A tiger bit a chunk out of the finger of its handler, who was showing the animal’s teeth to spectators at the Shrine Circus in Omaha, 54 years ago today.
The state celebrated the first Arbor Day to encourage tree planting 149 years ago today.
Screen legend Marlon Brando was born 97 years ago today in Omaha.
Sixty-six years ago today, inmates at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln took two guards hostage. The revolt ended 65 hours later, and the guards were released.
Fire swept the interior of the Jackson Hotel in downtown Omaha 53 years ago today, killing five people.
An estimated 103 people were killed and 350 injured in the Omaha area when the tornado struck with no warning on a warm Easter Sunday 108 years ago today.
Eight years ago today, Creighton Athletic Director Bruce Rasmussen announced the school’s decision to move to the Big East Conference.
The Nebraska men's basketball team, making its first NCAA appearance, played Western Kentucky at the Charlotte Coliseum in Charlotte, N.C., 35 years ago today.