Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The FDA authorized the first breathalyzer test that detects COVID-19.
The children's cooking show, Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch, premiered on CBBC in the UK.
The Human Genome Project was completed in London, England.
NATO accidentally bombed a refugee convoy in Kosovo, killing seventy-three.
The Soviet Union agreed to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan.
Demonstrations broke out in Tbilisi, Georgia, after attempts by the USSR to repress the Georgian language.
Sputnik 2 soviet spacecraft burned up, returning through Earth's atmosphere.
5,200 Jews from Athens arrived at Auschwitz.
The Titanic collided with an iceberg off the coast of Newfoundland at 23:40 and started to sink.
J.C. Penney's opened their first store in Kemmerer, Wyoming.
President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.
America published the country's first American Dictionary of English Language.
The French Revolutionary War began after France declared war on Austria.
The Battle of Forum Gallorum took place to besiege Julius Caesar's assassin, Decimus Junius Brutus.