Japanese gathered to observe a moment of silence at 2:46 p.m. Friday, exactly five years after a magnitude 9.0-earthquake triggered a devastating tsunami that killed more than 18,000 people.
History buffs and admirers of Abraham Lincoln who want to mark the 207th anniversary of his birth can attend a wreath-laying at the Lincoln Memorial.
The long-silent bell at a historic Williamsburg church will sound to launch the congregation’s 240th anniversary throughout Black History Month.
A sporty exhibit at the Newseum celebrates the first 10 years of Nationals baseball in D.C.
WASHINGTON — It’s the oldest urban national park in the country. Rock Creek Park is also a local treasure. This weekend marks the kickoff of events celebrating the 125th anniversary of the founding of…
Forty years ago today, the Smithsonian National Zoo\’s first giant pandas arrived in the U.S.