About Upon This Day

Unlike other sites, we research our facts about what happened on this day in history to ensure they are accurate.

Our 11 facts about this day in history…

  • Our 3 World Events, cover events such as Discoveries, Battles, Inventions and World Firsts, from this day in history.
  • Our 3 Entertainment Events, cover events related to TV, the Movies, Music and Sport, from this day in history.
  • Our 3 Family Events, cover events such as Birthdays, Weddings, Divorces and Deaths, from this day in history.
  • The Main Event, is our pick of all events from this day in history.
  • Our National Day, is typically an unusual event that is celebrated on that day every year.

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