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This Day in History
Biography of the Day
This Day in History
This Day in History highlights one main event, such as "March 6, 1924 - King Tut's tomb opened," featured with a photo or image and a paragraph containing more detail. These daily entries also include a list of additional events that happened on the same day, such as: January 12, 1969 - American football quarterback Joe Namath, having "guaranteed" victory, led the New York Jets to a 16–7 win over favored Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III; May 28, 1961 - Amnesty International was founded in London; June 18, 1429 - Joan of Arc led the French army against the English at Patay; and July 9, 1942 - Anne Frank and her family went into hiding in Amsterdam. You can also direct users to our site, where they can explore the full encyclopedia articles and additional media.
Biography of the Day
Daily entries provide a quick look at some of the most interesting figures in history and from today. The content includes a quote, a photo or image, and a short description of the highlights of each subject's life and contributions. Upcoming featured biographies include: Sir Paul McCartney, Edgar Allen Poe, John Hancock, Medgar Evers, Diana, Princess of Wales, Lou Gehrig, Jacques Cousteau, Fred Astaire, Tony Blair, Amelia Earhart, Howlin’ Wolf, Leon Spinks, and Michelangelo.
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