This Day in History

President Harry Truman signs the Marshall Plan

President Harry Truman signs the Marshall Plan into law, officially launching the European Recovery Program aimed at rebuilding war-torn Europe after World War II. Named after Secretary of State George C. Marshall, the plan provides billions of dollars in economic aid to European nations, fostering stability, prosperity, and cooperation in the aftermath of the devastating […]

Mahatma Gandhi is Assassinated 

A champion of nonviolent resistance, Mahatma Gandhi, was assassinated on January 30th, 1948. His teachings continue to inspire movements for civil rights and freedom worldwide.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is Adopted

December 10th, 1948, marked a watershed moment as the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This historic document outlines fundamental rights and freedoms for all individuals.