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Today in History: Nepal Earthquake.

Today, April 25th, marks the anniversary of the devasting 2015 earthquake in Nepal.The deadliest natural disaster of 2015 was a 7.8.... read more

Today in History: Nazi Officer Sentenced to Death

Rudolf Höss was a SS officer and a commandant in Auschwitz during the Holocaust and was hanged on this date in 1947. He managed.... read more

Four Years Ago: Covid-19 Designated as Global Pandemic

YS Gold Today, the 11th of March, marks exactly four years to the day when the Coronavirus.... read more

Today in History: Raul Castro Is Named President After Fidel Steps Down

by M.C. Millman After running communist Cuba for close to half a century, Fidel Castro, read more

Today in History: The First Telephone Book Came Calling

by M.C. MillmanThe first telephone directory was nothing more than a one-page sheet of cardboard that.... read more

Today in History: First 911 Call Placed in the United States

by M.C. Millman On February 16, 1968, the first official 911 Call was placed in the United.... read more

Today in History: Madison Square Garden Opens First Artificial Indoor Ice Rink in the U.S.

By M.C. Millman On February 12, 1879, Madison Square Garden indoor sports arena opened the first artificial indoor ice rink in the.... read more

Today in History - Daylight Savings Time Becomes a Part of the U.S.

by M.C. MillmanOn February 9, 1942, in the midst of World War II, President Franklin Roosevelt.... read more

Today in History: The 2023 Earthquake in Turkey and Syria

By M.C. Millman On February 6, 2023, a pre-dawn 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit southern Turkey and northern Syria, killing over 52,000.... read more

This Day in History: The U.S. Supreme Court Meets for the First Time in NY

On February 1, 1790, the United States Supreme Court held its first session in New York City, the nation's capital at the time.The Supreme.... read more

Today in History: President Truman Backs Hydrogen Bomb Development

by M. C. MillmanPresident Harry S. Truman announced his approval of the development of the hydrogen bomb on January 31,.... read more

Today in History: The World's Largest Commercial Jet Takes to the Air

by M.C. MillmanOn January 18, 2005, France unveiled the Airbus A380, the world's largest commercial passenger airliner and the only.... read more

This Day in History: Crew of the American Star Rescued From the Ocean by Helicopter

by M.C. Millman On January 17, 1994, the American Star cruise.... read more

Today in History: Miracle on the Hudson - 15 Years After Making a Big Splash

by M.C. MillmanOn January 15, 2009, Captain Sullenberger and First Officer Jeff Skiles pulled off what has become the most famous emergency.... read more

Today in History: 100-Year Prison Sentences for Seven Mafia Members

Three top bosses and four mafia underlings were sentenced to a hundred years each in prison on January 13, 1987, for participating in the Mafia.... read more

Today in History: The U.S. National Debt Reaches $0 for First and Last Time

By M.C. Millman January 8, 1835, was the one and only time in U.S. history that the national debt was whittled down to.... read more

Today in History: Largest Methane Gas Leak in U.S. History

by M.C. MillmanOn January 6, 2016, the Governor of California, Jerry Brown, declared a  state of emergency over a methane gas leak on.... read more

Today in History: George H.W. Bush Declares Himself the 41st President

by M.C. MillmanOn January 4, 1989,  George H. W. Bush became the first sitting Vice President whose job it was to declare himself the.... read more