Today in History

Listings for Friday, September 6, 2019.


  • The National Holiday of Swaziland.
  • 1628 Puritans land at Salem, form Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  • 1716 First lighthouse in US built, in Boston
  • 1869 First westbound train arrives in San Francisco.
  • 1909 Word received: Peary discovered the North Pole five months ago.
  • 1966 Star Trek appears on TV for the 1st time, on NBC. Beam me up!

That's all for today.

Today In History