Daily Archives: April 6, 2017

‘The City on the Edge of Forever’ episode airs on ‘Star Trek’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 6 1967)


Video: 'Classic Star Trek: The City on the Edge of Forever'

(Thursday, April 6, 1967, 8:30-9:30 p.m. EST) — Kirk and Spock must travel into the past in order to prevent a deranged McCoy from altering history and eradicating their own past on tonight’s episode of the of the American science fiction television series Star Trek on NBC. Continue reading ‘The City on the Edge of Forever’ episode airs on ‘Star Trek’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 6 1967)

First Tony Awards held in New York 70 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 6 1947)


Video: 'Tony Awards History on Broadway Blogspot' (Apr. 6, 1947, at 2:33)

(Easter Sunday, April 6, 1947, 8:30 p.m. EST) — New York’s theatre honored twenty men and women tonight with the first presentation of the annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards for outstanding contributions to the current theatrical season. Continue reading First Tony Awards held in New York 70 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 6 1947)

Beatle Paul McCartney explores Rocky Mountains near Denver 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 6 1967)


Video: 'Magical Mystery Trip - Mal and Paul's Home Movies' (Apr. 6, 1967, at 2:32-3:58)

(Thursday, April 6, 1967) — The day after her 21st birthday, Paul McCartney, his girlfriend, Jane Asher, and The Beatles’ assistant Mal Evans spent the day today exploring the Rocky Mountains near Denver, Colorado. Continue reading Beatle Paul McCartney explores Rocky Mountains near Denver 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 6 1967)

U.S. formally declares war on Germany, enters World War I 100 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 6 1917)


Video: 'WILSON ASKS CONGRESS TO DECLARE WAR 1917'

(Friday, April 6, 1917, 1:18 p.m. local time; during World War I) — War came to the United States this afternoon — war by the government and people against the Imperial German Government — as President Woodrow Wilson signed the congressional resolution declaring that “the state of war which has thrust upon the United States, is hereby formally declared.” Continue reading U.S. formally declares war on Germany, enters World War I 100 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 6 1917)