This Day in History


AMERICAN REVOLUTION

1785

Georgia incorporates the first state university »

AUTOMOTIVE

1965

Shelby GT 350 debuts »

CIVIL WAR

1862

Lincoln orders armies to advance »

COLD WAR

1973

U.S. officially ends participation in a Cold War conflict »

CRIME

1978

The so-called Dracula killer »

DISASTER

2002

Explosions trigger deadly panic in Nigeria »

GENERAL INTEREST

1926

Baird demonstrates TV »

1967

Astronauts die in launch pad fire »

1975

Senate investigation of FBI and CIA activities begins »

1991

Somali dictator flees »

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