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Today in History: Wikipedia made its Debut

(TF)On Jan 15, 2001, Wikipedia, one of the most viewed websites in the world was launched..... read more

Today in History: One of the Deadliest Earthquakes ever hits Haiti

(TF)A horrific earthquake hit Haiti on this day, 12 years ago. It.... read more

Today in History: "Cigarette Smoking is Linked to Lung Cancer," was first Announced

(TF)January 11, 1964, was when the first doctor linked smoking to lung cancer. read more

Today in History: The National Debt Reaches Zero for the First and Last time

(TF)On January 8, 1835, President Andrew Jackson achieved his goal of entirely paying off the United.... read more

Today in History: The Opter Rav Wishes “L’chaim” on New Years Eve

By Toby FriedmanThe Opter Rav, a talmud of R’ Elimelech.... read more

Today in History: El-Al Airline Attacked in Two Airports

Thirty-six years ago today a group of terrorists, funded by Libya, attacked the El-Al section at two airports. read more

Today in History: Slavery was Abolished

By Toby FriedmanOn December 18, 1865, the 13th Amendment,.... read more

Today in History: The Boston Tea Party Takes Place

The Boston Tea party was an event that took place while the U.S. still suffered under the stern rulership of Great Britain..... read more

Today in History: Japan Attacked Pearl Harbor

On the morning of December 7, 1941, 177 aircraft of the Imperial Japanese Navy attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl.... read more

Today in History: Arabs Surrounded Jerusalem after the UN Voted for Israel's Establishement

On this date in 1947, after the UN voted for Israel’s establishment in Palestine, Arabs surrounded Jerusalem and isolated its 100,000 Jews from.... read more

Today in History: The first Human Heart Transplant in History Performed

By Toby FriedmanFifty-four years ago today, surgeon Christiaan Barnard performed the first-ever human.... read more

Today in History: Empress Elizabeth Expelled Jews from Russia

On December 1st, 1742, Elizabeth-the-first ordered the expulsion of all Jews in Russia.  read more