Opening with the famous line ‘Four score and seven years ago,’ Lincoln made the 2-minute speech to an assembled crowd of approximately 15,000 people including six separate state governors.
Germantown was founded in the Pennsylvania Colony by immigrant Quaker and Mennonite families.
Approximately 23,000 Union soldiers and 28,000 Confederates were killed, wounded, or captured in just three days.
The incident at Three Mile Island heralded a dramatic shift in public attitudes towards nuclear power and the second reactor never returned to service.
ENIAC was soon put to use running calculations to help build a hydrogen bomb, and continued to operate until 1955.
Dozens were killed or injured when Pinkerton agents working on behalf of the Carnegie Steel Company fought striking steelworkers in Homestead, Pennsylvania.