This Mayan costumed figure from the 7th–8th century was included in burial rituals of early Mesoamerica. (via the Metropolitan Museum of Art)

virtual-artifacts: “ Costumed Figure Date: century Geography: Mexico, Mesoamerica Culture: Maya Medium: Ceramic, pigment ”

In November 1920, over eight million women voted for the first time after the 19th Amendment was passed, as a result of efforts led by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. (photo: Library of Congress)

pbsthisdayinhistory: “ November Elizabeth Cady Stanton is Born On this day in abolitionist and women’s rights leader Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born in Johnstown, New York.

Stripes on the move! Lord Walter Rothschild used this zebra-drawn carriage to demonstrate that wild animals could be tamed. (via The Historical Times)

Zebra-drawn carriage parked outside Buckingham Palace in London, Zoologist and wealthy aristocrat Lord Walter Rothschild used the carriage to demonstrate that zebras could be tamed

The Gettysburg Address was delivered by Abraham Lincoln on November 19, 1863, during the American Civil War, four and a half months after the Battle of Gettysburg.

The Gettysburg Address was delivered by Abraham Lincoln on November during the American Civil War, four and a half months after the Battle of Gettysburg.

Verbose even on campaign posters, Teddy Roosevelt speaks from rail car in Boston on the campaign trail. (Photo: Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection.)

Teddy Roosevelt on the campaign trail speaking from rail car in Boston (by Boston Public Library)

President John F. Kennedy's posthumous official portrait by Aaron Shikler. (via White House Historial Association)

John F Kennedy Official Portrait - Aaron Shikler - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

In 2005, civil rights activist Rosa Parks became the first woman to lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in Washington, D.C after her death at age 92

Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr., 1955 - Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African-American civil rights activist, whom the U. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".

In 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh landed the Spirit of St. Louis near Paris, completing the first solo airplane crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in 33.5 hours. (photo: National Archives)

usnatarchives: “Today in Charles A. Lindbergh landed the Spirit of St. Louis near Paris, completing the first solo airplane crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in hours. That same year, Pan American World Airways, Inc. began its services when.

Did you know that there was a fully automated grocery store in Memphis, TN in 1948? It was called Keedoozle.  (Photo: Francis Miller/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

National Proposal Day: Patti Stanger Judges 7 Viral Engagements

Keedoozle, We Hardly Knew Ye: Remembering America’s First Automated Grocery, 1948

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