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(Uskings) Top Greatest People in the United States history – P83 – Hillary Clinton (Chicago) : Woman of the pinnacle of power

Hillary Diane Rodham, Dorothy and Hugh Rodham’s first child, was born on October 26, 1947. She loved sports and her church, and was a...

(Uskings) Top Greatest People in the United States history – P82 – Enrico Fermi (Illinois) : An architect of the nuclear age

The physicist Enrico Fermi helped lead the world into the nuclear age. Fermi’s work led to the invention of highly destructive nuclear bombs. It...

(Uskings) Top Greatest People in the United States History – P81: Eli Whitney (Massachusetts)

Eli Whitney was born in 1765 and grew up on a Massachusetts farm. During the Revolutionary War, he manufactured nails to fill the demand...

(Uskings) Top Greatest People in the United States history – P80 – Elvis Presley (Mississippi) : Immortal monument of Rock n Roll music

Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, and relocated to Memphis, Tennessee, with his family when he was aged 13. His music career began there...

(Uskings) Top Greatest People in United States history – P79 – Cornelius Vanderbilt (New York) : The king of American railroads in the 19th...

Cornelius Vanderbilt (May 27, 1794 – January 4, 1877), nicknamed "the Commodore", was an American business magnate who built his wealth in railroads and...

(Uskings) Top Greatest People in the United States history – P78 – Victoria Claflin Woodhull (Ohio) : The first woman in history to run...

Born into a poor and eccentric family, Victoria Claflin traveled with her sister Tennessee in a family medicine and fortune-telling show, offering psychic and...

(Uskings) Top Greatest People in the United States History – P77 – Peter Lynch (Massachusetts): The chameleon of the financial world of Wall Street

Peter Lynch (born January 19, 1944) is an American investor, mutual fund manager, and philanthropist. As the manager of the Magellan Fund at Fidelity...

(Uskings) Top Greatest People in the United States history – P76 – Ronald Reagan (Illinois) : The only US President from an acting career

On February 6, 1911, Ronald Wilson Reagan was born to Nelle and John Reagan in Tampico, Illinois. Upon graduation, he became a radio sports...

(Uskings) Top Greatest People in the United States history – P75 – William Boeing (Michigan): The leader of America’s aviation industry

William Edward Boeing was born on October 1, 1881, in Detroit, Michigan, the first child of William Boeing and Marie Ortmann. Boeing's father, Wilhelm...

(Uskings) Top Greatest People in the United States history – P74 – Janet Louise Yellen (New York) : The most powerful rose in the...

Born and raised in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, Yellen graduated from Brown University in 1967 and earned a Ph.D. in economics from Yale University in...

(Uskings) Top Greatest People in the United States history – P72 – Sandra Day O’Connor (Texas) : The first woman to hold the balance...

Prior to O'Connor's tenure on the Court, she was a judge and an elected official in Arizona, serving as the first female majority leader...

(Uskings) Top Greatest People in the United States history – P71 – Margaret Sanger (New York) : The advocate and defender of women in...

Sanger used her writings and speeches primarily to promote her way of thinking. She was prosecuted for her book Family Limitation under the Comstock...

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C. O. Bigelow Apothecaries (New York): The oldest surviving apothecary–pharmacy in the United States

Dr. Galen Hunter, a Vermont native, established The Village Apothecary Shop in 1838, although he did not operate the store himself. His employee, Clarence...

Port of New Bedford (Massachusetts): The largest commercial fishing port in the United States

The Port of New Bedford is a deepwater port located at at the mouth of the Acushnet River on Buzzards Bay, with access to...

Indian Summer Festival (Wisconsin): The largest Native American cultural festival in the United States

The Indian Summer Festival is the largest Native American cultural celebration in the United States! Every year, the Indian Summer Festival takes place in...

Ceylon India Inn (New York): The Oldest Indian Restaurant in the United States

The first South Asian restaurant in town, according to the website Asian American History in NYC, was the Ceylon India Inn, founded near Times...