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Today in History: November 7
Today in History: November 7
Among today's events in history, President Franklin D. Roosevelt won an unprecedented fourth term in office, defeating Republican Thomas E. Dewey in 1944.
Today in History: November 6
Today in History: November 6
Among today's events in history, 39 people were killed when the Kelly Barnes Dam in Georgia burst, sending a wall of water through Toccoa Falls College in 1977.
Today in History: November 5
Today in History: November 5
Among today's events in history, former President Ronald Reagan disclosed he had Alzheimer's disease in 1994.
Today in History: November 4
Today in History: November 4
Among today's events in history, the entrance to King Tutankhamen's tomb was discovered in Egypt in 1922.
Today in History: November 3
Today in History: November 3
Among today's events in history, President Franklin D. Roosevelt won a landslide election victory over Republican challenger Alfred M. “Alf” Landon in 1936.
Today in History: November 2
Today in History: November 2
Among today's events in history, former Georgia Gov. Jimmy Carter became the first candidate from the Deep South since the Civil War to be elected president in 1976.
Today in History: November 1
Today in History: November 1
Among today's events in history, the United States exploded the first hydrogen bomb, code-named “Ivy Mike,” at Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands in 1952.
Today in History: October 31
Today in History: October 31
Among today's events in history, magician Harry Houdini died in Detroit of peritonitis resulting from a ruptured appendix in 1926.
Today in History: Oct. 30
Today in History: Oct. 30
Among today's events in history, Muhammad Ali knocked out George Foreman in the eighth round of a 15-round known as the "Rumble in the Jungle," to regain his world heavyweight title.
Today in History: October 27
Today in History: October 27
Among today's events in history, the Boston Red Sox won their first World Series since 1918, sweeping the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4 in 2004.