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Battle of the Alamo Begins (1836)Daemon3268Today at 11:05:25 AM
by FounDit 
Adams-Onís Treaty: Spain Sells Florida to the US (1819)Daemon2513Yesterday at 5:35:03 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
First Issue of The New Yorker Is Published (1925)Daemon2487Friday, February 21, 2020 6:05 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Metropolitan Museum of Art Opens in New York City (1872)Daemon2636Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:40 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Thomas Edison Patents the Phonograph (1878)Daemon2640Wednesday, February 19, 2020 6:17 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Race Car Driver Dale Earnhardt Dies in Daytona 500 Crash (2001)Daemon3677Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:51 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
First Issue of Newsweek Magazine Is Published (1933)Daemon2581Monday, February 17, 2020 6:12 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Burning of the USS Philadelphia (1804)Daemon3644Sunday, February 16, 2020 8:17 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 1M 
Decimal Day (1971)Daemon41,138Saturday, February 15, 2020 10:40 PM
by mudbudda669 
Israeli Knesset Convenes for the First Time (1949)Daemon2695Friday, February 14, 2020 5:24 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
William and Mary Proclaimed Co-Rulers of England (1689)Daemon3649Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:41 AM
by thar 
Santiago, Chile, Founded (1541)Daemon2808Wednesday, February 12, 2020 5:23 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Lateran Treaty Signed Between Italy and the Vatican (1929)Daemon2737Tuesday, February 11, 2020 5:30 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Lord Darnley, Second Husband of Mary Queen of Scots, Found Murdered (1567)Daemon3751Monday, February 10, 2020 7:23 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 1M 
John Quincy Adams Elected US President by Congress (1825)Daemon3705Sunday, February 9, 2020 3:02 PM
by taurine 
NASDAQ Stock Market Begins Trading (1971)Daemon31,489Saturday, February 8, 2020 7:13 AM
by Pieter_Hove 
Émile Zola Is Put on Trial for Publishing "J'Accuse" (1898)Daemon2688Friday, February 7, 2020 6:54 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Treaty of Waitangi Establishes New Zealand as a British Colony (1840)Daemon2633Thursday, February 6, 2020 5:19 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
United Artists Film Studio Is Founded (1919)Daemon4707Wednesday, February 5, 2020 6:16 AM
by thar 
The "Flying Tailor" Dies after Failed Parachute Jump from Eiffel Tower (1912)Daemon3679Tuesday, February 4, 2020 8:44 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 1M 
Cavalese Cable Car Disaster (1998)Daemon3796Monday, February 3, 2020 6:05 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Sled Dogs Reach Nome, Alaska, with Diphtheria Serum (1925)Daemon3622Sunday, February 2, 2020 6:07 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
First Volume of Oxford English Dictionary Is Published (1884)Daemon21,141Saturday, February 1, 2020 6:01 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
United States Launches Explorer I (1958)Daemon2556Friday, January 31, 2020 5:58 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
First Anglo-Japanese Alliance Signed in London, England (1902)Daemon4675Thursday, January 30, 2020 12:24 PM
by coag 
Liliuokalani Becomes Hawaii's Last Monarch (1891)Daemon3683Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9:02 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 1M 
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice First Published (1813)Daemon2570Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:00 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
National Geographic Society Founded (1888)Daemon2565Monday, January 27, 2020 6:07 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss Premieres (1911)Daemon3612Sunday, January 26, 2020 10:40 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 1M 
First Emmy Awards for Excellence in Television (1949)Daemon31,998Saturday, January 25, 2020 7:49 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 1M 
California Gold Rush Begins (1848)Daemon2603Friday, January 24, 2020 5:24 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inducts Its First Members (1986)Daemon2638Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:53 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
The January Uprising Begins (1863)Daemon5768Wednesday, January 22, 2020 5:14 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 1M 
Louis XVI of France Is Guillotined (1793)Daemon2774Tuesday, January 21, 2020 6:09 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Harry S. Truman Announces His Point Four Program (1949)Daemon3749Monday, January 20, 2020 5:49 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Apple Lisa Launched (1983)Daemon3802Sunday, January 19, 2020 7:08 AM
by Pieter_Hove 
WWII: First Armed Insurgency in Warsaw Ghetto (1943)Daemon31,500Saturday, January 18, 2020 12:26 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 1M 
Popeye Makes His Debut in the Thimble Theater Comic Strip (1929)Daemon3772Friday, January 17, 2020 3:51 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 1M 
Miguel de Cervantes's Don Quixote Is Published (1605)Daemon3705Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:01 AM
by taurine 
Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht Murdered While Under Arrest (1919)Daemon3875Wednesday, January 15, 2020 5:30 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Felice Orsini Attempts to Assassinate French Emperor Napoleon III (1858)Daemon2945Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:03 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 1M 
First Successful Escape from an Aircraft Using the Ejection Seat (1942)Daemon4972Monday, January 13, 2020 9:08 PM
by johnfl 
Dr. James Bedford Becomes First Person to Undergo Cryopreservation (1967)Daemon2854Sunday, January 12, 2020 6:03 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Anglo-Zulu War Begins (1879)Daemon31,288Saturday, January 11, 2020 4:58 PM
by taurine 
London Underground Begins Operation (1863)Daemon2819Friday, January 10, 2020 5:41 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Davy Lamp Tested at Hebburn Colliery (1816)Daemon21,203Thursday, January 9, 2020 5:22 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
President Lyndon B. Johnson Declares a "War on Poverty" (1964)Daemon11,237Wednesday, January 8, 2020 5:43 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Galileo Galilei Discovers Three of Jupiter's Four Largest Moons (1610)Daemon51,301Tuesday, January 7, 2020 1:23 PM
by mudbudda669 
Samuel Morse Successfully Tests the Electrical Telegraph (1838)Daemon11,145Monday, January 6, 2020 5:05 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Construction Begins on California's Golden Gate Bridge (1933)Daemon11,144Sunday, January 5, 2020 5:50 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Topsy the Elephant is Executed by Electrocution (1903)Daemon42,601Saturday, January 4, 2020 9:25 PM
by hedy mmm 
NASA's Mars Polar Lander Launched (1999)Daemon1889Friday, January 3, 2020 6:10 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Second "Palmer Raid" Takes Place (1920)Daemon31,109Thursday, January 2, 2020 10:10 AM
by David Briggs 1 
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Takes Effect (1994)Daemon2893Wednesday, January 1, 2020 6:19 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Arthur Guinness Signs a 9,000-Year Lease on His Brewery (1759)Daemon3967Tuesday, December 31, 2019 9:26 AM
by taurine 
Saddam Hussein Is Executed (2006)Daemon31,226Monday, December 30, 2019 6:12 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
The Treaty of New Echota Is Signed (1835)Daemon21,194Sunday, December 29, 2019 6:24 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
Lumière Brothers' First Film Screening for a Paying Public Audience (1895)Daemon52,158Saturday, December 28, 2019 10:58 AM
by thar 
The Hagia Sophia Is Completed (537 CE)Daemon31,109Friday, December 27, 2019 4:47 AM
by taurine 
Boston Red Sox Sell Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees (1919)Daemon11,331Thursday, December 26, 2019 3:54 AM
by Adyl Mouhei 
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