This Day In Pop Culture posts daily stories of historical content that has shaped the culture around us. Each article is posted on the day the event occurred in a story format (not just an itemized list of facts) and is edited by Culture Archivist John King. He can be reached here.

Variants and individually tailored content (for places, themes, and genres) of this series for magazines, websites or other publications, as well as for other uses are also available.  Please contact the editor for a list of publications that carry this series, or for interest in this series for your publication.

All stories are true and and accurate according to resources available at the time of publication. Such as human nature tends to be; Some dates, names, and other facts can differ from account to account. In these cases we make the best judgement we can.