Today in History: World's First Successful Partial Face Transplant

M.C. MillmanThe world waited with bated breath on November 27, 2005, as the first successful partial face construction was performed in.... read more

Today in History: Inventor of the Shopping Cart, a Business Worth $802.7 Billion Is Born

M.C. MillmanIt's easy to take seemingly simple conveniences for granted, so let's recall the Jewish entrepreneur who continues to shape our.... read more

Today in History: "Kristallnacht Came and Everything Was Changed"

by M.C. Millman On the fateful night of November 9, 1938, Kristallnacht began, marking a shift in Nazi Germany's persecution from.... read more

Today in History: NYC Subway Opens

M.C. Millman On October 27, 1904, New York City opened the subway to the public, with Mayor McClellan controlling the first official.... read more

Today in History: Mount Rushmore Carving Begins

The 14-year-long carving project of Mount Rushmore began on October 4, 1927, in the Black Hills near Keystone, South Dakota. The project,.... read more

Today in History: The Discovery of Penicillin

by M.C. MillmanAlexander Fleming, a Scottish physician-scientist, discovered one of the most significant advances in therapeutic medicine,.... read more

Today in History: Photographs of Dead Sea Scrolls Made Public for the First Time

by M.C. MillmanOn September 21, 1991, the Huntington Library in California ended a bitter dispute amongst biblical scholars by publicizing.... read more

Today in History: Phineas Gage Survives an Iron Rod Shot Through His Skull

by M.C. Millman On September 13, 1848, Phineas Gage, an American railroad foreman, miraculously survived what is known as the.... read more

Today in History: 50th Anniversary of the Munich Massacre

by M.C. MillmanOn September 5, 1972, the Palestinian terrorist group "Black September", took nine Israelis hostage at the Summer.... read more

Today in History: 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: Zimmy the Human Fish Began Six-Day Swim

by M.C. MillmanCharles "Zimmy" Zibelman, better known as "The Human Fish", set out on his mission to swim 150 miles from Albany to New York.... read more

Today in History: First Smartphone Sold to the Public

By M. C. MillmanThe IBM Simon Personal Communicator, known as IBM Simon for short, was first sold 28 years ago on August 16,.... read more

Today in History: NYC Marks its First Car Accident

Every day, all over the world, drivers are crashing into each other. These crashes are usually due to unsafe driving, lack of attention on a.... read more

Today in History: The Brooklyn Bridge Opened to Travelers

The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City, spanning the East River between the boroughs of Manhattan and.... read more

Today in History: Spring Snowstorm hit New York

It was April 6, 1982, but the weather showed no regard for the calendar.Instead of waking up to a mild, sunny Tuesday, residents of the.... read more

Today in History: Apple, the Multibillion Dollar Company, was Founded

The famous Apple Co. of today was founded on April 1, 1976, by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, as a business partnership. The company's first.... read more