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In 2010, President Barack Obama introduced Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, billing her as a unifying force for a fractured court, and more …

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bono, Kenan Thompson, Missy Franklin, Suzan-Lori Parks, Victoria Ro…

1980, 35 people were killed when a freighter rammed the Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay in Florida, and more events that happened on thi…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Amy Hill, Audrina Patridge, Billy Joel, Chris Diamantopoulos, Ghost…

President Harry S. Truman announced on radio that Nazi Germany’s forces had surrendered, and that “the flags of freedom fly all over Europe,” …

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including David Attenborough, Domhnall Gleeson, Enrique Iglesias, Philip Bail…

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Germany signed an unconditional surrender at Allied headquarters in Rheims, France, ending its role in World War II, and more events that happ…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Aidy Bryant, Amy Heckerling, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Campbell, Thelma…

In 1937, the hydrogen-filled German airship Hindenburg caught fire and crashed while attempting to dock, and more events that happened on this…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bob Seger, Gabourey Sidibe, George Clooney, Meek Mill, Naomi Scott,…

In 1945, Denmark and the Netherlands were liberated as a German surrender went into effect, and more events that happened on this day in history.

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Adele, Craig David, Danielle Fishel, Henry Cavill, Raheem DeVaughn,…

In 1970, Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire during an anti-war protest at Kent State University, and more events that happened on this day in…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Erin Andrews, Katherine Jackson, Kimora Lee Simmons, Richard Jenkin…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bobby Cannavale, Christina Hendricks, Dule Hill, Eric Church, Frank…

In 1994, Nelson Mandela claimed victory in the wake of South Africa’s first democratic elections, and more events that happened on this day in…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Christine Baranski, David Beckham, Donatella Versace, Dwayne Johnso…

In 2011, President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden during a U.S. commando operation, and more events that happened on this…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Darius McCrary, Jamie Dornan, Ray Parker Jr., Rita Coolidge, Tim Mc…

George Washington took the oath of office in New York as the first president of the United States, and more events that happened on this day i…

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