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This Day in History Class
This Day in History Class
May 22, 2019
On this day in 1960, the largest earthquake in recorded history, a magnitude 9.5, hit off the coast of Chile.
May 21, 2019
On this day in 1979, riots took place in San Francisco in the aftermath of the trial for Mayor George Moscone and city supervisor Harvey Milk's assassination.
May 20, 2019
On this day in 1932, Amelia Earhart took off from Newfoundland on her first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean, becoming the first woman to complete such a trip.
May 19, 2019
On this day in 1930, playwright and activist Lorraine Hansberry was born in Chicago.
May 18, 2019
On this day in 1902, the Antikythera mechanism was discovered. Learn more about the mechanism at https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/the-antikythera-mechanism.htm
May 17, 2019
On this day in 1875, the first Kentucky Derby was held in Louisville. Learn more about the derby at https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/kentucky-derby-50-years.htm
May 16, 2019
On this day in 1929, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences held its first Academy Awards ceremony.
May 15, 2019
On this day in 1928, Mickey and Minnie Mouse debuted in a test screening of the animated short "Plane Crazy."
May 14, 2019
On this day in 1948, the State of Israel was created.
May 13, 2019
On this day in 1985, police bombed the house where members of the MOVE organization lived in West Philadelphia.
May 12, 2019
On this day in 1910, Nobel-prize winning chemist Dorothy Hodgkin was born.
May 11, 2019
On this day in 868, a copy of the Diamond Sutra was published. It is the oldest surviving complete dated and printed book.
May 10, 2019
On this day in 1849, a riot broke out at the Astor Place Opera House in New York.
May 9, 2019
On this day in 1893, the Kinetoscope had its first public demonstration at the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences.
May 8, 2019
On this day in 1945, the massacre of Algerian civilians by French authorities and European Algerians began in retaliation for anti-colonial demonstrations.
May 7, 2019
On this day in 1994, one version of Edvard Munch's famous painting "The Scream" was recovered months after it was stolen from the National Gallery in Norway.
May 6, 2019
On this day in 1884, circus performer and strongwoman Katie Sandwina was born. Learn more about Katie in an episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class at https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/the-glamorous-strongwoman.htm.
May 5, 2019
On this day in 1832, the Indian Vaccination Act went into effect, providing for the vaccination of thousands of Native Americans from smallpox.
May 4, 2019
On this day in 1919, thousands of students gathered at Tiananmen Square in Beijing to protest the Paris Peace Conference.
May 3, 2019
"Raja Harischandra," considered by many to be the first full-length Indian feature film, was released on this day in 1913.
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