July 4, 1776

soldiers

Dated July 4, 1776: Earliest Known Document Naming an African-American Soldier in the New United States Rarity in July 24 NY auction A 6×8″ manuscript dated July 4, 1776, relating to black soldier Cuffee Dole’s plight near George Washington’s Cambridge headquarters, will appear in a New York auction on July 24. It is the earliest located document of the newly-independent United States which identifies [...]

Four for the Fourth

Four weeks after they were born, Houston quadruplets Mercy Grace Dotuchowo, Adriel Wohuowo, Amaris Owopoha and Zephania Ohoyenta were able to go home from Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) just in time for the Fourth of July. (PRNewsfoto/Memorial Hermann)

Houston couple welcomes quadruplets home from the hospital One Southwest Houston family has four reasons to celebrate this Fourth of July. This Independence Day, Linda and Thomas Agi welcomed home newborn quadruplets from the Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), four weeks after they made their debut in the world. The three girls and one [...]

Flex 4 Forces

USO #Flex4Forces Campaign Breaks GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title at ‘Flex on the Mall’ (PRNewsfoto/USO)

USO #Flex4Forces Campaign Breaks GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title at ‘Flex on the Mall’ Today, the USO joined forces with Flex Events HQ to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Most people performing a bodybuilding pose simultaneously as part of the #Flex4Forces campaign. A new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title-breaking amount of 803 people was made official during ‘Flex on the Mall‘, an annual day-long fitness competition [...]