Wednesday, November 30, 2016

USSR attacks Finland »

USSR attacks Finland » 1939 WW2 

German foreign minister celebrates revolution in Russia »

German foreign minister celebrates revolution in Russia » 1917 WW1 

White House announces no full withdrawal until final truce agreement signed »

White House announces no full withdrawal until final truce agreement signed » 1972

McCarthy to enter Democratic presidential primary »

McCarthy to enter Democratic presidential primary » 1967

McNamara warns Johnson that communists are gaining strength in South Vietnam »

McNamara warns Johnson that communists are gaining strength in South Vietnam » 1965

Football coach Bill Walsh is born »

Football coach Bill Walsh is born » 1931

Truman refuses to rule out atomic weapons »

Truman refuses to rule out atomic weapons » 1950

Harvey "Kid Curry" Logan sentenced »

Harvey "Kid Curry" Logan sentenced » 1902

Elton John's Greatest Hits hits #1 »

Elton John's Greatest Hits hits #1 » 1974

Mark Twain is born »

Mark Twain is born » 1835

Brady Bill signed into law »

Brady Bill signed into law » 1993

Meteorite strikes Alabama woman »

Meteorite strikes Alabama woman » 1954

Winston Churchill born »

Winston Churchill born » 1874

The United States and U.S.S.R. open talks to reduce intermediate-range nuclear forces »

The United States and U.S.S.R. open talks to reduce intermediate-range nuclear forces » 1981

Battle of Franklin, Tennessee »

Battle of Franklin, Tennessee » 1864 Civil War 

Howe brothers offer amnesty »

Howe brothers offer amnesty » 1776 American Revolution 

Folies Bergere stage first revue

Folies Bergere stage first revue 1886

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Coffee rationing begins »

Coffee rationing begins » 1942 WW2 

American nurse Maude Fisher writes to mother of war casualty »

American nurse Maude Fisher writes to mother of war casualty » 1918 WW1 

McNamara resigns as Secretary of Defense »

McNamara resigns as Secretary of Defense » 1967 Vietnam War 

LBJ forms commission to investigate Kennedy assassination »

LBJ forms commission to investigate Kennedy assassination » 1963

Colorado militia massacre Cheyenne at Sand Creek »

Colorado militia massacre Cheyenne at Sand Creek » 1864

Johnson establishes Warren Commission »

Johnson establishes Warren Commission » 1963

Byrd flies over South Pole »

Byrd flies over South Pole » 1929

Eisenhower goes to Korea »

Eisenhower goes to Korea » 1952

Sand Creek massacre »

Sand Creek massacre » 1864 Civil War 

Congress creates Committee of Secret Correspondence »

Congress creates Committee of Secret Correspondence » 1775 American Revolution 

U.N. votes for partition of Palestine

U.N. votes for partition of Palestine 1947 

Monday, November 28, 2016

U.S. B-29s raid Tokyo »

U.S. B-29s raid Tokyo » 1944 WW2 

LBJ to continue Kennedy policy in Vietnam »

LBJ to continue Kennedy policy in Vietnam » 1963

Zachary Taylor is born »

Zachary Taylor is born » 1784

Jack Ruby kills Lee Harvey Oswald »

Jack Ruby kills Lee Harvey Oswald » 1963

Battle of Lookout Mountain »

Battle of Lookout Mountain » 1863 Civil War 

"Hollywood 10" cited for contempt of Congress »

"Hollywood 10" cited for contempt of Congress » 1947

Battle of Lookout Mountain »

Battle of Lookout Mountain » 1863 Civil War 

Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant dies »

Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant dies » 1807 American Revolution 

Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant dies »

Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant dies » 1807

Abraham Lincoln and the "Mother of Thanksgiving" ›


Abraham Lincoln and the "Mother of Thanksgiving" ›

A "war warning" is sent to commanders in the Pacific »

A "war warning" is sent to commanders in the Pacific » 1941 WW2 

German commander in East Africa surrenders »

German commander in East Africa surrenders » 1918 WW1 

U.S. Army retaliates for the Little Bighorn massacre »

U.S. Army retaliates for the Little Bighorn massacre » 1876

JFK buried at Arlington National Cemetery »

JFK buried at Arlington National Cemetery » 1963

Storm of the century hits eastern U.S. »

Storm of the century hits eastern U.S. » 1950

Battle of Missionary Ridge »

Battle of Missionary Ridge » 1863 Civil War 

Lacey V. Murrow Memorial Bridge sinks to the bottom of Lake Washington »

Lacey V. Murrow Memorial Bridge sinks to the bottom of Lake Washington » 1990

Last British soldiers leave New York »

Last British soldiers leave New York » 1783

The Richest People By Century

The Richest People By Century

Monday, November 21, 2016

Nazi chief architect requests POWs to labor for a new Berlin »

Nazi chief architect requests POWs to labor for a new Berlin » 1941 

Lincoln allegedly writes to mother of Civil War casualties »

Lincoln allegedly writes to mother of Civil War casualties » 1864

Tom Horn is born in Missouri »

