Today in History: Accidental Inventor of Safety Glass is Born

M.C. MillmanLike many other innovative findings, the discovery of safety glass began as an accident that has changed our lives for the.... read more

Today in History: The Daring Escape Artist Quartet From Auschwitz

M.C. MillmanOn June 20, 1942, Kazimierz Piechowski and three others, dressed as German guards, stole a car and became four of only 144.... read more

Today in History: The First Commercial Roller Coaster in America Opens

M.C. Millman In 1884, visitors to Coney Island were eagerly awaiting the day of June 16 to ride on.... read more

Today in History: Pepsi Syringe Hoax Costs the Company $35 Million

M.C. Millman June 9, 1993, was the beginning of a costly hoax for PepsiCo,.... read more

Today: 140th Anniversary of the Celebrated Brooklyn Bridge Opening

M.C. Millman On May 24, 1883, the world's longest suspension bridge, the Brooklyn Bridge, opened after 14 years of.... read more

Today in History: Operation Solomon Carried Out Saving Thousands of Ethiopian Jews

M.C. MillmanThe year was 1991 when Israel launched a record-breaking daring rescue mission for over 14,000 Ethiopian Jews, known as.... read more

Today in History: The Mystery of the Dark Day

M.C. MillmanOn May 19, 1780, a peculiar darkness enveloped most of New England, known as the 'Dark Day'. Most of New.... read more

Today in History: Coca-Cola Takes First Step Toward Success

M.C. MillmanCoca-Cola's humble beginning began in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 8, 1886.On this.... read more

Today in History: Empire State Building Opens for Business

M.C. Millman On May 1, 1931, the Empire State Building officially opened in New York City after a record-breaking 410 days of.... read more

Today in History: New York Becomes the First State to Require License Plates

by M.C. MillmanIn the early 1900s, the rising.... read more

Today in History: Iran Hostage Crisis Rescue Mission Ends in Disaster

by M.C. MillmanOn April 24, 1980, a military rescue mission for American hostages held by Iranians failed miserably, leaving eight U.S..... read more

Today in History: The Day 'In G-d We Trust' Became the Currency Trend

by M.C. Millman The words "In G-d We Trust" were first added to U.S. coins at the beginning.... read more

Today in History: Safe Return of Apollo 13 Crew

by M.C. MillmanApollo 13, the third crewed mission meant to land on the moon, returned safely to Earth on April 17,.... read more

Today in History: Ronald Reagan Discharged From Hospital After Being Shot

by M.C. MillmanEleven days after being shot and seriously wounded by an assassin,  President Ronald Reagan was released from the.... read more

Today in History: The Battle of Baghdad

by M.C. Millman The Battle of Baghdad took place in early April 2003 and was a military.... read more

Today in History: The Pony Express Is Off and Running

by M.C. MillmanOn April 3, 1860, the mail delivery system known as the Pony Express began its 1,800-mile route running back and forth from.... read more

Today in History: Apple Inc. Is Formed After Initial Struggle for Product Approval

By M.C. MillmanApple was officially formed on April 1, 1976. It was launched from Steve Job's home together with Steve.... read more

Today in History: The U.S. Buys Land off Russia

by M.C. MillmanOn Mach 30, 1867, the United States Secretary of State, William Seward, under the 17th President Andres Johnson, signed the.... read more