Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, died at age 99.
Dutch ecologists reported that wolves were living in the Netherlands again for the first time in 140 years.
The American sitcom 'Parks and Recreation' debuted on NBC.
US forces pulled down a statue of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad to symbolize the end of the Iraqi president’s brutal reign.
Great Britain held The Queen Mother's funeral in London, England.
The Republic of Georgia declared its independence from the Soviet Union.
Martin Luther King Jr. was laid to rest in Atlanta, Georgia.
President John F. Kennedy granted Winston Churchill the first-ever honorary US citizenship.
NASA publicly announced the names of the first 7 American astronauts.
Nazi Germany invaded and attacked Denmark.
The Hudson Bay Company gave up its territory to the Commonwealth of Canada.
Confederate General Robert E. Lee ended his campaign at The Battle of Appomattox Court House.
King Edward V of England died.
Pope Constantine died.