Tom Horn is born in Missouri » 1860

Ella Fitzgerald wins Amateur Night at Harlem's Apollo Theater »

Ella Fitzgerald wins Amateur Night at Harlem's Apollo Theater » 1934

Voltaire's birthday »

Voltaire's birthday » 1694

Israeli spy arrested in United States »

Israeli spy arrested in United States » 1985

Edison's first great invention »

Edison's first great invention » 1877

Men fly over Paris »

Men fly over Paris » 1783

Britannic sinks in Aegean Sea »

Britannic sinks in Aegean Sea » 1916

Oliver North starts feeding documents into the shredding machine »

Oliver North starts feeding documents into the shredding machine » 1986

Congressional report charges U.S. involvement in assassination plots »

Congressional report charges U.S. involvement in assassination plots » 1975

Judah Benjamin becomes Confederate secretary of war »

Judah Benjamin becomes Confederate secretary of war » 1861 Civil War 

Holland Tunnel appears on the cover of Time »

Holland Tunnel appears on the cover of Time » 1927

Washington orders General Lee to New Jersey »

Washington orders General Lee to New Jersey » 1776 American Revolution 

Millions tune in to find out who shot J.R.

Millions tune in to find out who shot J.R. 1980

Sunday, November 20, 2016

British launch surprise tank attack at Cambrai »

British launch surprise tank attack at Cambrai » 1917 WW1 

Kennedy announces fair housing legislation »

Kennedy announces fair housing legislation » 1962

Blacksnake Hills trading post is renamed St. Joseph »

Blacksnake Hills trading post is renamed St. Joseph » 1843

Henry James' first novel is published »

Henry James' first novel is published » 1875

Princess Elizabeth marries Philip Mountbatten »

Princess Elizabeth marries Philip Mountbatten » 1947

Garrett Morgan patents three-position traffic signal »

Garrett Morgan patents three-position traffic signal » 1923

New Jersey ratifies the Bill of Rights »

New Jersey ratifies the Bill of Rights » 1789

American vessel sunk by sperm whale »

American vessel sunk by sperm whale » 1820

Nuremberg trials begin

Nuremberg trials begin 1945

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Hitler urges Spain to grab Gibraltar »

Hitler urges Spain to grab Gibraltar » 1940 WW2 

British pilot makes heroic rescue »

British pilot makes heroic rescue » 1915 WW1 

James A. Garfield is born »

James A. Garfield is born » 1831

Sadat visits Israel »

Sadat visits Israel » 1977

Soviet counterattack at Stalingrad »

Soviet counterattack at Stalingrad » 1942

Thousands perish in St. Petersburg flood »

Thousands perish in St. Petersburg flood » 1824

Reagan and Gorbachev hold their first summit meeting »

Reagan and Gorbachev hold their first summit meeting » 1985

Congress pleads for soldiers »

Congress pleads for soldiers » 1776 American Revolution 

Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address

Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address 1863

Friday, November 18, 2016

Hitler furious over Italy's debacle in Greece »

Hitler furious over Italy's debacle in Greece » 1940 WW2 

Battle of the Somme ends »

Battle of the Somme ends » 1916 WW1 

Nixon appeals to Congress for funds for Cambodia »

Nixon appeals to Congress for funds for Cambodia » 1970

South Vietnamese fight first major battle after U.S. troops are withdrawn »

South Vietnamese fight first major battle after U.S. troops are withdrawn » 1969

South Vietnamese conduct largest air assault to date »

South Vietnamese conduct largest air assault to date » 1964 Vietnam 

Chester Arthur dies in New York »

Chester Arthur dies in New York » 1886

Railroads create the first time zones »

Railroads create the first time zones » 1883

Haig ends Battle of Somme »

Haig ends Battle of Somme » 1916

Congress issues final report on Iran-Contra scandal »

Congress issues final report on Iran-Contra scandal » 1987

Lincoln travels to Gettysburg »

Lincoln travels to Gettysburg » 1863 Civil War 

Fort Washington becomes Fort Knyphausen »

Fort Washington becomes Fort Knyphausen » 1776 American Revolution

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Monty is born »

Monty is born » 1887 WW2 

Nixon insists that he is not a crook »

Nixon insists that he is not a crook » 1973

U.S. establishes Fort Buchanan »

U.S. establishes Fort Buchanan » 1856

The Kingston Trio brings folk music to the top of the U.S. pop charts »

The Kingston Trio brings folk music to the top of the U.S. pop charts » 1958

Suez Canal opens »

Suez Canal opens » 1869

Verdi's first opera opens »

Verdi's first opera opens » 1839

Thousands die in massive flood »

Thousands die in massive flood » 1421

Siege of Knoxville, Tennessee, begins »

Siege of Knoxville, Tennessee, begins » 1863 Civil War 

Articles of Confederation submitted to the states »

Articles of Confederation submitted to the states » 1777 American Revolution 

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The American Revolution was a political upheaval that took place between 1765 and 1783 during which colonists in the Thirteen American Colonies rejected the British monarchy and aristocracy, overthrew the authority of Great Britain, and founded the United States of America.