Asteroid Day, the Tunguska event & George Strait, and the great French Daredevil Charles Blondin crosses the Niagara Gorge on a tightrope...On This Day!
Ike & the Interstate Highway System, and Bernard Herrmann, Vertigo & North By Northwest...On This Day!
The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and Terry Fox...On This Day!
James Smithson & the Smithsonian Institution...On This Day!
Kenneth Arnold sees a UFO, and Ambrose Bierce...On This Day!
The invention of the Typewriter, and Title IX...On This Day!
Galileo forced to renounce his claim that the sun is the center of the universe, the Pledge of Allegiance adopted by Congress, and Checkpoint Charlie dismantled...all On This Day!
World Humanist Day, World Hydrography Day, World Yoga Day, Greenland self-rule & Greenlandic, and Mark Brzezicki...all On This Day!
If you were born on this day, you may be a musical genius.
Chet Atkins, Brian Wilson, Andre Watts, Lionel Richie, and Jaws!...all On This Day!
Juneteenth, Susan B Anthony fined for voting, and Moe Howard...all On This Day!
Winston Churchill tells the House Of Commons & the British people that future generations will say "This Was Their Finest Hour"...On This Day.
Magna Carta, Benjamin Franklin flies a kite (maybe), Arlington National Cemetery is established, and Eadweard Muybridge photographs a horse in motion...all On This Day.
Christo & Jeanne-Claude, Wild Bill Donovan & the OSS, and Charles the Bald, Charles the Fat, Ban Ki Moon & Rivers Cuomo...all On This Day!
Ronald Reagan at the Berlin Wall challenges Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall"...On This Day.
The original meeting in a "smoke-filled room", and Jacques Cousteau...On This Day!
The execution of Bridget Bishop, Dr Bob's last drink, and the massacre at Oradour-sur-Glane...all On This Day
Les Paul, and Triple Crown winner Secretariat...On This Day!
The Japanese invade the USA, and the article "Tribal Rights of the New Saturday Night" is published, the basis for "Saturday Night Fever"...all On This Day!
Jonathan Pollard pleads guilty to espionage...On This Day.
Gemini 4 & The first American Spacewalk, and Casey At The Bat...all On This Day!
The Indian Citizenship Act of 1924 and the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II...On This Day!