This Day in History Class

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This Day in History Class

From the desk of “Stuff You Missed in History Class,” “This Day in History Class” quickly recounts a tidbit from today’s events in history.

  • The Museum of Modern Art realizes a work by Matisse had been hung upside down - December 4th, 1961

    December 4, 2021

    The Museum of Modern Art realizes a work by Matisse had been hung upside down - December 4th, 1961

  • Eleven people are trampled at a concert by The Who - December 3rd, 1979

    December 3, 2021

    Eleven people are trampled at a concert by The Who - December 3rd, 1979

  • Charles Dickens gives his first public reading in the U.S. - December 2nd, 1867

    December 2, 2021

    Charles Dickens gives his first public reading in the U.S. - December 2nd, 1867

  • Antarctica is declared a military-free continent - December 1st, 1959

    December 1, 2021

    Antarctica is declared a military-free continent - December 1st, 1959

  • Barbados declares its independence from Great Britain - November 30th, 1966

    November 30, 2021

    Barbados declares its independence from Great Britain - November 30th, 1966

  • James Jay invents an invisible ink that aids George Washington - November 29th, 1775

    November 29, 2021

    James Jay invents an invisible ink that aids George Washington - November 29th, 1775

  • The first American automobile race is held in Chicago - November 28th, 1895

    November 28, 2021

    The first American automobile race is held in Chicago - November 28th, 1895

  • George Custer massacres peaceful Cheyenne near the Washita River - November 27th, 1868

    November 27, 2021

    George Custer massacres peaceful Cheyenne near the Washita River - November 27th, 1868

  • FDR establishes the modern Thanksgiving holiday - November 26th, 1941

    November 26, 2021

    FDR establishes the modern Thanksgiving holiday - November 26th, 1941

  • Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" opens in London - November 25th, 1952

    November 25, 2021

    Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" opens in London - November 25th, 1952

  • Dutch explorer Abel Tasman sights modern day Tasmania - November 24th, 1642

    November 24, 2021

    Dutch explorer Abel Tasman sights modern day Tasmania - November 24th, 1642

  • The world’s first jukebox is installed at a bar in San Francisco - November 23rd, 1889

    November 23, 2021

    The world’s first jukebox is installed at a bar in San Francisco - November 23rd, 1889

  • Star Trek breaks a cultural barrier by airing an interracial kiss - November 22nd, 1968

    November 22, 2021

    Star Trek breaks a cultural barrier by airing an interracial kiss - November 22nd, 1968

  • Ella Fitzgerald wins Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater - November 21st, 1934

    November 21, 2021

    Ella Fitzgerald wins Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater - November 21st, 1934

  • Garrett Morgan patents the three-position traffic signal - November 20th, 1923

    November 20, 2021

    Garrett Morgan patents the three-position traffic signal - November 20th, 1923

  • Pop duo Milli Vanilli is stripped of their Grammy Award - November 19th, 1990

    November 19, 2021

    Pop duo Milli Vanilli is stripped of their Grammy Award - November 19th, 1990

  • William Tell allegedly shoots an apple off his son's head - November 18th, 1307

    November 18, 2021

    William Tell allegedly shoots an apple off his son's head - November 18th, 1307

  • TV viewers are outraged when a tense football game is cut off to air Heidi - November 17th, 1968

    November 17, 2021

    TV viewers are outraged when a tense football game is cut off to air Heidi - November 17th, 1968

  • Paul McCartney releases "Wonderful Christmastime" - November 16th, 1979

    November 16, 2021

    Paul McCartney releases "Wonderful Christmastime" - November 16th, 1979

  • A member of the Indiana Textbook Commission calls Robin Hood a communist - November 15th, 1953

    November 15, 2021

    A member of the Indiana Textbook Commission calls Robin Hood a communist - November 15th, 1953

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