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Mayor of Tokyo Yukio Ozaki donated 3020 cherry tree saplings to enhance the growing friendship between the United States and Japan and also celebrate the continued close relationship between the two nations. On March 27, 1912, First Lady Helen Herron Taft and the Viscountess Chinda, Continue Reading

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  This Kermit the Frog puppet was created by Jim Henson in 1955 for Sam and Friends. It is the first Kermit puppet, and it is made from Jim Henson’s mother’s old spring coat and a pair of Jim’s blue jeans. Henson used ping pong balls Continue Reading

USS Enterprise NCC-1701 is a starship in the Star Trek media franchise. It is the main setting of the original Star Trek television series (1966–1969) and several Star Trek films, Under the command of Captain James T. Kirk, the Enterprise carries its crew on a mission to explore strange, new worlds and new civilizations to boldly go where no man has gone Continue Reading

The Wright Flyer was the first successful heavier-than-air powered aircraft. It was designed and built by the Wright brothers. They flew it four times on December 17, 1903, near Kill Devil Hills, about four miles (6.4 km) south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Today, the airplane is exhibited in the National Air Continue Reading

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