This Day in History

General Motors Announces Plans to Phase Out Pontiac

On April 27, 2009, General Motors announced plans to phase out Pontiac, marking the end of an iconic American automobile brand known for its performance-oriented models like the GTO, the Firebird, and the Trans Am. This decision reflected the broader challenges facing the auto industry and the end of a chapter in American car culture. […]

Kepler Space Telescope Launches 

NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope was launched on this day with the mission to search for Earth-like planets orbiting other stars. Over its operational lifetime, Kepler made significant discoveries, including the identification of thousands of exoplanets, revolutionizing our understanding of planetary systems beyond our own.