When did The National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. open?

  • 2000
  • 2016 correct

    Washington D.C. is the place to be to learn about history, and now there's one more place for visitors to check out. It took 13 years of planning and preparation for the NMAAHC to become the latest addition to D.C.'s museums, opening on Sept. 24, 2016. The 400,000-square-foot building contains 36,000 artifacts spanning the entire history of African-American culture. Source: Smithsonian Magazine

  • 1984
  • 2002
  • ON A DAY
    LIKE TODAY
    07/24
  • Fact of the day

    The term Easter gets its name from Eastre, the Anglo-Saxon goddess who symbolizes the hare and the egg.
  • This day in 1911

    Hiram Bingham discovers Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas
  • FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

    • Amelia Earhart

      Atchison, Kansas
    • Barry Bonds

      53 years old | Riverside, California
    • Jennifer Lopez

      48 years old | Bronx, New York
    • Alexandre Dumas

      Aisne, France