On Thursday, July 6th, 1944, a sultry summer's day, thousands of people gathered on Barbour Street in Hartford to be entertained by the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus. It will become one of the worst disasters in Connecticut history.
Today in History: According to widely held beliefs, World War I ended at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918- but the official end of the war was scheduled for exactly 5 years after Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia.
Today in History- Bonnie and Clyde are killed in a police standoff. Modern day Romeo and Juliet or common criminal of the worse kind?