Did you ever wonder what historic events took place on the day you were born - - 100, 200 or even 300 years ago?
Events This Day in History takes you into the lives of those who lived long ago, including the famous, the infamous and the just plain strange!
Learn . . .
-Which woman fainted when hearing that her husband had been elected president (March 12)
-Which President designed the Purple Heart (Aug 7)
-Who competed with Custer to be the most famous "boy general" (June 16)
-What state suffered a violent volcanic eruption in 1915 (May 19)
-What became of Thomas Jefferson's library (Jan 30)
-What famous English poet killed her mother (May 20)
-Which wife of a famous Civil War general worked in an aircraft factory during World War II (Jan 8)
Events This Day in History is filled with sketches taken from the real-life events of the 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. A perfect gift for the history buff, family tree enthusiast, or anyone who loves reading tales from the past.