Bickering over land claims between Virginia and Maryland delayed final ratification for almost four more years. On this day in 1998, the brand-new Daimler Chrysler began trading its shares on the New York Stock Exchange.
After two weeks and one failed attack, he abandoned the siege and rejoined General Robert E. The Knoxville campaign began in November when Longstreet took 17,000 troops from Chattanooga... The meeting was the climax of years of discussions between the two nations concerning the means to curb the Cold War arms race.
Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency Gerard Smith...
C., area and dominated national headlines in October 2002.
Police charged that Muhammad and his 17-year-old accomplice, Lee Boyd Malvo, killed 10 people and wounded three...
Wealthy socialite Barbara Baekeland is stabbed to death with a kitchen knife by her 25-year-old son, Antony, in her London, England, penthouse.
When police arrived at the scene, Antony was calmly placing a telephone order for Chinese food.
On this day in 1421, a storm in the North Sea batters the European coastline.
Over the next several days, approximately 10,000 people in what is now the Netherlands died in the resulting floods.
After advancing relatively quickly through Belgium and eastern France during the first weeks of World War I, the Germans were defeated by the...
On this day in 1887, Bernard Law Montgomery, British general and one of the most formidable Allied commanders of the war, as well as one of the most disliked, is born in London.
The Suez Canal, connecting the Mediterranean and the Red seas, is inaugurated in an elaborate ceremony attended by French Empress Eugénie, wife of Napoleon III.