Today in History

Listings for Thursday, August 22, 2019.

Birthdays:


Events:
  • 1485 Richard III slain at Bosworth Field - Last of the Plantagenets
  • 1787 John Fitch's steamboat completes its tests, years before Fulton
  • 1851 Gold fields discovered in Australia
  • 1963 Joe Walker in a NASA X-15, reaches 106 km (67 miles)

That's all for today.



Today In History