Category: History Today

December 7, 1941: Attack on Pearl Harbor

December 6, 1917, Finland declares independence

December 5, 1933: Prohibition ends

December 4th, 1881: The first edition of LA Times is published

December 3, 1818: Illinois becomes the 21st state

December 2nd, 1804: Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned Emperor of France

December 1st, 1955: Rosa Parks arrested for refusing to give up seat on bus

November 30, 1487: German beer purity law is passed

November 29th, 1972: Pong releases to the public

November 28, 1964: NASA launches Mariner 4 to Mars

November 27th 1978: Harvey Milk is assassinated

November 26th 1865: Alice in Wonderland arrives in book stores

November 25th, 1867: Alfred Nobel patents dynamite

November 24, 1859: Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species

November 23, 1936: Life Magazine is rebranded as a photo magazine

November 22, 1963: President John F. Kennedy is assassinated

November 21st, 1976: ‘Rocky’ delivers a K.O. at its NYC premiere

November 20th, 1984: McDonald’s cooks its 50 billionth burger

November 18th, 1872: Activist Susan B. Anthony is arrested for voting

November 17th, 1894: H. H. Holmes is arrested

November 16th, 1945: UNESCO is founded

November 15th, 1791: Georgetown University opens its doors

November 14, 1908: Albert Einstein presents quantum theory on light

November 13th, 1987: Van Gogh painting sells for record-breaking amount

November 12, 1966: Buzz Aldrin takes the first space selfie

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