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Today in history

This trigger fires every time there is a new "Today in history" post from the Library of Congress.

About this trigger

Triggers, queries, and actions are the building blocks of Applets. Triggers tell an Applet to start, queries ask a question, and actions are its end result.

Developer info

Description
This trigger fires every time there is a new "Today in history" post from the Library of Congress.
API endpoint slug
loc.today_in_history

Trigger fields

No fields for this trigger

Ingredients

TitleThe title of the day's post.

Slug
EntryTitle
Filter code
Loc.todayInHistory.Title
Type
String
Example
Today in History - May 26

Post URLThe URL for the day's post.

Slug
EntryUrl
Filter code
Loc.todayInHistory.PostUrl
Type
String
Example
https://www.loc.gov/item/today-in-history/may-26?loclr=eatod

Post content HTMLThe post's content, may contain HTML.

Slug
EntryContent
Filter code
Loc.todayInHistory.PostContentHtml
Type
String
Example
On May 26, 1864, President Lincoln signed...

Published dateDate the post was published.

Slug
EntryPublished
Filter code
Loc.todayInHistory.PublishedDate
Type
String
Example
August 23, 2010 at 11:01PM