Denis Cummings


Denis joined Dulcinea Media in August 2007. He writes much of findingDulcinea’s sports content, including Almost Perfect Season, a recap of the Giants’ and Patriots’ 2007 season. Denis has a B.A. in History from Boston College.

Most Recent Articles by Denis Cummings

  • 9 Historical Events That Occurred on Christmas Day
    Many significant events have taken place on Dec. 25, including the rise of famous leaders, the fall of others, and the end of war for a single day.
  • Q&A: The History of the Christmas Celebration
    Find out why we celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25, when the holiday became popular in America, and from where the traditions of Santa Claus and the Christmas tree are derived.
  • The Origins of Christmas
    Since the mid-fourth century, Western Christians have celebrated Christmas on Dec. 25 to honor the birth date of Jesus Christ. The date is not supported by Biblical evidence, however, and the true origins of the celebration may lie in secular festivals centered around the winter solstice.
  • 11 Things You May Not Know About Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln is one of the most studied figures in American history, but there is still much you may not know about his life. We've scoured the best online resources about Lincoln and unearthed eleven interesting facts.
  • On This Day: USS Maine Explodes in Havana Harbor
    On Feb. 15, 1898, the U.S. battleship Maine blew up in Havana Harbor, escalating tensions with Spain and contributing to the outbreak of the Spanish-American War two months later.