Today in History: Slavery was Abolished

By Toby FriedmanOn December 18, 1865, the 13th Amendment,.... read more

Today in History: The Boston Tea Party Takes Place

The Boston Tea party was an event that took place while the U.S. still suffered under the stern rulership of Great Britain..... read more

Today in History: Japan Attacked Pearl Harbor

On the morning of December 7, 1941, 177 aircraft of the Imperial Japanese Navy attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl.... read more

Today in History: Arabs Surrounded Jerusalem after the UN Voted for Israel's Establishement

On this date in 1947, after the UN voted for Israel’s establishment in Palestine, Arabs surrounded Jerusalem and isolated its 100,000 Jews from.... read more

Today in History: The first Human Heart Transplant in History Performed

By Toby FriedmanFifty-four years ago today, surgeon Christiaan Barnard performed the first-ever human.... read more

Today in History: Empress Elizabeth Expelled Jews from Russia

On December 1st, 1742, Elizabeth-the-first ordered the expulsion of all Jews in Russia.  read more

Today in History: The UN Voted for Israel to Become a State

On November 29, 1947, a majority of the United Nations voted on Resolution 181, recommending the establishment of two separate.... read more

Today in History: John F. Kennedy’s Killer Was Shot

By Toby FriedmanOn November 24, two days after Lee Harvey Oswald killed President John F. Kennedy,.... read more

Today in History: President John F. Kennedy was shot

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Today in History: The Nuremberg Trial Begins

By Toby FriedmanAfter WWII, twenty-four major war criminals were brought.... read more

Today in History: The Emoira Ravina passes away marking the end of the Talmudic period

By Toby FriedmanMany years ago today, was the day the emoira Ravina passed away. Ravina’s father.... read more

Today in History: The Germans ym"s seal the borders of the Warsaw Ghetto

By Toby FriedmanLet us take a moment to commemorate what happened today, eighty-one years ago. It was.... read more

Today in History: China opens the “Great Wall of China” to tourists

By Toby FriedmanIf you haven’t heard about the Great Wall of China, listen in! This massive wall.... read more

Today in History: An attempt to assassinate Hitler ym’’s goes wrong

By Toby FriedmanA failed attempt to assassinate Hitler took place on today’s date in 1939. On that.... read more