Monthly Archives: September 2016

Nuremberg judgment: Nazi Germany guilty of ruthless war 70 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 30 1946)


Video: 'Nuremberg trials' (14 videos of Sep. 30 1946)

(Monday, September 30, 1946, 10:00 a.m.-4:22 p.m. CEST; during the Nuremberg trials) — Hermann Goering, Rudolf Hess, Joachim von Ribbentrop and sixteen other arch-conspirators of the Nazi regime were found guilty of war crimes by the International Military Tribunal today in Nuremberg, Germany, and it was virtually certain that all or most of them would hang or be shot.

Sentences will be announced tomorrow.

‘Hotel Dick’ episode airs on ‘3rd Rock from the Sun’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 29 1996)

Video: '3rd Rock from The Sun 2x03 - Hotel Dick'

(Sunday, September 29, 1996, 8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT) — Now that he is growing closer to Mary, Dick begins to feel that he should tell her the truth about where he and the others really come from on tonight’s episode of the NBC sitcom television series 3rd Rock from the Sun
. Continue reading ‘Hotel Dick’ episode airs on ‘3rd Rock from the Sun’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 29 1996)

Ali outpoints Norton, retains heavyweight crown 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 28 1976)


Video: 'Muhammad Ali vs Ken Norton III - Sept. 28, 1976 - Entire fight - Rounds 1 - 15'

(Tuesday, September 28, 1976, 10:30 p.m. EDT) — With more votes then cheers, Muhammad Ali retained the world heavyweight championship tonight with a controversial but unanimous 15-round victory over Ken Norton at Yankee Stadium before 30,298 spectators, who created a gate of about $2.4 million. Continue reading Ali outpoints Norton, retains heavyweight crown 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 28 1976)

‘The Departed’ premieres in New York City 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 26 2006)


Video: 'The Departed' trailer

(Tuesday, September 26, 2006)The Departed, a crime drama film about an undercover cop and a mole in the police who attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston, premiered tonight at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

Directed by Martin Scorsese, the film starred Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga and Alec Baldwin.

Rehnquist, Scalia take their places on U.S. Supreme Court 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 26 1986)

(Friday, September 26, 1986, 11:02 a.m. EDT)William Hubbs Rehnquist took his oath today as the 16th Chief Justice of the United States, and Antonin Scalia took his as the newest Associate Justice. Continue reading Rehnquist, Scalia take their places on U.S. Supreme Court 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 26 1986)