Solar eclipse almost rarely happen in the U.S. soar eclipse every 8 months around the world. Fred Espenak, an astrophysicist, stated that the next solar eclipse that will pass the U.S, will occur on April 8, 2024.
In the early history people had myths about the eclipse. Ancient Greeks thought that the solar eclipse meant the god is mad and that a really big disaster is about to occur. The Vietnam had a different theory about the the eclipse. They thought a giant frog was eating the sun.
This article provides a lot of information. For example, the article states the three types of eclipses. They are total solar eclipse, partial solar eclipse, and annular eclipse. Solar eclipses last for only few minutes. When there is an eclipse, never look at it. the solar eclipse can damage eyes permanently.