For Internet Explorer, type CTRL + H. Your history will be displayed by time up to three weeks back, by site, by most visited, and by most visited today.
For Firefox, type CTRL + H. Your search history will be displayed by time up to three months ago, by date and site, by site, by most visited, and by last visited. You can also search for a specific site in the Firefox history search box.
For Safari, click on the History link located at the top of your browser. You'll see a drop-down menu with your search history displayed for the last few days.
For Opera, type Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + H (a little bit more complicated than the other browsers, but that's okay). This allows you access to the Opera Quick Find History Search, from which you can search for the sites you've visited by keyword. To see your basic search history, type "opera:historysearch" in your browser address bar.