On This Day In History

On This Day In History was a feature on the BBC Radio 1 breakfast show in the UK between 1988 and 1993. It was devised by the programme's presenter at the time, Simon Mayo.

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This day in history — July 22
On July 22, 1942, the Nazis began transporting Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto to the Treblinka concentration camp. On this date In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln presented to his cabinet a preliminary draft of the Emancipation Proclamation. In 1934, bank ...
On This Day In Civil War History
July 22, 1861: George B. McClellan is ordered to Washington to take command of the Army of the Potomac following the defeat at Bull Run. July 22, 1864: During the Battle of Atlanta, Major General James McPherson, commander of the Army of Tennessee is ...
On this day in history, June 21, 1861 The First Battle of Bull Run
In the first major land battle of the Civil War, a large Union force under General Irvin McDowell is routed by a Confederate army under General Pierre G.T. Beauregard. Three months after the Civil War erupted at Fort Sumter, Union military command still ...
This Day in Labor History: July 20, 1891
On July 20, 1891, militia forces guarding a stockade at a mine near Briceville, Tennessee surrendered to miners during Coal Creek War to keep convict laborers from competing with free miners. This was one of several tense moments in the larger struggle in ...
This day in history
Today is Sunday, July 23, the 204th day of 2017. There are 161 days left in the year. Birthdays: Concert pianist Leon Fleisher is 89. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy is 81. Actor Ronny Cox is 79. Radio personality Don Imus is 77. Actor Larry ...
THIS DAY IN HISTORY – Jessica Lynch gets hero’s welcome – 2003
On this day in 2003, U.S. Army Private Jessica Lynch, a prisoner-of-war who was rescued from an Iraqi hospital, receives a hero’s welcome when she returns to her hometown of Palestine, West Virginia. The story of the 19-year-old supply clerk, who was ...
This Day in Space History: One Small Step
I’m not sure what else need be said about the significance of what happened on this day in 1969, 48 years ago… it was a shining moment in human history, and will be — should be — remembered forever as an example of what people can achieve when ...
This Day in History: FDR Nominated for Third Term in 1940
On this day in 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was nominated for an unprecedented third term as president of the United States. George Washington set the precedent for two terms in 1796 when he declined to run for a third term. Watch the video to learn ...
This day in history: Neil Armstrong becomes first man to walk on the moon
On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong set foot on the surface of the moon and changed the course of history.
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In 5519/1759, the Baal Shem Tov and Harav Chaim Hakohen Rappaport of Lemberg, on orders of that city’s bishop, debated the heretical Frankists. By winning the debate, they prevented the Talmud from being burned. A Yom Tov is celebrated in some chassidic ... - Daily history, famous birthdays and ... - Today in History: Daily historical facts, events, famous birthdays, world history, United States history and music history.
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