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Today in History — June 18, 2018

Tabloid Tales Today is Monday, June 18, the 169th day of 2018. There are 196 days left in the year. On June 18, 1983, astronaut Sally K. Ride became America’s first woman in space as she and four colleagues blasted off aboard the space shuttle Challenger on a six-day mission. On this date: In 1778, American forces entered Philadelphia as the British withdrew during the Revolutionary War. In... 4:00pm 06/18/18

Today in History — June 16, 2018

Tabloid Tales Today is Saturday, June 16, the 167th day of 2018. There are 198 days left in the year. On June 16, 1963, the world’s first female space traveler, Valentina Tereshkova (teh-ruhsh-KOH’-vuh), 26, was launched into orbit by the Soviet Union aboard Vostok 6; Tereshkova spent 71 hours in flight, circling the Earth 48 times before returning safely. On this date: In 1567, Mary, Queen... 4:00pm 06/16/18

Today in History — June 16, 2018

Tabloid Tales Today in History By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Friday, June 15, the 166th day of 2018. There are 199 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 15, 1215, England's King John put his seal to Magna Carta ("the Great Charter") at Runnymede. On this date: In 1520, Pope Leo X issued a papal bull in which he threatened to excommunicate Martin... 4:00pm 06/15/18

Today in History — June 13, 2018

Tabloid Tales Today is Wednesday, June 13, the 164th day of 2018. There are 201 days left in the year. On June 13, 1978, the movie musical “Grease,” starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, had its world premiere in New York. On this date: In 1525, German theologian Martin Luther married former nun Katharina von Bora. In 1789, during the French Revolution, the National Assembly... 4:00pm 06/13/18