Poor Alexander Hamilton. First, Aaron Burr killed him in a duel. Then, the Treasury Department made him share the ten-dollar bill. And now, Senator Rand Paul is trying to undo his most important accomplishment: the creation of our national debt. Specifically, Paul lamented that: Now, it's not clear why something that we've been doing for 180 years […]
Besides being fatally shot by Aaron Burr in a rootin’-tootin’ duel, Founding Father Alexander Hamilton’s biggest claim to fame might be the eponymous hip-hop musical about his life about to hit Broadway (it’s currently in previews after a wildly successful off-Broadway run). Show More Summary
This isn't your father's Alexander Hamilton. It's better. Alexander Hamilton died exactly one year and three centuries ago today, killed in a duel by former Vice President Aaron Burr. On the very same island where Hamilton drew his last breath, he has been brought back to life, this time on the Broadway stage. Show More Summary
On this day 1804 a duel transpired in which Vice President of the United States Aaron Burr mortally wounded former Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton.
SPOILER ALERT: Burr won.
Like the Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr of pop music, Mariah Carey and Jennifer Lopez brought their nearly two-decade-long feud to Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards. Read more...
Anyone who remembers Michael Bay’s famous 1993 “Got Milk” commercial knows that sitting Vice-President Aaron Burr shot and killed former Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton during an 1804 duel. What many people do not realize however, is that the very boulder where a mortally wounded Hamilton was thought to have rested still exists. Show More Summary
Aaron Burr, George Washington and Alexander Hamilton were in good company as Michelle Obama caught a matinee performance of “Hamilton” at the Public Theater in downtown Manhattan.
Sean Whalen -- the "Got Milk" guy with a mouthful of peanut butter who couldn't say Aaron Burr -- now has a tough pill to swallow... his wife is ready to call it quits. According to the docs... Whalen's wife, Deborah filed for divorce citing…
In 1800, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr—history’s most famous frenemies—teamed up to get Levi Weeks acquitted of murder.
Before their fatal duel, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr teamed up in court to save a man from the gallows
This day in history, In 1801 - The U.S. House of Representatives broke an electoral tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr. Jefferson was elected president and Burr became vice president The Troubadour: As Houston Islamic Center...Show More Summary
Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: Aaron and the Burrs: Release the Bats single [mp3] Blood and Glass: "Paper Heart" [mp3] Daddy Lion: Perpetual Calendar EP [mp3] Devereaux: ""...
This is the 210th anniversary of the death of Alexander Hamilton, one day after his duel with Aaron Burr. In his biography of Burr, James Parton described the winner of that duel reminiscing this way:He conversed with equal freedom of the duel with Hamilton. Show More Summary
Most people think of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton as the face on the $10 bill. Either that or the primary author of the Federalist Papers who was killed in a duel by Vice President Aaron Burr in 1804. But few people are aware that the celebrated Revolutionary War veteran may have been bisexual. Though he married Elizabeth Schuyler in 1780 and fathered a total of eight […]
Thursday on the House floor, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) challenged Senate Charles E. Schumer one of his most vocal critics on immigration reform to a "duel" -- but "not like Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton." Instead he said "like many men do it today: Not duel with 50 paces and pistols, but... with microphones within arm's reach." Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN
June 13 On this day. 1807: President Thomas Jefferson received a subpoena to testify before Congress in the treason trial of his former Vice President Aaron Burr. Jefferson would later tell lawmakers that Burr tried to split several states from the Union, create an independent nation in the center of North America and make himself its ruler. Show More Summary
Until recently, Cameron Diaz & Sofia Coppola's relationship was about as amicable as Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr's — which is to say there was a seething hatred so potent that there may in fact have been a little literal frothing at the mouth. Thankfully, time heals all wounds, except for herpes, and things between the [...]
(Video Link) Dana O’Keefe’s finely-crafted short film blends 18th Century concerns, 21st Century technology and a soundtrack reminiscent of the 1970s. Aaron Burr, Part 2 tells the story of the infamous bloody duel between the Vice President of the United States and the former Secretary of the Treasury. Show More Summary