Philly Happened on this day…

December 21, 1849 On this day in 1849 the first figure skating club in America was formed in the city of Philadelphia, named the  "The Skater's Club of the City and County of Philadelphia", which is now known as the "Philadelphia Skating Club and Humane Society".   This club was formed by a small group of gentlemen [...]

PhillyHappened on this day…

December 15, 1968 The City of Brotherly love is well known for its loyal and fanatical fans, but even the fanatics have their moments. One of the cities most famous incidents, even gaining national attention, was the pelting of Santa Claus with snowballs at Franklin Field. However the circumstances leading up to this [...]

PhillyHappened on this day…

November 22, 1992 PhillyHappened on this day at Giants Stadium. Philadelphia Eagles own goal punching Vai Sikahema, in a play part of Philly's sports history, returned an 87 yard punt against the New York Giants.