Today in History

Today in history – July 6, 2018

1933 – Major League Baseball’s first All-Star Game is held http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/major-league-baseballs-first-all-star-game-is-held 1946 – George “Bugs” Moran is arrested http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/george-bugs-moran-is-arrested 1957 – John meets Paul for…


Today in history – July 5, 2018

1921 – Sox accused of throwing World Series http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sox-accused-of-throwing-world-series 1946 – Bikini introduced http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/bikini-introduced 1954 – Elvis Presley records “That’s All Right (Mama)” http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/elvis-presley-records-thats-all-right-mama 1996…


Today in history – July 4, 2018

1776 – July 4, 1776: America Declares Independence from Great Britain http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-declares-independence 1826 – Death of the founding fathers http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/death-of-the-founding-fathers 1911 – Heat wave strikes…


Today in history – July 3, 2018

1890 – Idaho becomes 43rd state http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/idaho-becomes-43rd-state 1962 – Tom Cruise born http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/tom-cruise-born 1970 – Charter jet crashes mysteriously http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/charter-jet-crashes-mysteriously 1985 – “Back to the…


Today in history – July 2, 2018

1776 – Congress votes for independence http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/congress-votes-for-independence 1881 – President Garfield is shot http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-garfield-is-shot 1937 – Amelia Earhart disappears http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/amelia-earhart-disappears 1977 – “Gonna Fly Now…


Today in history – July 1, 2018

1863 – The Battle of Gettysburg begins http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-battle-of-gettysburg-begins 1916 – Dwight D. Eisenhower marries “his Mamie” http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dwight-d-eisenhower-marries-his-mamie 1951 – Feller hurls third no-hitter http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/feller-hurls-third-no-hitter 1979…


Today in history – June 30, 2018

1859 – Daredevil crosses Niagara Falls on tightrope http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/daredevil-crosses-niagara-falls-on-tightrope 1962 – Sandy Koufax pitches first no-hitter http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sandy-koufax-pitches-first-no-hitter 1971 – Soviet cosmonauts perish in reentry disaster…


Today in history – June 29, 2018

1613 – The Globe Theater burns down http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-globe-theater-burns-down 1958 – Pele helps Brazil to World Cup title http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pele-helps-brazil-to-world-cup-title 1972 – Supreme Court strikes down death…


Today in history – June 28, 2018

1836 – Former President James Madison dies http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/former-president-james-madison-dies 1928 – Louis Armstrong records “West End Blues” http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/louis-armstrong-records-west-end-blues 1953 – Workers assemble first Corvette in Flint,…


Today in history – June 27, 2018

1844 – Mormon leader killed by mob http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mormon-leader-killed-by-mob 1939 – “Frankly, My Dear…” http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/frankly-my-dear 1968 – Elvis Presley tapes his famous TV “comeback special” http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/elvis-presley-tapes-his-famous-tv-comeback-special…