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Today In History - June 9
Today in History in 1856 - 500 Mormons leave Iowa City, Iowa and head west for Salt Lake City, Utah carrying all their possessions in two-wheeled handcarts;  in 1870 Charles Dickens, English writer (David Copperfield), dies at age 58; and in 1915 William Jennings Bryan quits as US Secretary of State.
Friday, June 9, 2023

Today In History - June 8
Today in History in 1861 Tennessee votes to secede from the Union; in 1942 Bing Crosby recorded “Silent Night”; and in 1969 fans numbering 60,096 were present at Mickey Mantle Day to see #7 retired.
Thursday, June 8, 2023

Today In History - June 7
Today in History in 1769 Daniel Boone began exploring the Bluegrass State of Kentucky; in 1864 Abraham Lincoln was re-nominated for U.S. President by the Republican Party; and in 1955 Eisenhower became the first President to appear on color TV.
Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Today In History - June 6
Today in History in 1944 the 82nd Airborne division D-Day Landing at Sainte-Mère-Église and 150,000 Allied Expeditionary Force landing in Normandy, France in WWII; baseball cancels all games honoring the D-Day invasion.
Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Today In History - June 5
Today in History in 1661 Isaac Newton admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge; in 1888 US Democrats nominate Grover Cleveland for president; and in 1927 Johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard & 200-yard free-style swim record.
Monday, June 5, 2023

Today In History - June 4
Today in History in 781 BC the oldest Chinese recording of a solar eclipse; in 1825 an unseasonable hurricane hit New York City; in 1917 American men began registering for the draft; and in 1940 the British complete the “Miracle of Dunkirk” by evacuating 300,000 allied troops from France.
Sunday, June 4, 2023

Today In History - June 3
Today in History in 1540 Hernando de Soto crossed the Appalachian Mountains, first European to do so; in 1864 General Robert E. Lee wins his last victory of Civil War at Battle of Cold Harbor; and in 1969  the last episode of Star Trek (Turnabout Intruder) aired on NBC.
Saturday, June 3, 2023

Today In History - June 2
Today in History in 1875 Alexander Graham Bell makes first sound transmission; in 1935 Babe Ruth announced his retirement as a baseball player; and in 1953 the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II was held in Westminster Abbey in London.
Friday, June 2, 2023

Today In History - June 1
Today in History in 1926 actress Marilyn Monroe, [Norma Jean Mortenson], was born in Los Angeles; in 1949 Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz wed for the second time; and in 1968 Helen Keller, blind and deaf author, died at age 87.
Thursday, June 1, 2023

Today In History - May 31
Today in History in 1879 Madison Square Garden opened in New York, named after 4th President James Madison; in 1837 Stephen Dodson Ramseur, Major General in Confederate Army was born in Lincolnton, N.C.; and in 1884 “flaked cereal” was patented by Dr. John Harvey Kellogg.
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Today In History - May 30
Today in History in 1498 Columbus departed with six ships for his third trip to America; in 1539 Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto discovered Florida; and in 1912 Wilbur Wright, US aviation pioneer, died at 45.
Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Today In History - May 29
Today in History in 1790 Rhode Island becomes last of original 13 colonies ratifying US Constitution; in 1942 Bing Crosby records "White Christmas"; and in 1953 Edmund Hillary (NZ) and Tenzing Norgay (Nepal) are first to reach the summit of Mount Everest as part of a British Expedition.
Monday, May 29, 2023

Today In History - May 28
Today in History in 1431 Joan of Arc was accused of relapsing back into heresy by donning male clothing again; in 1951 Willie Mays connected for his first major league home run after going 0-for-12; and in 1972 the White House “plumbers” broke into Democratic National Headquarters at Watergate.
Sunday, May 28, 2023

Today In History - May 27
Today in History in 1933 Walt Disney’s “3 Little Pigs” was released; notables that were born today include Julia Ward Howe (Battle Hymn of the Republic) in 1819, cowboy and scout “Wild Bill” Hickok (James Butler) in 1837 and in 1923 Henry Kissinger, Secretary of State (1973-77)/Nobel Peace Prize (1973).
Saturday, May 27, 2023

Today In History - May 26
Today in History in 1805 Lewis & Clark first sighted the Rocky Mountains; in 1907 actor John Wayne [Marion Mitchell Morrison] was born; in 1923 actor James Arness (Matt Dillon-Gunsmoke) was born; and in 1951 Sally Kristen Ride the first US woman astronaut (STS-7, STS 41G), was born in Los Angeles, California.
Friday, May 26, 2023

Today In History - May 25
Today in History in 1927 Henry Ford announced the end of the production of the Model T Ford; in 1932 Goofy first appeared in “Mickey’s Revue” by Walt Disney as Dippy Dawg; and in 1977 the original “Star Wars” movie was released.
Thursday, May 25, 2023

Today In History - May 24
Today in History in 1738 John Wesley is converted, essentially launching the Methodist movement; in1775 John Hancock was elected President of the Continental Congress; and in 1989 "Indiana Jones & Last Crusade", directed by Stephen Spielberg and produced by George Lucas premiered.
Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Today In History - May 23
Today in History in 1533 King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon's marriage was declared null and void by authority of the English clergy not the Pope, in 1785 Benjamin Franklin announced his invention of the bifocals; and in 1934 outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were killed in a police ambush.
Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Today In History - May 22
Today in History 1849 Abraham Lincoln receives a patent (only US president to do so) for a device to lift a boat over shoals and obstructions; and in 1919 Andrew E. Douglass establishes the relative dates of two archaeological sites using ancient wood samples, marking a major step forward in the dating of archaeological sites.
Monday, May 22, 2023

Today In History - May 21
Today in History in 1832 the first Democratic National Convention was held in Baltimore, Maryland; and in 1927 Aviator Charles Lindbergh lands in Paris, France in the Spirit of St. Louis after his first solo air crossing of the Atlantic.
Sunday, May 21, 2023

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