This Day in History

The Tri-State Tornado Devastates the Midwest

On March 18th, 1925, the deadliest tornado in U.S. history tore through Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. With wind speeds estimated at over 300 miles per hour, the Tri-State Tornado killed nearly 700 people and injured thousands more, making it one of the most catastrophic natural disasters in […]

The Tennessee General Assembly Passes the Butler Act

On March 13, 1925, the Tennessee General Assembly passed the Butler Act, prohibiting the teaching of evolution in public schools. This controversial law sparked the famous Scopes Monkey Trial, a landmark case in the debate between evolution and creationism in American education.