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Today in History: The Battle of Baghdad

by M.C. Millman The Battle of Baghdad took place.... read more

Today in History: The Pony Express Is Off and Running

by M.C. MillmanOn April 3, 1860, the mail delivery system known as the Pony Express began its 1,800-mile route running back and forth.... read more

Today in History: Apple Inc. Is Formed After Initial Struggle for Product Approval

By M.C. MillmanApple was officially formed on April 1, 1976. It was launched from Steve Job's home together with Steve.... read more

Today in History: The U.S. Buys Land off Russia

by M.C. MillmanOn Mach 30, 1867, the United States Secretary of State, William Seward, under the 17th President Andres Johnson, signed the.... read more

Today in History: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Tragedy

by M.C. Millman On Saturday, March 25, 1911, a quick-moving fire roared through the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, killing 146 recently.... read more

Today in History: Six-Day Traffic Jam on the Suez Canal

by  M.C. MillmanOn March 23, 2021, the mammoth Ever Given ran aground diagonally after losing the ability to steer due to high.... read more

Today in History: 3 Years Since Hatzolah's Emergency Community Announcement on COVID

M.C. MillmanThree years ago, on March 18, 2020, which came out shortly after Purim, Chevra Hatzolah released its first Emergency.... read more

Today in History: Con Artist Who Sold the Brooklyn Bridge Was Born

by M.C. MillmanSwindler George C. Parker, born to Irish parents on March 16, 1860, is best known for repeatedly selling the Brooklyn.... read more

Today in History: Emergency Banking Act Signed

by M.C. MillmanOn March 9, 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Emergency Banking Act to restore public confidence in the.... read more

Today in History: Chile Suffers Devastating Earthquake Followed by Tsunami

by M.C. Millman Thirteen years ago, on February 27, 2010, at 3:34 a.m., Chile experienced an 8.8-magnitude.... read more

Today in History: The 1993 Bombing of the World Trade Center

by M.C. MillmanToday marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Bombing of the World Trade Center, which took place at 12:17 p.m. on February.... read more

Today in History: World Chess Champion is Humbled by a Computer

by M.C. MillmanOn February 10, 1996, then-world chess champion Garry Kasparov lost the first game of a six-game chess match against.... read more

Today in History: NASA Launches a Chimpanzee Into Space

M.C. MillmanOn January 31, 1961, NASA launched a test flight with a chimpanzee on board, paving the way for the first American in.... read more

Today in History: Notorious Bank Robber Captured After Making His Escape With a 'Potato' Gun

M.C. Millman John Herbert Dillinger, the.... read more

Today in History: 49 Days Without Sliced Bread

M.C. MillmanA national ban on sliced bread went into effect on January 18, 1943, 14 years after it hit store shelves, due to.... read more

Today in History: US Airways Miraculously Lands on Hudson

M.C. Millman On January 15, 2009, U.S..... read more

Today in History: National Milk Day

M.C. Millman Today was chosen as Milk Day in America because milk was delivered to customers in.... read more