Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Donald Trump launched 59 missiles into Syria.
US forces circled the city of Baghdad, which led to the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime two days later.
NASA launched the 2001 Mars Odyssey space probe from Cape Canaveral.
The Soviet K-278 Komsomolets nuclear submarine caught fire and sank off the coast of Norway.
Donald Trump married his first wife, Ivana Zelníčková, in Manhattan, New York.
The United Nations formed the World Health Organization (WHO).
Car engineer Henry Ford died at the age of 83.
Booker T. Washington became the first Black person pictured on a US postage stamp.
Mount Vesuvius volcano erupted, devastating Naples in the process.
Texaco was formed.
Englishman John Walker invented modern-day wooden matches that create a flame through friction.
The Territory of Mississippi was formally organized.
France initiated the War of the League of Cambrai against Venice.