Former Astronaut & Senator John Herschel Glenn Jr. July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016

Former Astronaut & Senator John Herschel Glenn Jr. July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016

Columbus, OH…John Herschel Glenn Jr. (July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016), (Col, USMC, Ret.), was an aviator, engineer, astronaut, and United States senator. He was one of the “Mercury Seven” group of military test pilots selected in 1959 by NASA to become America’s first astronauts and fly the Project Mercury spacecraft. On February 20, […]

Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro 1926 – 2016

Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro 1926 – 2016

Havana, Cuba…Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016) was a Cuban politician and revolutionary who governed the Republic of Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then as President from 1976 to 2008. Politically a Marxist–Leninist and Cuban nationalist, he also served as the First Secretary of the Communist […]