Wallenda Makes Grand Canyon Crossing On High Wire

On this day in 2013, 34-year-old aerialist Nik Wallenda becomes the first person to walk a high wire across the […]

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Three People Killed, Hundreds Injured In Boston Marathon Bombing

On this day in 2013, two bombs go off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three spectators […]

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Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s First Female Prime Minister, Dies

On this day in 2013, Margaret Thatcher, the first–and so far only–female prime minister of the United Kingdom, dies in […]

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Longtime Egyptian Leader Hosni Mubarak Sentenced To Life In Prison

On this day in 2012, former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is found guilty of failing to stop the killings of […]

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Facebook Raises $16 Billion In Largest Tech IPO In U.S. History

On this day in history, Facebook, the world’s largest social network, holds its initial public offering (IPO) and raises $16 […]

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