Jack Johnson. In defeating Tommy Burns in 1908, Jack Johnson became the first ever Black heavyweight boxing champion.
Robert Fulton. Fulton's boat Clermont was completed in 1807.
William Howard Taft. William Howard Taft, after serving as President, went on to become the Chief Justice of the Unites States.
Vote Or Die. Hotel heiress Paris Hilton appeared in an ad for the campaign but later neglected to vote.
Woodrow Wilson. Woodrow Wilson was re-elected president in 1916 and led the U.S. into World War I in 1917.
China. The first Sino-Japanese war was fought in the late 19th century, with Japan asserting influence in Korea.
The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer. Mark Twain published "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn", a sequel to "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer", in 1885.
South Korea. A Seoul court acquitted Han Myeong Sook of bribery charges in 2010.
Israel. The founding of Israel in 1948 was the beginning of a prolonged Arab-Israeli conflict.
Shangri-La. Camp David was developed for Franklin Roosevelt, who called it Shangri-La after a place mentioned in a 1933 novel.
Spirit Of St. Louis. Spirit Of St. Louis was built by Ryan Airlines
James A. Garfield. Before his death, President Garfield was taken to Elberon, New Jersey, on the Atlantic coast, to be away from the heat and humidity of Washington.
Neil Armstrong Walks On The Moon. The Pentagon Papers were printed in 1971. Nixon went to China in 1972. And Ford was sworn in 1973.
Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building was named for federal judge Alfred P. Murrah, an Oklahoma native.
Disneyland. Walt Disney's original "Disneyland", which opened in 1955, was created as a way to celebrate America's small town family values.
A French Corporation. The Suez Canal was built by French engineer Ferdinand de Lesseps from 1859 to 1869.
Orange. During the "Orange Revolution" of 2004, the color orange was seen everywhere, including in upscale boutiques and in cosmetic products.
Matavai Bay. Captain Cook landed at Matavai Bay in Tahiti in 1769.
31. The American Lung Association's State of the Air 2002 report listed California as the state with the most polluted metro area.
W1A. Harley Davidson Motorcycles used in WWII had a rifle holster by the front wheel.