On This Day: The Birthday of Professional Boxer Michael Tyson

Michael Gerard Tyson is an American former professional boxer. He reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion from 1987 to 1990.

On This Day: World’s Richest Man Elon Musk Turns 51

World's richest man Elon Musk was born to a Canadian mother and South African father. He was raised in Pretoria, South Africa.

On This Day: The Death of “King of Pop” Michael Jackson

In what would have been Jackson's 52nd birthday on August 29, 2010, he became the most downloaded artist of all time in Nokia Music Store.

On This Day: Gangster Squad Leader John Gotti’s Life Sentence

John Joseph Gotti Jr. was an American gangster and boss of the Gambino crime family in New York City. In 1992 he was sentenced to life in prison.

On This Day: The Zong Massacre and the Lord Chief Justice

The crew of the Zong had thrown at least 142 captive Africans into the sea, but the question before the court was not who had committed this atrocity

eSwatini Author Ntsika Kota Emerges Winner of the 2022 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

The 29-year old author was announced as the winner of the prestigious prize in an online event organised by the Commonwealth foundation.

Success Journey XIV.


On This Day: Popular American Musician Lionel Richie was Born

An American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer and actor, Lionel Richie was a member of the musical group Commodores signed to Motown Records.

On This Day: The Death of Charles Cunningham Boycott

Charles Boycott was an English land agent whose ostracism by his local community in Ireland gave the English language the verb "to boycott".

On This Day: The Birthday of Former South African President, Thabo Mbeki

Today in history (1942), Thabo Mbeki was born. He is a South African politician who served as the second president of South Africa (1999 -2008).

On This Day: The Statue of Liberty Arrives in New York Harbor

Today in history (1885), the dismantled Statue of Liberty, a gift of friendship from the people of France to Americans, arrived in New York.

On this Day: The Founding of UEFA

Today in history (1954), UEFA was founded in Basel, Switzerland after consultation between the Italian, French, and Belgian associations.

On This Day: The Birthday of Former American President, Donald Trump

Donald Trump is an American politician, media personality, and businessman who served as the 45th president of the United States from 2017 to 2021.

Success Journey XIII

All failure is failure to adapt, all success is successful adaptation. ~Max McKeown

On This Day: History of the “Miranda Rights” in 1966

Today in history (1966), the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Miranda v. Arizona, establishing the Miranda Warning.

Trending Now

Join our essay competition.

This will close in 13 seconds