Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 8:20 AM
The Edmund Fitzgerald sinks in Lake Superior, the tanker Odyssey catches fire, and Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others are hanged in Nigeria.
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 8:18 AM
An improperly set switch causes a 6-hour blackout in the U.S. and Canada, and Cyclone Bhola tears through Bangladesh.
Fri, Nov 08, 2013 at 8:19 AM
The Bronx Zoo opens, and the Caspian Sea is the first successful offshore oil drilling site.
Thu, Nov 07, 2013 at 8:17 AM
Al Gore loses the 2000 election, and the South Korean cargo ship Cosco Busan collides with the San Francisco Bay.
Wed, Nov 06, 2013 at 8:15 AM
A hydroelectric dam fails on Toccoa Creek in Georgia fails, and the last of the Kuwaiti oil field fires is extinguished.
Tue, Nov 05, 2013 at 8:17 AM
Los Angeles opens the Owens Valley Aqueduct, and David R. Brower dies.
Mon, Nov 04, 2013 at 8:27 AM
Flooding inundates Florence, and the first solar-powered plane takes off.
Mon, Nov 04, 2013 at 8:20 AM
The first 'Godzilla' movie is released in theaters, and Queen Elizabeth II opens the North Sea oil pipeline.
Mon, Nov 04, 2013 at 8:19 AM
Thomas Midgley, the inventor of leaded gasoline, dies, and Sen. John Kerry promises to clean up American waterways.
Fri, Nov 01, 2013 at 8:09 AM
Tropical Storm Thelma stalls over the Philippines, and a Canadian blizzard spurs a sudden bird migration south.