December 28. Iowa becomes the 29th State of the American Union in 1846.

December 28, 1846. Agricultural advertisement showing the busy and varied activities of the Victorian farming era in the U.S. MidWest, including Iowa.

December 28.  Iowa becomes the 29th State of the American Union in 1846.
Posted: 12.28.16 @ 5:00AM

December 26. Babe Ruth is sold by Harry Frazee to the New York Yankees for cash in 1919.

December 26, 1919. Sheet music for one of Harry Frazee’s stage productions from the 1910s.

December 26.  Babe Ruth is sold by Harry Frazee to the New York Yankees for cash in 1919.
Posted: 12.27.16 @ 5:00AM

December 25. At West Point Military Academy the all-night Eggnog Riot rages in 1826.

December 25, 1826. Santa Claus brings eggnog cheer to all, including frustrated young cadets.

December 25.  At West Point Military Academy the all-night Eggnog Riot rages in 1826.
Posted: 12.25.16 @ 5:00AM
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