Learn about historical events and birth dates.
Become a history wiz or indulge your inner antiquity nerd with a list of key occurrences from this day in history.
“On this day…” will make sure you always have an interesting fact to share with your friends.
Quickly pick any day of the year.
Tap the info button in the lower right-hand corner to quickly jump to any day you want to learn about using a gorgeous monthly calendar.
Jump back just as easily using the “Go To Today” button visible from every month.
Read Wikipedia articles without leaving
“On this day…”
Read beautifully presented Wikipedia articles within “On this day…” when you tap the name of a person or event.
You can also open Wikipedia articles directly in Articles (if you have it installed) or Mobile Safari.
Share Events on Twitter.
Tap and hold any historic event, birthday or death date to reveal a Twitter sharing sheet pre-filled with the desired information.
Or just copy the text to the Pasteboard to share it elsewhere.
Customize to your likes.
Go to the System Settings App to selectively hide all events, births or deaths, and order entries from latest to oldest
or oldest to latest.
On this day… also allows you to display entries in
english or german.