This Day In History

June 19th, 2018

Today is Tuesday, June 19, the 170th day of 2018. There are 195 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 19, 1953, Julius Rosenberg, 35, and his…


June 18th, 2018

Today is Monday, June 18, the 169th day of 2018. There are 196 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 18, 1983, astronaut Sally K. Ride became…


June 17th, 2018

Today is Sunday, June 17, the 168th day of 2018. There are 197 days left in the year. This is Father’s Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 17, 1775, the…


June 16th, 2018

Today is Saturday, June 16, the 167th day of 2018. There are 198 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 16, 1963, the world’s first female space…


June 15th, 2018

Today is Friday, June 15, the 166th day of 2018. There are 199 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 15, 1215, England’s King John put his…


June 14th, 2018

Today is Thursday, June 14, the 165th day of 2018. There are 200 days left in the year. This is Flag Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 14, 1943, the…


June 13th, 2018

Today is Wednesday, June 13, the 164th day of 2018. There are 201 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 13, 1978, the movie musical “Grease,” starring…


June 12th, 2018

Today is Tuesday, June 12, the 163rd day of 2018. There are 202 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 12, 1963, civil rights leader Medgar Evers,…


June 11th, 2018

Today is Monday, June 11, the 162nd day of 2018. There are 203 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 11, 1776, the Continental Congress formed a…


June 10th, 2018

Today is Sunday, June 10, the 161st day of 2018. There are 204 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 10, 1978, Affirmed, ridden by Steve Cauthen,…


June 9th, 2018

Today is Saturday, June 9, the 160th day of 2018. There are 205 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 9, A.D. 68, Roman Emperor Nero committed…


June 8th, 2018

Today is Friday, June 8, the 159th day of 2018. There are 206 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 8, 1968, authorities announced the capture in…


June 7th, 2018

Today is Thursday, June 7, the 158th day of 2018. There are 207 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 7, 1776, Richard Henry Lee of Virginia…


June 6th, 2018

Today is Wednesday, June 6, the 157th day of 2018. There are 208 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 6, 1968, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy died…


June 5th, 2018

Today is Tuesday, June 5, the 156th day of 2018. There are 209 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 5, 1968, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was…


June 4th, 2018

Today is Monday, June 4, the 155th day of 2018. There are 210 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 4, 1940, during World War II, the…


June 3rd, 2018

Today is Sunday, June 3, the 154th day of 2018. There are 211 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 3, 1968, pop artist Andy Warhol was…


June 2nd, 2018

Today is Saturday, June 2, the 153rd day of 2018. There are 212 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 2, 1953, the coronation of Queen Elizabeth…


June 1st, 2018

Today is Friday, June 1, the 152nd day of 2018. There are 213 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On June 1, 1968, the cult British television series…


May 31st, 2018

Today is Thursday, May 31, the 151st day of 2018. There are 214 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 31, 1921, a race riot erupted in…