Monday, July 4th, 2022
Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, July 5th, 2022
Bikini introduced | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, July 6th, 2022
Althea Gibson is first African American to win Wimbledon | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, July 7th, 2022
Building of Hoover Dam begins | Special Interest | see more
Friday, July 8th, 2022
Liberty Bell tolls to announce Declaration of Independence | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, July 9th, 2022
Wimbledon tournament begins | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, July 10th, 2022
Scopes Monkey Trial begins | Special Interest | see more
Monday, July 11th, 2022
Aaron Burr slays Alexander Hamilton in duel | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, July 12th, 2022
Geraldine Ferraro named vice presidential candidate | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, July 13th, 2022
The hashtag #BlackLivesMatter first appears, sparking a movement | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, July 14th, 2022
French revolutionaries storm the Bastille | Special Interest | see more
Friday, July 15th, 2022
Twitter Launches | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, July 16th, 2022
The first atomic bomb test is successfully exploded | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, July 17th, 2022
Disneyland Opens | Special Interest | see more
Monday, July 18th, 2022
FDR nominated for unprecedented third term | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, July 19th, 2022
Rosetta Stone found | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, July 20th, 2022
Neil Armstrong walks on moon | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, July 21st, 2022
The First Battle of Bull Run | Special Interest | see more
Friday, July 22nd, 2022
Jessica Lynch gets hero's welcome | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, July 23rd, 2022
Former president Ulysses S. Grant dies | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, July 24th, 2022
American archeologist encounters Machu Picchu ruins | Special Interest | see more
Monday, July 25th, 2022
World’s first "test tube" baby born | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, July 26th, 2022
U.S. postal system established | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, July 27th, 2022
House begins impeachment of Nixon | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, July 28th, 2022
14th Amendment adopted | Special Interest | see more
Friday, July 29th, 2022
NASA Created | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, July 30th, 2022
President Johnson signs Medicare into law | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, July 31st, 2022
Labor leader Jimmy Hoffa is reported missing | Special Interest | see more
Monday, August 1st, 2022
Operation Tidal Wave: U.S. forces attempt risky air raid on Axis oil refineries | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022
Iraq invades Kuwait | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022
Nautilus submarine travels under North Pole | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, August 4th, 2022
Anne Frank captured | Special Interest | see more
Friday, August 5th, 2022
Marilyn Monroe is found dead | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, August 6th, 2022
American bomber drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, August 7th, 2022
George Washington creates the Purple Heart | Special Interest | see more
Monday, August 8th, 2022
Nixon resigns | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, August 9th, 2022
Gerald Ford becomes president after Richard Nixon resigns | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, August 10th, 2022
Son of Sam serial killer is arrested | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, August 11th, 2022
Federal prisoners land on Alcatraz | Special Interest | see more
Friday, August 12th, 2022
Skeleton of Tyrannosaurus rex discovered | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, August 13th, 2022
Berlin is divided | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, August 14th, 2022
Japan’s surrender made public | Special Interest | see more
Monday, August 15th, 2022
Woodstock festival opens in Bethel, New York | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, August 16th, 2022
Gold discovered in the Yukon | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, August 17th, 2022
Woodstock Music Festival concludes | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, August 18th, 2022
Soviet hard-liners launch coup against Gorbachev | Special Interest | see more
Friday, August 19th, 2022
First race is held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, August 20th, 2022
First enslaved Africans arrive in Jamestown, setting the stage for slavery in North America | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, August 21st, 2022
Hawaii becomes 50th state | Special Interest | see more
Monday, August 22nd, 2022
Althea Gibson becomes first African American on U.S. tennis tour | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022
Sacco and Vanzetti executed | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, August 24th, 2022
Mount Vesuvius erupts | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, August 25th, 2022
The Great Moon Hoax" is published in the "New York Sun" | Special Interest | see more
Friday, August 26th, 2022
First televised Major League baseball game | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, August 27th, 2022
Krakatoa explodes | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, August 28th, 2022
Emmett Till is murdered | Special Interest | see more
Monday, August 29th, 2022
Hurricane Katrina slams into Gulf Coast | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, August 30th, 2022
Thurgood Marshall confirmed as Supreme Court justice | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, August 31st, 2022
Princess Diana dies in a car crash | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, September 1st, 2022
Bobby Fischer becomes the first American to win the World Chess Championship | Special Interest | see more
Friday, September 2nd, 2022
Japan surrenders, bringing an end to WWII | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, September 3rd, 2022
Treaty of Paris signed | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, September 4th, 2022
