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1945

Adolf Hitler commits suicide

On this day in 1945, holed up in a bunker under his headquarters in Berlin, Adolf Hitler commits suicide by swallowing a cyanide capsule and shooting himself in the head. Soon after, Germany unconditionally surrendered to the Allied forces, ending Hitler's dreams of a 1,000-year Reich. Since at least 1943, it was becoming increasingly clear that Germany would fold under the pressure of the Alli... Read more >

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1938

Bugs Bunny makes first appearance

Get Your Bunny’s Worth

Let’s face it, most celebrity rabbits are pretty rubbish. Peter (wuss), Thumper (annoying), Harvey (imaginary) and even the Cadbury’s Caramel Bunny (confusingly sexy) all have their detriments. But there is one fictional carrot muncher who is a head and little tufty tail above all of the rest. Bugs Bunny. And it was on this day in 1938 that B... Read more >