Maria Montesorri, and the tragic death of Princess Diana...On This Day.
Thurgood Marshall confirmed as Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court, and Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha...On This Day!
Suffragettes arrested outside the White House, and riots outside the Chicago Democratic National Convention...On This Day.
Oil is discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania, and Leon Theremin...On This Day!
National Banana Split Day, National Whiskey Sour Day, John Birch, and Ivan The Terrible...all On This Day!
The Visigoths sack Rome, the British sack Washington DC, and Mount Vesuvius erupts...all On This Day!
The Norrmalmstorg Robbery that is the origin for the term "Stockholm Syndrome", and Keith Moon...On This Day!
The Mona Lisa is stolen, and Usain Bolt...On This Day!
World Mosquito Day, Lou Gehrig's 23rd career grand slam...On This Day! (plus Black Train Jack's Time)
World Humanitarian Day, National Potato Day, National Aviation Day, and Coco Chanel...On This Day! (plus Louis CK)
James Meredith graduates the University of Mississippi, and Virginia Dare (and Martin de Argüelles, Jr. & Snorri Thorfinnsson)...On This Day!
Robert DeNiro, and Michael Phelps wins Olympic Gold...On This Day!
Carlos The Jackal is captured, The Rocky Horror Picture Show opens, and the US Embassy in Havana reopens...all On This Day!
East Germany closes the border with the West, begins building the Berlin Wall...On This Day.
World Elephant Day, and Sue The T. rex...On This Day!
Hedy Lamarr & George Antheil patent their frequency hopping spread spectrum communication system, President Reagan outlaws Russia, and Joe Jackson is The Man!...all On This Day!
President Richard Nixon resigns and Vice President Gerald Ford is sworn in as President...On This Day.
The Beatles Abbey Road cover is photographed...On This Day!