This Day In History

March 21st, 2019

The dirigible ‘Italia’ under the command of General Umberto Nobileis prepares to land at Milan, Italy, March 21, 1928, after a 25 hour practice flight. The trip was a pratice for…


March 20th, 2019

Among the tremendous quantities of supplies being unloaded by Americans for the use of U.S. troops and their allies on the Tunisian front are these rubber truck tires on a dock,…


March 19th, 2019

Socks the cat peers over the podium in the White House briefing room Saturday March 19, 1994. A White House groundskeeper was walking Socks when he stopped and lifted Socks to…


March 18th, 2019

These miniature musical instruments handmade over a two-year period by an artisan Prager Geigenbauer, are displayed in the fingers of their owner Marcel Ritter of Munich, West Germany on March 18,…


March 17th, 2019

Released prisoner of war Lt. Col. Robert L. Stirm is greeted by his family at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, Calif., as he returns home from the Vietnam War, March…


March 16th, 2019

The tent and automobiles pictured are on the site selected for Boulder City, seven miles from the site of the proposed Boulder dam which will house the 2,500 workers on the…


March 15th, 2019

U.S. Army nurses in full field dress carrying their equipment crowd the deck of a transport as they prepare to debark at a British port, March 15, 1944. (AP Photo) Today…


March 14th, 2019

Actress and singer Grace Jones makes an expressive face in Miami Beach, Sunday, March 14, 1988 during a question and answer session prior to attending a gala benefit to raise money…


March 13th, 2019

It is a little cramped, but fine if you do not mind hanging your feet over the rim these British soldiers found when they tried out these bathtubs on the western…


March 12th, 2019

Polish Foreign Minister Bronislaw Geremek signs papers as he delivers instruments of accession to NATO as Secretary of State Madeleine Albright watches along with Foreign Ministers Jan Kavan of the Czech…


March 11th, 2019

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover, in cabinet of Calvin Coolidge, listens to the radio broadcast in March 11, 1922 of “Air News”. (AP Photo) Today in History Today is Monday,…


March 10th, 2019

In this handout from the U.S. Marine Corps, the dark no-man’s land between front lines on Iwo Jima, is lit up by illuminated shells fired in from supporting U.S. warships, March…


March 9th, 2019

Friends and family of members of 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) troops wave flags to the soldiers as they arrived back at Ft. Campbell, Ky., Saturday, March 9, 1991. (AP Photo/Ed…


March 8th, 2019

William Howard Taft, is shown campaigning at Trenton, N. J. in 1912. (AP Photo) Today in History Today is Friday, March 8, the 67th day of 2019. There are 298 days…


March 7th, 2019

Boxing Promoter Don King on March 7, 1985. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler Today in History Today is Thursday, March 7, the 66th day of 2019. There are 299 days left in the…


March 6th, 2019

American racing driver Warren Wilbur Shaw, in his car Miss Whippet, on Daytona Beach, USA, March 6, 1928. (AP Photo) Today in History Today is Wednesday, March 6, the 65th day…


March 5th, 2019

Grown-ups drilling at Mumintik in the Chiapas back-country, Mexico March 5, 1943. (AP Photo) Today in History Today is Tuesday, March 5, the 64th day of 2019. There are 301 days…


March 4th, 2019

People rally in support of Russian Prime Minister and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Sunday, March 4, 2012. Vladimir Putin has claimed victory in Russia’s presidential election, which the opposition…


March 3rd, 2019

Lt. Col. John H. Glenn Jr., winding up busy days in New York on March 3, 1962, rides in car with his family from the Waldorf Towers en route to Newark…


March 2nd, 2019

Kuwait’s oil wells burning after the defeated Iraqi troops were expelled from Kuwait are seen in this file photo taken March 2, 1991. Iraq’s recent efforts to avoid paying Kuwait some…