This Week in History

This week in history: November 18-24

18 November 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: November 11-17

11 November 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: November 4-10

4 November 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: October 28-November 3

28 October 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week

This week in history: October 21-27

21 October 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: October 14-20

14 October 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: October 7-13

7 October 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: September 30-October 6

30 September 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: September 16-22

16 September 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: September 9-15

9 September 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: September 2-September 8

2 September 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: August 25-September 1

26 August 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: August 19-25

19 August 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: August 12-18

13 August 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: August 12-18

12 August 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: August 5-11

5 August 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: July 29-August 4

29 July 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: July 22-28

22 July 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: July 15-21

15 July 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: July 8-14

8 July 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: July 1-7

1 July 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: June 24-30

24 June 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: June 10-16

10 June 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week

This week in history: June 3-9

3 June 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: May 27-June 2

27 May 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: May 13-19

13 May 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: May 6-12

6 May 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: April 29-May 5

29 April 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: April 22-28

22 April 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: April 15-21

15 April 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: April 8-14

8 April 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: April 1-7

1 April 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: March 25-31

25 March 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: March 18-24

18 March 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: March 11-17

11 March 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: March 4-10

4 March 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week

This week in history: February 25-March 3

25 February 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: February 18-24

18 February 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: February 11-17

11 February 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: February 4-10

4 February 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: January 28-February 3

28 January 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: January 21-27

21 January 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: January 7-13

7 January 2013

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: December 31-January 6

31 December 2012

This week in history: December 24-30

24 December 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: December 17 - December 23

17 December 2012

25 years ago: Wall Street insider trader sentenced to prisonIvan Boesky, 50 years old and one of Wall Street’s most successful speculators, was sentenced to three years in prison on December 18, 1987 for conspiring to file false stock trading records. Boesky was the center of a massive insider trading operation, illegally manipulating stock prices, conducting unlawful corporate takeovers and using false bookkeeping to cover up for his crimes.

This week in history: December 10-16

10 December 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: December 3-9

3 December 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: November 26-December 2

26 November 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: November 19-25

19 November 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: November 12-18

12 November 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: November 5-11

5 November 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: October 29-November 4

29 October 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

Letters from our readers

25 October 2012

A selection of recent letters to the World Socialist Web Site.

This week in history: October 22-28

22 October 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: October 15-21

15 October 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: October 8-14

8 October 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: October 1-7

1 October 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: September 24-30

24 September 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: September 17-23

17 September 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week

This week in history: September 10-16

10 September 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: September 3-9

3 September 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: August 27-September 02

27 August 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week

This week in history: August 20-August 26

20 August 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: August 13-August 19

13 August 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: August 6-August 12

6 August 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: July 30-August 5

30 July 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: July 23-29

23 July 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: July 16-22

16 July 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: July 9-15

9 July 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: July 2-8

2 July 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: June 25-July 1

25 June 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

Letters from our readers

23 June 2012

A selection of recent letters to the World Socialist Web Site.

This week in history: June 18-24

18 June 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: June 11-17

11 June 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: June 4 - June 10

4 June 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: May 28-June 3

28 May 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: May 21-27

21 May 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: May 14-20

14 May 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: May 7-13

7 May 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: April 30-May 6

30 April 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: April 23-29

23 April 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: April 16-22

16 April 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: April 9-15

9 April 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: April 2-8

2 April 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: March 26-April 1

26 March 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: March 19-25

19 March 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: March 12-18

12 March 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: March 05 - March 11

5 March 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: February 27-March 4

27 February 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: February 20-26

20 February 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: February 13-19

13 February 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: February 6-12

6 February 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: January 30 - February 5

30 January 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: January 23-29

23 January 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: January 16-21

16 January 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: January 9 - January 15

9 January 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: January 2-8

3 January 2012

This Week in History provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: December 25-January 1

27 December 2011

“This Week in History” provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.

This week in history: December 19-25

19 December 2011

“This Week in History” provides brief synopses of important historical events whose anniversaries fall this week.