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The No. 2857 bus – The vehicle of victory is being exhibited in Dearborn

On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Louise McCauley Parks, an American activist, rejected bus driver James F. Blake’s order to vacate a row of four

Jim Crow Museum – The place of racist memorabilia in Big Rapids

The museum, displays a wide variety of everyday artifacts depicting the history of racist portrayals of African Americans in American popular culture. Also displays books, signs, tickets, brochures

Saltair Pavilion – The great former resort in Magna

The first Saltair, completed in 1893, was jointly owned by a corporation associated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Salt Lake &

Victoria Tower Bell – The original bell of the Canada’s first house of Parliament stands in Ottawa

The 55-meter tower was the centerpiece of Parliament Hill, built from 1859 to 1866 by Thomas Fuller. The Victoria Tower was the prominent main bell tower of the original Centre Block parliament

Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral – The largest cathedral in the Americas in Mexico City

The Cathedral of the Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico. It is located above the former Aztec sanctuary in Downtown Mexico City. The construction of the cathedral began in

Pyramid of the Magician – The great Mesoamerican structure in Uxmal

The central structure in the Maya ruin complex of Uxmal. The Pyramid of the Magician dominates the center of the complex and is located at the entrance

Jim Carrey – The “acting machine” makes first appearance in Toronto

A Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and artist. Although largely typecast as a comedic actor, the famous actor has had success in dramatic roles. Carrey first gained

Prince – The first performance of the musical innovator in Minneapolis

An American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor, and director. Regarded as one of the greatest musicians of his generation, he worked across multiple genres and often played

Amber alert – The notification system for missing children is born in Arlington

A child abduction emergency alert is a message distributed by a child abduction alert system to ask the public for help in finding abducted children. Amber alerts

Benjamin Franklin – The birthplace of the “First American” in Boston

A polymath, he was writer, printer, politician, scientist, inventor and diplomat. Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. As a scientist, he

Black Hawk Statue – The Eternal Indian stands in Oregon

A 14.6 meter sculpture by Lorado Taft located in Lowden State Park. Dedicated in 1911, the statue is perched over the Rock River overlooking the city. The

Guerrero Chimalli – The huge red warrior in Chimalhuacán

A 50 meter tall statue of a standing Chīmalli Warrior. Construction of the statue was completed in 2014. It rests on a base 10 meters high, carrying

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