this day in history

This Day in History for May 3 – The First Spam E-mail Is Sent and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1802 – Washington, DC is granted a municipal government consisting of a mayor appointed by the president of the US, officially incorporating it as a city (More info) 1877 – Ontario, Canada’s Labatt Park, the oldest continually operating baseball grounds in the world, has its first game (More info)
This Day in History for April 30 – Hitler Commits Suicide and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1803 – France sells the Louisiana territory and adjoining lands to the US as part of the Louisiana Purchase (More info) 1939 – Commercial television makes its official US debut, broadcasting from the Empire State Building at the New York World’s Fair (More info)
This Day in History for April 28 – Mussolini Exocuted and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1789 – Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny against Capt. William Bligh aboard the British ship ‘Bounty’ (More info) 1945 – Former Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and his mistress are executed by firing squad (More info)
This Day in History for April 27 – Sultana Steamboat Disaster and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1865 – The steamboat Sultana explodes on the Mississippi River and kills 1,700 passengers, many of whom were discharged Union soldiers (More info) 1956 – Rocky Marciano becomes the only heavyweight boxing champion to retire with a perfect record (More info)