Author: Rose Kennedy

Rose Kennedy

Rose Kennedy writer and content marketer for personal finance, real estate and science topics. She is an ongoing contributor to AJC.com and the digital nursing publication Pulse. She has footholds in North Georgia and an area of East Tennessee where she enjoys playing Jeopardy and Settlers of Catan.

June 7, 1913: A missionary leads the first successful ascent of Mount McKinley

Wild West history: Belle Starr and the James Gang

How the U.S. came to celebrate Memorial Day

Seven key facts about Custer’s Last Stand that history sometimes forgets

May 10, 1869: Transcontinental railroad completed

April 27, 1956: Heavyweight boxing champ Rocky Marciano retires undefeated

April 21, 1904: Ty Cobb makes his pro debut for Augusta

April 17, 1790: Benjamin Franklin passes away

April 16, 1705: Isaac Newton is knighted at Trinity College, Cambridge