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This Day, That Year – August 8

This day in history we feature the Jim Corbett National Park. India’s first National Park a natural area in southern Uttarakhand state, India was founded on this day in 1936. Trivia – Jim Corbett National Park Corbett National Park, also called Jim Corbett National Park. It was established as Hailey National Park covering 323.75 km2 […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – August 7

This day in history we feature Peace Bridge. The Bridge opens between Fort Erie, Ontario and Buffalo, New York on this day in 1927. Trivia – Peace Bridge The Peace Bridge is an international bridge between Canada and the United States at the east end of Lake Erie at the source of the Niagara River, […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – August 6

This day in history we feature Vera Farmiga. An American actress and producer, was born on this day in 1973. Trivia – Vera Farmiga Vera Farmiga made her television debut in the Fox fantasy adventure series Roar, and her feature film debut in the drama-thriller Return to Paradise. Farmiga’s breakthrough came in 2004 with her […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – August 5

This day in history we feature Neil Armstrong. An American astronaut and the first person to walk on the Moon, was born on this day in 1930. Trivia – Neil Armstrong Armstrong was born and raised in Wapakoneta, Ohio. A graduate of Purdue University, he studied aeronautical engineering. He was also a naval aviator, test […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – August 4

This day in history we feature NASA’s Phoenix. It was an uncrewed space probe launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on this day in 2007. Trivia – NASA’s Phoenix Phoenix was NASA’s sixth successful landing on Mars, from seven attempts, and the first in Mars’ polar region. The mission had two goals. […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – August 3

This day in history we feature the Santa Claus Land. World’s first themed amusement park, opened in Santa Claus, Indiana, United States on this day in 1946. Trivia – Santa Claus Land Santa Claus Land now well known as Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari is a combination theme park and water park. The theme park […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – August 2

This day in history we feature the Helsinki Metro. The first rapid transit system of Finland, was opened to the general public on this day in 1982. Trivia – Helsinki Metro The Helsinki Metro is operated by Helsinki City Transport for HSL and carries 92.6 million passengers per year. The system consists of 2 lines, […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – August 1

This day in history we feature Music Television. The channel, popularly known as MTV is an American cable channel that was launched on this day in 1981. Trivia – Music Television Based in New York City, it serves as the flagship property of the MTV Entertainment Group. The channel originally aired music videos and related […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – July 31

This day in history we feature Michael Phelps. He breaks the record set in 1964 by Larisa Latynina for the most medals won at the Olympics on this day in 2012. Trivia – Michael Phelps Michael Fred Phelps II is an American former competitive swimmer. He is the most successful and most decorated Olympian of […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – July 30

This day in history we feature the Trans-Canada Highway. It was the longest national highway of that time in the world and was officially opened on this day in 1962. Trivia – Trans-Canada Highway The Trans-Canada is a transcontinental federal–provincial highway system that travels through all ten provinces of Canada, from the Pacific Ocean on […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – July 29

This day in history we feature The Royal Wedding. Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer got married at St Paul’s Cathedral in London, United Kingdom on this day in 1981. Trivia – The Royal Wedding The ceremony was a traditional Church of England wedding service. 3,500 guests made up the congregation at St Paul’s Cathedral. […]...Read More