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Today in History: The End of the Cuban Missile Crisis

by M.C. Millman The Cuban Missile Crisis ended on October 28, 1962, with Premier Nikita Khrushchev ordering the removal of Soviet.... read more

Today in History: Opening Day of the World's Busiest Bridge

M.C. MillmanAfter years of planning and building, the famous George Washington Bridge opened on October 25,.... read more

Today in History: Marking Over 40 Years of Trillion Dollar Debt

M.C. MillmanJust 42 years ago, the U.S. National Debt hit the thirteen-digit debt mark on October 22, 1981. This trend.... read more

Today in History: A 15-Foot High Beer Tsunami Kills Nine in London

M.C. MillmanOn October 17, 1814, one of London's largest breweries experienced a fatal accident when a.... read more

Today in History: A Storm Big Enough to Cover Half the Western U.S.

M.C. MillmanKnown as the largest tropical cyclone ever recorded, Super Typhoon Tip ripped across the Western Pacific on today's date 44.... read more

Today in History: Opening New Doors to Elevate the Elevator Experience

by M.C. Millman In 1887, on this day in history, Alexander Miles patented a revolutionary invention to open and close elevator doors.... read more

Today in History: Great Chicago Fire Extinguished at Last

M.C. MillmanEarly morning rain on October 10, 1871, was the antidote for finally extinguishing the three-day deadly blaze in Chicago,.... read more

This Day in History: The Day America Got an Insider's View of the Oval Office

by M.C. MillmanOn October 5, 1947, President Harry Truman (1884-1972) made the first-ever televised presidential address, giving his.... read more

This Day in History: WikiLeaks Begins Marking Its Place in History

by M.C. MillmanWikiLeaks.org was registered as a domain name on October 4, 2006. In December of the same year, the.... read more

Today in History: Warsaw Ghetto Created

YS Gold Two important events related to the Warsaw Ghetto took place on the date of October the 2nd. The first.... read more

Today in History: Musk Announces Plans to Make Humanity Multiplanetary

M.C. MillmanOn September 28, 2019, Elon Musk made an astounding announcement about his plans to build a spaceship to travel to Mars and.... read more

Today in History: Aid from Israel Arrives After Hurricane Katrina - One of the Costliest Natural Disasters in U.S. History

by M.C. MillmanOn August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina's storm surge made history with 53 breaches to the flood protection structures in.... read more

Today in History: Birthday of the "Man Who Saved the World"

M.C. MillmanStanislav Petrov is well known for his role in preventing World War III, earning him the title of the "Man Who Saved the.... read more

Today in History: The First Day of Clown College

M.C. MillmanOn September 1, 1968, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College opened its doors, giving the world a new.... read more

Today in History: 100 Years Since the Knessiah Gedolah

YS Gold Klal Yisroel around the world was deeply moved a number of years ago to see video footage of the Chofetz Chaim, the.... read more

Today in History: First Transatlantic Telegraph Sent by Queen Victoria of Britain to U.S. President Buchanan

by M.C. MillmanThe Queen's message expressed her joy for the two countries' new connection and the hope for continued.... read more