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Good News in History, January 30

50 years ago today, The Beatles played their last public concert, performing on the rooftop of Apple Records, surprising lunchtime pedestrians on a blustery...

Good News in History, January 20

15 years ago today, the widow of McDonald’s franchise founder Ray Kroc, bequeathed $1.5 billion to the Salvation Army. It was the largest charitable...

Good News in History, January 18

100 years ago today, the Paris Peace Conference opened in Versailles following the end of World War I. Involving diplomats from 32 countries and nationalities,...

Good News in History, January 16

Happy 60th Birthday to singer–songwriter Sade who released one of the best debut albums of all time. Born in Nigeria and raised in Essex,...

Good News in History, January 11

55 years ago today, the Surgeon General of the U.S. released a landmark report which concluded that smoking likely caused lung cancer and other diseases....

Good News in History, January 8

100 years ago today, US President Woodrow Wilson became a force for peace toward the end of World War I by proposing a list of principles to be used in negotiating a treaty between nations. The Fourteen Points were outlined in a speech to Congress, and earned him the Nobel Peace Prize for his ‘Wilsonian idealism’. He translated domestic progressive ideals—free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination— into a foreign policy that even the Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin viewed as a landmark of enlightenment in international relations. (1918)

Good News in History, January 3

On this day 80 years ago, The March of Dimes charity to fight polio was started by President Franklin Roosevelt, who was afflicted with the disease himself. After funding Jonas Salk's polio vaccine, the group, whose genius was in collecting small contributions of spare change, went on to spend $233 million on polio patient care, Today, they still improve the health of mothers and babies by preventing birth defects and premature birth. To honor the achievement, Roosevelt’s image was imprinted on the U.S. dime. (1938)

Good News in History, December 29

On this day 80 years ago, a decade and a half after the Irish War of Independence and its treaty-induced interim government, Ireland was born when it adopted its own Constitution. A document committed to democratic ideals that enshrined the people as masters, it also provided the right to every child for a free primary education provided by the State. (1937)

Good News in History, December 5

45 years ago today Paul McCartney released his most successful post-Beatles album Band on the Run. The majority of the LP was recorded at...

Good News in History, December 3

185 years ago today, Oberlin College was founded by two Presbyterian ministers on 500 donated acres in Oberlin, Ohio. It was the first coeducational...

Good News in History, December 1

100 years ago today, Iceland gained independence from Denmark. After decades of national unrest over its identity, an agreement was signed that recognized Iceland as...

Good News in History, November 29

Happy Birthday to John Mayall, “The Godfather of British Blues”, who turns 85 years-old today. Born to a jazz aficionado, the songwriter and vocalist...

Good News in History, November 24

150 years ago today, Scott Joplin, the African-American composer and pianist dubbed the “King of Ragtime,” was born in Texas to an ex-slave. One...

Good News in History, November 22

50 years ago today, The Beatles released their double (White) album, and the world first heard “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”, “Blackbird”, and “Birthday”....

Good News in History, November 12

Happy 75th Birthday to Wallace Shawn, the American character actor, comedian, playwright and essayist. His films included the Louis Malle directed comedy-drama My Dinner...

Good News in History, November 11

100 years ago today, World War I officially ended— on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month—when Germany signed an...

Good News in History, October 9

Happy 70th Birthday to Jackson Browne, the singer-songwriter musician who has sold over 18 million LPs in the U.S. alone. Beginning in the 1970s,...

Good News in History, October 5

65 years ago today, the first documented Narcotics Anonymous meeting was held, a gathering where former drug addicts can find fellowship and support. (1953) MORE...

Good News in History Sept 26

50 years ago today, the Oscar award-winning musical drama Oliver! premiered in movie theaters. Based on the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist, the film...

Good News in History September 12

On this day 78 years ago, the extraordinary Paleolithic cave paintings in Lascaux, France were discovered by an 18-year-old boy. The complex of caves contained...