Tim Tan Huynh

History & Politics category

Killing Osama bin Laden

  • 2 May 2021
  • The most infamous terrorist of the 21st century was killed 10 years ago.

Hiroshima and Nagasaki

  • 6 Aug 2020
  • On this day 75 years ago, an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. Three days later, another one was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan. The end of the Second World War followed.

Lonely Hearts Club 2020

  • 18 Feb 2020
  • Some unexpected, and mostly positive, things in the world of entertainment have made this Valentine's Day weekend somewhat noteworthy.

The Best Summer, Ever

  • 2 Sep 2019
  • In terms of personal memories and pop culture, the summer of 1999 was special.

The Moon Landing

  • 20 Jul 2019
  • Neil Armstrong made his "one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind" on this day 50 years ago. His was supported by the dedication, knowledge, and skills of many others.

D-Day

  • 6 Jun 2019
  • On this day 75 years ago, Normandy became a household name.

Batman

  • 23 Sep 2017
  • Today is the fourth-ever Batman Day. I'm not sure why this date is noteworthy, but Batman history is as storied and varied as the character.

Playboy grins and bares it

  • 17 Mar 2017
  • The iconic magazine has retired its "Entertainment for Men" tagline, but the content is no longer SFW. Reversing the decision to go non-nude won't solve its problems, though.

2016

  • 31 Dec 2016
  • We've seen improbable wins and saddening losses.

Charles Whitman

  • 2 Aug 2016
  • The infamous Texas Tower sniper was hurt when he hurt others.