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This Day, That Year – November 16

This day in history we feature the Hoxne Hoard. Eric Lawes, a metal detectorist of Hoxne in Suffolk, England discovered the Hoxne Hoard on this day in 1992. Trivia – Hoxne Hoard The Hoxne Hoard is the largest hoard of late Roman silver and gold discovered in Britain, and the largest collection of gold and […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – November 15

This day in history we feature Xbox. Microsoft released Xbox, a video game console system on this day in 2001. Trivia – Xbox The Xbox is a home video game console and the first installment in the Xbox series of video game consoles manufactured by Microsoft. It was released as Microsoft’s first foray into the […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – November 14

This day in history we feature Great Comet of 1680. German astronomer Gottfried Kirch discovers the first comet by telescope on this day in 1680. Trivia – Great Comet of 1680 C/1680 V1, also called the Great Comet of 1680, Kirch’s Comet, and Newton’s Comet. It became one of the brightest comets of the seventeenth […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – November 13

This day in history we feature Whoopi Goldberg. She is an American actor, comedian, author, and television personality born on this day in 1955. Trivia – Whoopi Goldberg American actress Whoopi Goldberg has received many awards and nominations for her film, television, and stage work. Having acted in over 150 films, Goldberg is one of […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – November 12

This day in history we feature Bay Bridge. In California, the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge opens to traffic on this day in 1936. Trivia – Bay Bridge The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, known locally as the Bay Bridge, is a complex of bridges spanning San Francisco Bay in California. As part of Interstate 80 and […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – November 11

This day in history we feature Louvre Abu Dhabi. The first universal museum in the Arab World was opened on this day in 2017. Trivia – Louvre Abu Dhabi The Louvre Abu Dhabi is an art museum located on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It runs under an agreement between the UAE […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – November 10

This day in history we feature Sesame Street. The American children’s TV series Sesame Street was premiered on National Educational Television network on this day in 1969. Trivia – Sesame Street Sesame Street is an American educational children’s television series that combines live-action, sketch comedy, animation and puppetry. It is produced by Sesame Workshop (known […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – November 9

This day in history we feature Venus Express. The European Space Agency launched the first Venus exploration mission on this day in 2005. Trivia – Venus Express The Venus Express (VEX) mission is launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, it arrived at Venus in April 2006 and began continuously sending back science data from […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – November 8

This day in history we feature HBO. Home Box Office, otherwise known as HBO, was launched on this day in 1972. Trivia – HBO Home Box Office (HBO) is an American pay television network, which is the flagship property of namesake parent subsidiary Home Box Office, Inc., itself a unit owned by Warner Bros. Discovery. […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – November 7

This day in history we feature Museum of Modern Art. In New York City, the Museum of Modern Art opens to the public on this day in 1929. Trivia – Museum of Modern Art The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is an art museum located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, on 53rd Street between […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – November 6

This day in history we feature Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. The fourth movie of J.K. Rowling’s novel series, was premiered in Leicester Square, London, UK on this day in 2005. Trivia – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a 2005 fantasy film directed […]...Read More