Today in History August 21

Now watching

Next video starts in : 7 Play

Today in History August 21

Today in History August 21
Replay video
Up next

Get to know George Pataki

Unlock your personal NFL Now stream by signing in to NFL.com

Today in History August 21

by Associated Press Videos 1:50 mins

Today in History August 21

by Associated Press Videos 1:50 mins

Highlights of this day in history: Soviet coup against Mikhail Gorbachev fails; Exiled revolutionary Leon Trotsky murdered in Mexico; Nat Turner leads a slave rebellion; U.S. flag gets 50th star; Count Basie and singer Kenny Rogers born. (Aug. 21)

News

News with Katie Couric

  1. 1:27

    Get to know George Pataki

  2. 2:21

    Get to know Rick Santorum

  3. 7:17

    The Girls of Amateur Porn

  4. 18:22

    Rashida Jones exposes amateur porn in "Hot Girls Wanted"

  5. 4:17

    Why is Amateur Porn is Breaking the Internet

  6. 2:39

    Twitter’s Role in Porn

Katie Couric: Now I Get It

  1. 3:36

    Now I Get It: America's crumbling infrastructure

  2. 3:48

    Now I Get It: Benghazi Controversy Explained

  3. 3:15

    Now I Get It: 401(k)s and IRAs

  4. 3:17

    Now I Get It: GMO controversy explained

  5. 3:31

    Now I Get It: The Armenian genocide

  6. 3:21

    Now I Get It: The terror of Boko Haram