dMarie Time Capsule offers FREE 'On This Day in History' printables. These make fun birthday cards, or just to add a little something personalized to a gift! You enter the date you want to show and select from two options--
Quick Page: Where the page will automatically generate top items for that date.
Advance Page: You manually select specific headlines, famous people's birthdays, popular songs, TV shows, toys, and books, for the selected date. You can edit the information, or even add your own information to the final page!
When you're done, you'll be presented with your own customized page that includes all the information you've chosen, plus typical consumer prices from that year like milk, stamps, gas, housing, cars...Plus, Academy Award winners that year, and more!
They currently have data online for the years 1800 through 2002. Check it out!