This Day in History

This Day in History

Check in every day to hear the top historical event for this day in past years.

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November 29, 2021 1 min
Beatle George Harrison lost his battle with cancer on this day in 2001.
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America’s first car race was held on this day in 1895..
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November 27, 2021 1 min
Tragedy hit San Francisco on this day in 1978.
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November 26, 2021 1 min
A mathematician took the first step toward becoming a world-renowned author on this day in 1862.
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November 25, 2021 1 min
Robert E. Lee launched a secret plot against New York City on this day in 1864.
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November 24, 2021 1 min
The DB Cooper mystery began on this day in 1971.
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November 23, 2021 1 min
Doug Flutie pulled off the Miracle in Miami on this day in 1984.
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November 22, 2021 1 min
John F. Kennedy was assassinated on this day in 1963.
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November 21, 2021 1 min
Rocky hit theaters on this day in 1976.
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November 20, 2021 1 min
A sperm whale got its revenge on this day in 1820.
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November 19, 2021 1 min
Abraham Lincoln delivered 272 of the most famous words in history on this day in 1863.
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November 18, 2021 1 min
Mickey Mouse made his debut on this day in 1928.
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November 17, 2021 1 min
Richard Nixon declared his innocence on this day in 1973.
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November 16, 2021 1 min
The Sound of Music premiered on Broadway on this day in 1959.
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November 15, 2021 1 min
Ticker tape revolutionized Wall Street on this day in 1867.
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November 14, 2021 1 min
A deadly volcano erupted in Colombia on this day in 1985.
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November 13, 2021 1 min
An adventure classic was published on this day in 1850.
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November 12, 2021 1 min
A fisherman made astronomy history on this day in 1799.
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November 11, 2021 1 min
World War I finally came to an end on this day in 1918.
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November 10, 2021 1 min
An ingenious invention received a patent on this day in 1903.
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