This Day in History of USA – Database of 20,000 Events

This is a comprehensive list of some 20,000 historical facts of United States of America (USA) that includes 10,500+ historical events, 7,500+ births, and 1,500+ deaths. The list is the largest and unique collection of its kind on the web. The data is ready to be published on your content web site or application. The following table summarizes the century wise count of events:

Century No of Events
1600-1699 2
1700-1799 124
1800-1899 1,148
1900-1999 16,233
2000-2099 1,908

Data Format: The package contains data in tab delimited text file format. Additional format such as Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Access database format is available on request. Please send your request to [email protected]

Data Columns: The list has the following information fields:

  1. Categ: Category of events (i.e. Births, Deaths and Events).
  2. Year: Year of the event.
  3. Month: Month of the event.
  4. Day: Day on which the event occurred.
  5. Fact: What happened on the day?

Data Example (in TAB delimited format):

Events 1682 7 15 William Penn signs first peace treaty with Indians.
Events 1789 9 122 The U.S. Post Office is established.
Events 1861 4 15 U.S. President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation calling for 75,000 volunteer soldiers to quell the Southern insurrection.
Events 2010 8 24 US military in Iraq cuts its strength to 50,000 troops.
Births 1732 2 22 Birth of George Washington in Virginia; first American President (1789-97).
Deaths 1995 8 30 Death of Fischer Black, American economist (born 1938).

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