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The Berlin Wall is Opened after 28 Years
Thanks to a mistake, on November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall fell. Not literally, but the gates between east and west were thrown open after almost three decades. Read about this historic day.
The Day We Lost 11 Days
Imagine you are somewhere in the American colonies in September 1752. You go to bed on Wednesday the 2nd, and when you wake up, it’s Thursday the 14th. What happened??
The Week in History from November 23
What happened to the Mirabal sisters? Why did the inventor of dynamite create the Nobel Prize? Who named the Pacific Ocean? All these and other events happened this week in history.
The Week in History from October 12
An explorer of the New World, a mapper of Earth’s sister planet, and an upside-down Matisse. These are just a few of the highlights of the week in history. Find out what else happened …
The Week in History from September 7
Did you know Miss America debuted this week in history? Find out more about that, and Ringo Starr, the Invictus Games, and the best-selling video game for three decades.
Today in History Newsletter Sign-Up
Did you know that on this date in the past, something interesting happened? Of course you did! But do you know what happened? Sign up for the FREE ‘Today in History’ newsletter and never wonder again!
Vandals Rip Up NY Giants Field
On September 29, 1957, seventy-five seasons after they started playing ball, the New York Giants played their final game. Then they flew west to San Francisco. How did their fans react? With mixed emotions, apparently.
Wordsworth Writes a Sonnet - September 3
It’s in the title - September 3, commemorated forever in William Wordsworth’s Romantic poem. Did you know it was written on the roof of a carriage? Discover the surprising story behind the poem.
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