May 1, 1880 – The first issue of the newspaper, Tombstone Epitaph, is published. The owner stated: Every tombstone should have its epitaph. Read more.
April 16, 1178 BCE: A solar eclipse ‘may’ have marked Odysseus’ return to his kingdom of Ithaca after his lengthy travels at end of Trojan
April 9, 1872: Samuel R. Percy was issued a patent for dried milk. April 10, 1912: RMS Titanic set sail for its first & last
March 26, 1827: Ludwig van Beethoven died this day in Vienna. March 27, 1860: M.L. Byrn of New York City received a patent for the
March 19, 1916: Eight American planes took off in pursuit of Pancho Villa. This event became the first United States air-combat mission in history. March
We’re familiar with the Ides of March thanks to William Shakespeare and Julius Caesar, but what about the other eleven months? Do they have ides?