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With an estimated 390 million speakers, Arabic is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. Learn more about it on thi day!
Honour the world’s greatest unsung heroes, runners up and unlikely winners who have pulled off the unexpected on Underdog Day! For those that may not know,...
Bake Cookies Day occurs in the middle of the holiday season, and is a great excuse to bake some delicious cookies to help you get through the cold, winter...
International Migrants Day is about global solidarity with migrants. On this day, take the time to learn...
Free Shipping Day was created by Luke and Maisie Knowles in 2008 and has since grown into a global, annual one-day event. The purpose of the day is to offer...
Lurking in the murky depths of many people’s wardrobes is a colorful, brash and (in most cases) highly...
British take Fort Niagara in the War of 1812
William Bond obtains 1st photograph of moon through a telescope
13th Amendment ratified slavery abolished
Pres Wilson widowed the year before marries Edith Bolling Galt
Chicago Bears beat Portsmouth Spartans 9-0 in 1st NFL playoff game
1st test project of Signal Communications by Orbiting Relay Equip
1st voice from space: recorded Christmas message by Eisenhower
Niger gains autonomy within French Community (National Day)
India annexes Portuguese colonies of Goa Damao & Diu
Borman & Lovell Splash down in Atlantic ends 2 week Gemini VII
US began its heaviest bombing of North Vietnam
Soyuz 13 launched into earth orbit for 8 days
Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin suffered a fatal heart attack at 76
UN Security Council unanimously condemns `acts of hostage-taking'
Charles Wesley, cofounder of Methodist movement
Elizabeth, empress of Russia (to Peter the Great and Catherine I)
Joseph Grimaldi, English pantomimist, "greatest clown in history"
Carl Maria von Weber, German Romantic composer
Ty Cobb, played in 3000 games, batted .367, stole 892 bases
Robert Moses, power broker (built Long Island & NYC parks & roads)
Edwin Armstrong, radio pioneer (invented FM)
Willy Brandt, (SD), chancellor of West Germany (1969-74) (Nobel '71)
Boris V. Volynov, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 5, 21)
Steven Spielberg, director (Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Arc)