On this day back in 1851, the New York Times began publishing at two cents a copy. It has since gone on to earn 112 Pulitzer Prizes . . . more than any other news source or organization.
A rare photo of the front page of the New York Times shows the story of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
TODAY'S TRIVIA QUESTION
In what year did the Crossword begin appearing regularly inside the New York Times?
See the answer below!
CLIP OF THE DAY
Watch this fascinating video about the inner workings of The New York Times.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"I don't think the intelligence reports are all that hot. Some days I get more out of The New York Times." John F. Kennedy
DID YOU KNOW . . .
The New York Times got its first phone number in 1886. The number was John 470.