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Today in History: The Largest Airplane in the World Takes Flight for the First Time

by M.C. MillmanOn December 21, 1988, Antonov An-255 Mriya, the largest airplane in the world, flew for the first time.The.... read more

Today in History: US House of Representatives Votes to Impeach President Clinton

By M.C. MillmanOn December 19, 1998, after nearly fourteen hours.... read more

Today in History: Tappan Zee Bridge Opens for Crossing the Hudson

by M.C. MillmanSixty-eight years ago today, the three-mile Tappan Zee Bridge span opened to drivers, enabling them to cross the Hudson.... read more

Today in History: The Leaning Tower of Pisa Reopens and Still Leans After Eleven Years of Repairs

by M.C. MillmanOn December 15, 2001, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, known as one of the Seven Wonders of the World, reopened to the public.... read more

Today in History: Last Man to Walk on the Moon

by M.C. MillmanAmerican astronaut, Captain Eugene Cernan has been the last man to have walked on the moon since  December 14,.... read more

Today in History: The U.S. Enters World War II

by M.C. Millman In 1941, on December 8, the United States entered World War II when Congress declared war against Japan a day.... read more

Today in History: Disasterous First U.S. Attempt to Launch a Satellite

by M.C. MillmanThe first U.S. attempt to launch a satellite ended in disaster on December 6, 1957, when the rocket carrying it blew up.... read more

Today in History: End of Prohibition

by M.C. MillmanProhibition, the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, and a recognized public policy failure was repealed on.... read more

Today in History: Ford Installs First Moving Assembly Line for Cars

By M.C. MillmanOn December 1, 1913, Henry Ford installed the first.... read more

Today in History: 55 MPH Maximum Speed Limit Requirement for All Fifty States Abolished

by M.C. Millman On this day in history, November 28, 1995, President Bill Clinton signed the act that would repeal the 55 mph.... read more

Today in History: The Plot to Burn New York City to the Ground

By M.C. MillmanOn this day in history, November 25, 1864, eight southern operatives known as the Confederate Army of Manhattan, plotted.... read more

Today in History: Sixty-Year Anniversary of JFK’s Assassination

By M.C. MillmanSixty years ago, November 22, 1963, was the day the thirty-fifth president of the United States, President John F.... read more

Today in History: The Launch of the United States First International Space Station

by M.C. Millmn On November 20, 1998, the first piece of the International Space Station (ISS) was launched. It was the first part.... read more

Today in History - Federal Reserve Bank Opens for Business in New York

By M.C. Millman The New York Federal Reserve Bank opened for business on November 16, 1914. Federal Reserve banks.... read more

Today in History: Opening Day of the First US Underground Vehicle Tunnel

M.C. MillmanThe Holland Tunnel, an outstanding engineering achievement, opened on November 13, 1927, to connect Manhattan and New.... read more

Today in History - Ellis Island Closes as Immigration Station

by M.C. MillmanAfter processing twelve million immigrants since its opening in 1892, on November 12, 1954, Ellis Island in upper New.... read more

Today in History: The Day NYC Went Wild

M.C. MillmanOne of the most notorious media hoaxes of the nineteenth century was published by the New York Herald on November 9,.... read more

Today in History: One World Trade Center Officially Opens

M.C. MillmanThe One World Trade Center officially opened on.... read more