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Oil Rig Accidentally Drains Lake Peigneur (1980)Daemon11,132Tuesday, November 20, 2018 11:36 AM
by Emel Rapchan 
Prestige Oil Spill (2002)Daemon51,061Tuesday, November 20, 2018 12:13 AM
by KSPavan 
The King's Cross Fire (1987)Daemon1899Sunday, November 18, 2018 12:16 AM
by KSPavan 
The Luxor Massacre (1997)Daemon11,249Saturday, November 17, 2018 12:14 AM
by KSPavan 
Louis Riel, "Father of Manitoba," Executed for Treason (1885)Daemon1927Friday, November 16, 2018 12:46 AM
by KSPavan 
First of Two Istanbul Bombings (2003)Daemon11,036Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:11 AM
by KSPavan 
Day of the Colombian Woman (1967)Daemon11,056Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:18 AM
by KSPavan 
The Royal Air Force Sinks German Battleship Tirpitz (1944)Daemon5989Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12:15 AM
by KSPavan 
Daredevil Sam Patch's Final, Fatal Stunt (1829)Daemon01,031Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12:00 AM
by Daemon 
The Great Blue Norther (1911)Daemon21,000Sunday, November 11, 2018 5:08 AM
by ChristopherJohnson 
Mary Anderson Patents the Windshield Wiper (1903)Daemon11,065Saturday, November 10, 2018 3:37 AM
by KSPavan 
Great Lakes Storm Reaches Peak Ferocity (1913)Daemon1960Friday, November 9, 2018 12:28 AM
by KSPavan 
The Beer Hall Putsch (1923)Daemon31,021Thursday, November 8, 2018 2:56 PM
by coag 
Voters Reject Proposal to Establish Australia as a Republic (1999)Daemon41,090Wednesday, November 7, 2018 6:18 AM
by NeuroticHellFem 
Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapses (1940)Daemon1946Wednesday, November 7, 2018 12:34 AM
by KSPavan 
Publishing Magnate Robert Maxwell Dies Mysteriously at Sea (1991)Daemon61,168Tuesday, November 6, 2018 12:14 AM
by KSPavan 
"Genie" the Feral Child Discovered by California Authorities (1970)Daemon3986Sunday, November 4, 2018 9:21 AM
by olddogg eleventy2 
Christopher Columbus First Sights the Caribbean Island of Dominica (1493)Daemon21,234Saturday, November 3, 2018 9:28 PM
by Emel Rapchan 
First and Only Flight of the "Spruce Goose" (1947)Daemon1965Friday, November 2, 2018 5:23 AM
by KSPavan 
Ivy Mike: First Successful Test of a Hydrogen Bomb (1952)Daemon11,097Thursday, November 1, 2018 12:49 AM
by KSPavan 
Harry Houdini Makes His Final Escape (1926)Daemon11,098Wednesday, October 31, 2018 12:58 AM
by KSPavan 
Bridge Spans the Bosphorus to Connect Europe and Asia (1973)Daemon11,162Tuesday, October 30, 2018 1:28 AM
by KSPavan 
Sir Walter Raleigh Is Executed for Treason (1618)Daemon21,074Monday, October 29, 2018 4:56 AM
by thar 
Pro Wrestler Owen Hart Falls to His Death in the Ring (1999)Daemon21,219Sunday, October 28, 2018 7:21 AM
by allankurz 
Maxentius Becomes Emperor of Rome (306 CE)Daemon2872Sunday, October 28, 2018 2:23 AM
by KSPavan 
The First Underground Line of the New York City Subway Opens (1904)Daemon11,014Saturday, October 27, 2018 1:33 AM
by KSPavan 
President of South Korea Assassinated by His Chief of Intelligence (1979)Daemon3909Friday, October 26, 2018 1:11 AM
by KSPavan 
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1854)Daemon1941Thursday, October 25, 2018 4:56 AM
by thar 
The United Nations Is Formally Established (1945)Daemon11,002Wednesday, October 24, 2018 11:16 AM
by ChristopherJohnson 
Creation of the World, According to Archbishop James Ussher (4004 BCE)Daemon51,347Tuesday, October 23, 2018 2:56 PM
by LuisL 
The Metropolitan Opera House Opens with a Performance of Faust (1883)Daemon3976Monday, October 22, 2018 12:37 PM
by mudbudda669 
