This Week in History

This week in history: January 28-February 3

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 31 December 2012

This week in history: December 24-30

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 29 October 2012

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

Letters from our readers

By , 25 October 2012

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

This week in history: October 22-28

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 25 June 2012

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

Letters from our readers

By , 23 June 2012

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

This week in history: June 18-24

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 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

By , 19 December 2011

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

This week in history: December 12-18

By , 12 December 2011

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

This week in history: December 5-11

By , 5 December 2011

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

This week in history: November 28-December 5

By , 28 November 2011

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

This week in history: November 21-27

By , 21 November 2011

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

This week in history: November 14-20

By , 14 November 2011

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

This week in history: November 7-13

By , 7 November 2011

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

This week in history: October 31-November 6

By , 31 October 2011

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

This week in history: October 24-30

By , 24 October 2011

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

This week in history: October 17-23

By , 17 October 2011

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

This week in history: October 10 - October 16

By , 10 October 2011

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

This week in history: October 3 - October 9

By , 3 October 2011

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

This week in history: September 26-October 2

By , 26 September 2011

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

This week in history: September 19-25

By , 19 September 2011

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

This week in history: September 12-September 18

By , 12 September 2011

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

This week in history: September 5- 11

By , 5 September 2011

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

This week in history: August 29-September 4

By , 29 August 2011

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

This week in history: August 22-August 28

By , 22 August 2011

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

This week in history: August 15-August 21

By , 15 August 2011

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

This week in history: August 8-August 14

By , 8 August 2011

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

This week in history: August 1-August 7

By , 1 August 2011

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

This week in history: July 25-July 31

By , 25 July 2011

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

This week in history: July 18-July 24

By , 18 July 2011

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

This week in history: July 11-July 17

By , 11 July 2011

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

This week in history: July 4 - July 10

By , 4 July 2011

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

This week in history: June 27 - July 3

By , 27 June 2011

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

This week in history: June 20-June 26

By , 20 June 2011

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

This week in history: June 13-June 19

By , 13 June 2011

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

This week in history: June 6-June 12

By , 6 June 2011

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

This week in history: May 30-June 05

By , 30 May 2011

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

This week in history: May 23-May 29

By , 23 May 2011

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

This week in history: May 16 - May 22

By , 16 May 2011

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

This week in history: May 9-May 15

By , 9 May 2011

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

This week in history: May 2-May 8

By , 2 May 2011

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

This week in history: April 25-May 1

By , 25 April 2011

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

This week in history: April 18-April 24

By , 18 April 2011

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

This week in history: April 11-April 17

By , 11 April 2011

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

This week in history: April 4-April 10

By , 4 April 2011

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

This week in history: March 28-April 3

By , 28 March 2011

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

This week in history: March 21-27

By , 21 March 2011

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

This week in history: March 14-20

By , 14 March 2011

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