Nintendo released Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the first fully open-world Zelda game.
After recording for four years, Duffy released her debut studio album 'Rockferry.'
Steve Fossett completed the first around the world airplane solo non-stop journey.
In Auckland, New Zealand, Sky Tower opened, making it the tallest free-standing building in the Southern Hemisphere.
Los Angeles police brutally beat an unarmed Rodney King with batons up to 60 times.
The USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear-powered submarine, was decommissioned in California.
NASA launched Apollo 9 crewed mission.
Elvis Presley's 'Heartbreak Hotel' made it into Billboard's Top 100 pop chart.
The notorious John Dillinger used a wooden pistol to break out of prison.
The US adopted the national anthem 'Star-Spangled Banner.'
The US National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics was founded as an emergency measure during WWI.
A field in Bath County, Kentucky, was showered by a steady rain of mystery meat. This became known as the Kentucky meat shower.
Florida became the 27th state to join the United States of America.
The previously known District of Louisiana became the Louisiana Territory.