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Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

Chronicling America enhances access to America's regional, historic newspapers. This site allows the visitor to search, view, clip, and save pages from 1836 through 1922, as well as find newspapers published between 1620 and the present. Learn more about using Chronicling America in the classroom with EDSITEment's Chronicling America special feature.

Rupert Brooke, English WWI poet, born

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Octavio Paz Lozano, Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat, born

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

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Mexican poet Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz born

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American journalist and critic H. L. Mencken, of American born

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Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes christened

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The Pueblo Revolt begins in New Mexico

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West Virginia Encyclopedia

This collection of free, authoritative source information about the history, politics, geography, and culture of the state of West Virginia is updated regularly to ensure that its contents are accurate and accessible. The editors are continually adding new entries, photographs, and maps so check back frequently to see what's new.

Encyclopedia Virginia

This collection of free, authoritative source information about the history, politics, geography, and culture of the state of Virginia is updated regularly to ensure that its contents are accurate and accessible. The editors are continually adding new entries, photographs, and maps so check back frequently to see what's new.