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Today in History – Jan. 6th

Highlights of this day in history: Joan of Arc is born; Samuel Morse demonstrates telegraph; First around-the-world commercial flight; Nancy Kerrigan attacked; Dizzie Gillespie dies at 75, Rudolf Nuryev dies at 54. (Jan. 6)

Video: Today in History — June 25th

Highlights of this day in history: The Korean War begins; Custer meets his end at the Battle of Little Bighorn; John Dean testifies before the Senate Watergate Committee; Author George Orwell born; Deep-sea explorer Jacques Cousteau dies. (June 25) Video: Today in History – June 25th

Video: Today in History — June 24th

Highlights of this day in history: Start of the Berlin blockade during the early Cold War; Boxing champ Jack Dempsey born; Comedian and actor Jackie Gleason of ‘The Honeymooners’ fame dies. (June 24) Video: Today in History – June 24th

Video: Today in History For June 18th

Highlights of this day in history: Churchill rallies Britain in World War II; Napoleon beaten at Battle of Waterloo; Amelia Earhart crosses the Atlantic; Sally Ride becomes America’s first woman in space; Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney born. (June 18) Video: Today in History For June 18th

Video: Today in History — June 17th

Highlights of this day in history: The Watergate scandal begins to unfold; The Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolution; O.J. Simpson arrested in the slayings of his ex-wife Nicole and Ronald Goldman; Singer Kate Smith dies. (June 17) Today in History for June 17th

Video: Today in History – June 10th..

Highlights of this day in history: The Six-Day War ends in the Mideast; Yugoslav troops leave Kosovo after NATO’s campaign of airstrikes; Alcoholics Anonymous founded; Actress and singer Judy Garland born; Singer Ray Charles dies. (June 10) Video: Today in History – June 10th

Video: Today in History For June 9th

Highlights of this day in history: Sen. Joseph McCarthy confronted over his anti-communist tactics; Author Charles Dickens dies; Comedian Richard Pryor suffers burns; Secretariat wins Triple Crown; Electric guitar pioneer Les Paul born. (June 9) Video: Today in History – June 9th

Video: Today In History – May 26th – President Andrew Johnson’s impeachment trial ends

Highlights of this day in history: Allied troops begin their evacuation from Dunkirk, France; President Andrew Johnson’s impeachment trial ends with his acquittal; Actor John Wayne; Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley’s daughter Lisa Marie marry. (May 26th) Video: Today In History – May 26th

Video: Today in History, May 20th……

Highlights of this day in history: Charles Lindbergh begins his trans-Atlantic flight; Amelia Earhart starts her trek across the Atlantic; Freedom Riders attacked in the South; Explorer Christopher Columbus, comedienne Gilda Radner die. (May 20) Video: Today in History – May 20th

Video: Today in History For May 11th….

Highlights of this day in history: Charges dropped against Daniel Ellsberg in the Pentagon Papers case; Garry Kasparov loses a chess match against IBM’s Deep Blue computer; Songwriter Irving Berlin born; Reggae star Bob Marley dies. (May 11) Today in History – May 11th

Video: Today in History For May 8th

Today in History, May 8th: V-E Day; Wounded Knee siege ends; Coca Cola flavor invented; Let it Be released. Video: Today in History – May 8th

Video: Today in History – May 7th – Lusitania sinks, Germany surrenders to end World War II

Today in History, Monday, May 7th: Lusitania sinks; Germany surrenders to end World War II; France loses major battle in Vietnam; Tchaikovsky born; Chattanooga Choo Choo recorded. Today in History – May 7th

Video: Today in History – May 6th – The Hindenburg Crashes

On this day in history: The Hindenburg crashes; Sigmund Frued, Orson Wells born. (May 6) Video: Today in History – May 6th

Today in History, April 30th, George Washington sworn in, End of the Vietnam War, Hitler commits suicide

