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Battle of Midway

It was a gross underestimation of American power. In 1942, Japanese forces planned a complex diversionary attack on the American fleet in the Pacific Ocean, specifically on the island of Midway. Yet the element of surprise that was hoped for by the Japanese was abruptly seized by the Americans. After days of brutal battles, on June 7, 1942, American forces emerged victorious.

General Electric Theater

General Electric Theater premiered on Sunday, February 1, 1953. The television show was an anthology ... more

Electric Guitar Patented

The first patent for the electric guitar was awarded August 10, 1937. Since the 1800s, musicians ... more

Bill Remembers: FBI Most Wanted List

Bill Kurtis remembers when the FBI began tapping the public for help in finding their most wanted ... more
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