On This Day In History

Looking For The Light

1898.    

Painter Henri Matisse (28) weds Amélie Noellie Parayre

1841 

George Melville, American polar explorer & naval engineer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1912)

First meeting of the United Nations

The first General Assembly of the United Nations, comprising 51 nations, convenes at Westminster Central Hall in London, England. One week later, the U.N. Security Council met for the first time and established its rules of procedure. Then, on January 24, the General Assembly …read more

AOL-Time Warner formed

On this day in 2000, in one of the biggest media mergers in history, America Online Inc. announces plans to acquire Time Warner Inc. for some $182 billion in stock and debt. The result was a $350 billion mega-corporation, AOL Time Warner, which held dominant positions in every …read more

1929

The first Adventures of Tintin comic book is published

Hergé’s books became hugely…

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