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Today in History — April 23, 2018

Tabloid Tales Today is Monday, April 23, the 113th day of 2018. There are 252 days left in the year. On April 23, 1968, student protesters began occupying buildings on the campus of Columbia University in New York; police put down the protests a week later. The Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church merged to form the United Methodist Church. On this date: In 1616 (Old... 4:00pm 04/23/18

Today in History — April 21, 2018

Tabloid Tales Today is Saturday, April 21, the 111th day of 2018. There are 254 days left in the year. On April 21, 1918, Manfred von Richthofen, 25, the German ace known as the “Red Baron” who was believed to have downed 80 enemy aircraft during World War I, was himself shot down and killed while in action over France. On this date: In 1509, England’s King Henry VII died; he was succeeded... 4:00pm 04/21/18

Today in History — April 20, 2018

Tabloid Tales Today in History Today is Friday, April 20, the 110th day of 2018. There are 255 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 20, 1898, the United States moved closer to war with Spain as President William McKinley signed a congressional resolution passed the day before recognizing Cuban independence and authorizing U.S. military intervention to achieve that... 4:00pm 04/20/18

Today in History — April 19, 2018

Tabloid Tales Today in History Today is Thursday, April 19, the 109th day of 2018. There are 256 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 19, 1993, the 51-day siege at the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, ended as fire destroyed the structure after federal agents began smashing their way in; about 80 people, including two dozen children and sect leader David... 4:00pm 04/19/18