Welcome to The History Exchange.com. I love history, whether studying or researching or just reading something about history I didn't know. So I started collecting different things about history, maps, pictures, etc. But I also needed someplace to store this great information, thus The History Exchange. I get to play with two of the things I like most, web development and history. I hope you find some interesting information here and feel free to send me a note.

Everyone would talk about their diets and working out and what it made me do was go to craft services where all the food for the cast and crew was and I would eat.- Kristin Davis

Today in history (Monday,May 22, 2017)

0012BC A daytime meteor shower - possibly Zeta Perseid observed in China
17611st life insurance policy in US -issued in Phila
18461st steamer arrives in Hawaii
1856Violence in Senate - SC rep Brooks used a cane on Mass Sen Sumner
1868Great Train Robbery seven men made off with $98000 in cash
19091st SF fireboat - David Scannell - is launched
1924in Chicago - Nathan Leopold & Richard Loeb kidnap Robert Franks
1930Ruth hits 3 consecutive HR (10th of 60)
1933World Trade Day
1939Hitler & Mussolini sign `Pact of Steel'
1946Yankees turn triple play & defeat Tigers' 5-3
19471st ballistic missile fired
1947Truman Doctrine went into effect aiding Turkey & Greece
1953Yankee Irv Noren hits into a triple play - Yanks beat Wash 12-4
1962Roger Maris sets record by getting 4 intentional passes & ties record with 5 walks in a 9 inning game
1963Mickey Mantle hits a ball off Yankee Stadium's facade
1967Egyptian president Nassar closes Straits of Tiran to Israel
1970Arab terrorists kill 9 children & 3 adults on a school bus
1970Mel Stottlemyre sets record by walking 11 but wins 2-0
1972Ceylon became Republic of Sri Lanka
1981Soyuz 40 returns to Earth
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