This Day In History

June 12th, 2018

Today is Tuesday, June 12, the 163rd day of 2018. There are 202 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 12, 1963, civil rights leader Medgar Evers,…


June 11th, 2018

Today is Monday, June 11, the 162nd day of 2018. There are 203 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 11, 1776, the Continental Congress formed a…


June 10th, 2018

Today is Sunday, June 10, the 161st day of 2018. There are 204 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 10, 1978, Affirmed, ridden by Steve Cauthen,…


June 9th, 2018

Today is Saturday, June 9, the 160th day of 2018. There are 205 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 9, A.D. 68, Roman Emperor Nero committed…


June 8th, 2018

Today is Friday, June 8, the 159th day of 2018. There are 206 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 8, 1968, authorities announced the capture in…


June 7th, 2018

Today is Thursday, June 7, the 158th day of 2018. There are 207 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 7, 1776, Richard Henry Lee of Virginia…


June 6th, 2018

Today is Wednesday, June 6, the 157th day of 2018. There are 208 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 6, 1968, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy died…


June 5th, 2018

Today is Tuesday, June 5, the 156th day of 2018. There are 209 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 5, 1968, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was…


June 4th, 2018

Today is Monday, June 4, the 155th day of 2018. There are 210 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 4, 1940, during World War II, the…


June 3rd, 2018

Today is Sunday, June 3, the 154th day of 2018. There are 211 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 3, 1968, pop artist Andy Warhol was…


June 2nd, 2018

Today is Saturday, June 2, the 153rd day of 2018. There are 212 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 2, 1953, the coronation of Queen Elizabeth…


June 1st, 2018

Today is Friday, June 1, the 152nd day of 2018. There are 213 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On June 1, 1968, the cult British television series…


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’…