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On This Day – April 28

1881 – Billy the Kid Escapes From Prison An infamous desperado is finally detained, sentenced to hang, and jailed only to escape …

On This Day – April 21

753 BC – Rome Founded By Romulus and Remus For most Americans their hometowns origin usually involves Lewis & Clark, an old …

On This Day – April 6

1722 – Peter the Great ends tax on beards It is well known that throughout history the main role of any government …

On This Day – March 31

1889 – Eiffel Tower Opens to the Public When Paris hosted the 1889 Worlds Fair they turned to engineer Gustave Eiffel and …

On This Day – March 23

1775 – Patrick Henry proclaims “Give me liberty or give me death” There was a time early on during the American Revolution …

March 11, 1989 – Cops debuts

For most Americans their favorite activities are rubbernecking and enjoying the misfortune of others. That is why Cops is the longest running …

On This Day – June 24

1374 – Aechen, Germany experiences outbreak of “dancing mania” Dance fever is real and John Travolta is not patient zero. It can …