Glancing Backward
Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 2, 1944, German troops crushed the two-month-old Warsaw Uprising, during which a quarter of a million people were killed. Glanc (read more)
Today is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 1, 1964, the Free Speech Movement began at the University of California, Berkeley, as students spontaneously protested the arre (read more)
Today is Tuesday, September 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On September 30, 1954, the first nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Nautilus, was commissioned by the U.S. Navy. (read more)
Today is Monday, Sept. 29, the 272nd day of 2014. There are 93 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 29, 1789, the U.S. War Department established a regular army with a strength of several hundred men. Glanci (read more)
Today is Saturday, Sept. 28, the 271th day of 2013. There are 94 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 28, 1787, the Congress of the Confederation voted to send the just-completed Constitution of the United St (read more)
Today is Saturday, Sept. 27, the 270th day of 2014. There are 95 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 27, 1964, the government publicly released the report of the Warren Commission, which concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald had ac (read more)
Today is Friday, Sept. 26, the 269th day of 2014. There are 96 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 26, 1789, Thomas Jefferson was confirmed by the Senate to be the first United States secretary of state; John Jay, the first ch (read more)
Today is Thursday, Sept. 25, the 268th day of 2014. There are 97 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 25, 1789, the first United States Congress adopted 12 amendments to the Constitution and sent them to the states for ratifica (read more)