Tuesday, January 31st, 2023

Truman announces development of H-bomb

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Wednesday, February 8th, 2023

Americans secure Guadalcanal

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Thursday, February 9th, 2023

Satchel Paige nominated to Baseball Hall of Fame

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Friday, February 10th, 2023

World chess champion Garry Kasparov loses game to computer

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Saturday, February 11th, 2023

Nelson Mandela released from prison

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Sunday, February 12th, 2023

Former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic goes on trial for war crimes

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Monday, February 13th, 2023

Firebombing of Dresden

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Tuesday, February 14th, 2023

St. Valentine beheaded

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Wednesday, February 15th, 2023

The USS Maine explodes in Cuba's Havana Harbor

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Thursday, February 16th, 2023

Archaeologist opens tomb of King Tut

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Friday, February 17th, 2023

Madame Butterfly” premieres

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Saturday, February 18th, 2023

Mark Twain publishes “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”

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Sunday, February 19th, 2023

Donner Party rescued from the Sierra Nevada Mountains

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Monday, February 20th, 2023

Ireland allows sale of contraceptives

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Tuesday, February 21st, 2023

Malcolm X assassinated

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Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023

U.S. hockey team beats the Soviets in the "Miracle on Ice"

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Thursday, February 23rd, 2023

U.S. flag raised on Iwo Jima

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Friday, February 24th, 2023

Alamo defenders call for help

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Saturday, February 25th, 2023

Young Muhammad Ali knocks out Sonny Liston for first world title

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Sunday, February 26th, 2023

Florida teen Trayvon Martin is shot and killed

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Monday, February 27th, 2023

New Orleanians take to the streets for Mardi Gras

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Tuesday, February 28th, 2023

Chemical structure of DNA discovered

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Wednesday, March 1st, 2023

Lindbergh baby kidnapped

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Thursday, March 2nd, 2023

Dr. Seuss Born

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Friday, March 3rd, 2023

Helen Keller meets Anne Sullivan

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Saturday, March 4th, 2023

FDR Inaugurated

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Tuesday, March 7th, 2023

Civil Rights protesters beaten in "Bloody Sunday" attack

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Wednesday, March 8th, 2023

February Revolution begins, leading to the end of czarist rule in Russia

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Thursday, March 9th, 2023

Barbie Doll Makes it Debut

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Friday, March 10th, 2023

Tibetans revolt against Chinese occupation

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Saturday, March 11th, 2023

Fukushima nuclear disaster

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Sunday, March 12th, 2023

FDR broadcasts first "fireside chat" during the Great Depression

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Monday, March 13th, 2023

Czar Alexander II assassinated in St. Petersburg

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Tuesday, March 14th, 2023

Albert Einstein born

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Wednesday, March 15th, 2023

LBJ calls for equal voting rights

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Thursday, March 16th, 2023

U.S. Military Academy established

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Friday, March 17th, 2023

St. Patrick dies

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Saturday, March 18th, 2023

Wells and Fargo start shipping and banking company

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Sunday, March 19th, 2023

War in Iraq begins

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Monday, March 20th, 2023

LBJ sends federal troops to Alabama to protect a civil rights march

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Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Stamp Act imposed on American colonies

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Thursday, March 23rd, 2023

"OK" enters national vernacular

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Friday, March 24th, 2023

Exon Valdez Crash

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Saturday, March 25th, 2023

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

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Sunday, March 26th, 2023

Dr. Jonas Salk announces polio vaccine

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Monday, March 27th, 2023

1912 Japanese cherry trees planted along the Potomac

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Tuesday, March 28th, 2023

Nuclear disaster at Three Mile Island

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Wednesday, March 29th, 2023

U.S. withdraws from Vietnam

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Thursday, March 30th, 2023

President Reagan Shot

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Friday, March 31st, 2023

Eiffel Tower Opens

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Saturday, April 1st, 2023

April Fools’ tradition popularized

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Sunday, April 2nd, 2023

Pope John Paul II dies

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Monday, April 3rd, 2023

Pony Express debuts

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Tuesday, April 4th, 2023

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated

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Wednesday, April 5th, 2023

Grunge rock icon Kurt Cobain dies by suicide

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Thursday, April 6th, 2023

The United States officially enters World War I

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Friday, April 7th, 2023

Violence erupts in Rwanda, foreshadowing genocide

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Saturday, April 8th, 2023

Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth’s all-time home run record

