Thursday, March 4, 2021

On This Day

On This Day :: March 3

1918 - Germany and its allies signed the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Russia, ending hostilities between them in World War One. 1931 - "The Star-Spangled...

On This Day :: March 3

1918 - Germany and its allies signed the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Russia, ending hostilities between them in World War One. 1931 - "The Star-Spangled...

On This Day :: March 2

1917 - Tsar Nicholas II of Russia abdicated. 1962 - The Burmese army, led by Ne Win, seized power in a coup. 1998 - The film...

On This Day :: March 1

1932 - The 20-month-old son of the American aviator Charles Lindbergh was kidnapped; he was found dead in May. 1999 - General Olusegun Obasanjo was...

On This Day :: February 28

1922 - Britain formally declared Egypt's independence, but retained control of the Suez Canal and the country's defence. 1994 - South Korean, 73, breaks record...

On This Day :: February 25

1921 - Russian soldiers capture Tbilisi and declare the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic. 1948 - In Czechoslovakia, President Edvard Benes accepted the resignations of non-Communist...

On This Day :: February 24

1935 - Grand Prix in Pau. 1946 - Juan Peron elected as president in Argentina. 2000 - Philippines Mayon Volcano erupts, causing thousands to flee their...

On This Day :: February 23

1934 - Edward Elgar, English composer, died. 1965 - Stan Laurel, British-born half of the Laurel and Hardy comedy duo, died. 1981 - Lieutenant Colonel Antonio...

On This Day :: February 22

1924 - Calvin Coolidge became the first U.S. president to give a radio broadcast from the White House. 1942 - Stefan Zweig, the Austrian writer,...

On This Day :: February 21

1919 - International Socialist and Bavarian Premier Herr Kurt Eisner shot and killed. 1948 - NASCAR founded in Daytona Beach, Florida. 1972 - Richard Nixon became...

On This Day :: Feburary 20

1942 - Edward O'Hare becomes America's first World War II flying ace. 1942 - In World War Two, the Japanese invaded Portuguese Timor; Portugal protested...

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