These are articles written by previous editors that will be updated and re-posted in the future.
A. October 1 Events and Birthdays
Bonnie Parker was born Today in History...
Academy Awards Ceremonies
We take a look at the date on which each ceremony occurred as well as the film, actor and actress who snagged Oscar gold.
Al Pacino - Oscar, Tony and Emmy Winner
Born on April 25, 1940, Al Pacino sealed his career as a great talent with the role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather. But that was just a beginning for him as he went on to score big as Dick Tracy, Scarface, and so many more!
Alexander Graham Bell - Grandfather of the iPhone
Born on March 3, 1847, Alexander Graham Bell is known for the invention of the telephone. But there is so much more that you may not have realized ...
Andy Griffith - TV’s Sherrif and Detective
Andy Griffith will always be Sheriff Taylor of Mayberry and Ben Matlock to some of us. He died on July 3, 2012, from a heart attack, leaving behind a movie and television legacy that still lives on.
Angel of Death Mengele Drowns - February 7
Dr. Josef Mengele was Auschwitz’ Angel of Death. Having fled the concentration camp just before the liberating Russian armies arrived, he successfully evaded capture until 1979. But death soon came for him, anyway.
B. October 2 Events and Birthdays
Groucho Marx was born Today in History...
Battle Zone Quiz
Take this quiz on some of the "battles" that have articles written on them on the Today in History site! Test your knowledge!
Bridget Bishop is Executed as a Witch - June 10
Bridget Bishop was executed on this day in history, June 10, 1692. She was the first woman executed for being accused of being a witch.
C. October 3 Events and Birthdays
Thomas Wolfe was born Today in History...
Caligula Becomes Principate - March 28
Caligula’s reign began March 28, 37 and ended January 24, 41. In those short years, he made some minor accomplishments, but, over all, was a disappointment to the Senate and nobles. Was he truly insane, or did the habits of reporting the “news” of the time color the opinions of those recording?
D. October 4 Events and Birthdays
Charlton Heston was born Today in History...
E. October 5 Events and Birthdays
Bernie Mac was born Today in History...
Election History (November 4)
November 4th´s historic election brings to mind some other interesting and historic information on the election process. Whether you´re a Democrat, a Republican, an Independent, a Libertarian, or another party affiliate, the process is still the same. And your votes count!
Elizabeth Montgomery died on this day in history, May 18, 1995 but she will always live in our hearts as Samantha Stevens from Bewitched.
F. August 6 Events and Birthdays
Lucille Ball was born Today in History...
Farrah Fawcett - Angel and Pinup Icon
It was today in history that Farrah Fawcett died in 2009 due to complications from cancer.
Farrah Fawcett Remembered
Two iconic superstars died on this day n history in 2009. Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett both lost their lives. Fawcett' death was overshadowed by Jackson's death as his was a bigger surprise and he was a bigger star a the time.
G. August 7 Events and Birthdays
Charlize Theron was born Today in History...
G. October 7 Events and Birthdays
Edgar Allan Poe died Today in History...
Gene Kelly - Genius of Interpretive Dance
Born in 1912, Gene Kelly had a quick career to success, followed by many ups and downs. His career as a singer, actor, director and film producer may go unnoticed, but his interpretation of dance entertainment is surely memorable. He died on February 2, 1996.
H. October 8 Events and Birthdays
John Hancock died Today in History...
I. August 8 Events and Birthdays
Dustin Hoffman was born Today in History...
I. October 9 Events and Birthdays
John Lennon was born Today in History...
J. August 9 Events and Birthdays
Jerry Garcia died Today in History...
J. Edgar Hoover
The creator and leader of the F.B.I. for more than five decades, J. Edgar Hoover died this day in history May 2, 1972.
J. September 10 Events and Birthdays
Roger Maris was born Today in History...
Joan of Arc - Maid of Orléans
Joan of Arc was put to death at the age of nineteen after being convicted of heresy and sorcery. In 1920 she was canonized as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church.
K. August 10 Events and Birthdays
Herbert Hoover was born Today in History...
K. September 11 Events and Birthdays
The World Trade Centers were attacked Today in History...
L. September 12 Events and Birthdays
Johnny Cash died Today in History...
Louis Farrakhan - Nation of Islam Leader
Louis Farrakhan is one of the most prolific leaders of the Nation of Islam. Read my article to find out more about his life and work with the Nation.
M. August 12 Events and Birthdays
Cecil B. DeMille was born Today in History...
M. September 13 Events and Birthdays
Nell Carter was born Today in History...
Malcolm X is Murdered - February 21
Malcolm X, a prominent figure in the Civil Rights movement was murdered on this day, February 21, 1965.
