Harry Houdini's Last Performance


October 24, 1926- Harry Houdini conducts his last performance during which he had a fever of 104 °F (40 °C). It was reported that Houdini passed out during the show, but was revived to finish.

New Year's 2014


New Year's 2014

Election Day


Election Day

Mario Kart anniversary



In honor of the Mario Kart anniversary

Felix Baumgartner sets the new freefall record


Felix Baumgartner sets the new freefall record

James Bond 50th Anniversary


James Bond 50th Anniversary

The Thrilla in Manila


The Thrilla in Manila

Ray Charles born September 23, 1930


Ray Charles born September 23, 1930

F. Scott Fitzgerald born September 24, 1896


F. Scott Fitzgerald born September 24, 1896

The first Cannes Film Festival - Sept. 20 1946


The first Cannes Film Festival - Sept. 20 1946

Adam West's Birthday


Happy Birthday Adam West!

Tiffany & Co. Founded


On this day in 1837: Charles Lewis Tiffany and Teddy Young founded Tiffany & Co. (Tiffany, Young & Ellis at that time) in New York City.

California becomes the 31st U.S. state (September 9, 1850)


California becomes the 31st U.S. state (September 9, 1850)

Muhammad Ali obtains Olympic gold medal


September 5, 1960 - Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay then) obtains the light-heavyweight Olympic gold medal in Rome.

Jack Kirby born August 28, 1917


Jack Kirby born August 28, 1917. Kirby created Captain America with Joe Simon then teamed with Stan Lee to make the Fantastic Four, X-Men, Hulk and many more.

The American Messenger Company (UPS) is founded on August 28, 1907


The American Messenger Company is founded on August 28, 1907. Mail was delivered via a Ford Model T. The company would further grow and adopt the name we recognize today as United Parcel Service (UPS).

Caleb Bradham renames his drink ‘Pepsi-Cola’


Caleb Bradham renames his drink ‘Pepsi-Cola’, which we know today simply as Pepsi. (1898)

Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his “I Have a Dream” speech


August 28, 1963 - Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his “I Have a Dream” speech to 200,000 supporters during the March on Washington.

Charles Stewart Rolls born August 27, 1877


Charles Stewart Rolls born August 27, 1877  Co-founded Rolls-Royce with his partner Sir Frederick Henry Royce

Hideo Kojima born August 24, 1963


Hideo Kojima born August 24, 1963. You may know him as the creator and director of the Metal Gear series.

Thomas Edison patents the motion picture camera


Thomas Edison patents the motion picture camera. He conceptualizes the Kinetoscope which William K. L. Dickson used to make the film shown above. It’s titled Fred Ott’s Sneeze and is the first motion picture to be copy-written in the United States.

Makeshift Google


Makeshift Google

The first All-American Soapbox Derby


The first All-American Soapbox Derby

Madonna born August 16, 1958


Madonna born August 16, 1958

The first issue of Sports Illustrated


August 16, 1954 - The first issue of Sports Illustrated

Woodstock Festival August 15-18, 1969


Woodstock Festival August 15-18, 1969

Earvin “Magic" Johnson Jr. - born August 14, 1959


Earvin “Magic" Johnson Jr. - born August 14, 1959

Sir Alfred Hitchock - born August 13, 1899


Sir Alfred Hitchock - born August 13, 1899

Google Nature


Nature

Google Monument


A Google spectacle

Pixel Google


Google in pixel art style!

Mars Curiosity

Our curiosity has no limit.

Lucille Ball born August 6, 1911


Lucille Ball born August 6, 1911

Andy Warhol Born August 6, 1928


Andy Warhol, Born August 6, 1928

J.K. Rowling's Birthday


J.K. Rowling's Birthday!

Olympics Day 2


Olympics Day 2

Olympic Art Day 1


Olympics are here!