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Today in History: The Leaning Tower of Pisa Reopens and Still Leans After Eleven Years of Repairs

by M.C. MillmanIn Mid-December, 2001, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, known as one of the Seven.... read more

Today in History: Last Man to Walk on the Moon

by M.C. MillmanAmerican astronaut, Captain Eugene Cernan has been the last man to have walked on the moon since  December 14,.... read more

Today in History: The K Train Ghosts New York

by M.C. Millman While many New Yorkers today have never heard of or barely remember the K train, that would be because, mid-December.... read more

Today in History: The U.S. Enters World War II

by M.C. Millman In 1941, on December 8, the United States entered World War II when Congress declared war against Japan a day after.... read more

Today in History: Disasterous First U.S. Attempt to Launch a Satellite

by M.C. MillmanThe first U.S. attempt to launch a satellite ended in disaster on December 6, 1957, when the rocket carrying it blew up.... read more

Today in History: End of Prohibition

by M.C. MillmanProhibition, the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, and a recognized public policy failure was repealed on December 5,.... read more

TODAY: Yohrtzeit of the Stoliner Rebbe, zt”l, Saw Future of Torah and Chassidus in Boro Park

YS Gold Today, chof aleph Kislev, marks the yohrtzeit of the Stoliner Rebbe, Rebbe Yochanan Perlow, zecher tzaddik v’kodosh livracha.... read more

Today in History: Ford Installs First Moving Assembly Line for Cars

By M.C. MillmanOn December 1, 1913, Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line in Ford’s Highland Park Assembly Plant to.... read more

Today in History: 55 MPH Maximum Speed Limit Requirement for All Fifty States Abolished

by M.C. Millman On this day in history, November 28, 1995, President Bill Clinton signed the act.... read more

Today in History: The Plot to Burn New York City to the Ground

By M.C. MillmanOn this day in history, November 25, 1864, eight southern operatives known as the Confederate Army of Manhattan, plotted to.... read more

Today in History: Sixty-Year Anniversary of JFK’s Assassination

By M.C. MillmanSixty years ago, November 22, 1963, was the day the thirty-fifth president of the United States, President John F Kennedy.... read more

Today in History - Federal Reserve Bank Opens for Business in New York

By M.C. Millman The New York Federal Reserve Bank opened for business on November 16, 1914. Federal Reserve banks were.... read more

Today in History - Ellis Island Closes as Immigration Station

by M.C. MillmanAfter processing twelve million immigrants since its opening in 1892, on November 12, 1954, Ellis Island in upper New York.... read more

Today in History: The Day NYC Went Wild

M.C. MillmanOne of the most notorious media hoaxes of the nineteenth century was published by the New York Herald on November 19,.... read more

Today in History: One World Trade Center Officially Opens

M.C. MillmanThe One World Trade Center officially opened on November 3, 2014, in New York City, built on the site of the Twin Towers.... read more

Today in History: Detonation of 10.4-Megaton Ivy Mike Hydrogen Bomb

M.C. MillmanIn January of 1950, President Truman made his controversial announcement regarding the continued research.... read more

Today in History: Manhattan Truck Driver Terror Attack - NYC's Deadliest Terror Attack Since 9/11

M.C. MillmanOn October 31, 2017, a truck driver murdered and injured pedestrians after driving into the bike lane along the Hudson River in.... read more

Today in History: Opening Day of the World's Busiest Bridge

M.C. MillmanAfter years of planning and building, the famous George Washington Bridge opened on October 25, 1931. Planners and.... read more