This Day in History

Boston Marathon Bombing 

On April 15, 2013, tragedy strikes once again as three people are killed and hundreds more injured in a terrorist bombing near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The attack, carried out by two brothers using homemade pressure cooker bombs, shocks the nation and prompts a massive manhunt and heightened security measures. Despite the […]

Margaret Thatcher Dies

On this day in history, Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s first female Prime Minister and a towering figure in 20th-century politics, passes away at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke. Thatcher’s leadership, characterized by conservative policies and unwavering resolve, leaves a lasting impact on British society and global politics, shaping the course of history and […]

Film Critic Icon Roger Ebert Dies

Roger Ebert, the renowned film critic whose insightful reviews and passionate advocacy for cinema captivated audiences worldwide, passes away at the age of 70 in Chicago, Illinois, after a long battle with cancer. Ebert’s eloquent writing and infectious love for movies made him a beloved figure in the film industry, leaving an indelible mark on […]

Nelson Mandela, Icon of Peace, Passes Away

On this somber day in 2013, Nelson Mandela, the revered anti-apartheid leader and former President of South Africa, passed away. His legacy of reconciliation and resilience continues to inspire the world.