Today In History

TMN STAFF May 24, there are 221 days left in this year.   1844- Samuel Morse transmitted the first telegraph message, in which he asked, "What hath God wrought?" 1883- The Brooklyn Bridge,...

Today In History

TMN STAFF May 23, there are 222 days remaining in this year.   1430- Joan of Arc was captured by the Burgundians and subsequently sold to the English. 1788- South Carolina became the 8th state...

Today In History

TMN STAFF May 20, there are 225 days left in this year. 1506- Christopher Columbus died in Spain. 1861- North Carolina voted to secede from the Union. 1927- Charles Lindbergh began the first solo...

Today In History

TMN STAFF May 19   1536- Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII, was beheaded. 1588- The 130-ship-strong Spanish Armada set sail for England; it was defeated in August. 1643- The...