Highlights of this day in history: Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler commits suicide; End of the Vietnam War as Saigon falls; George Washington sworn in as America’s first president; The Louisiana Purchase; Country singer Willie Nelson born. (April 30) Free Job Search! For Executives Earning $80,000+.…..Executive Openings! Make An Extra $100 Plus A Week Today in

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Video: Today in History, April 23rd

Highlights of this day in history: Literary great William Shakespeare born; James Earl Ray – Martin Luther King, Jr.’s confessed assassin – dies; Labor leader Cesar Chavez dies; Hank Aaron hits the first of his record career home runs. (April 23) Today in History for April 23rd

Video: Today in History: April 22th

On this day in history: Richard Nixon dies, Elian Gonzalez seized by federal agents, Oklahoma land rush begins. (April 22) Today in History – April 22th

Video: Today in History For April 18th – Albert Einstein Dies, Paul Revere’s Ride

Highlights of this day in history: The San Francisco earthquake; What becomes known as ‘Paul Revere’s ride’; A suicide bomb hits the U.S. embassy in Lebanon; Physicist Albert Einstein dies; Wayne Gretzky plays his last NHL game. (April 18) Today in History for April 18th

Video: Today in History for April 17th

Highlights of this day in history: Some 1,500 CIA-trained Cuban exiles launched the disastrous Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba; In 1970, Apollo 13 astronauts James A. Lovell, Fred W. Haise and Jack Swigert splashed down safely in the Pacific. (April 17) Video: Today in History for April 17th

Video: Today in History For April 15th…. Titanic sinks.. President Abraham Lincoln Dies

On this day in history: Cruise ship Titanic sinks off Newfoundland, President Abraham Lincoln Dies, Jackie Robinson shatters Major League Baseball’s racial divide. (April 15)

Video: Today in History For April 9th – The U.S. Civil War ends

Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. Civil War ends as Lee surrenders to Grant at Appomattox; Saddam Hussein’s statue toppled in Baghdad; NASA picks the Mercury 7 astronauts; Britain’s Prince Charles marries Camilla Parker Bowles. (April 9) Video: Today in History – April 9th

Video: Today in History — April 8th

Today in History, Sunday, April 8th: Funeral of Pope John Paul II; Artist Pablo Picasso dies; Ryan White, teen AIDS advocate dies; Hank Aaron hits record-setting 715th homerun. Video: Today in History – April 8th

Video: Today in History For April 7th…

On this day in history: Civil war erupts in Rwanda, auto pioneer Henry Ford dies, singer Billie Holiday born. (April 7) Video: Today in History – April 7th

Video: Today in History For April 5th…..

Today in History, Thursday, April 5th: Berlin disco bombing; General Douglas MacArthur dies; Booker T. Washington born; Howard Hughes dies; Kareem Abdul-Jabaar becomes highest scoring player in NBA History; Katie Couric announces she’s leaving Today Show Video: Today in History For April 5th

Video: Today in History, April 3rd

Today in History, April 3rd: Martin Luther King gives final speech; Execution in Lindbergh baby case; Truman signs Marshall plan; Jesse James killed; Pony Express begins service; Marlon Brando born. Today in History, Tuesday, April 3 Video: Today in History – April 3rd Tags: Video, Today in History, April 3rd, Marlon Brando, Martin Luther King,

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Video: Today in History – March 31st…

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Video: Today in History, March 28th

On this day in history: Accident at Three Mile Island nuclear plant; Eisenhower dies; Spanish civil war ends. (March 28) Video: Today in History – March 28th

Video: Today in History, March 26th – Bodies of Heaven’s Gate cult members are found

Highlights of this day in history: Israel and Egypt sign a peace treaty; Bodies of Heaven’s Gate cult members are found in Calif.; The first U.S. team to win hockey’s Stanley Cup; ‘Funny Girl’ opens on Broadway; Singer Diana Ross born. (March 26) Video: Today in History – March 26th