Glancing Backward
Today is Thursday, May 28, the 148th day of 2015. There are 217 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 28, 1945, the novel "Brideshead Revisited" by Evelyn Waugh was published in London by Chapman & Hall. Glancing Backward Locally (read more)
Today is Wednesday, May 27, the 147th day of 2015. There are 218 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 27, 1935, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States, unanimously struck down the National Industrial (read more)
Today is Tuesday, May 26, the 146th day of 2015. There are 219 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 26, 1940, Operation Dynamo, the evacuation of some 338,000 Allied troops from Dunkirk, France, began during World War II. Glanci (read more)
Today is Monday, May 25, the 145th day of 2015. There are 220 days left in the year. This is the Memorial Day observance. Today's Highlight in History: On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali knocked out Sonny Liston in the first round of their (read more)
Today is Sunday, May 24, the 144th day of 2015. There are 221 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 24, 1935, the first major league baseball game to be played at night took place at Cincinnati's Crosley Field as the Reds beat the (read more)
Today is Saturday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2015. There are 222 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 23, 1945, Nazi official Heinrich Himmler committed suicide by biting into a cyanide capsule while in British custody in Luneburg (read more)
Today is Friday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2015. There are 223 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 22, 1915, the Lassen Peak volcano in Northern California exploded, devastating nearby areas but causing no deaths. Glancing Backw (read more)
Today is Thursday, May 21, the 141st day of 2015. There are 224 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 21, 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh landed his Spirit of St. Louis monoplane near Paris, completing the first solo airplane flight ac (read more)