On this day in history, the US got a great deal on Alaska. One of our favorite superheroes made his debut this day in history. Lend us your ear, and you’ll also find out which famous artist was born on this day. All this and more in today’s episode of On This Day.Continue reading
What important event with regards to the “taming of the West” happened today? What did Cassius Clay do on this day? Do you know what famous impressionist artist celebrates his birthday today? Get your answers in today’s episode.
Learn why it became safer to walk the streets of New York on this day. Do you recall what year the Pittsburg Steelers won their fifth Super Bowl? What home run hitting baseball player was born on this day? Answers to these and more in today’s On This Day.
Also new to today’s show: Today’s History Quiz. After the episode I give you a short quiz to test your memory on what you just heard.