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01:28 | Sep 4th, 2020
On this date in 1894, one of the largest strikes took place in New York City. And it was on this date in 1951, the first transcontinental television broadcast occurred.
01:28 | Sep 3rd, 2020
It was on this date in 1930, that the fifth deadliest hurricane hit the Dominican Republic. And it was on this date in 1967, that Sweden changed the way they drive.
01:28 | Sep 2nd, 2020
It was on this date in 1666, the great fire of London started. And on this date in 1902, a French film made history.
01:28 | Sep 1st, 2020
It was on this date in 1807, Aaron Burr was aquitted of treason against the United States. And it was on this date in 1939, Germany invaded Poland and World War II began.
01:28 | Aug 31st, 2020
It was on this date in 1843, the abolishonist Liberty Party nominated James G. Birney for President. His candidacy likely cost the election for the Whigs leading to James K. Polk's winning of the Pres...Show More
01:28 | Aug 28th, 2020
It was on this date in 1898, Pepsi-Cola gained its name. And on this date in 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.
01:28 | Aug 27th, 2020
It was on this date in 1913, a Swedish engineer patented and improved the design of the zipper on pants. And it was on this date in 1964, Disney's Mary Poppins made its cinematic debut.
01:29 | Aug 26th, 2020
It was on this date in 1895, Niagara Falls began its use in electricity production. And in 1980, a bomb was discovered at Harvey's Wagon Wheel resort in Stateline, Nevada.
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