Video: 'Documentary 2015 | What Happened When The Lights Went Out on July 13, 1977'
(Wednesday, July 13, 1977, 8:37 p.m. EDT) — An electricity blackout hit New York City tonight as lightning strikes on electrical equipment caused power to fail; widespread looting broke out. Continue reading New York City blackout of 1977 begins 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 13 1977)
Video: 'In Another Land (Stereo Version)'
(Thursday, July 13, 1967) — The Rolling Stones recorded “In Another Land” today at Olympic Sound Studios in London for their next album, Their Satanic Majesties Request. Continue reading The Rolling Stones record ‘In Another Land’ in London 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 13 1967)
Video: 'Northwest Ordinance of 1787'
(Friday, July 13, 1787) — The Congress of the Confederation today adopted the Northwest Ordinance, which established a government in the Northwest Territory, an area corresponding to the eastern half of the present-day Midwest. Continue reading Congress establishes governing rules for Northwest Territory 230 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 13 1787)