Category: History

History Timeline: January 28

History Timeline: January 28 1986  Space Shuttle Challenger explodes seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, killing all…

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History Timeline: January 27

History Timeline: January 27 1302  Dante exiled from Florence. 1956  RCA Records releases “Heartbreak Hotel” – Elvis Presley’s…

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History Timeline: January 26

History Timeline: January 26 1492  The Jewish Bible known as Pentateuch is printed in Bologna, Italy 1531…

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History Timeline: January 25

History Timeline: January 25 1554  City of São Paulo in Brazil is founded. 1840  US Naval expedition…

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History Timeline: January 24

History Timeline: January 24 41  Claudius Caesar succeeds his nephew Caligula as Emperor of Rome after his…

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History Timeline: January 23

History Timeline: January 23 1556  Shaanxi Earthquake in China kills 830,000 people, the deadliest in recorded history….

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Pisco Sour

Pisco Sour Pisco is a brandy from either Peru or Chile. Both countries lay claims to its…

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Vowel Cocktail

Vowel Cocktail I cannot speak highly enough about this book, Vintage Spirits & Forgotten Cocktails by Ted Haigh….

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Prohibition

Prohibition January 17, 1920 Prohibition in the United States began. This made the production, sale and consumption…

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Tsunami

Tsunami A Tsunami is an underground earthquake in the ocean which causes massive waves up to 100+…

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Raines Law Room

Raines Law Room An authentic speakeasy which was in operation since Prohibition, is Raines Law Room on…

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Martini

Martini The Martini is probably the most basic, iconic cocktail of all time.  And though its simply…

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