Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The Queen knighted British Captain Tom Moore on his 100th birthday.
A newly discovered water beetle was named after Leonardo DiCaprio.
A remake of the original 1996 Resident Evil was released exclusively for GameCube.
Two new moons orbiting Uranus were announced in Nature magazine.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson got married.
The Church of Satan was established at the Black House in San Francisco.
Mr. Potato Head became the first toy advertised on TV.
Adolf Hitler and his newlywed wife, Eva Braun, committed suicide in their bunker in Berlin, Germany.
The first Converse shoes were introduced.
Albert Einstein completed his doctoral thesis at the University of Zurich and was awarded a Ph.D.
Hawaii became a US territory when President William McKinley signed it into law.
Louisiana became the 18th state to join the United States of America.
Pellegrini Turri finished the construction of the world's first commercial typewriter.
The USA signed The Louisiana Purchase in Paris.
George Washington gave his first speech as the first President of the United States.