This Day In History

May 31st, 2018

Today is Thursday, May 31, the 151st day of 2018. There are 214 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 31, 1921, a race riot erupted in…


May 30th, 2018

Today is Wednesday, May 30, the 150th day of 2018. There are 215 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 30, 1958, unidentified American service members killed…


May 29th, 2018

Today is Tuesday, May 29, the 149th day of 2018. There are 216 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 29, 1953, Mount Everest was conquered as…


May 28th, 2018

Today is Monday, May 28, the 148th day of 2018. There are 217 days left in the year. This is the Memorial Day observance. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 28,…


May 27th, 2018

Today is Sunday, May 27, the 147th day of 2018. There are 218 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 27, 1968, the U.S. Supreme Court, in…


May 26th, 2018

Today is Saturday, May 26, the 146th day of 2018. There are 219 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 26, 1868, the impeachment trial of President…


May 25th, 2018

Today is Friday, May 25, the 145th day of 2018. There are 220 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 25, 1968, the Gateway Arch in St….


May 24th, 2018

Today is Thursday, May 24, the 144th day of 2018. There are 221 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 24, 1968, the Rolling Stones single “Jumpin’…


May 23rd, 2018

Today is Wednesday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2018. There are 222 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 23, 1618, the Defenestration of Prague took…


May 22nd, 2018

Today is Tuesday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2018. There are 223 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 22, 1968, the nuclear-powered submarine USS Scorpion,…


May 21st, 2018

Today is Monday, May 21, the 141st day of 2018. There are 224 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 21, 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh landed his…


May 20th, 2018

Today is Sunday, May 20, the 140th day of 2018. There are 225 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 20, 1899, taxi driver Jacob German was…


May 19th, 2018

Today is Saturday, May 19, the 139th day of 2018. There are 226 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 19, 1943, in his second wartime address…


May 18th, 2018

Today is Friday, May 18, the 138th day of 2018. There are 227 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 18, 1953, Jacqueline Cochran, 47, became the…


May 17th, 2018

Today is Thursday, May 17, the 137th day of 2018. There are 228 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 17, 1968, nine men and women, including…


May 16th, 2018

  Today is Wednesday, May 16, the 136th day of 2018. There are 229 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 16, 1868, at the U.S. Senate…


May 15th, 2018

Today is Tuesday, May 15, the 135th day of 2018. There are 230 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 15, 1968, two days of tornado outbreaks…


May 14th, 2018

Today in History Today is Monday, May 14, the 134th day of 2018. There are 231 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 14, 1948, according to…


May 13th, 2018

Today in History Today is Sunday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2018. There are 232 days left in the year. This is Mother’s Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On May…


May 12th, 2018

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 12, the 132nd day of 2018. There are 233 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On May 12, 1943, during World…