Big Ben rings for the first time, the Johnstown Flood, and Deep Throat revealed as Mark Felt...all On This Day!
Joan of Arc burned at the stake and Mel Blanc, man of a thousand voices...On This Day!
Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay reach the Summit of Mount Everest, the first people on the top of the world....On This Day!
Mathias Rust lands a Cessna in Red Square, and Ian Fleming...On This Day!
Americans capture Fort George in the War of 1812, Christopher Reeve thrown from his horse, and Robert Ripley's Believe It Or Not...all On This Day.
National Paper Airplane Day, Bram Stoker's Dracula published, and Miles Davis...all On This Day!
Teacher John Scopes indicted for teaching evolution, JFK sets goal of landing a man on the moon, Star Wars released, Frank Oz, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Robert Ludlum, Beverly Sills, Mike Myers, and Octavia Spencer...all On This Day!
"Mary Had A Little Lamb", Eurovision Song Contest & "1944", and Patti LaBelle & "Lady Marmalade"...all On This Day!
World Turtle Day, Bonnie & Clyde meet their end, and Robert Moog & the Moog Synthesizer...all On This Day!
Inventor Abraham Lincoln, Johnny Carson's last Tonight Show, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle...all On This Day! (Plus!- is that the sound of Arthur Conan Doyle making contact from the other side?)
Clara Barton founds the American Red Cross, Charles Lindbergh & Amelia Earhart, first in flight...all On This Day!
The first speeding ticket issued in the US, William Fargo, and Staff Sergeant Frankie Zoly Molnar CMOH...all On This Day.
Marilyn Monroe sings Happy Birthday to JFK, Peter Mayhew, and Joey Ramone...all on This Day!
The Antikythera Mechanism, and Apple co-founder Ronald Wayne...On This Day!
Nikola Tesla unveils his Alternating Current system, C. Everett Koop declares smoking as addictive as heroin & cocaine, and Liberace...all On This Day!
The National Woman Suffrage Association is formed, the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps is created, Generals Anna Mae Hays & Elizabeth P. Hoisington are appointed, and Jessica Watson sails around the world...all On This Day!
Lewis & Clark begin their expedition, The State of Israel declared, and a bunch of Pro Wrestlers...all On This Day!
The assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II, and Stevie Wonder...all on this day!
The first Crouch Start in track?, the first non-stop hot air balloon flight across North America, and Yogi Berra...all On This Day!
The Golden Spike & the First Transcontinental Railroad, Tomato: legally a vegetable, J. Edgar Hoover, Operation Sandblast, Bobby Orr & The Goal, and a grenade thrown at the president...all On This Day!
Stealing the Crown Jewels, Join Or Die, and a captured Enigma Machine...all On This Day!
Mother's Day, VE Day, The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, and Saul Bass...all On This Day!