Geronimo surrenders | Special Interest | see more
Monday, September 5th, 2022
Sam Houston elected as president of Texas | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, September 6th, 2022
First tank produced | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, September 7th, 2022
United States nicknamed Uncle Sam | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, September 8th, 2022
Ford Pardons Nixon | Special Interest | see more
Friday, September 9th, 2022
Elvis Presley makes first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show” | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, September 10th, 2022
First Drunk Driving Arrest | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, September 11th, 2022
Attack on the United States | Special Interest | see more
Monday, September 12th, 2022
Lascaux cave paintings discovered | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, September 13th, 2022
Israel-Palestine peace accord signed | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, September 14th, 2022
Francis Scott Key pens “The Star-Spangled Banner” | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, September 15th, 2022
Muhammad Ali wins world heavyweight championship | Special Interest | see more
Friday, September 16th, 2022
Gandhi begins fast in protest of caste separation | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, September 17th, 2022
Battle of Antietam breaks out | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, September 18th, 2022
George Washington lays the Capitol cornerstone | Special Interest | see more
Monday, September 19th, 2022
Nevada is site of first-ever underground nuclear explosion | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, September 20th, 2022
Billie Jean King triumphs in “Battle of the Sexes" | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, September 21st, 2022
Benedict Arnold commits treason | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, September 22nd, 2022
Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation | Special Interest | see more
Friday, September 23rd, 2022
Billy the Kid arrested for first time | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, September 24th, 2022
The first Supreme Court is established | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, September 25th, 2022
Little Rock Nine begin first full day of classes | Special Interest | see more
Monday, September 26th, 2022
Kennedy and Nixon square off in first televised presidential debate | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, September 27th, 2022
John Adams appointed to negotiate peace terms with British | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, September 28th, 2022
Ted Williams becomes last MLB player to hit .400 | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, September 29th, 2022
Cyanide-laced Tylenol kills seven | Special Interest | see more
Friday, September 30th, 2022
USS Nautilus—world’s first nuclear submarine—is commissioned | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, October 1st, 2022
Yosemite National Park established | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, October 2nd, 2022
Hollywood icon Rock Hudson dies of AIDS | Special Interest | see more
Monday, October 3rd, 2022
O.J. Simpson acquitted | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, October 4th, 2022
Sputnik launched | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, October 5th, 2022
Apple co-founder founder Steve Jobs dies | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, October 6th, 2022
The Reno brothers carry out the first train robbery in U.S. history | Special Interest | see more
Friday, October 7th, 2022
U.S.-led attack on Afghanistan begins | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, October 8th, 2022
Great Chicago Fire begins | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, October 9th, 2022
Che Guevara is executed | Special Interest | see more
Monday, October 10th, 2022
US Navy fighter jets intercept Italian cruise ship hijackers | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, October 11th, 2022
Jimmy Carter wins Nobel Peace Prize | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, October 12th, 2022
Columbus reaches the "New World" | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, October 13th, 2022
White House cornerstone laid | Special Interest | see more
Friday, October 14th, 2022
Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, October 15th, 2022
Dancer and spy Mata Hari is executed | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, October 16th, 2022
The Long March | Special Interest | see more
Monday, October 17th, 2022
Al Capone goes to prison | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, October 18th, 2022
U.S. takes possession of Alaska | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, October 19th, 2022
Americans defeat the British at Yorktown | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, October 20th, 2022
Congress investigates Communists in Hollywood | Special Interest | see more
Friday, October 21st, 2022
Aberfan disaster kills 144 people and levels a Welsh mining village | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, October 22nd, 2022
JFK’s address on Cuban Missile Crisis shocks the nation | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, October 23rd, 2022
Hostage crisis in Moscow theater | Special Interest | see more
Monday, October 24th, 2022
First barrel ride down Niagara Falls | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, October 25th, 2022
Cabinet member found guilty in Teapot Dome scandal | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, October 26th, 2022
Shootout at the O.K. Corral | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, October 27th, 2022
New York City subway opens | Special Interest | see more
Friday, October 28th, 2022
St. Louis’s Gateway Arch is completed | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, October 29th, 2022
John Glenn returns to space | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, October 30th, 2022
Orson Welles’s “War of the Worlds” radio play is broadcast | Special Interest | see more
Monday, October 31st, 2022
Martin Luther posts 95 theses | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, November 1st, 2022
Sistine Chapel ceiling opens to public | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022
