This Day in American History, 4th ed.


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About the Book

This up-to-date fourth edition of the most important and interesting data—on a day by day basis—throughout American history includes more than 1,400 new entries with information on a wide variety of subjects—both the “important” matters (Supreme Court decisions, war events, scientific breakthroughs, etc.) and the lesser known but thought provoking incidents and phenomena (societal changes, unexpected events) that add richness and depth to American history.

About the Author(s)

The late Ernie Gross of Onancock, Virginia, retired from a career in newspaper journalism and government public relations.
Roland H. Worth, Jr., is the author of many books. He lives in Richmond, Virginia.

Bibliographic Details

Ernie Gross and Roland H. Worth, Jr.
Format: softcover (8.5 x 11)
Pages: 404
Bibliographic Info: index
Copyright Date: 2012
pISBN: 978-0-7864-4839-5
eISBN: 978-0-7864-9312-8
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Preface      1

January–December      3

Index      345

Book Reviews & Awards

“recommended”—Library Journal; “an invaluable resource”—Booklist; “remarkably detailed calendar…offers a plethora of minutiae…a joy for the trivia addict”—The Book Report; “excellent…highly recommended”—ARBA; “recommended”—Choice; “excellent”—Against the Grain; “a quick reference for American history”—Public Library Quarterly; “wonderful…fascinating information…hard to put down…easy to use…a must-have…highly recommended”—Catholic Library World; “this book has something for every researcher”—Reference Reviews; “of interest to student as well as general readers, this large reference work on American history provides concise listings of events that occurred on specific days of the year in American history”—Reference & Research Book News.