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1948

First Big Bang Theory Published

Talking Hawking

Certainly the exact circumstances of how the universe was created has confounded scientists and people competing in the Mr. Universe pageant for eons. But even more compelling is trying to ascertain on which particular day this momentous event occurred. Experts are now pretty sure it was on a Thursday, so those concerned could knock off early on Friday an... Read more >

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1924

Hitler sent to Landsberg jail

In Germany, Nazi Party leader Adolf Hitler is sentenced to five years in prison for leading the Nazis’ unsuccessful “Beer Hall Putsch” in the German state of Bavaria.

In the early 1920s, the ranks of Hitler’s Nazi Party swelled with resentful Germans who sympathized with the party’s bitter hatred of Germany’s democratic government, leftist politics, and Jews. In November 1923... Read more >