Today In History

May 26 1521 Martin Luther's writings were banned by the Edict of Worms. 1868 President Andrew Johnson avoided conviction for impeachment...

Today In History

May 25 1787 The Constitutional Convention convened in Philadelphia under the leadership of George Washington, in order to establish a new U.S....

Today In History

May 24 1844 Samuel Morse transmitted the first telegraph message, in which he asked, "What hath God wrought?" 1883 The Brooklyn Bridge,...

Today In History

May 23 1430 Joan of Arc was captured by the Burgundians and subsequently sold to the English. 1788 South Carolina became the 8th state in...