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Everybody knows that opening an umbrella indoors is supposed to be bad luck. But is there any truth behind...
The digital revolution has provided unparalleled access to information, and empowered people to do their own research, education and learning. Digital Learning...
Ken Day celebrates the occasion in 1961 when Barbie's long-term on-off boyfriend, Ken Carson, first appeared on the scene, exhibited by his makers Mattel at a...
Protect your ears from loud noises and protect them from the cold on Earmuffs Day!
Seems only 51 weeks ago we were last celebrating Coconut Torte Day with a delicious, moist, coconutty coconut torte. But no, apparently it's been a whole year!...
Harvard U named for clergyman John Harvard
Sir William Herschel sees "comet" (really Uranus)
Senate begins Pres Andrew Johnson impeachment trial
Tsar Alexander II of Russia assassinated
Benjamin Harrison - 23rd pres - dies in Indianapolis
American suffragist Susan B Anthony dies
400 die in St Francis Dam burst (Calif)
Clyde Tombaugh announces discovery of Pluto at Lowell Observatory
Kitty Genovese stabbed dead - 40 witness attack in Queens
Digital Equipment Corp introduces PDP-11 minicomputer
Gairy dictatorship in Grenada overthrown by New Jewel Movement
Isle's Mike Bossy's 5th career hat trick
Funeral services held for Konstantin Chernenko (Moscow)
Joseph Priestly, Engl, clergyman, discovered oxygen
Charles, Earl Grey, (Whig), British PM (1830-34)
Daniel Lambert, English giant (weighed 334 kg at death)
Percival Lowell, predicted discovery of Pluto
William J. Casey, headed CIA during Iran-contra scandal
George McAfee, NFL halfback (Chicago Bears)
Ra£l Alfons¡n, Argentine pres (1983-, )