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1861 Pony Express ends

One time in history, young men rode horses to deliver mail from Missouri to California. This first-time journey took ten days. The communication system...

Albert B. Fall is Convicted of Corruption

Albert B. Fall was a cabinet secretary during the reign of President Warren G. Harding. Albert B. Fall was, however, found guilty of accepting...

Cuban Missile Crisis—Soviet Ships

October 24, 1962 was a critical day in the unfolding of the Cuban Missile Crisis, a tense 13-day confrontation between the U.S. and the...

1st Aerial Surveillance Mission: Italo-Turkish War

Also known as the Turco-Italian War, the Italo-Turkish war was between the Ottoman Empire and the Kingdom of Italy. It was aimed at acquiring...

Cuban Missile Crisis

On October 22, 1962, U.S. President John F. Kennedy addressed the nation in a televised speech announcing the discovery of several Soviet missile bases...

1854 Florence Nightingale and Nurses Sent to the Crimean War

Florence Nightingale arrived in Turkey on November 4, 1854, during the Crimean war (1854-1856). Britain was at war with Russia; as a result, the...

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Cuban Missile Crisis—Soviet Ships

October 24, 1962 was a critical day in the unfolding of the Cuban Missile Crisis, a tense 13-day confrontation between the U.S. and the...

1st Aerial Surveillance Mission: Italo-Turkish War

Also known as the Turco-Italian War, the Italo-Turkish war was between the Ottoman Empire and the Kingdom of Italy. It was aimed at acquiring...

Cuban Missile Crisis

On October 22, 1962, U.S. President John F. Kennedy addressed the nation in a televised speech announcing the discovery of several Soviet missile bases...

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79 Mount Vesuvius stirs, gearing up for the great Pompeii disaster

Mount Vesuvius is an active volcano that can be found on the Gulf of Naples. It has erupted on numerous occasions. However, its surroundings...

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Lisbon Earthquake Kills More Than 50,000

In the 18th century, Lisbon was the flourishing capital of Portugal. Until the fateful day, November 1st, 1755. An earthquake of never before seen...

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1975 “Saturday Night Live” created by Lorne Michaels premieres on NBC with George Carlin as host

Saturday Night Live is one of those rare shows that have managed to become a fixture of American pop culture. However, everything has to...

2004: Kenyan Wangari Maathai is the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for “her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace”

Wangari Maathai was born on April 1, 1940 in Nyeri, Kenya. She is renowned for becoming the first female scholar from central and East...

1947 Harry Truman makes the 1st Presidential televised address

The live presidential address was prompted by a report from Truman's Cabinet Committee that warned of an impending famine disaster in Europe. During the...

1869 Mahatma Gandhi [Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi], born in British India

Today, Gandhi is a celebrated hero, not just in India but the world over. His birthday, October 2, is the world's International Day of...

1846 Anesthetic ether used for 1st time by American dentist Dr William Morton who extracts a tooth

In 1846, the first clinical case involving the use of ether for dental anesthesia occurred. Dentist William Morton was the surgeon in charge of...

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