Today in History

Today is Wednesday, June 17, the 169th day of 2020. There are 197 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 17, 1972, President Richard Nixon's eventual downfall began with the arrest of five burglars inside the Democratic headquarters in Washington, D.C.'s Watergate complex. On this date: In 1579, Sir Francis Drake arrived in present-day northern California, naming it New…

Premium Content is available to subscribers only. Please login here to access content or go here to purchase a subscription.