This Day In History

This Day in History for April 16 – Cronkite Becomes Anchor and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1943 – The hallucinogenic effects of LSD are discovered (More info) 1962 – Walter Cronkite takes over as the lead news anchor of the ‘CBS Evening News,’ going on to become “the most trusted man in America” (More info) 1963 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. pens ...
This Day in History for April 13 – Apollo 13 Disaster and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1870 – The New York City Metropolitan Museum of Art, commonly called the Met, is founded (More info) 1943 – The Jefferson Memorial is dedicated in Washington, DC, on the 200th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birth (More info)
This Day in History for April 4 – MLK Assassinated and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1818 – The US Congress adopts a flag with 13 red and white stripes and one star for each state (More info) 1841 – President William Henry Harrison dies from pneumonia just one month after his inauguration (More info)
This Day in History for March 27 – FDA Approves Viagra and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1866 – President Andrew Johnson vetoes a civil rights bill which later becomes the 14th Amendment (More info) 1912 – Japanese cherry trees are planted along the Potomac, giving rise to the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC (More info)
This Day in History for March 15 – Ides of March and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 44 BC – On the “Ides of March,” Julius Caesar is stabbed to death in the senate house by a group of conspirators led by Cimber, Casca, Cassius, and Marcus Junius Brutus (More info) 1493 – Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his first trip to the Americas (More info)

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