Today in History

Today in History: The Associated Press

Today in History: October 5, Truman speaks on TVBy The Associated Press undefinedToday in HistoryToday is Wednesday, Oct. 5, the 278th day of 2022. There are 87 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 5, 1953, Earl Warren was sworn in as the 14th chief justice of the[Read More…]

Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 28, the 271st day of 2022. There are 94 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Sept. 28, 1928, Scottish medical researcher Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the first effective antibiotic.On this date:In 1781, American forces in the Revolutionary War, backed by a French fleet, began[Read More…]

Today in History: The Associated Press

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2022. There are 101 days left in the year.Today’s Highlights in History:On Sept. 21, 1981, the Senate unanimously confirmed the nomination of Sandra Day O’Connor to become the first female justice on the Supreme Court.On this date:In 1792, the French National[Read More…]

Today in History: The Associated Press

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 14, the 257th day of 2022. There are 108 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Sept. 14, 1901, President William McKinley died in Buffalo, New York, of gunshot wounds inflicted by an assassin; Vice President Theodore Roosevelt succeeded him.On this date:In 1814, Francis Scott[Read More…]

Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 7, the 250th day of 2022. There are 115 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Sept. 7, 1940, Nazi Germany began its eight-month blitz of Britain during World War II with the first air attack on London.On this date:In 1901, the Peace of Beijing[Read More…]

Today in History: The Associated Press

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 31, the 243rd day of 2022. There are 122 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Aug. 31, 2010, President Barack Obama ended the U.S. combat mission in Iraq, declaring no victory after seven years of bloodshed and telling those divided over the war in[Read More…]

Today in History:

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 24, the 236th day of 2022. There are 129 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Aug. 24, A.D. 79, long-dormant Mount Vesuvius erupted, burying the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum in volcanic ash; an estimated 20,000 people died.On this date:In 1814, during the[Read More…]

Today in history

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 17, the 229th day of 2022. There are 136 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Aug. 17, 1982, the first commercially produced compact discs, a recording of ABBA’s “The Visitors,” were pressed at a Philips factory near Hanover, West Germany.On this date:In 1807, Robert[Read More…]

Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 10, the 222nd day of 2022. There are 143 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Aug. 10, 1945, a day after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Imperial Japan conveyed its willingness to surrender provided the status of Emperor Hirohito remained unchanged. (The Allies responded[Read More…]

Today in History:

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 3, the 215th day of 2022. There are 150 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Aug. 3, 2019, a gunman opened fire at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, leaving 22 people dead; prosecutors said Patrick Crusius targeted Mexicans in hopes of scaring[Read More…]