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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

Today in History: Marking Over 40 Years of Trillion Dollar Debt

M.C. MillmanJust 42 years ago, the U.S. National Debt hit the thirteen-digit debt mark on October 22, 1981. This trend has.... read more

Today in History: Famous Pigeon Saves 1,000 Lives

M.C. MillmanThanks to the famous military pigeon named G.I. Joe, at least 1,000 British troops were saved from almost.... read more

Today in History: A 15-Foot High Beer Tsunami Kills Nine in London

M.C. MillmanOn October 17, 1814, one of London's largest breweries experienced a fatal accident when a vat holding beer.... read more

Today in History: 33 Miners Trapped Underground in Chile Rescued After 69 day

M.C. MillmanOn October 13, 2010, the last of thirty-three miners trapped for more than two months at a caved-in mine in northern Chile were.... read more

Today in History: Opening New Doors to Elevate the Elevator Experience

by M.C. Millman In 1887, on this day in history, Alexander Miles patented a revolutionary invention to open and close elevator doors.... read more

Today in History: The Day America Got an Insider's View of the Oval Office

by M.C. MillmanOn October 5, 1947, President Harry Truman (1884-1972) made the first-ever televised presidential address, giving his.... read more

This Day in History: WikiLeaks Begins Marking Its Place in History

by M.C. MillmanWikiLeaks.org was registered as a domain name on October 4, 2006. In.... read more

Today in History: Warsaw Ghetto Created

YS Gold Two important events related to the Warsaw Ghetto took place on the date of October the.... read more

Today in History: Musk Announces Plans to Make Humanity Multiplanetary

M.C. MillmanOn September 28, 2019, Elon Musk made an astounding announcement about his plans to build a spaceship to travel to Mars and.... read more

Today in History: 9-11 A Nation's Response to Tragedy

by M.C. MillmanIn the aftermath of the trauma and tragedy that resulted from the 9/11  terror attacks, the day has since become.... read more

Today in History: Aid from Israel Arrives After Hurricane Katrina - One of the Costliest Natural Disasters in U.S. History

by M.C. MillmanOn August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina's storm surge made history with 53 breaches to the flood protection structures in the.... read more