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    In 1955, a jury in Sumner, Mississippi, acquitted two white men, Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam, of murdering Black teenager Emmett Till. The two m…

      Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Anthony Mackie, Bruce Springsteen, Jason Alexander, Julio Iglesias,…

        In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves in rebel states should be free as of…

          Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bonnie Hunt, David Coverdale, Joan Jett, Mystikal, Nick Cave, Shari…

            In 1989, Hurricane Hugo crashed into Charleston, South Carolina, and more events that happened on this day in history.

              Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alfonso Ribeiro, Bill Murray, Billy Porter, Ethan Coen, Faith Hill,…

                In 2017, Hurricane Maria, the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years, struck the island, and more events that happened o…

                  Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Crystle Stewart, Deborah Roberts, Gary Cole, Jon Bernthal, Malachi …

                    In 1862, more than 3,600 men were killed in the Civil War Battle of Antietam in Maryland, and more events that happened on this day in history.

                      Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Baz Luhrmann, Danielle Brooks, Denyse Tontz, Kyle Chandler, Malik Y…

                        In 2004, San Francisco’s Barry Bonds hits the 700th home run of his career, joining Babe Ruth (714) and Hank Aaron (755) as the only players t…

                          In 1974, President Gerald R. Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for Vietnam war deserters and draft-evaders, and more events that ha…

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