Glancing Backward
Today is Friday, April 17, the 107th day of 2015. There are 258 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 17, 1975, Cambodia's five-year war ended as the capital Phnom Penh fell to the Khmer Rouge, which instituted brutal, radical p (read more)
Today is Thursday, April 16, the 106th day of 2015. There are 259 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On April 16, 1945, during World War II, a Soviet submarine in the Baltic Sea torpedoed and sank the MV Goya, which Germany was using (read more)
Today is Wednesday, April 15, the 105th day of 2015. There are 260 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 15, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln died nine hours after being shot the night before by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theate (read more)
Today is Tuesday, April 14, the 104th day of 2015. There are 261 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 14, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was shot and mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth during a performance (read more)
Today is Monday, April 13, the 103rd day of 2015. There are 262 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 13, 1965, 16-year-old Lawrence Wallace Bradford Jr. was appointed by New York Republican Jacob Javits to be the fir (read more)
Today is Saturday, April 12, the 102nd day of 2015. There are 263 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On April 12, 1954, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission opened a hearing on whether Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, scientifi (read more)
Today is Saturday, April 11, the 101st day of 2015. There are 264 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 11, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln spoke to a crowd outside the White House, saying, "We meet this evening, not in sorrow, (read more)
Today is Friday, April 10, the 100th day of 2015. There are 265 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 10, 1925, the novel "The Great Gatsby," F. Scott Fitzgerald's Jazz Age evocation of empty materialism, shattered illusion and (read more)