Howard Hughes’s “Spruce Goose” flies | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, November 3rd, 2022
One World Trade Center officially opens in New York City, on the site of the Twin Towers | Special Interest | see more
Friday, November 4th, 2022
Entrance to King Tut’s tomb discovered | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, November 5th, 2022
The order is given Bomb Pearl Harbor | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, November 6th, 2022
UN condemns apartheid in South Africa | Special Interest | see more
Monday, November 7th, 2022
FDR wins unprecedented fourth term | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, November 8th, 2022
German scientist discovers X-rays | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, November 9th, 2022
Nazis launch Kristallnacht | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, November 10th, 2022
“Sesame Street” debuts | Special Interest | see more
Friday, November 11th, 2022
Armistice Day: World War I ends | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, November 12th, 2022
Ellis Island closes | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, November 13th, 2022
Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedicated | Special Interest | see more
Monday, November 14th, 2022
Herman Melville publishes “Moby-Dick” | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, November 15th, 2022
First stock ticker debuts | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, November 16th, 2022
Francisco Pizarro traps Incan emperor Atahualpa | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, November 17th, 2022
Elizabethan Age begins | Special Interest | see more
Friday, November 18th, 2022
Mass suicide at Jonestown | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, November 19th, 2022
President Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, November 20th, 2022
Nuremberg trials begin | Special Interest | see more
Monday, November 21st, 2022
Millions tune in to find out who shot J.R. | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022
President John F. Kennedy is assassinated | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022
First issue of “Life” is published | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, November 24th, 2022
"Origin of Species" is published | Special Interest | see more
Friday, November 25th, 2022
"The Mousetrap" opens in London | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, November 26th, 2022
FDR establishes modern Thanksgiving holiday | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, November 27th, 2022
Pope Urban II orders first Crusade | Special Interest | see more
Monday, November 28th, 2022
Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Pacific | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, November 29th, 2022
U.N. votes for partition of Palestine | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, November 30th, 2022
Folies Bergère stages first revue | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, December 1st, 2022
Rosa Parks ignites bus boycott | Special Interest | see more
Friday, December 2nd, 2022
Enron files for bankruptcy | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, December 3rd, 2022
“A Streetcar Named Desire” opens on Broadway | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, December 4th, 2022
Hostage Terry Anderson freed in Lebanon | Special Interest | see more
Monday, December 5th, 2022
Aircraft squadron disappears in the Bermuda Triangle | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, December 6th, 2022
Washington Monument completed | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, December 7th, 2022
Pearl Harbor bombed | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, December 8th, 2022
John Lennon shot | Special Interest | see more
Friday, December 9th, 2022
U.S. Marines storm Mogadishu, Somalia | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, December 10th, 2022
First Nobel Prizes awarded | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, December 11th, 2022
Edward VIII abdicates | Special Interest | see more
Monday, December 12th, 2022
Da Vinci notebook sells for over $5M | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, December 13th, 2022
Al Gore concedes presidential election | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, December 14th, 2022
Roald Amundsen becomes first explorer to reach the South Pole | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, December 15th, 2022
U.S. declares an end to the War in Iraq | Special Interest | see more
Friday, December 16th, 2022
The Boston Tea Party | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, December 17th, 2022
First airplane flies | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, December 18th, 2022
Mayflower docks at Plymouth Harbor | Special Interest | see more
Monday, December 19th, 2022
President Clinton impeached | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, December 20th, 2022
Elvis Presley is drafted | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, December 21st, 2022
Pan Am Flight 103 explodes over Scotland | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, December 22nd, 2022
First gorilla born in captivity | Special Interest | see more
Friday, December 23rd, 2022
Vincent van Gogh chops off his ear | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, December 24th, 2022
Soviet Union invades Afghanistan | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, December 25th, 2022
The Christmas Truce | Special Interest | see more
Monday, December 26th, 2022
Bugsy Siegel opens Flamingo Hotel | Special Interest | see more
Tuesday, December 27th, 2022
Radio City Music Hall opens | Special Interest | see more
Wednesday, December 28th, 2022
First commercial movie screened | Special Interest | see more
Thursday, December 29th, 2022
U.S. Army massacres Sioux Indians at Wounded Knee | Special Interest | see more
Friday, December 30th, 2022
USSR established | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, December 31st, 2022
Panama Canal turned over to Panama | Special Interest | see more
Saturday, July 1st, 2023
Hong Kong returned to China | Special Interest | see more
Sunday, July 2nd, 2023
President Johnson signs Civil Rights Act | Special Interest | see more
Monday, July 3rd, 2023
Battle of Gettysburg ends | Special Interest | see more