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Here are the top ten articles for the Today in History Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Michigan : State History Dates
Michigan is rich in history. We take a look at twenty important dates that occurred in the state's history.
2. April 8 – Today In History
We take a look at some of the events that occurred on April 8th.
3. Rose-Mar Killings (November 13, 1966)
Robert Benjamin Smith just wanted to make a name for himself. Following in the footsteps of his new "heroes," he did just that on November 13, 1966 when he shot and killed five women--including a 3 year old child--at the Rose-Mar College of Beauty in Mesa, AZ.
4. A Woman Named Girly (September 10, 1999)
Reptilian aliens. A con-man. An innocent girl. What sounds like would be an amazing science fiction story turns out to be a true case of murder. Girly Chew Hossencoft, aged 36, disappeared on September 10, 1999. Her body was never found.
5. Japan's Abe Sada (May 21, 1936)
Sada Abe created a scandalous name for herself in 1936 in Japan. During a time when women were akin to property, Sada was determined to control her man--and she did it the only way she knew how...
6. April Fools Day History and Origins (April 1)
April 1st has become the day for pranks and practical jokes, but, why? Was it because of a Christian celebration or was it due to a change in calendars? Or was it something else entirely...
7. Zany October Holidays
October is choked full of fun celebrations! Most famous for Halloween and Oktoberfest, this month also sees such celebrations as Sweetest Day, Boss's Day, and Leif Erikson Day. October is also a month for awareness. What should you be aware of? Read on and find out!
8. Healthy Days In February
We take a look at the important health observances and the dates they fall on in February.
9. James Cagney - Died March 30, 1986
Who says entertainers can't have successful marriages? James Cagney married a 16 year old chorus girl and remained happily married until he died. Despite all of odds, Cagney remained a strong family man.
10. Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847)
Alexander Graham Bell is known for the invention of the telephone. But, there is so much more that you may not have realized...
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