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Today in History: November 18
Today in History: November 18
Among today's events in history, Walt Disney's first sound-synchronized animated cartoon, “Steamboat Willie” starring Mickey Mouse, premiered in New York in 1928.
Today in History: November 17
Today in History: November 17
Among today's events in history, President Richard Nixon told AP members in Orlando, Florida: “People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook.”
Today in History: November 16
Today in History: November 16
Among today's events in history, mob boss Al Capone was released from prison after serving 7 1/2 years for tax evasion and failure to file tax returns in 1939.
Today in History: November 15
Today in History: November 15
Among today's events in history, the flight of Gemini 12, the final mission of the Gemini program, ended successfully in 1966.
Today in History: November 14
Today in History: November 14
Among today's events in history, the U.S. Army's first major military operation of the Vietnam War began with the start of the five-day Battle of Ia Drang in 1965.
Today in History: November 13
Today in History: November 13
Among today's events in history, some 23,000 residents of Armero, Colombia, died when a volcanic mudslide buried the city in 1985.
Today in History: November 11
Today in History: November 11
Among today's events in history, fighting in World War I ended as the Allies and Germany signed an armistice in the Forest of Compiegne in 1918.
Today in History: November 10
Today in History: November 10
Among today's events in history, the children's educational program “Sesame Street” made its debut on National Educational Television (later PBS) in 1969.
Today in History: November 9
Today in History: November 9
Among today's events in history, communist East Germany threw open its borders, allowing citizens to travel freely to the West in 1989.
Today in History: November 8
Today in History: November 8
Among today's events in history, a federal judge in Cleveland dismissed charges against eight Ohio National Guardsmen in the 1970 Kent State shootings.