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History.com – Queen Mary I, the monarch of England and Ireland since 1553, dies and is succeeded by her 25-year-old half-sister, Elizabeth. The two half-sisters,...

History.com – One World Trade Center officially opens in Manhattan on November 3, 2014. The new tower, along with the rest of the World Trade Center...

History.com – On October 20, 1947, the notorious Red Scare kicks into high gear in Washington, as a Congressional committee begins investigating Communist influence in one of...

History.com – Flight attendant Paula Prince buys a bottle of cyanide-laced Tylenol. Prince was found dead on October 1, 1982, becoming the final victim of...

History.com – On September 15, 1978, boxer Muhammad Ali defeats Leon Spinks at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans to win the world heavyweight boxing title for the third time...

History.com – On November 10, 1969, “Sesame Street,” a pioneering TV show that would teach generations of young children the alphabet and how to count,...

History.com – At 2:35 on the afternoon of October 27, 1904, New York City Mayor George McClellan takes the controls on the inaugural run of...

History.com – The cornerstone is laid for a presidential residence in the newly designated capital city of Washington, D.C. In 1800, President John Adams became the first...

History.com – On September 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issues a preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, which sets a date for the freedom of more than 3 million enslaved...