Contact Us
History

History - Page 2

Photo by Donald Uhrbrock/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Photo by Donald Uhrbrock/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
[

Only 33% of Americans Get Martin Luther King Jr. Day Off From Work

Unless you work for the federal government, chances are you'll be working on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Despite the fact it was officially recognized as a national holiday nearly three decades only, only 33% of employers recognize it...

Read More

Category: History
Photo by Ebet Roberts/Redferns
Photo by Ebet Roberts/Redferns
[

The 30th Anniversary of Van Halen’s 1984 Album

This Thursday marks the 30th anniversary of the classic Van Halen album 1984.  Has it really been 3 decades since Diamond Dave reached down between his legs and eased the seat back...

Read More

hqdefault35
[

Eric Claptons Story Part 2!

These storys on Erick Clapton are quite interesting. I enjoy them and I hope that you do too. This is part two and next week I will give the next in the series...

Read More

D'aug Days Cincinnati 1973
US National Archives
[

Local Music? Why Am I Not Finding Any Live Shows?

Maybe I’m wrong, or misremembering, but didn’t there used to be a ton of bands that played shows in this town? When I moved from Billings to Seattle in ’99 there seemed to me to be a wealth of options if I wanted to go see a show here. I move back in 2010 and there’s nothing. What happened to all the music?

Read More

Category: History, Music, Music News, Rock
Getty Images
Getty Images
[

1997: These 5 Rock Songs Topped the Charts

Ah nostalgia. The times, they were different back then. The Grunge scene, both extremely popular and some would argue innovative, had been pushed back underground by ’97...

Read More

It's aliens
How did it get there? Aliens.
[

Crazy Conspiracy Corner: I’m Not Saying It Was Aliens…But It Was Aliens

In this weekly series I’ll be exploring the very best and the very worst of the weirdness all around us. This week: Ancient Aliens.
Where to start on this one...

Read More

Pat Semansky, Getty Images
Pat Semansky, Getty Images
[

This Day in History for August 25 – New Orleans Founded and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1718 – New Orleans is founded by French settlers and named after the Duke of Orleans (More info)

1768 – James Cook begins his first voyage (More info)

Read More

Getty Images
Getty Images
[

This Day in History for December 13 – Saddam Hussein Captured and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1577 – Sir Francis Drake sets out from Plymouth, England, on his round-the-world voyage (More info)

1862 – At the Battle of Fredericksburg, Confederate General Robert E. Lee defeats the Union Major General Ambrose E. Burnside in a decisive loss for the Union army (More info)

Read More

Tim Boyle, Getty Images
Tim Boyle, Getty Images
[

This Day in History for December 12 – GM Phases Out Oldsmobile and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1901 – Italian physicist and radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi succeeds in sending the first radio transmission across the Atlantic Ocean (More info)

1913 – Two years after it was stolen from the Louvre Museum in Paris, Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece ‘The Mona Lisa’ is recovered inside Italian waiter Vincenzo Peruggia’s hotel room in Florence (More info)

Read More

Hiroko Masuike, Getty Images
Hiroko Masuike, Getty Images
[

This Day in History for December 11 – Bernie Madoff Arrested and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1941 – Following the Americans’ declaration of war on Japan after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Germany and Italy declare war on the United States (More info)

1946 – The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund — UNICEF — is established (More info)

Read More

Chris Trotman, Getty Images
Chris Trotman, Getty Images
[

This Day in History for December 10 – First Heisman Trophy Awarded and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1898 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, officially ending the Spanish-American War (More info)

1901 – The first Nobel Prizes are awarded in Stockholm, Sweden, in the fields of physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, and peace (More info)

Read More

Warner Home Video
Warner Home Video
[

This Day in History for December 9 – ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Debuts and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1851 – The first YMCA in North America is established in Montreal, Quebec (More info)

1935 – Walter Liggett, American newspaper editor and muckraker, is killed in gangland murder (More info)

1958 – The John Birch Society is founded in the United States (More info)

1965 – ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ debuts on CBS, airing every year since (More info)

1979 – The eradication of the smallpox virus is certified, making it the first human disease driven to extinction (More info)

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kmhk.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Rockaholics quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Rockaholics contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.