Today In History

Today In History

Downshift LLC

In response to popular demand from history buffs, trivia lovers, knowledge seekers who own Android smartphones and tablets rather than iPhones and iPads, Downshift LLC has released an Android version of its massively popular no-cost iOS App Today in History on Google Play.

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Available to download now!

About Downshift LLC

Based in Southern California, Downshift LLC is a mobile development company that aims to bring applications that are chock full of simplicity, value and entertainment to mobile devices.

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Just another day?…NEVER! With Today in History, every day is historic and epic!

April 15th, 2105. Abraham Lincoln’s clone has been elected for his 11th presidency. Living up to his legacy as THE most influential clone of any past president of the United States of America. Read more about it here. Because as always, Today in History catalogs every major event in human history; past, present & one day, the future. But for now…

Today in History is the BEST way to get key facts about iconic global events and fun facts from across the centuries, delivered right to your mobile device.

Created for history, trivia, and knowledge lovers. Get all the important events of the day or narrow your selection down to one of our specific categories: Events, Births, Deaths, Holidays, and more…

*** Find wisdom in quotes from historic figures.

*** Immerse yourself in the images that capture historical events as they happened.

*** Feel the emotion of the headlines that made the world stop and take notice.

By experiencing historical events from a variety of angles, you’ll gain new perspective on their importance and new insights into the people who shaped the history of our world.


· Check it in the morning to get your brain pumping to start the day!
· Post your favorite fun facts to blogs and social media for inspiration and perspective!
· Share your favorite events and educate your friends and family!
· Challenge coworkers and friends with historical trivia!

----- TOP FEATURES -----
· Quote of the day: Timeless wisdom from iconic historical figures.
· Images: Visual representation of every event, headline and quote.
· Headlines: Details on major events that have shaped our world.
· Share: Spread the word through links, images using FB, Twitter, email, and text.
· Notifications: Receive unique notifications of top events daily.
· Sleek & Intuitive Design.
· Easy access to over 100k historical events.
· Several Wikipedia links per entry


LOVE IT “This app is amazing, pop open this app and you will be surprised to find out what events took place TODAY! I bet you most of the things that occurred Today you don’t know about!”
– SamG1989

I use this app constantly “This app is a real joy for me. I use it every day and frequently find myself pursuing links.”
– luv2Travel2gether

Great App!! “You will enjoy this app immensely! Definitely recommended, especially for history teachers.”
– JUrly4.56

Great!! “Very good app to learn about history, very organized, easy to use and a great learning app! This is must have app!!”
– iPM5s

Feel free to reach out to us via email at [email protected] or We’re always listening to your suggestions to improve Today in History. If you have any issues with the app, let us know and we'll fix it.

We appreciate your support greatly. You inspire us to make more great apps like Today in History!


Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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