Break a Leg, Nancy

January 6, 1994

Nancy Kerrigan is attacked by Shane Stant at the US Figure Skating Championships in Detroit. She is hit in the knee with a collapsible baton. Tonya Harding’s ex-husband Jeff Gillooly has masterminded the attack with friend Shawn Eckardt. Kerrigan’s cries of … Continue reading

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Hello, Baked Beans? This is Hamburger.

January 7, 1927

The first transatlantic telephone call is made from a caller in New York to London. On March 7, 1926, The Bridgeport Telegram reports that “New York and London held their first telephone conversation today, the fiftieth anniversary of the day Alexander Graham Bell … Continue reading

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