31st of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

January 30st ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ U.S. President Harry S. Truman publicly announced his decision to support the development of the hydrogen bomb, a weapon theorized to be hundreds of times more powerful than the atomic bombs dropped on Japan during World War II. | & see more about this day on the video… 

28th of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

January 28th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ The space shuttle Challenger exploded in 1986. Challenger lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, and 37-year-old high school social studies teacher Christa McAuliffe was on her way to becoming the 1st ordinary U.S. civilian to travel into space, after she won a place among the 7 member crew in a competition. 73 seconds after lift off, the shuttle exploded | & see more about this day on the video…  Continue reading 28th of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

26th of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

January 26th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ Australia Day: Captain Arthur Phillip guided a fleet of 11 British ships carrying convicts to the colony of New South Wales in 1788, effectively founding Australia. After overcoming a period of hardship, the fledgling colony began to celebrate the anniversary of this date with great fanfare… Continue reading 26th of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY