Events

NASA landed a new robotic rover Perseverance on Mars, the space agency’s most ambitious and successful effort in decades to directly study whether there ever was life on the red planet that is...
There’s no shortage of New Year’s superstitions for good luck, including eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day to ensure wealth comes your way, or kissing someone at midnight on...
Super Bowls have become famous among non-football fans for two reasons — their commercials and halftime shows. Today, when people think of the big game’s entertainment, most imagine A-list...
The quest for racial equality and justice in the United States has been long and divisive. As we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 18, 2021, 24/7 Tempo has created a list of the most...
Speeches addressing civil rights issues are among the most famous and inspiring in American history. From Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech to President Barack Obama’s historic...
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way people shop but it has not destroyed their holiday spirit. About 87% of adults in the U.S. plan to celebrate the winter holidays, according to the...
In 1968, America was tearing apart. There was racial unrest in the cities; Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy had been assassinated; the Democratic National Convention descended into chaos;...
The Thanksgiving holiday is one of the most special family events of the year. A record number of people travel via planes, trains, and automobiles to get home. Already, despite health experts’...
Nothing in 2020 has been the same — and Halloween won’t be an exception. The spooky holiday is a month away, and already scores of cities have cancelled popular events to avoid large...
Over the past 100 years, we’ve witnessed some of the most profound changes in human history. Between a pandemic, wars, technological developments, progress in civil rights, and breakthroughs in...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...