Today commemorates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus landing in the Bahamas in 1492.
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Image description: This inauguration ceremony for Franklin D. Roosevelt was held on March 4, 1933. It was the last ceremony to be held in March. All subsequent inaugurals have been held in January.
Photo from the Architect of the Capitol
This Saturday is Museum Day. Over 1,450 museums across the country are offering free admission.
View the list of participating museums and get your free tickets.
Image description: Jockey Clarence Turner sits on Stromboli, a chestnut gelding who won over 60 races between 1913 and 1918. This photo was taken between 1910 and 1915.
Photo from the George Grantham Bain Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Learn more about his life and how he earned his nickname.