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Days of Our Lives History

Look here to learn more about the history of Days of Our Lives. Includes a look back at memorable storylines, fond farewells and topnotch past performances, as well as family trees.
  1. Family Trees (4)
  2. Classic Storylines (21)
  3. Supercouples and Love Stories (1)

Special Guest Stars in Salem
A look back at celebrities who have appeared on Days of our Lives over the years

Days Flashback: Jack Rapes Kayla
Take a look back at the tragic rape storyline of Days of Our Lives' Kayla Brady by her husband Jack Deveraux in 1988.

Swapping Stars: The 'Days of Our Lives' and 'General Hospital' Connection
A slew of actors and actresses have had roles on Days of Our Lives and General Hospital. Read on to find out which ones.

Days Flashback: Nicole Miscarries EJ's Baby
Take a look back at Days of Our Lives' Nicole's 2008 miscarriage and how it led to kidnapping Sami's daughter, Sydney.

Days Flashback: Smokey Robinson Rescues Marlena
A recap of the moment Smokey Robinson saved Days of Our Lives' Marlena in 1996 and helped her reunite with John.

Days Flashback: Kristen Meets Susan Banks
A recount of the moment Days of Our Lives' Kristen DiMera met Susan Banks back in 1996.

Days Flashback: A New Soap Opera Is Born
Find out what happened on Days of Our Lives' debut episode on November 8, 1965.

Days Flashback: Hope's Kidnapper Revealed: It's Larry!
A look back at the 2002 kidnapping of Days of Our Lives' Hope and the revelation that Larry Welch was behind it.

Days Flashback: Isabella Dies in John’s Arms
A look at the tragic death of Days of Our Lives' Isabella Black on October 16, 1992.

Days Flashback: Melissa Reeves Premieres as Jennifer
Relive Melissa Reeves' debut as Jennifer Horton on Days of Our Lives in 1985.

Days Flashback: Stephanie’s Accident Triggers Steve’s Memory
Remembering how Stephanie’s Accident Triggered Steve’s Memory on Days of Our Lives in 2006.

days' Flashback: Stefano Blackmails Kate into Marrying Him
Remembering Stefano and Kate's 2009 Days of Our Lives wedding and how blackmail led to love.

Days Flashback: Renee Is Murdered
Take look back at the 1983 murder of Days of Our Lives Renee DiMera.

Days of Our Lives Flashback: Jack and Jennifer Reunite, Leave Salem
Take a look back at the 2006 reunion and exit of Days of Our Lives supercouple Jack and Jennifer.

Days' Flashback: Philip and Chloe's First Kiss
A memorable look back at Days of Our Lives' Chloe and Philip's first kiss on September 12, 2000.

Days Flashback: Carrie Learns the Truth About Will
A recap of the 1997 storyline where Carrie stopped Sami and Austin's wedding on Days of Our Lives by revealing Will wasn't Austin's son.

Days Flashback: Suzanne Rogers Debuts as Maggie
Take look back at Suzanne Rogers' first days as Maggie Horton on Days of Our Lives in 1973.

Days Flashback: Marlena Rises from the Dead
Take a look back at the 1991 return of Deidre Hall to Days of Our Lives as beloved heroine, Marlena Evans.

Days Flashback: Peter Reckell Returns, Bo and Hope Reunite
Take a trip down memory lane and relive Peter Reckell's return as Days of Our Lives' Bo Brady and the long awaited reunion of Bo and Hope.

A look back at Days of Our Lives' Roman Brady's return from the dead in 1997...
Take a trip down memory lane, 1997, as Days of Our Lives' Roman Brady's return from the dead and interrupts John and Marlena's wedding.

Days Flashback: Steve and Kayla's Wedding Day Miracle
Take a trip down memory lane and relive the 1988 nuptials of Days of Our Lives supercouple, Steve and Kayla.

Celebrity Guest Stars On Days of Our Lives
Take a look at the array of celebrity guest stars who have made appearances on Days of Our Lives over the years.

Will Horton Quiz
See how much you know about Will Horton, the popular Days of Our Lives character.

Double Duty on 'Days of Our Lives'
Take a look at some of Days of Our Lives most memorable dual roles and the actors who portrayed them.

Salem Hot Spots Quiz
Check out this ultimate quiz about Days of Our Lives' memorable bars, restaurants and clubs.

Brady Family Tree
An account of the Brady family from patriarch Shawn to Roman and Bo and all their offspring.

Kiriakis Family Tree
An account of the Kiriakis family from patriarch Yurgos to son, Victor, and all their offspring.

Nicole Walker DiMera Quiz
Test your knowledge of Days of Our Lives' Nicole Walker DiMera by taking this detailed quiz.