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Sunday, April 9th, 2023

Robert E. Lee surrenders

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Monday, April 10th, 2023

ASPCA is founded

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Tuesday, April 11th, 2023

Napoleon abdicates the throne and is exiled to Elba

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Wednesday, April 12th, 2023

Civil War begins as Confederate forces fire on Fort Sumter

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Thursday, April 13th, 2023

Tiger Woods wins the Masters Tournament for the first time

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Friday, April 14th, 2023

John Wilkes Booth shoots Abraham Lincoln

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Saturday, April 15th, 2023

Jackie Robinson breaks color barrier

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Sunday, April 16th, 2023

Virginia Tech shooting leaves 32 dead

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Monday, April 17th, 2023

Apollo 13 returns to Earth

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Tuesday, April 18th, 2023

The Great San Francisco Earthquake topples buildings, killing thousands

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Wednesday, April 19th, 2023

American Revolution begins at Battle of Lexington

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Thursday, April 20th, 2023

Teen gunmen kill 13 at Columbine High School

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Friday, April 21st, 2023

Legendary musician and megawatt star Prince dies at 57

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Saturday, April 22nd, 2023

The first Earth Day

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Sunday, April 23rd, 2023

William Shakespeare born

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Monday, April 24th, 2023

Easter Rebellion begins

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Tuesday, April 25th, 2023

Soviet leader Yuri Andropov writes letter to U.S. fifth-grader Samantha Smith

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Wednesday, April 26th, 2023

Chernobyl

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Thursday, April 27th, 2023

Universe is created, according to Kepler

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Friday, April 28th, 2023

Benito Mussolini executed

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Saturday, April 29th, 2023

World War II monument opens in Washington, D.C.

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Sunday, April 30th, 2023

Adolf Hitler commits suicide in his underground bunker

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Monday, May 1st, 2023

Empire State Building Dedicated

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Tuesday, May 2nd, 2023

Loch Ness "Monster" sighted for the first time, igniting the modern legend

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Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023

Italian philosopher and writer Niccolo Machiavelli born

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Thursday, May 4th, 2023

National Guard kills four students in Kent State shootings

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Friday, May 5th, 2023

Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space

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Saturday, May 6th, 2023

English Channel tunnel opens

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Sunday, May 7th, 2023

Edvard Munch’s "The Scream" recovered after theft

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Monday, May 8th, 2023

V-E Day is Celebrated

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Tuesday, May 9th, 2023

FDA approves "the pill"

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Wednesday, May 10th, 2023

Transcontinental railroad completed, unifying United States

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Thursday, May 11th, 2023

Dust storm sweeps from Great Plains across Eastern states

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Friday, May 12th, 2023

Kidnapped Lindbergh baby found dead

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Saturday, May 13th, 2023

U.S. Congress declares war on Mexico

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Sunday, May 14th, 2023

Lewis and Clark depart to explore the Northwest

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Monday, May 15th, 2023

Madeleine Albright, America's first female secretary of state, is born

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Tuesday, May 16th, 2023

First Academy Awards ceremony

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Wednesday, May 17th, 2023

Brown v. Board of Ed is decided

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Thursday, May 18th, 2023

Pope John Paul II born

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Friday, May 19th, 2023

Lawrence of Arabia dies

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Saturday, May 20th, 2023

Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis receive patent for blue jeans

