April 1, 2011 So it's April 1. But it's more than April Fools' Day. It's also the anniversary of America's first policewoman — and no, we're not talking about Angie Dickinson. On April 1, 1908, Lola G. Baldwin was sworn in as a Female Detective in Portland, Ore.
PIck a day, any day on this calendar -- it was probably more exciting than April 11, 1954.
November 30, 2010 When we learn about history, we tend to focus on the action-packed days. But what about those "off" days, where nothing of significance actually happened? According to a Cambridge-based scientist one April Sunday in 1954 was the most boring day ever.
November 5, 2008 Historians weigh the moment, as Senator Barack Obama heads for the White House.
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