This Day In History

This Day In History

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Happy Saint Nicholas Eve! Today is the day that is celebrated in the UK, Czech Republic, Belgium and Netherlands, by children awaiting the arrival...

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60 years ago on this day, during a Carl Perkins recording session with Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash at Sun Records in Memphis,...

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On this day 51 years ago, Rubber Soul, the sixth album by The Beatles was released. With the 14 songs composed immediately after their North American...

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70 years ago on this day, fashion designer Giovanni Versace was born in Italy to a dressmaker mother. Known for his flashy prints and...

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On this day 61 years ago, seamstress Rosa Parks refused to obey an order from a bus driver to give up her seat to...

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  On this day 230 years ago, Peter Leopold Joseph (Leopold II), the Grand Duke of Tuscany, instituted penal reforms making his country the first...

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On this day 118 years ago, the Irish author C. S. Lewis (Clive Staples) was born. He and his good friend, J.R.R. Tolkien (The...

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Happy Birthday to Berry Gordy, Jr., the record producer, songwriter and founder of the Motown label, who turns 87 today. His gift for identifying...

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10 years ago today, Quebec was declared a nation within a unified Canada, after the Canadian House of Commons passed Prime Minister Stephen Harper's motion...

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25 years ago today, American country singer Garth Brooks asked fans to bring 10 cans of food to a grocery store in exchange for...

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