings and Confederates

History by the Week July 1, 1863--Union and Confederate forces collided at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Battle of Gettysburg lasted three days before General Lee retreated to Virginia. July 2, 1937--Amelia Earhart and navigator Frederick Noonan disappeared...

Corvettes, Pele, and Berlin

History by the Week Here is what happened in history during the past week. June 24, 1948--The Soviets blockaded West Berlin, cutting off rail, road, and water access to the western sectors of the city. This...