Horton Family Tree
Find out how the Horton family members, from Tom to Alice and their beloved granddaughters, Hope and Jennifer, are related to one another.

Days of Our Lives' John and Hope in Alamania Quiz
John and Hope's trip to Alamania was a caper to remember. See how much you can recall about this Days of Our Lives storyline by answering the questions in this quiz.

Days of Our Lives’ Very Brady Quiz
See how much you can recall about the Brady family of Days of Our Lives.

Lucas and Sami Quiz
Think you know everything about Lucas and Sami of Days of Our Lives? Take this quiz and find out.

Sidekicks and Servants on 'Days of Our Lives'
Days of Our Lives has had its share of memorable supporting characters over the years. See how many you can name.

Name That 'Days of Our Lives' Tune
Days of Our Lives has underscored its stories with numerous songs over the years. See how many you can name.

EJ DiMera Quiz
There's lots to know about Days of Our Lives' EJ DiMera. See how much you can recall about him via this quiz.

Name That Nickname
Days of Our Lives characters have had their share of nicknames over the years. See how many you can name.

Top 10 Villains On ‘Days of Our Lives’
The baddest of the bad Days of Our Lives characters are explored in this top ten villains list. The article elaborates on their crimes and the poor Salemites who suffered at their hands.

DiMera Family Tree
An account of the DiMera family from patriarch Santo to son, Stefano, and all their offspring.

History of DAYS' Head Writers
Jason47's page lists the 27 head writers in the history of DAYS, dating all the way back to November 8, 1965.

2009 Year in Review on Days of Our Lives
The year 2009 was full of baby-switching drama, new hookups, sad farewells, and old favorites returning. In case you missed any significant events or storylines, find out what happened on "Days of Our Lives" in 2009!

Official Website of Charles Shaughnessy
Look here for the official website of Charles Shaughnessy, who played the dashing ISA agent Shane Donovan from 1984-1992 and again in 2002. This site contains his biography, classic and current photos, contact information, and more!

Matthew Ashford's Website
This website contains articles, photos, fan club information, personal appearances, and more regarding Matthew Ashford, who portrayed the unforgettable Jack Devereaux off and on from 1987-2006.

Gone Too Soon: Characters Who Departed Salem in 2008
Take a look back at some beloved Salem characters who suddenly departed from the DAYS canvas in 2008. The characters we grew fond of may be gone from Salem, but they are certainly not forgotten.

Lucas and Sami Timeline
Stroll down memory lane with one of Salem's most popular supercouples Lucas and Sami, which covers their love/hate tumultuous relationship from 1993-2004.

Jack and Jennifer Devereaux Website
This is a website devoted to one of DAYS' greatest supercouples in history, Jack and Jennifer Devereaux. This site contains a multitude of photos, magazine covers, articles, and more.

The Baby Switch Storyline
Remember when Lexie turned evil? Take a look back at another "Who's the Daddy?" storyline when Lexie's dastardly daddy Stefano DiMera switched Hope and Marlo's babies at birth.

Susan Seaforth Hayes Celebrates 40 Years on DAYS
On December 11, 1968, Susan Seaforth made her first appearance on Days of Our Lives as Julie Olson. Jason has put together a wonderful tribute on his website devoted to the beautiful lady who made her mark in Salem 40 years ago. His tribute includes photos, a news article about Susan's arrival in Salem, a script of Susan's first episode, and more!

Stefano DiMera's Deaths
Days of Our Lives villain, Stefano DiMera, has died numerous times. Here's a look at all of his deaths.

Deidre Hall's Website
Keep up with former DAYS actress Deidre Hall (ex-Marlena) on her new website, which contains updated news and appearances, a biography, photo gallery, weight-loss challenge blog, and more!

A recap of Days of Our Lives' Carly's buried alive storyline and how Lawrence...
A recap of Days of Our Lives' Carly's buried alive storyline and how Lawrence saved her.

Five Things to Know About Days of Our Lives' Shane and Kimberly

Days of Our Lives: The Best and Worst of 2013

10 Ways Days of Our Lives Can Address What Happened to Bo Brady
Ten ways the Days of Our Lives writers could handle Bo Brady's absence from Salem since Peter Reckell left the show.

Days Flashback: Susan Seaforth Hayes Premieres as Julie
Take a look back at Susan Seaforth Hayes' debut as Julie on Days of Our Lives as she celebrates her 45th anniversary with the show.

5 Things That Need to Happen for Days' Will Recast to Be A Success
A look at the five things that need to happen for Guy Wilson to be successful as he takes over the role of Days of Our Lives' Will Horton.

Deidre Hall Debuts as Days of Our Lives' Marlena Evans
Take a look back at Deidre Hall's debut appearance on Days of Our Lives.

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