Important events in the history of the Bahamas include the settling of the islands by Cuban natives from 300 to 400 A.D., the arrival of the Lucayans 500 years later from 900 to 1500, and the discovery of the Bahamas by ... More » History Modern History

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908 by 16 original members, according to the sorority's official website. Since its inception, the organization has ... More »

Hurricane Andrew occurred over a period of 12 days, from August 16, 1992 to August 28, 1992, and it was most destructive in South Florida. Louisiana and the Bahamas experienced major damage as well. More » Science Weather & Tides Storms

Some key events in the history of Italy include the settling of the area by the Etruscans in 800 B.C., the rise of Rome in 500 B.C., the rule of Julius Caesar between 60 and 44 B.C. and the emperors of Rome that lasted u... More »

Important events from Ghana's history include the Kingdom of Melle conquering the Kingdom of Ghana in the 13th century, the arrival of Europeans in the 15th century and the slave trade of the1400s to the mid-1800s. Notab... More » History Modern History

Significant events in the history of the islands of the South Pacific include the population by Polynesian groups between 2,000 B.C. and 800 A.D., the discovery and colonization by Europeans between 1600 and 1900, and th... More » History Modern History Exploration & Imperialism

Some of the most important events in American history include Christopher Columbus' voyage in 1492, the Jamestown establishment in 1607, the Pilgrims' arrival in 1620, the Boston Tea Party in 1773 and the American Revolu... More »