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Today in History: Opening Day of the First US Underground Vehicle Tunnel

M.C. MillmanThe Holland Tunnel, an outstanding engineering achievement, opened on November 13, 1927, to connect Manhattan and New.... read more

Today in History - Ellis Island Closes as Immigration Station

by M.C. MillmanAfter processing twelve million immigrants since its opening in 1892, on November 12, 1954, Ellis Island in upper New.... read more

Today in History: The Day NYC Went Wild

M.C. MillmanOne of the most notorious media hoaxes of the nineteenth century was published by the New York Herald on November 9,.... read more

Today in History: One World Trade Center Officially Opens

M.C. MillmanThe One World Trade Center officially opened on.... read more

Today in History: Detonation of 10.4-Megaton Ivy Mike Hydrogen Bomb

M.C. MillmanIn January of 1950, President Truman made his controversial announcement regarding the continued research and production of.... read more

Today in History: Manhattan Truck Driver Terror Attack - NYC's Deadliest Terror Attack Since 9/11

M.C. MillmanOn October 31, 2017, a truck driver murdered and injured pedestrians after driving into the bike lane along the Hudson.... read more

Today in History: The End of the Cuban Missile Crisis

by M.C. Millman The Cuban Missile Crisis ended on October 28, 1962, with Premier Nikita Khrushchev ordering the removal of Soviet.... read more

Today in History: Opening Day of the World's Busiest Bridge

M.C. MillmanAfter years of planning and building, the famous George Washington Bridge opened on October 25,.... read more

Today in History: Marking Over 40 Years of Trillion Dollar Debt

M.C. MillmanJust 42 years ago, the U.S. National Debt hit the thirteen-digit debt mark on October 22, 1981. This trend.... read more

Today in History: A 15-Foot High Beer Tsunami Kills Nine in London

M.C. MillmanOn October 17, 1814, one of London's largest breweries experienced a fatal accident when a.... read more

Today in History: A Storm Big Enough to Cover Half the Western U.S.

M.C. MillmanKnown as the largest tropical cyclone ever recorded, Super Typhoon Tip ripped across the Western Pacific on today's date 44.... read more

Today in History: Opening New Doors to Elevate the Elevator Experience

by M.C. Millman In 1887, on this day in history, Alexander Miles patented a revolutionary invention to open and close elevator doors.... read more

Today in History: Great Chicago Fire Extinguished at Last

M.C. MillmanEarly morning rain on October 10, 1871, was the antidote for finally extinguishing the three-day deadly blaze in Chicago,.... read more

This Day in History: The Day America Got an Insider's View of the Oval Office

by M.C. MillmanOn October 5, 1947, President Harry Truman (1884-1972) made the first-ever televised presidential address, giving his.... read more

This Day in History: WikiLeaks Begins Marking Its Place in History

by M.C. MillmanWikiLeaks.org was registered as a domain name on October 4, 2006. In December of the same year, the.... read more

Today in History: Warsaw Ghetto Created

YS Gold Two important events related to the Warsaw Ghetto took place on the date of October the 2nd. The first.... read more

Today in History: Musk Announces Plans to Make Humanity Multiplanetary

M.C. MillmanOn September 28, 2019, Elon Musk made an astounding announcement about his plans to build a spaceship to travel to Mars and.... read more