Late Night Milestones

Most people are not aware of the fact, but many historical milestones have taken place during the hours when the rest of the world is snoozing away!

Late Night Milestones is an exploration of historical firsts that have occurred during the nighttime hours in various countries across the globe. Events as obscure as the opening of America’s first truck stop to world-changing events such as Lindbergh’s nonstop flight across the Atlantic all have a place in this section of the website!

Below is a list of each country organized by continent:

North America:


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