Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, in the year 1918, World War I ended. Celebrated as Armistice Day, it was changed to more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- "Dr. Livingston, I presume," was the greeting made this day, Nov. 10, 1871, by New York Herald newspaper reporter Henry Stanley as he met Dr. David Livingston on more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- On this day, Nov. 9, 1954, President Eisenhower spoke at the National Conference on the Spiritual Foundation of American Democracy at the Sheraton-Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C. He more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- Julius Caesar Watts, better know as J.C., was born this day, Nov. 8, 1957. A college and pro football player, he was a youth minister and in 1994 more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- He originally wanted to be a baseball player, but after attending a revival meeting at age 16 his life changed. He has since addressed crowds around the world more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- Did you know both basketball and volleyball were invented by instructors at the YMCA? The YMCA, or Young Men's Christian Association, was founded in 1844 by George Williams more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- She was the wife of the second president and the mother of the sixth president. Her letters provide some of the most valuable insights of the Revolutionary period. more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- Charles Carroll was unique. He was the only Roman Catholic to sign the Declaration of Independence and he outlived all the other signers. At his death, he was more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- On Nov. 3, 1924, in a radio address to the nation from the White House, President Calvin Coolidge stated: "I urge all the voters of our country, without more…

Today's American Minute

by Bill Federer -- After defeating the British, Gen. George Washington resigned and returned to farming at Mount Vernon. On this day, Nov. 2, 1783, he issued his farewell orders to his more…