Today in History: August 10 — Smithsonian Institution was created

 

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Smithsonian National Museum for African American History and Culture 

On this day in 1846, U.S. President James K. Polk signed into law an act establishing the Smithsonian Institution.

In his will, an English chemist and mineralogist, James Smithson, Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth II reiterates she’s a follower of Jesus Christ

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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II has delivered her 2016 Christmas message to the United Kingdom and to all Commonwealth Nations. The message is formally known as “Her Majesty’s Most Gracious Speech”.

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Prince William, second in line to the British throne, welcomes her grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, as she arrived at the East Anglian Air Ambulance base in July

She used her annual message to Continue reading