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Sunday, May 21st, 2023

American Red Cross founded

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Monday, May 22nd, 2023

A thousand pioneers head West as part of the Great Emigration

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Tuesday, May 23rd, 2023

Police kill famous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde

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Wednesday, May 24th, 2023

Brooklyn Bridge opens

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Thursday, May 25th, 2023

Constitutional Convention begins

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Friday, May 26th, 2023

"Dracula" goes on sale in London

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Saturday, May 27th, 2023

Ship carrying 937 Jewish refugees, fleeing Nazi Germany, is turned away in Cuba

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Sunday, May 28th, 2023

Appeal for Amnesty campaign launches

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Monday, May 29th, 2023

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reach Everest summit

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Tuesday, May 30th, 2023

Joan of Arc is burned at the stake for heresy

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Wednesday, May 31st, 2023

Tulsa Race Massacre begins

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Saturday, July 1st, 2023

Hong Kong returned to China

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Sunday, July 2nd, 2023

President Johnson signs Civil Rights Act

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Monday, July 3rd, 2023

Battle of Gettysburg ends

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Tuesday, July 4th, 2023

Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence

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Wednesday, July 5th, 2023

Bikini introduced

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Thursday, July 6th, 2023

Althea Gibson is first African American to win Wimbledon

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Friday, July 7th, 2023

Building of Hoover Dam begins

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Saturday, July 8th, 2023

Liberty Bell tolls to announce Declaration of Independence

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Sunday, July 9th, 2023

Wimbledon tournament begins

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Monday, July 10th, 2023

Scopes Monkey Trial begins

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Tuesday, July 11th, 2023

Aaron Burr slays Alexander Hamilton in duel

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Wednesday, July 12th, 2023

Geraldine Ferraro named vice presidential candidate

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Thursday, July 13th, 2023

The hashtag #BlackLivesMatter first appears, sparking a movement

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Friday, July 14th, 2023

French revolutionaries storm the Bastille

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Saturday, July 15th, 2023

Twitter Launches

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Sunday, July 16th, 2023

The first atomic bomb test is successfully exploded

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Monday, July 17th, 2023

Disneyland Opens

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Tuesday, July 18th, 2023

FDR nominated for unprecedented third term

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Wednesday, July 19th, 2023

Rosetta Stone found

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Thursday, July 20th, 2023

Neil Armstrong walks on moon

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Friday, July 21st, 2023

The First Battle of Bull Run

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Saturday, July 22nd, 2023

Jessica Lynch gets hero's welcome

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Sunday, July 23rd, 2023

Former president Ulysses S. Grant dies

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Monday, July 24th, 2023

American archeologist encounters Machu Picchu ruins

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Tuesday, July 25th, 2023

World’s first "test tube" baby born

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Wednesday, July 26th, 2023

U.S. postal system established

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Thursday, July 27th, 2023

House begins impeachment of Nixon

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Friday, July 28th, 2023

14th Amendment adopted

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Saturday, July 29th, 2023

NASA Created

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Sunday, July 30th, 2023

President Johnson signs Medicare into law

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Monday, July 31st, 2023

Labor leader Jimmy Hoffa is reported missing

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Friday, September 1st, 2023

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

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Saturday, September 2nd, 2023

Japan surrenders, bringing an end to WWII

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Sunday, September 3rd, 2023

Treaty of Paris signed

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Monday, September 4th, 2023

Geronimo surrenders

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Tuesday, September 5th, 2023

Sam Houston elected as president of Texas

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Wednesday, September 6th, 2023

First tank produced

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Thursday, September 7th, 2023

United States nicknamed Uncle Sam

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Friday, September 8th, 2023

Ford Pardons Nixon

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Saturday, September 9th, 2023

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

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Sunday, September 10th, 2023

First Drunk Driving Arrest

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Monday, September 11th, 2023

Attack on the United States

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Tuesday, September 12th, 2023

Lascaux cave paintings discovered

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Wednesday, September 13th, 2023

Israel-Palestine peace accord signed

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Thursday, September 14th, 2023

Francis Scott Key pens “The Star-Spangled Banner”

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Friday, September 15th, 2023

Muhammad Ali wins world heavyweight championship

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Saturday, September 16th, 2023

Gandhi begins fast in protest of caste separation

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Sunday, September 17th, 2023

Battle of Antietam breaks out

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Monday, September 18th, 2023

George Washington lays the Capitol cornerstone

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Tuesday, September 19th, 2023

Nevada is site of first-ever underground nuclear explosion

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Wednesday, September 20th, 2023

Billie Jean King triumphs in “Battle of the Sexes"

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Thursday, September 21st, 2023

Benedict Arnold commits treason

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Friday, September 22nd, 2023

Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation

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Saturday, September 23rd, 2023

Billy the Kid arrested for first time

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Sunday, September 24th, 2023

The first Supreme Court is established

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Monday, September 25th, 2023

Little Rock Nine begin first full day of classes

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Tuesday, September 26th, 2023

Kennedy and Nixon square off in first televised presidential debate

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Wednesday, September 27th, 2023

John Adams appointed to negotiate peace terms with British

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Thursday, September 28th, 2023

Ted Williams becomes last MLB player to hit .400

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Friday, September 29th, 2023

Cyanide-laced Tylenol kills seven

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Saturday, September 30th, 2023

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

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Wednesday, November 1st, 2023

Sistine Chapel ceiling opens to public

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Thursday, November 2nd, 2023

