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Today in History: The Associated Press

Today is Wednesday, May 29, the 150th day of 2024. There are 216 days left in the year. This is Memorial Day.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 29, 1988, President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev opened their historic summit in Moscow.On this date:In 1765, Patrick Henry denounced the[Read More…]

Today in History: Associated Press

Today is Wednesday, May 15, the 136th day of 2024. There are 230 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 15, 1948, hours after declaring its independence, the new state of Israel was attacked by Transjordan, Egypt, Syria, Iraq and Lebanon.On this date:In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed[Read More…]

Today in History: Associated Press

Today is Wednesday, May 8, the 129th day of 2024. There are 237 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 8, 1996, South Africa took another step from apartheid to democracy by adopting a constitution that guaranteed equal rights for Blacks and whites.On this date:In 1541, Spanish explorer[Read More…]

Today in History : Associated Press

Today is Wednesday, April 24, the 115th day of 2024. There are 251 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On April 24, 1995, the final bomb linked to the Unabomber exploded inside the Sacramento, California, offices of a lobbying group for the wood products industry, killing chief lobbyist Gilbert[Read More…]

Today in History: Associated Press

Today is Wednesday, April 17, the 108th day of 2024. There are 258 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On April 17, 1961, some 1,500 CIA-trained Cuban exiles launched the disastrous Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba in an attempt to topple Fidel Castro, whose forces crushed the incursion[Read More…]

Today in History – Associated Press

Today is Wednesday, April 10, the 101st day of 2024. There are 265 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On April 10, 1912, the British liner RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, bound for New York on its ill-fated maiden voyage.On this date:In 1866, the American Society for[Read More…]

Today in History: Associated Press

Today is Wednesday, April 3, the 94th day of 2024. There are 272 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On April 3, 1968, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. delivered what turned out to be his final speech, telling a rally of striking sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee,[Read More…]