On This Day...

Free

290 reviews






Learn history from the live tile with On This Day... a fast and beautiful metro app to view historical events, holidays and birth dates. Pin the live tile to your start screen to see the important events that happened on this day. Choose today or any other day to view. Tap any entry in the app to jump to wikipedia page or hold to get a pop-up menu! Tap any header with a date to filter events by centuries and decades. NEW IN VERSION 2.2 (November): - Visual update, new animations on - Pin live tile from the app - Fix bugs NEW IN VERSION 2.1 (July): - Major performance improvements - events load twice as fast - Live tile updates more reliably now NEW IN VERSION 2.0 (June): - Group and filter events, births and deaths by centuries and decades, just tap any header with a year in it - Check what happened on any birthday or event from your calendar - New setting to increase font size (as asked in the feedback) NEW IN VERSION 1.7 (May): - New setting to change if older or newer events are displayed first NEW IN VERSION 1.5 (April): - Sharing functionality is now available, tap and hold any entry to share on Facebook or Twitter - A lot of optimizations for best experience on Tango phones REVIEWS ★★★★★ Really fun if your into learning small facts ★★★★★ Awesome. Works well and true to the metro design. ★★★★★ A lot of fun to explore all of the cool things that happened on today's date. I've lost some time to this app! FEATURES - View important highlights, events, births and deaths - View holidays - Jump to any day in history - Go directly to wikipedia articles - Context menus to get more information - Metro-style attractive UI with fluid animations - Offline cache (you can view the events offline after you've seen them once!) - Portait or landscape orientation
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