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Today In History - September 18
Today in History in 1846 Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning exchanged last letters before eloping; and in 1965 "I Dream of Jeannie", starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, premiered on NBC.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Today In History - September 17
Today in History in 1789 William Herschel discovers Mimas, a satellite of Saturn; in 1862 the bloodiest day in the American Civil War as 23,110 die at the Battle of Antietam; and in 1989 Hurricane Hugo began its four day sweep through the Caribbean.
Monday, September 17, 2018

Today In History - September 16
Today in History in 1782 the Great Seal of the U.S. was used for the first time; in 1908 Carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors in Flint, Michigan; and in 1997 Apple Computer named co-founder Steve Jobs temporary CEO.
Sunday, September 16, 2018

Today In History - September 15
Today in History some notable TV shows premiered on this date - in 1949 the “Lone Ranger” on ABC; in 1957 “Bachelor Father” on CBS; in 1965 “Lost in Space” on CBS; and in 1971 “Columbo” on NBC.
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Today In History - September 14
Today in History in 1814 Francis Scott Key was inspired to write the poem whose words later became the lyrics of the “Star Spangled Banner”; in 1960 Chubby Checker’s “Twist” hits #1; and in 1985 “The Golden Girls” debuted on NBC-TV.
Friday, September 14, 2018

Today In History - September 13
Today in History in 1898 Hannibal Goodwin patented celluloid photographic film; in 1963 “Outer Limits” premiered on ABC-TV and in 1972 the first TV broadcast of “The Waltons” was on CBS-TV.
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Today In History - September 12
Today in History in 1935 Millionaire Howard Hughes flew his own designed plane at 352.46 mph; in 1959 “Bonanza” premiered on NBC-TV; and in 1992 what is believed to be the longest tennis match in US Open history (5 hours, 26 minutes) was played.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Today In History - September 11
Today in History in 2001 Two passenger planes hijacked by terrorists crash into New York's World Trade Towers causing the collapse of both and death of 2,752 people; Terrorists hijack a passenger plane and crash it into the Pentagon causing the death of 125 people; and an attempt by passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93 to retake control of their hijacked plane from terrorists causes plane to crash in Pennsylvania field killing all 64 people onboard.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Today In History - September 10
Today in History in 1608 John Smith was elected President of the Jamestown Colony Council in Virginia; in 1776 George Washington asked for a spy volunteer and Nathan Hale volunteers; in 1955 “Gunsmoke” premiered on CBS-TV.
Monday, September 10, 2018

Today In History - September 9
Today in History in 1543 Mary Stuart at nine months old was crowned Queen of Scots; in 1839 John Herschel takes his first glass plate photograph; and in 1908 Orville Wright makes his first one hour airplane flight in Fort Myer, Va.
Sunday, September 9, 2018

Today In History - September 8
Today in History in 1504 Michelangelo’s David was unveiled in Florence, Italy; in 1900 a hurricane and tidal wave hit Galveston, Texas killing 6,000; and in 1966 “Star Trek” premiered on NBC-TV and “That Girl” premiered on ABC-TV.
Saturday, September 8, 2018

Today In History - September 7
Today in History in 1813 “Uncle Sam” was first used to refer to the United States; in 1921 the first Miss America Pageant, a two-day event, was held in Atlantic City, New Jersey; and in 1979 the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) made its debut.
Friday, September 7, 2018

Today In History - September 6
Today in History in 1492 Columbus' fleet leaves Gomera, Canary islands; in 1839 the Cherokee Nation forms; and in 1916 the first true supermarket, the "Piggly Wiggly" was opened by Clarence Saunders in Memphis, Tennessee.
Thursday, September 6, 2018

Today In History - September 5
Today in History in 1836 Sam Houston was elected President of the Republic of Texas; in 1918 the World Series began a month early due to WW I; and in 1961 President JFK began underground nuclear testing.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Today In History - September 4
Today in History in 1807 Robert Fulton began operating his steamboat; in 1882 the first large-scale test of Thomas Edison’s light bulb was conducted by lighting New York’s Pearl Street Station; and in 2014 the archaeological remains of a Viking fortress were discovered in Denmark.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Today In History - September 3
Today in History in 1709 the first major group of Swiss/German colonists reached North and South Carolina; in 1783 the Treaty of Paris was signed ending the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain and the USA; and in 1995 the Carolina Panthers lost their first NFL game to Atlanta in overtime.
Monday, September 3, 2018

Today In History - September 2
Today in History in 1864 Union General William T. Sherman captured and burned Atlanta during the U.S. Civil War; in 1944 during WW II, George H.W. Bush ejected from a burning plane; and in 2005 actor Bob Denver (Dobie Gillis, Gilligan’s Island) died from complications from treatment for cancer at age 70.
Sunday, September 2, 2018

Today In History - September 1
Today in History in in 1535 French navigator Jacques Cartier reached Hochelaga (Montreal); in 1752 the Liberty Bell arrived in Philadelphia; and in 1995 the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame opened in Cleveland, Ohio.
Saturday, September 1, 2018

Today In History - August 31
Today in History in 1842 the US Naval Observatory was authorized by an act of Congress; in 1954 Hurricane Carol hit New England, first storm name to be retired; and in 1997 Diana, Princess of Wales died in a car crash in Paris.
Friday, August 31, 2018

Today In History - August 30
Today in History 1682 William Pen left England to sail to the New World; in 1850 Honolulu, Hawaii becomes a city; and in 1930 William H. Taft, 27th U.S. President (1909-13) died.
Thursday, August 30, 2018


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