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January 13, 2017

Napoleon Bonaparte Is Born – 1/13/1807

Union General Napoleon Bonaparte is born on January 13th, 1807 in Woodford, Kentucky. Whil...

January 12, 2017

Dulles Announces Policy of “Massive Retaliation” – 1/12...

Secretary of State John Foster Dulles delivers a speech at the Cou...

January 11, 2017

Battle of Arkansas Post Occurs – 1/11/1863

Another important battle that would help to shape the outcome of the Civil War occurre...

January 10, 2017

World’s Cheapest Car Debuts In India – 1/10/2008

Tata Motors debuts the Nano at the New Delhi Auto Expo in India on January 10t...

January 9, 2017

Aston Martin Featured In Bond Movie – 1/9/1965

The James Bond movie known as “Goldfinger” opens in theaters across the United Sta...

January 6, 2017

Washington Creates Winter Quarters In Morristown – 1/6/...

General George Washington heads north to Morristown, New Jersey after ...

January 5, 2017

New Middle East Policy Is Proposed By Eisenhower – 1/5/...

Desperate times call for desperate measures is a saying that has been ...

January 4, 2017

The French Republic Colors Are Accepted By Congress – 1...

When two countries decide to come together in friendship and unity, th...

January 3, 2017

The Battle of Princeton Occurs – 1/3/1777

When asking this generation of students who George Washington was, the answers range fr...

January 3, 2017

Rare Bugatti Discovered In British Garage – 1/2/2009

When it comes to collectors, it amazes me how much money one will spend on a...

January 3, 2017

Confederates Attack Union Troops At Jenkins’ Ferry – 12...

Overall, people who study history can either focus on one event that...

January 3, 2017

New Orleans Is Captured By The Union – 12/29/1862

When historians and military officials analyze a war or conflict, there are cer...

January 3, 2017

Jaycee Dugard’s Kidnappers Plead Guilty – 12/28/2011

Nancy Garrido (55) and her husband, Phillip (60) plead guilty on December ...

January 3, 2017

GM Declares Plans For The Pontiac To Be Phased Out – 12...

There is a basic concept that applies to everything in the universe; t...

January 3, 2017

The Autoworkers’ Union And Chrysler Agree To A Deal – 1...

The United Auto Workers (UAW) union and Chrysler reach a tentative a...

December 23, 2016

General Dwight Eddie Authorized The Execution of Eddie ...

Today in 1944, Gen. Dwight Eisenhower authorized the search of a court-m...

December 22, 2016

John Wayne Gacy Admits To Killing More Than 24 Young Me...

John Wayne Gacy admits he killed more than 24 teenage boys and some youn...

December 21, 2016

Eighty-One American Soldiers Were Lured Into An Ambush ...

On this day in 1866, Indians in northern Wyoming lured Lieutenant Colone...

December 20, 2016

Man Chased And Killed In Howard Beach Hate-Crime – 12/2...

Three black men are swarmed by a gang of white teenagers screaming rac...

December 19, 2016

James Archer Is Born – 12/19/1817

The Civil War was a terrible time for America. Any war is bad enough to be involved in but this...

December 16, 2016

Amid Impeachment Proceedings, Clinton Orders Air Attack...

Today in 1998, President Bill Clinton has ordered air strikes against Ir...

December 15, 2016

Jean Paul Getty III Is Found In Italy - 12/15/1973

On this day in 1973, Jean Paul Getty III the grandson of one of America's billio...

December 14, 2016

Lincoln Grants His Sister-In-Law Amnesty - 12/14/1863

President Abraham Lincoln on this day in 1863 announced that he had gran...

December 13, 2016

The Presidential Election Is Conceded By Al Gore – 12/1...

There are those who think, like me, that history is circular in that i...

December 12, 2016

Young Murderer Michael Carneal Is indicted – 12/12/1997

Today, it seems that at least once a month there is a story in the news r...

December 9, 2016

U.S. Marines Sets To Restore Peace In Conflict-Ridden M...

Today in 1992, in Mogadishu, Somalia, 1,800 United States Marines arrive...

December 8, 2016

Theatre Fire Kills Hundreds In Vienna – 12/8/1881

Sometimes, society does not think of innovations that can protect lives until a...

December 7, 2016

Lower Manhattan Expressway Revived – 12/7/1964

The New York City Board of Estimate votes on December 7th, 1964 to revisit a plan ...

December 6, 2016

Ships Explode In The Canadian Harbor – 12/6/1917

A horrific scene took place in Canada’s Halifax Harbor on December 6th, 1917 as ...

December 5, 2016

Hundreds Die In Fire At The Brooklyn Theater – 12/5/187...

Suppose you hear two different news stories that deal with the loss of...