History By Date

You can get a details overview of history by date. For example 1/28 will return the history of 28th January

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· Internet Access

This algorithm has Internet access.

This is necessary for algorithms that rely on external services, however it also implies that this algorithm is able to send your input data outside of the Algorithmia platform.

Run an Example

{
  "Famous Birthdays": [
    {
      "desc": "(1822 - 1892)",
      "people ": "Alexander Mackenzie"
    },
    {
      "desc": "(1841 - 1904)",
      "people ": "Henry Morton Stanley"
    },
    {
      "desc": "(1873 - 1954)",
      "people ": "Colette"
    },
    {
      "desc": "(1912 - 1956)",
      "people ": "Jackson Pollock"
    },
    {
      "desc": "63 Years Old",
      "people ": "Nicolas Sarkozy"
    },
    {
      "desc": "37 Years Old",
      "people ": "Elijah Wood"
    }
  ],
  "Famous Deaths": [
    {
      "desc": "(742 - 814)",
      "people ": "Charlemagne"
    },
    {
      "desc": "(1491 - 1547)",
      "people ": "Henry VIII"
    },
    {
      "desc": "( - 1596)",
      "people ": "Francis Drake"
    },
    {
      "desc": "(1872 - 1918)",
      "people ": "John McCrae"
    },
    {
      "desc": "(1903 - 1991)",
      "people ": "Red Grange"
    }
  ],
  "Famous Weddings": [
    {
      "desc": " Labor union leader Samuel Gompers (17) weds co-worker Sophia Julian (16) in Brooklyn, New York",
      "year": "1867"
    },
    {
      "desc": " German chancellor Konrad Adenauer (28) weds Emma Weyer at St. Stephan Catholic Church in Lindenthal, Germany",
      "year": "1904"
    },
    {
      "desc": " Actress Gloria Swanson (25) weds aristocrat Henri de la Falaise (26) in Paris, France",
      "year": "1925"
    },
    {
      "desc": " Mobster Bugsy Siegel (23) weds childhood sweetheart Esta Krakower",
      "year": "1929"
    },
    {
      "desc": " NFL coach Tom Landry (24) weds Alicia Wiggs at St John the Divine Church in Houston, Texas",
      "year": "1949"
    },
    {
      "desc": " "Desperate Housewives" actress Eva Longoria (37) divorces NBA player Tony Parker (30) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of a storybook wedding",
      "year": "2011"
    }
  ],
  "January in History ": [
    {
      "desc": "One of the most notorious denials in political history came on this day when President Bill Clinton held a news conference on his relations with Monica Lewinsky. ",
      "title ": "'I Did Not Have Sexual Relations With That Woman'"
    },
    {
      "desc": "German Emperor 'Kaiser Bill,' was born on this day, strong-willed and determined to overcome the deformity that afflicted him from birth. ",
      "title ": "Crippled Kaiser Had Grip of Iron"
    },
    {
      "desc": "How did Lord George Gordon, an aristocrat who led the Gordon Riots in London, lose a libel case on this day to French Queen Marie Antoinette? ",
      "title ": "Riot Leader Accuses a Queen"
    },
    {
      "desc": "The smile has beguiled art lovers for nearly 600 years and made the Mona Lisa the world's most famous work of art. But was her smile due to a medical condition? ",
      "title ": "Secret Behind Mona Lisa's Smile"
    }
  ],
  "Significant Events": [
    {
      "desc": " Emperor Charles V opens the Diet of Worms in Worms, Germany which lasts until May 25th. Produced the "Edict of Worms" which dennouced Martin Luther",
      "year": "1521"
    },
    {
      "desc": " London's Pall Mall is 1st street lit by gaslight",
      "year": "1807"
    },
    {
      "desc": " Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" is published by Thomas Egerton in the United Kingdom",
      "year": "1813"
    },
    {
      "desc": " Sir Stamford Raffles lands in Singapore",
      "year": "1819"
    },
    {
      "desc": " Russian expedition led by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Lazarev discover the continent of Antarctica",
      "year": "1820"
    },
    {
      "desc": " The name "Pakistan" is coined by Choudhry Rahmat Ali and gradually accepted by Muslims in the Indian sub-continent who use it to push for a separate Muslim homeland in South Asia",
      "year": "1933"
    }
  ]
}

Install & Use

Use

curl -X POST -d '1/28' -H 'Content-Type: text/plain' -H 'Authorization: Simple YOUR_API_KEY' https://api.algorithmia.com/v1/algo/jabedbd/HistoryByDate/0.1.0