May 26 in History

Dunkirk evacuated! In other news, Al Jolson and John Wayne are born, along with Sally Ride and Stevie Nicks; car namesake Edsel Ford dies. Happy Georgian and Guyanan Independence Day!

Read More

January 1st in History

Happy New Year! In other news, the Emancipation Proclamation takes effect, Alcatraz becomes a prison, and the Euro goes into effect!

Read More

January 5th in History

The Golden Gate Bridge! In other news, Alfred Dreyfus is convicted of treason, Ford institutes a "living wage" policy, Mr. Green Jeans and Superman are born, Silent Cal and Sonny Bono die.

Read More

January 7th in History

Galileo discovers the moons of Jupiter! In other news, US forces retreat to Bataan, Prince Akihito becomes Emperor, and everyone says Je suis Charlie! Happy birthday to Charles Addams and Millard Fillmore, RIP Catherine of Aragon and Nikola Tesla.

Read More