Martin Luther King Jr. is Assassinated - April 4
It was this day in history that Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated by James Earl Ray.
May 10 - J. Edgar Hoover Becomes FBI Director
J. Edgar Hoover´s life was the Justice Department. Today, his legacy is shrouded in controversy, but does that controversy outweigh his accomplishments in his 48 year service as FBI Director?
Memorable Dates In Grammy History
The annual Grammy awards honor the best in music for the past year. We take a look at the dates that the Grammies have been held and who were some of the winners.
N. September 14 Events and Birthdays
Princess Grace died Today in History...
O. August 14 Events and Birthdays
Doc Holliday was born Today in History...
P. September 16 Events and Birthdays
Lauren Bacall was born Today in History...
Q. August 16 Events and Birthdays
Elvis Presley died Today in History...
Q. September 17 Events and Birthdays
Anne Bancroft was born Today in History...
R. August 17 Events and Birthdays
Davy Crockett was born Today in History...
R. September 18 Events and Birthdays
Greta Garbo was born Today in History...
Remembering Graceful Ginger Rogers
Ginger Rogers danced into our hearts with Fred Astaire in a number of movies. She passed away on April 25, 1995, at the age of 83.
Remembering the Bewitching Elizabeth Montgomery
Elizabeth Montgomery will always be remembered for her role as Samantha Stevens in the popular TV series Bewitched. Interestingly, she lied about her age consistently so her birth date is questionable, but she died on May 18, 1995.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies
We take a look at the dates of each ceremony and some of the inductees.
S. August 18 Events and Birthdays
Robert Redford was born Today in History...
Solo Flight of Geraldine Mock - April 17
Geraldine Mock was the first woman to successfully fly solo around the world and completed her trip on this day in history, April 17, 1964.
Susan B. Anthony - Women’s Suffrage Activist
Born in 1820, Susan Brownell Anthony was an activist for the abolition of slavery, temperance, and women’s suffrage. She died on March 13, 1906.
T. August 19 Events and Birthdays
Orville Wright was born Today in History...
T. September 20 Events and Birthdays
Upton Sinclair was born Today in History...
The 19th Amendment is Passed - June 14
It was 95 years ago today that the 19th Amendment was passed by Congress and sent to the states to be ratified, allowing women the right to vote.
The Ultimate Warrior - Pro Wrestling Legend
The Ultimate Warrior, who was just inducted into the WWE’s Hall of Fame on April 5, 2014, was found dead yesterday morning, April 8,2014.
Today in History´s American History Quiz
Here is the Today in History´s American History Quiz!
Today in History´s US Presidents Quiz
Here is my Today in History´s President quiz.
U. August 20 Events and Birthdays
President Benjamin Harrison was born Today in History...
U. September 21 Events and Birthdays
H.G. Wells was born Today in History...
V. September 22 Events and Birthdays
Bonnie Hunt was born Today in History...
W. August 22 Events and Birthdays
Ray Bradbury was born Today in History...
W. September 23 Events and Birthdays
Ray Charles was born Today in History...
Weekly Newsletter Sign Up Article
My weekly newsletter will be fun and imformative and I would like people to sign up for it so they can join in on the fun and not miss out on the fun and information in the Today in History site.
What you talkin’ ’bout? Gary Coleman!
Child actor Gary Coleman left this world on May 28, 2010. His tragic death was caused by an intercranial hemorrhage, after he fell in his home and hit his head on the floor.
We take a look at the dates of each show, where they occurred and the main event.
X. August 23 Events and Birthdays
Gene Kelly was born Today in History...
X. September 24 Events and Birthdays
Dr. Seuss died Today in History...
Y. August 24 Events and Birthdays
Mt. Vesuvius, Mozart, Darwin, Jane Eyre, potato chips, Panama Canal, NATO, Pete Rose, and lightning hits a baseball pitcher!
Y. September 25 Events and Birthdays
William Faulkner was born Today in History...
Z. August 25 Events and Birthdays
Sean Connery was born Today in History...
Z. September 26 Events and Birthdays
Johnny Appleseed was born Today in History...
Za. September 27 Events and Birthdays
Edgar Degas died Today in History...
Zb. August 27 Events and Birthdays
Mother Teresa was born Today in History...
Zb. September 28 Events and Birthdays
Harpo Marx died Today in History...
Zc. August 28 Events and Birthdays
Emmett Till died Today in History...
Zc. September 29 Events and Birthdays
Gene Autry was born Today in History...
Zd. September 30 Events and Birthdays
Truman Capote was born Today in History...
Ze. August 30 Events and Birthdays Today in History Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Today in History Site Map
Mary Shelly was born Today in History...
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