Skip to main content
You have permission to edit this collection.
Edit
Today in history: Sept. 24
spotlight

Today in history: Sept. 24

  • 0

In 1960, the USS Enterprise, the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was launched at Newport News, Virginia, and more events that happened on this day in history.

Related to this collection

Most Popular

  • Updated

In 1967, tens of thousands of Vietnam War protesters began two days of demonstrations in Washington, D.C., and more events that happened on th…

In 1989, an earthquake measuring 6.9 in magnitude struck northern California, killing 63 people and causing $6 billion worth of damage, and mo…

  • Updated

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Chuck Lorre, Esperanza Spalding, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lindsey Von…

  • Updated

In 2011, Republican presidential candidates laced into each other in a debate; Mitt Romney emerged as still the person to beat, and more event…

  • Updated

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Ciara Renee, Evander Holyfield, Gillian Jacobs, Jennifer Holliday, …

The Cuban missile crisis began as President John F. Kennedy was informed that reconnaissance photographs had revealed the presence of missile …

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alerts

Breaking News