On This Day...

Description

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.

VERSION 2.9.2
- Transparent live tile

VERSION 2.9.1
- Performance improvements
- Bug fixes

VERSION 2.9:
- Implement sharing from Wikipedia page
- Important fix for settings getting reset

VERSION 2.8
- Orientation lock option
- Remove ads on details page
- Share via clipboard

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
- Fix Wikipedia problem
- Transparent live tile

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    v2.9.4.0 Free

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    Education

    Rating

     86.8%

    Rated by 533 people

    Size

    2.86 MB Installed
    1.23 MB Download

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    Languages

    • English (All)
    • English (United States)

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