Howard Hughes’s “Spruce Goose” flies

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Friday, November 3rd, 2023

One World Trade Center officially opens in New York City, on the site of the Twin Towers

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Saturday, November 4th, 2023

Entrance to King Tut’s tomb discovered

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Sunday, November 5th, 2023

The order is given Bomb Pearl Harbor

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Monday, November 6th, 2023

UN condemns apartheid in South Africa

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Tuesday, November 7th, 2023

FDR wins unprecedented fourth term

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Wednesday, November 8th, 2023

German scientist discovers X-rays

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Thursday, November 9th, 2023

Nazis launch Kristallnacht

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Friday, November 10th, 2023

“Sesame Street” debuts

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Saturday, November 11th, 2023

Armistice Day: World War I ends

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Sunday, November 12th, 2023

Ellis Island closes

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Monday, November 13th, 2023

Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedicated

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Tuesday, November 14th, 2023

Herman Melville publishes “Moby-Dick”

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Wednesday, November 15th, 2023

First stock ticker debuts

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Thursday, November 16th, 2023

Francisco Pizarro traps Incan emperor Atahualpa

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Friday, November 17th, 2023

Elizabethan Age begins

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Saturday, November 18th, 2023

Mass suicide at Jonestown

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Sunday, November 19th, 2023

President Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address

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Monday, November 20th, 2023

Nuremberg trials begin

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Tuesday, November 21st, 2023

Millions tune in to find out who shot J.R.

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Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023

President John F. Kennedy is assassinated

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Thursday, November 23rd, 2023

First issue of “Life” is published

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Friday, November 24th, 2023

"Origin of Species" is published

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Saturday, November 25th, 2023

"The Mousetrap" opens in London

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Sunday, November 26th, 2023

FDR establishes modern Thanksgiving holiday

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Monday, November 27th, 2023

Pope Urban II orders first Crusade

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Tuesday, November 28th, 2023

Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Pacific

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Wednesday, November 29th, 2023

U.N. votes for partition of Palestine

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Thursday, November 30th, 2023

Folies Bergère stages first revue

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Monday, January 1st, 2024

Batista forced out by Castro-led revolution

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Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024

U.S.-Russia detente ends

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Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024

Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega surrenders to U.S.

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Thursday, January 4th, 2024

L.B.J. envisions a Great Society in his State of the Union address

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Saturday, January 6th, 2024

Samuel Morse unveils the telegraph, revolutionizing communication

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Sunday, January 7th, 2024

First U.S. presidential election

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Monday, January 8th, 2024

Crazy Horse fights last battle

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Tuesday, January 9th, 2024

Columbus mistakes manatees for mermaids

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Wednesday, January 10th, 2024

Gusher signals new era of U.S. oil industry

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Thursday, January 11th, 2024

U.S. Surgeon General announces definitive link between smoking and cancer

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Friday, January 12th, 2024

Massive earthquake strikes Haiti

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Saturday, January 13th, 2024

Pope recognizes Knights Templar

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Sunday, January 14th, 2024

Continental Congress ratifies the Treaty of Paris, ending the American Revolution

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Monday, January 15th, 2024

Martin Luther King Jr. born

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Tuesday, January 16th, 2024

Prohibition is ratified by the states

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Wednesday, January 17th, 2024

Boston thieves pull off historic Brink's robbery

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Thursday, January 18th, 2024

Post-World War I peace conference begins in Paris

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Friday, January 19th, 2024

Edgar Allan Poe is born

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Saturday, January 20th, 2024

Iran Hostage Crisis ends

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Sunday, January 21st, 2024

President Carter pardons draft dodgers

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Monday, January 22nd, 2024

Ted Kaczynski pleads guilty to bombings

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Tuesday, January 23rd, 2024

Toy company Wham-O produces first Frisbees

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Wednesday, January 24th, 2024

Larry Nassar, a former doctor for USA Gymnastics, is sentenced to prison for sexual assault

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Thursday, January 25th, 2024

World’s largest diamond found

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Friday, January 26th, 2024

British settlement begins in Australia

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Saturday, January 27th, 2024

Auschwitz is liberated

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Sunday, January 28th, 2024

The space shuttle Challenger explodes after liftoff

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Monday, January 29th, 2024

U.S. Baseball Hall of Fame elects first members

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Tuesday, January 30th, 2024

Gandhi assassinated

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