Today In History

1792: France declared war on Austria, marking the start of the French Revolutionary wars.

1902: Scientists Marie and Pierre Curie isolated the radioactive element radium.

1889: Adolf Hitler was born in Braunau, Austria.

1971: The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the use of busing to achieve school desegregation.

1972: The manned lunar module from Apollo 16 landed on the moon.

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