Jerry Van Dyke, the younger brother of fellow comedian and actorDick Van Dyke, died Friday at his Arkansas ranch, his wife Shirley Ann Jones told CNN. He was 86.
Vasco da Gama arrives in India, Christopher Columbus dies, HIV is discovered, and "Cheers" airs its series finale, all on this day.
To mark Military Appreciation Month, WalletHub ranked the best and worst states when it comes to livability for military retirees.
Anne Boleyn loses her head, Oscar Wilde gets out of prison, Marilyn Monroe sings for the president, and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis dies, all on this day.
Napoleon is proclaimed French emperor, Lincoln wins the Republican Party presidential nomination, the Supreme Court upholds "separate but equal" segregation, and Mount St. Helens erupts, all on this day.