Events

This Monday, May 25, is Memorial Day, so named because it is the day we remember those  who died in war defending the United States. It was once a day observed by introspection and solemnity in...
John Harrington
It has been almost a year since the first day that gay and lesbian couples in Taiwan, the first legislation legalizing same-sex marriage in any Asian country, could register to marry. Since then, two...
Josie Green
With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting every aspect of everyday life, it’s easy to forget about what else is going on in the world and that includes significant historical moments and fun...
John Harrington
With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting every aspect of everyday life, it’s easy to forget about what else is going on in the world and that includes significant historical moments and fun...
John Harrington
Many people don’t know much about the origins of the biannual ritual: most of us just look forward to getting an extra hour of natural light in the spring and dread the lost hour of sleep in the...
Hristina Byrnes
Most people know that a leap year is every four years and that it has something to do with the Earth circling the sun. But many may not be aware of the purpose of this extra day — and may know...
Hristina Byrnes
Most people know that a leap year is every four years and that it has something to do with the Earth circling the sun. But many may not be aware of the purpose of this extra day — and may know...
Hristina Byrnes
Each U.S. state has borne witness to an important historical event that has shaped its history — for better or worse. In many cases, the event has had implications beyond that state’s...
Grant Suneson, John Harrington
Each U.S. state has borne witness to an important historical event that has shaped its history — for better or worse. In many cases, the event has had implications beyond that state’s...
Grant Suneson, John Harrington
Some things have changed about Valentine’s Day — online cards, makeover segments on morning TV shows, romantic getaways, as well as  cards for dogs, co-workers, relatives, friends, and...
John Harrington
The quest for racial equality and justice in the United States has been long and divisive. As we celebrate Black History month, 24/7 Tempo has created a list of the most important moments of the...
John Harrington
Some things have changed about Valentine’s Day — online cards, makeover segments on morning TV shows, romantic getaways, as well as  cards for dogs, co-workers, relatives, friends, and...
John Harrington
More than 100 million Americans — and millions more viewers around the world — will sit down on Feb. 2 to watch Super Bowl LIV. While most will be interested to see whether the San Francisco...
Michael B. Sauter
We know that successful assassinations have altered history’s trajectory. One can only wonder how different the world might have been had some failed assassinations, such as the attempt on Adolf...
John Harrington
If you are someone who at least tries to stay informed about what is going on in the world, your faith in humanity may be long gone. Daily headlines are predominantly about negative subjects such as...
Hristina Byrnes