Saturday, July 13th, 2024

The hashtag #BlackLivesMatter first appears, sparking a movement

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Sunday, July 14th, 2024

French revolutionaries storm the Bastille

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Monday, July 15th, 2024

Twitter Launches

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Tuesday, July 16th, 2024

The first atomic bomb test is successfully exploded

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Wednesday, July 17th, 2024

Disneyland Opens

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Thursday, July 18th, 2024

FDR nominated for unprecedented third term

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Friday, July 19th, 2024

Rosetta Stone found

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Saturday, July 20th, 2024

Neil Armstrong walks on moon

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Sunday, July 21st, 2024

The First Battle of Bull Run

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Monday, July 22nd, 2024

Jessica Lynch gets hero's welcome

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Tuesday, July 23rd, 2024

Former president Ulysses S. Grant dies

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Wednesday, July 24th, 2024

American archeologist encounters Machu Picchu ruins

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Thursday, July 25th, 2024

World’s first "test tube" baby born

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Friday, July 26th, 2024

U.S. postal system established

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Saturday, July 27th, 2024

House begins impeachment of Nixon

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Sunday, July 28th, 2024

14th Amendment adopted

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Monday, July 29th, 2024

NASA Created

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Tuesday, July 30th, 2024

President Johnson signs Medicare into law

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Wednesday, July 31st, 2024

Labor leader Jimmy Hoffa is reported missing

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Thursday, August 1st, 2024

Operation Tidal Wave: U.S. forces attempt risky air raid on Axis oil refineries

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Friday, August 2nd, 2024

Iraq invades Kuwait

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Sunday, August 4th, 2024

Anne Frank captured

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Tuesday, August 6th, 2024

American bomber drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima

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Friday, August 9th, 2024

Gerald Ford becomes president after Richard Nixon resigns

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Saturday, August 10th, 2024

Son of Sam serial killer is arrested

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Sunday, August 11th, 2024

Federal prisoners land on Alcatraz

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Monday, August 12th, 2024

Skeleton of Tyrannosaurus rex discovered

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Tuesday, August 13th, 2024

Berlin is divided

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Wednesday, August 14th, 2024

Japan’s surrender made public

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Thursday, August 15th, 2024

Woodstock festival opens in Bethel, New York

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Friday, August 16th, 2024

Gold discovered in the Yukon

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Saturday, August 17th, 2024

Woodstock Music Festival concludes

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Sunday, August 18th, 2024

Soviet hard-liners launch coup against Gorbachev

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Monday, August 19th, 2024

First race is held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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Tuesday, August 20th, 2024

First enslaved Africans arrive in Jamestown, setting the stage for slavery in North America

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Thursday, August 22nd, 2024

Althea Gibson becomes first African American on U.S. tennis tour

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Friday, August 23rd, 2024

Sacco and Vanzetti executed

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Saturday, August 24th, 2024

Mount Vesuvius erupts

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Sunday, August 25th, 2024

The Great Moon Hoax" is published in the "New York Sun"

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Monday, August 26th, 2024

First televised Major League baseball game

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Tuesday, August 27th, 2024

Krakatoa explodes

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Wednesday, August 28th, 2024

Emmett Till is murdered

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Thursday, August 29th, 2024

Hurricane Katrina slams into Gulf Coast

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Friday, August 30th, 2024

Thurgood Marshall confirmed as Supreme Court justice

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Saturday, August 31st, 2024

Princess Diana dies in a car crash

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Sunday, September 1st, 2024

Bobby Fischer becomes the first American to win the World Chess Championship

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Monday, September 2nd, 2024

Japan surrenders, bringing an end to WWII

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Tuesday, September 3rd, 2024

Treaty of Paris signed

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Wednesday, September 4th, 2024

Geronimo surrenders

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Thursday, September 5th, 2024

Sam Houston elected as president of Texas

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Friday, September 6th, 2024

First tank produced

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Saturday, September 7th, 2024

United States nicknamed Uncle Sam

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Sunday, September 8th, 2024

Ford Pardons Nixon

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Monday, September 9th, 2024

Elvis Presley makes first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show”

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Tuesday, September 10th, 2024

First Drunk Driving Arrest

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Wednesday, September 11th, 2024

Attack on the United States

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Thursday, September 12th, 2024

Lascaux cave paintings discovered

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Friday, September 13th, 2024

Israel-Palestine peace accord signed

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Saturday, September 14th, 2024

Francis Scott Key pens “The Star-Spangled Banner”

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Sunday, September 15th, 2024

Muhammad Ali wins world heavyweight championship

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Monday, September 16th, 2024

Gandhi begins fast in protest of caste separation

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Tuesday, September 17th, 2024

Battle of Antietam breaks out

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Wednesday, September 18th, 2024

George Washington lays the Capitol cornerstone

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Thursday, September 19th, 2024

Nevada is site of first-ever underground nuclear explosion

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Friday, September 20th, 2024

Billie Jean King triumphs in “Battle of the Sexes"

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Saturday, September 21st, 2024

Benedict Arnold commits treason

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Sunday, September 22nd, 2024

Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation

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Monday, September 23rd, 2024

Billy the Kid arrested for first time

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Tuesday, September 24th, 2024

The first Supreme Court is established

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Wednesday, September 25th, 2024

Little Rock Nine begin first full day of classes

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Thursday, September 26th, 2024

Kennedy and Nixon square off in first televised presidential debate

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Friday, September 27th, 2024

John Adams appointed to negotiate peace terms with British

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Saturday, September 28th, 2024

Ted Williams becomes last MLB player to hit .400

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Sunday, September 29th, 2024

Cyanide-laced Tylenol kills seven

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Monday, September 30th, 2024

USS Nautilus—world’s first nuclear submarine—is commissioned

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Wednesday, October 2nd, 2024

Hollywood icon Rock Hudson dies of AIDS

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Thursday, October 3rd, 2024

O.J. Simpson aquitted

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Friday, October 4th, 2024

Sputnik launched

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Saturday, October 5th, 2024

Apple co-founder founder Steve Jobs dies

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Sunday, October 6th, 2024

The Reno brothers carry out the first train robbery in U.S. history

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Monday, October 7th, 2024

U.S. led attack on Afghanistan begins

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Tuesday, October 8th, 2024

Great Chicago Fire begins

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Thursday, October 10th, 2024

US Navy fighter jets intercept Italian cruise ship hijackers

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Friday, October 11th, 2024

Jimmy Carter wins Nobel Peace Prize

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Saturday, October 12th, 2024

Columbus reaches the "New World"

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Sunday, October 13th, 2024

White House cornerstone laid

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Monday, October 14th, 2024

Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier

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Tuesday, October 15th, 2024

Dancer and spy Mata Hari is executed

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Wednesday, October 16th, 2024

The Long March

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Thursday, October 17th, 2024

Al Capone goes to prison

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Friday, October 18th, 2024

U.S. takes possession of Alaska

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Saturday, October 19th, 2024

Americans defeat the British at Yorktown

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Sunday, October 20th, 2024

Congress investigates Communists in Hollywood

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Tuesday, October 22nd, 2024

JFK’s address on Cuban Missile Crisis shocks the nation

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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2024

Hostage crisis in Moscow theater

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Thursday, October 24th, 2024

First barrel ride down Niagara Falls

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Friday, October 25th, 2024

Cabinet member found guilty in Teapot Dome scandal

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Saturday, October 26th, 2024

Shootout at the O.K. Corral

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Sunday, October 27th, 2024

New York City subway opens

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Monday, October 28th, 2024

St. Louis’s Gateway Arch is completed

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