The Valentich Disappearance (1978)Daemon2956Monday, October 22, 2018 2:53 AM
by ChristopherJohnson 
The Anglo-American Convention (1818)Daemon41,193Saturday, October 20, 2018 6:02 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
Automaker John DeLorean Arrested in Cocaine Trafficking Sting (1982)Daemon2929Friday, October 19, 2018 9:11 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
Women in Canada Finally Recognized as "Persons" (1929)Daemon1918Thursday, October 18, 2018 5:12 AM
by KSPavan 
Loma Prieta Earthquake Disrupts World Series (1989)Daemon31,031Wednesday, October 17, 2018 8:55 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
World Food Day (1981)Daemon2931Tuesday, October 16, 2018 10:42 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
11-Year-Old Grace Bedell Urges Abraham Lincoln to Grow a Beard (1860)Daemon21,036Monday, October 15, 2018 6:05 PM
by johnfl 
"Baby Jessica" Falls Down a Well (1987)Daemon2905Sunday, October 14, 2018 8:42 PM
by johnfl 
Young Readers Get Their First Taste of Paddington Bear (1958)Daemon11,234Saturday, October 13, 2018 8:51 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
WWI Nurse Edith Cavell Executed for Aiding Allied Soldiers (1915)Daemon2931Friday, October 12, 2018 9:31 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
The Aleppo Earthquake (1138 CE)Daemon1958Thursday, October 11, 2018 9:49 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
The Battle of Tours (732 CE)Daemon41,024Wednesday, October 10, 2018 8:07 PM
by thar 
Landslide in Italy Claims More Than 2,000 Lives (1963)Daemon3960Tuesday, October 9, 2018 7:11 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
Raytheon Patents Percy Spencer's Microwave (1945)Daemon11,021Monday, October 8, 2018 1:13 AM
by Joel Souza 
Russian Journalist and Human Rights Activist Murdered (2006)Daemon2964Sunday, October 7, 2018 3:06 AM
by KSPavan 
The Yom Kippur War Begins (1973)Daemon0965Saturday, October 6, 2018 12:00 AM
by Daemon 
British Airship Crashes near Beauvais (1930)Daemon0801Friday, October 5, 2018 12:00 AM
by Daemon 
T. A. Gillespie Company Shell Loading Plant Explosion (1918)Daemon1899Thursday, October 4, 2018 11:26 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy Mauled by Tiger (2003)Daemon1945Wednesday, October 3, 2018 12:48 PM
by Wilmar (USA) 
The Night of Tlatelolco (1968)Daemon1825Tuesday, October 2, 2018 10:41 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
Siemens & Halske Telegraph Construction Company Is Founded (1847)Daemon41,114Monday, October 1, 2018 8:21 PM
by Joel Souza 
Vioxx Withdrawn from Market Because of Cardiovascular Concerns (2004)Daemon21,015Sunday, September 30, 2018 3:09 AM
by KSPavan 
Émile Zola Dies of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (1902)Daemon21,264Saturday, September 29, 2018 3:49 AM
by KSPavan 
European Explorer Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo Discovers California (1542)Daemon31,001Friday, September 28, 2018 12:20 PM
by RuthP 
Germany, Italy, and Japan Sign Tripartite Pact (1940)Daemon01,336Thursday, September 27, 2018 12:00 AM
by Daemon 
MV Joola Disaster in Senegal (2002)Daemon1887Wednesday, September 26, 2018 10:05 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
The Running of the First Chicago Marathon (1977)Daemon01,131Tuesday, September 25, 2018 12:00 AM
by Daemon 
Gertrude of Merania Killed by Discontented Hungarian Nobles (1213)Daemon1885Monday, September 24, 2018 7:43 AM
by Wilmar (USA) 
Merchant Royal Sinks, Taking Cargo of Gold and Silver with Her (1641)Daemon1838Sunday, September 23, 2018 12:49 AM
by KSPavan 
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