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Today in history: Aug. 1
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Today in history: Aug. 1

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The eight-lane Interstate 35W bridge, a major Minneapolis artery, collapsed into the Mississippi River during evening rush hour, killing 13 people, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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Three days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, a U.S. B-29 Superfortress code-named Bockscar dropped a nuclear device (“Fat Man”) ov…

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Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man made his debut in issue 15 of “Amazing Fantasy," and more events that happened on this day in history.

President Richard Nixon, facing damaging new revelations in the Watergate scandal, announced he would resign the following day, and more event…

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