Today in History: 33 Miners Trapped Underground in Chile Rescued After 69 day

M.C. MillmanOn October 13, 2010, the last of thirty-three miners trapped for more than two months at a caved-in mine in northern Chile were.... read more

Today in History: Opening New Doors to Elevate the Elevator Experience

by M.C. Millman In 1887, on this day in history, Alexander Miles patented a revolutionary invention to open and close elevator doors.... read more

Today in History: The Day America Got an Insider's View of the Oval Office

by M.C. MillmanOn October 5, 1947, President Harry Truman (1884-1972) made the first-ever televised presidential address, giving his.... read more

This Day in History: WikiLeaks Begins Marking Its Place in History

by M.C. MillmanWikiLeaks.org was registered as a domain name on October 4, 2006. In.... read more

Today in History: Warsaw Ghetto Created

YS Gold Two important events related to the Warsaw Ghetto took place on the date of October the.... read more

Today in History: Musk Announces Plans to Make Humanity Multiplanetary

M.C. MillmanOn September 28, 2019, Elon Musk made an astounding announcement about his plans to build a spaceship to travel to Mars and.... read more

Today in History: 9-11 A Nation's Response to Tragedy

by M.C. MillmanIn the aftermath of the trauma and tragedy that resulted from the 9/11  terror attacks, the day has since become.... read more

Today in History: Aid from Israel Arrives After Hurricane Katrina - One of the Costliest Natural Disasters in U.S. History

by M.C. MillmanOn August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina's storm surge made history with 53 breaches to the flood protection structures in the.... read more

Today in History: Birthday of the "Man Who Saved the World"

M.C. MillmanStanislav Petrov is well known for his role in preventing World War III, earning him the title of the "Man Who Saved the.... read more

Today in History: The First Day of Clown College

M.C. MillmanOn September 1, 1968, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College opened its doors, giving the world a new.... read more

Today in History: 100 Years Since the Knessiah Gedolah

YS Gold Klal Yisroel around the world was deeply moved a number of years ago to see video footage of the Chofetz Chaim, the.... read more

Today in History: Construction Begins on the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge

by M.C. MillmanThe official construction of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in the United States spanning New.... read more

Today in History: Inventor of the Popsicle Is Born

M.C. MillmanBorn on August 11, 1894, Frank Epperson accidentally invented the Popsicle when at the young age of eleven, he left a glass of.... read more

Today in History: Los Angeles Jewish Community Center Shooting

M.C. MillmanOn August 10, 1999, a white supremacist opened fire on children and staff at the North Valley Jewish Community Center in.... read more

Today in History: U.S. Patent Office Opens Its Doors

M.C. MillmanJuly 31, 1790, marks the opening day of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the day the first patent was.... read more

Today in History: The Inventor of the Microwave Is Born

M.C. MillmanToday marks the birthday of Percy Spencer, the inventor of the popular kitchen.... read more

Today in History: The Blackout of 1977 in NYC

M.C. MillmanA catastrophic electricity blackout spanning 25 hours hit most of New York City on July 13-14 in 1977.The Blackout of.... read more