This Day In History

June 27th, 2018

Today is Wednesday, June 27, the 178th day of 2018. There are 187 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 27, 1846, New York and Boston were…


June 26th, 2018

Today is Tuesday, June 26, the 177th day of 2018. There are 188 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 26, 1948, the Berlin Airlift began in…


June 25th, 2018

Today is Monday, June 25, the 176th day of 2018. There are 189 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 25, 1868, Congress passed an Omnibus Act…


June 24th, 2018

Today is Sunday, June 24, the 175th day of 2018. There are 190 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 24, 1968, “Resurrection City,” a shantytown constructed…


June 23rd, 2018

Today is Saturday, June 23, the 174th day of 2018. There are 191 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 23, 1868, Christopher Latham Sholes received a…


June 22nd, 2018

Today is Friday, June 22, the 173rd day of 2018. There are 192 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 22, 1918, a train carrying members of…


June 21st, 2018

Today is Thursday, June 21, the 172nd day of 2018. There are 193 days left in the year. Summer begins at 6:07 a.m. Eastern time. Today’s Highlight in History: On June…


June 20th, 2018

Today is Wednesday, June 20, the 171st day of 2018. There are 194 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 20, 1893, a jury in New Bedford,…


June 19th, 2018

Today is Tuesday, June 19, the 170th day of 2018. There are 195 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 19, 1953, Julius Rosenberg, 35, and his…


June 18th, 2018

Today is Monday, June 18, the 169th day of 2018. There are 196 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 18, 1983, astronaut Sally K. Ride became…


June 17th, 2018

Today is Sunday, June 17, the 168th day of 2018. There are 197 days left in the year. This is Father’s Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 17, 1775, the…


June 16th, 2018

Today is Saturday, June 16, the 167th day of 2018. There are 198 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 16, 1963, the world’s first female space…


June 15th, 2018

Today is Friday, June 15, the 166th day of 2018. There are 199 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 15, 1215, England’s King John put his…


June 14th, 2018

Today is Thursday, June 14, the 165th day of 2018. There are 200 days left in the year. This is Flag Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 14, 1943, the…


June 13th, 2018

Today is Wednesday, June 13, the 164th day of 2018. There are 201 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 13, 1978, the movie musical “Grease,” starring…


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…