This Day in History

Taft Becomes First U.S. President to Throw Out First Pitch at MLB Game

In 1910, President William Howard Taft makes history by becoming the first U.S. president to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at a Major League Baseball game. Taft’s participation in the opening day tradition, during a game between the Washington Senators and the Philadelphia Athletics, sets a precedent followed by presidents to this day, symbolizing […]

The Boy Scouts of America is Founded

A significant organization promoting character development and outdoor skills for young people was founded on February 8th, 1910. The Boy Scouts of America has since become one of the largest youth organizations in the United States.