Uncategorized

 US #734 – was issued on the 150th anniversary of Kosciuszko’s American citizenship.  Click the image to order.
October 15, 1817

Death of General Thaddeus Kosciuszko 

On October 15, 1817, Polish-Lithuanian General Thaddeus Kosciuszko died in Solothurn, Switzerland.

Read Article

Keep Your U.S. Stamp Collection Up-to-Date and Save!

Get all the 2016 U.S. commemorative and regular issue stamps you need for your collection with Mystic’s money-saving sets. These convenient sets let you add an entire year’s worth of U.S. stamps to your album in one simple step.  Plus you’ll save time and money compared to ordering individual stamps!  

Read Article
 U.S. #5012 features a 1940 photo of Bergman.
August 29, 1915

Happy Birthday Ingrid Bergman 

Ingrid Bergman was born on August 29, 1915 in Stockholm, Sweden, and was named after the princess of Sweden at the time.

Read Article

Keep Your U.S. Stamp Collection Up-to-Date and Save!

Get all the 2015 U.S. commemorative and regular issue stamps you need for your collection with Mystic’s money-saving sets. These convenient sets let you add an entire year’s worth of U.S. stamps to your album in one simple step – And you can save up to $8.55 compared to ordering individual stamps! Click “continue reading” … Read more

Read Article
 #570434 – V-J Day postcard
August 14, 1945

President Truman Announces Japan’s Surrender 

After nearly six years of a world at war, the Japanese surrendered on August 14, 1945, effectively ending World War II.

Read Article

Love history?

Discover events in American history – plus the stamps that make them come alive.

Subscribe to get This Day in History stories straight to your inbox every day!