Today in History

Listings for Saturday, July 13, 2019.

Birthdays:


Events:
  • 1865 Horace Greeley advises readers to "Go west". He meant Michigan.
  • 1919 First lighter-than-air transatlantic flight completed.
  • 1977 New York City experiences a 25 hr black-out
  • 1984 Sergei Bubka of USSR pole vaults a record 5.89 m.

That's all for today.



Today In History