Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Andrew Lawrence became the fastest runner to complete a marathon dressed as a fruit.
Armenia commemorated the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
The first-generation Apple Watch was released.
British boy band JLS, known from the talent show X-Factor, announced they had split up.
A garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, collapsed.
Businesswoman Estée Lauder, famous for her American cosmetics line, died at the age of 97.
David Bowie and supermodel Iman tied the knot in Lausanne, Switzerland.
NASA's Discovery Space Shuttle carried the Hubble Space Telescope into orbit.
A Soviet cosmonaut became the first human casualty during a space mission.
Queen Elizabeth II knighted Sir Winston Churchill in London, England.
The Woolworth Building in New York City was officially opened, making it the world’s largest building at the time.
A fire broke out in Surat city, India, which caused more than 500 deaths and destroyed 9,737 houses.
Mary Queen of Scots married Francis Dauphin of France.
The famous Trojan Horse was used by the Greeks to gain entry into Troy.