Las Vegas History

  • RivieraThe Riviera Hotel And Casino 1955 – 2015
    Background The first high-rise hotel & casino to land on the Las Vegas Strip, the Riviera opened on April 20, 1955, just before the era of the mega-resorts.  While it was operational for a better […]
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  • Art BellRemembering Art Bell
    Remembering Art Bell As a child of the 1980’s, it was only fitting I would eventually meet Art Bell.  Not in person, mind you, but over the airwaves where the still of the night was filled with […]
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  • Nevada TriangleMystery of the Nevada Triangle
    Background Check our News & Info page to get the lowdown on what’s up in Las Vegas and read tomorrow’s history, today.   The disappearance of billionaire and record-setting […]
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  • Neon BoneyardSigns Of Afterlife In The Neon Boneyard
    Background Check our News & Info page to get the lowdown on what’s up in Las Vegas and read tomorrow’s history, today.   Where do Las Vegas neon signs go when hotels and casinos […]
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  • The MintThe Mint Las Vegas
    Background Check our News & Info page to get the lowdown on what’s up in Las Vegas and read tomorrow’s history, today.       The Mint is another one of the hotel […]
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  • under las vegasUnderneath The Neon: Life And Death In The Las Vegas Tunnels
    Background Check our News & Info page to get the lowdown on what’s up in Las Vegas and read tomorrow’s history, today.   Underneath The Neon: Life And Death In The Las Vegas Tunnels […]
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  • Corner of Sahara & Ft. ApacheMr. Happiness
    Background Check our News & Info page to get the lowdown on what’s up in Las Vegas and read tomorrow’s history, today.   From the early to mid 2000’s through 2011 or so, […]
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  • Andy Willams Washed Out In VegasJuly 3, 1975 Las Vegas Flood
    Background Heavy thunderstorms rattled Las Vegas on the afternoon of July 3, 1975, bringing unprecedented precipitation between the metropolitan area and mounts to the south, west and north.  Total […]
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  • Standing Tall: The Landmark Hotel & Casino In Las VegasThe Strange Case Of The Landmark Hotel & Casino
    Background Check our News & Info page to get the lowdown on what’s up in Las Vegas and read tomorrow’s history, today.   “In France, it’s the Eiffel Tower. In India, […]
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  • Las Vegas Sun Front Page1962 UFO Crash At Nellis Air Force Base
    April 18, 1962 UFO Incident Facts & Figures Check our News & Info page to get the lowdown on what’s up in Las Vegas and read tomorrow’s history, today. Date: April 18, 1962   […]
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  • Atomic VegasLas Vegas: 1950’s Nuclear Boom Town Attraction
    Nevada Nuclear Testing Facts & Figures Check our News & Info page to get the lowdown on what’s up in Las Vegas and read tomorrow’s history, today.   1950’s Nuclear Tests […]
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  • San Francisco Chronicle1981 Las Vegas Hilton Fire
    1981 Las Vegas Hilton Fire Facts & Figures Check our News & Info page to get the lowdown on what’s up in Las Vegas and read tomorrow’s history, today.     February 10, 2018 marks […]
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  • Alpine Village Inn Las VegasThe Alpine Village Inn
    The Alpine Village Inn, Las Vegas Facts & Figures Check our News & Info page to get the lowdown on what’s up in Las Vegas and read tomorrow’s history, today.     The Alpine […]
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  • 2008 Monte Carlo Fire10th Anniversary 2008 Monte Carlo Fire in Las Vegas
    2008 Monte Carlo Resort & Casino Fire Facts & Figures Check our News & Info page to get the lowdown on what’s up in Las Vegas and read tomorrow’s history, today.   January 25, […]
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  • Evel Knievel's JumpDaredevil Evel Knievel’s 1967 Caesars Palace Fountain Jump
    1967 Evel Knievel Caesars Palace Fountains Jump Facts & Figures Check our News & Info page to get the lowdown on what’s up in Las Vegas and read tomorrow’s history, today.   […]
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  • PEPCON Explosion 198830th Anniversary of the 1988 PEPCON Explosion In Henderson, NV
    1988 PEPCON Explosion In Henderson, NV Facts & Figures Check our News & Info page to get the lowdown on what’s up in Las Vegas and read tomorrow’s history, today.   May 4, 2018 […]
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