Tell us a fact about a happening that occured in the past on today's date. It may be a global event, something special that happened in your country this day, or a personal remembrance.
the birthday or the death of a famous (or loved) person
a special event in history
a striking disaster
an outstanding sport performance etc ...
Example: 1917 February the 23rd (Julian Calendar) March 8, 1917 - The beginning of the Russian Revolution: the disappearance of the tsarist regime and the establishment of the Soviet Union, the first communist state in the world.