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Today in history: Jan. 8

Today in history: Jan. 8

In 2011, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., was shot and wounded when a gunman opened fire as the congresswoman met with constituents in Tucson, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In 2012, the Italian luxury liner Costa Concordia ran aground off the Tuscan island of Giglio and flipped onto its side, and more events that …

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Amanda Peet, Malcolm D. Lee, Mary J. Blige, Phyllis Logan, Rockmond…

Aviator Amelia Earhart began an 18-hour trip from Honolulu to Oakland, California, that made her the first person to fly solo across any part …

President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and French General Charles de Gaulle opened a wartime conference in …

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