June 25, 1950: War Begins In Korea

On June 25, 1950, North Korean forces crossed the 38th parallel in a coordinated and well-planned assault, sparking the Korean War. The invasion was a surprise, catching South Korean and American forces off guard. Within hours, the North Korean People’s Army (KPA) overwhelmed South…

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June 25, 1950: War Begins In Korea

On June 25, 1950, North Korean forces crossed the 38th parallel in a coordinated and well-planned assault, sparking the Korean War. The invasion was a surprise, catching South Korean and American forces off guard. Within hours, the North Korean People’s Army (KPA) overwhelmed South…

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June 24, 1947: It Came From Outer Space?

On June 24, 1947, a new term entered the American vernaculr: “flying saucer.” On that day a seasoned pilot and businessman Kenneth Arnold had an unusual encounter changed the course of his life and had a dramatic influence on the way humanity places itself…

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June 23, 1868: The Way We Write Changes Forever

Throughout the early 19th century, innovators were determined to revolutionize how we write. On June 23, 1868, Christopher Latham Sholes, a newspaper editor and printer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, partnered with Carlos Glidden and Samuel W. Soule succeeded in making that dream a reality. They…

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June 21, 1900: China Declares War

The Boxer Rebellion, also known as the Yihetuan Movement, was an anti-foreign, anti-colonial uprising in China between 1899 and 1901. This tumultuous period was marked by intense anti-imperialist sentiments among the Chinese population, which culminated in violent clashes and significant international intervention. The rebellion…

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