Today's Highlight in History:
On August 12th, 1960, the first balloon satellite -- the Echo One -- was launched by the United States from Cape Canaveral.
East German soldiers put up the Wall while most Berliners were asleep 1961: Berliners wake to divided city England have Troops in East Germany have sealed the border between East and West Berlin, shu...（查看全文）
Today's Highlight in History: On August 14th, 1900, international forces, including US Marines, entered Beijing to put down the Boxer Rebellion, which was aimed at purging China of foreign influence....（查看全文）
Today's Highlight in History: August 15th, 1945, was proclaimed V-J Day by the Allies, a day after Japan agreed to surrender unconditionally. On this date: In 1769, Napoleon Bonaparte was born on the...（查看全文）
Today's Highlight in History: On August 16th, 1977, Elvis Presley died at Graceland Mansion in Memphis, Tennessee, at age 42. On this date: In 1777, American forces won the Revolutionary War Battle o...（查看全文）
Today's Highlight in History: On August 20th, 1940, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill paid tribute to the Royal Air Force, saying, Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so m...（查看全文）