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?
March 5, 1836: Samuel Colt manufactures the first pistol: a .34-caliber ‘Texas’ model. March 6, 1836: Day 13 at the Alamo. After
Feb 26-1983: Michael Jackson’s Thriller album reaches No. 1 and stays there for the next 37 weeks. Feb 27-1807: Born: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – Listen