Peek inside the weird world of Hello Kitty
1849: Author and poet Edgar Allan Poe, best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, dies at the age of 40 in Baltimore, Md. He had been found delirious in a gutter four days earlier under mysterious circumstances and his exact cause of death remains a mystery. Some of his most famous works include the poem "The Raven" and the short stories "The Cask of Amontillado," "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," "The Pit and the Pendulum" and "The Tell-Tale Heart."
Edgar Allen Poe dies, East Germany is born, "Cats" begins its domination of Broadway, "American Bandstand" goes off the air, and the U.S. invades Afghanistan, all on this day.
The Department of Public Safety has released some preliminary findings in the ongoing investigation into the June 15 escape of Oahu Community Correctional Center inmate Daniel Skelton.
An attempted military coup took place in the remote and mountainous nation of Lesotho on Saturday, Prime Minister Thomas Thabane said in an interview aired by South African broadcaster eNCA.
"In my political life, it was not the first time that I saw...
No email address was supplied by
To complete your registration on this site, please supply an address.
Please confirm or modify the email address to which you will have subscription offers sent.
For a more personalized experience, please supply the following optional information.