Today in 1845, The Raven was published in The Evening Mirror in New York, the first publication with the name of the author, Edgar Allan Poe.
Today in 1981, farmer Renato Nicolaï, reported a UFO sighting in Trans-en-Provence, France, it has been claimed as “the most completely and carefully documented sighting of all time.”
Well today in 1833 the Russian Empire nation anthem, “God Save the Tsar!” was first performed.
Today in 1964, Che Guevara spoke at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. When he left he bought a t-shirt in Times Square with his face on it.
Today in 1791, the first edition of The Observer, the world’s first Sunday newspaper, was published. Six months later Peanuts, featuring good ol’ Charlie Brown was featured regularly.
Today we are thankful. Also today, in 1922, Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon become the first people in over 3000 years to enter the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun.