What Happened in History on This Day?

On this day _____ happened in history! Check out our blog post to learn more about what happened on this day in history.

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What Happened In History On This Day? is a reference book that gives brief accounts of historical events that have occurred on each day of the year. It includes events from all over the world and from all periods of history, so there is something of interest for everyone.

What Happened Today in History?

Events that have happened on this day in history.Today in history, one of the most important events happened. It was on this day that America was founded. Today, we celebrate this event by talking about the some of the other things that have happened on this day in history.


January 1
1752 – The Gregorian calendar was introduced in Britain and the American colonies.
1788 – Georgia became the 4th state to ratify the US Constitution.
1863 – Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves in rebel states should be free as of January 1, 1863.
1892 – The Ellis Island Immigrant Station in New York Harbor opened.
1942 – The Philippine Islands were declared an open city by Japan and US forces began their invasion in World War II.
1946 – Emperor Hirohito of Japan gave his first recorded radio address, appealing for peace.
1963 – Pope John XXIII issued the encyclical Pacem in Terris (Peace on Earth).


1769-Marie Antoinette, future queen of France, was born in Vienna, Austria.
1775-The Continental Army, forerunner of the United States Army, was established by the Continental Congress.
1782-The United States and Britain signed preliminary peace articles in Paris, ending the Revolutionary War.
1867-Nebraska become the 37th state.


On this day in history, [ inserts famous person or event ] died. This person/event was important because [explain why]. Today, we remember this person/event by [explain how we commemorate them/it].


In conclusion, learning about what happened in history on this day can be a fun and educational activity. It can help you understand the events that have shaped our world and the people who have made it what it is today.

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