This Month in History 1776 – During the American Revolution, the U.S. declared Independence. 1790 – Washington, D.C. became the official capital of the United States. 1865 – Salvation Army was started by Rev. William and Catherine Booth. 1874 – The first American zoo opened in Philadelphia. 1881 – Tuskegee University was founded. Lewis Adams
Author: Patricia Griffin
The woman who first inspired the widespread use of names like Helen, Elena (even Helena) came from humble beginnings.
Determined. Beloved. Rebel. The name Mary dates back to ancient times. It is considered a translation of a name originally derived from the Hebrew culture, as many believe, when Jews were enslaved in Egypt. Parents, angered by their circumstance, chose a name out of passion, determination, and revolt to what was happening. It would be
Learn more about the meaning of the name Ericka.