Right Now in This Day in History Class

Kapenguria Six Trial Began - Dec. 3, 1952

The trial of the Kapenguria Six began on this day in 1952.

Monroe Doctrine - Dec. 2, 1823

The Monroe Doctrine was articulated in an address to Congress on this day in 1823.

Rosa Parks Refused to Give Up Her Seat - Dec. 1, 1955

Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus on this day in 1955. There's more in the February 3 and 5, 2014, episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class.

Elizabeth I Delivered Golden Speech - Nov. 30, 1601

Elizabeth I delivered her "Golden Speech" on this day in 1601.

Zong Massacre - Nov. 29, 1781

The Zong Massacre began on this day in 1781.

Anne Bonny and Mary Read Convicted - November 28, 1720

Anne Bonny and Mary Read were convicted of piracy on this day in 1720. You can find more to the story in the August 15, 2016 episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class.

George Moscone and Harvey Milk Assassinated - Nov. 27, 1978

George Moscone and Harvey Milk were assassinated on this day in 1978.

Archaeologists Entered King Tut's Tomb - Nov. 26, 1922

Archaeologists entered the tomb of King Tutankhamun on this day in 1922. There's more to the story in the September 15, 2010 episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class.

Mirabal Sisters Assassinated - Nov. 25, 1960

The Mirabal Sisters were assassinated in the Dominican Republic on this day in 1960. You can learn more in the November 21 2018 episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class.

A man known as D.B. Cooper parachuted out of an airplane and was never seen again on this day in 1971. You can learn more in the October 3, 2011 episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class.

St. John Slave Insurrection - Nov. 23, 1733

The St. John Slave Insurrection began on this day in 1733.

Blackbeard Killed - Nov. 22, 1718

Blackbeard was killed on this day in 1718. There's more to the story in the May 5, 2014 episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class.

Mayflower Compact - Nov. 21, 1620

The Mayflower Compact was signed on this day in 1620.

A Whale Sank the Essex - Nov. 20, 1820

A whale sank the Essex on this day in 1820. There's more in the Sep. 27, 2010 episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class.

Indira Gandhi Born - Nov. 19, 1917

Indira Gandhi was born on this day in 1917.

"Steamboat Willie" Released - Nov. 18, 1928

"Steamboat Willie" was released on this day in 1928.

H.H. Holmes Arrested - Nov. 17, 1894.

H.H. Holmes was arrested on this day in 1894. There's more in the Jan. 23 and 25, 2012 episodes of Stuff You Missed in History Class.

Battle of Cajamarca - Nov. 16, 1532

The Battle of Cajamarca, also called the Massacre of Cajamarca, took place on this day in 1532. You can learn more in the April 4, 2018 episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class.

Sherman's March to the Sea - Nov. 15, 1864

Sherman's March to the Sea began on this day in 1864.

BBC Began Daily Radio Broadcasting - Nov. 14, 1922

BBC began daily radio broadcasts on this day in 1922.