Scott McMillin

294 Event Contributions

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  • Earth and Beyond Launches

    Earth & Beyond is a science fiction massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) developed by Westwood Studios and published by... Read more

  • London Blitz Begins

    The Blitz (from German, "lightning") was the sustained strategic bombing of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (collectively the United Kingdom) by... Read more

  • Annie Chapman Murdered in Spitalfields

    Annie Chapman's Last Hours Shortly after midnight on the morning of her death, Chapman, like Mary Ann Nichols, found herself without money for... Read more

  • Elizabeth Stride Murdered in Whitechapel

    Elizabeth Stride was killed on the night of the "Double Event" that saw the murder of Catherine Eddowes less than an hour later. Stride's body was... Read more

  • Catherine Eddowes Murdered in the City of London

    At 8.30 pm on Saturday the 29 September Eddowes was found lying in the road drunk on Aldgate High Street by PC Louis Robinson and taken into... Read more

  • Mary Jane Kelly Murdered in Spitalfields

    On the morning of 9 November 1888, the day of the annual Lord Mayor's Day celebrations, Kelly's landlord John McCarthy sent his assistant, Thomas... Read more

  • Mary Ann "Polly" Nichols Murdered in Whitechapel

    Polly's Last Hours About 11 p.m. 30 August Mary Ann "Polly" Nichols was seen walking the Whitechapel Road, at 1.30 a.m. she was seen to leave a... Read more

  • 'Police Riot' at the Democratic National Convention

    August 28, 1968 came to be known as the day a “police riot” took place. The title of “police riot” came out of the Walker Report, which amassed a... Read more

  • Carl Sagan is Born

    Carl Edward Sagan was an American astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, science popularizer, and science communicator in astronomy and... Read more

  • Luna 2 Becomes First Spacecraft to Reach Moon

    After an aborted launch on 9 September, the Ye-1A probe successfully lifted off and reached escape velocity three days later. Officially named the... Read more

  • Zork I Released

    Zork: The Great Underground Empire - Part I, later known as Zork I, is an interactive fiction computer game written by Marc Blank, Dave Lebling,... Read more

  • Dark Age of Camelot Launches

    Dark Age of Camelot is a 3D medieval fantasy MMORPG that revolves around war between three realms following King Arthur's rule. DAoC includes... Read more

  • EVE Online Launches

    EVE Online is a video game by CCP Games. It is a player-driven persistent-world massively multiplayer online game set in a science fiction space... Read more

  • Anarchy Online Launches

    Anarchy Online is an online role playing video game published by Funcom, known for its The Longest Journey, Dreamfall, and Age of Conan titles.... Read more

  • Asheron's Call Launches

    Asheron's Call (AC) is a fantasy MMORPG for Microsoft Windows-based PCs, released on November 2, 1999. The land of Dereth and its surrounding... Read more

  • Meridian 59 Released as Open Source

    Zandramas and I are happy to announce that we've decided to release Meridian as open source. We've been running the game for almost 3 years, and... Read more

  • EverQuest Launches

    EverQuest, often called EQ, is a 3D fantasy-themed massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) that was released on 16 March 1999. The... Read more

  • Ultima Online Launches

    Ultima Online (UO) is a graphical massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), released on September 25, 1997, by Origin Systems. It... Read more

  • Meridian 59 Launches

    Meridian 59 was one of the earliest massively-multiplayer online games. It first went online in December, 1995, and it was published in September,... Read more

  • Jesse James is Assassinated by Robert Ford

    With his gang nearly annihilated, James trusted only the Ford brothers, Charley and Robert. Although Charley had been out on raids with James, Bob... Read more

  • The Battle of Tours (Poitiers)

    The Battle of Tours (October 10, 732), also called the Battle of Poitiers and in Arabic: معركة بلاط الشهداء‎ (ma‘arakat Balâṭ ash-Shuhadâ’) Battle... Read more

  • Battle of Salamis

    Forward, sons of the Greeks, liberate the fatherland, liberate your children, your women, the temples of your ancestral gods, the graves of your... Read more

  • Rome Falls to Alaric the Goth

    The Sack of Rome occurred on August 24, 410. The city was attacked by the Visigoths, led by Alaric I. At that time, Rome was no longer the capital... Read more

  • Neverwinter Launches

    Neverwinter is a Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) for the Microsoft Windows platform. It was... Read more