Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Russia launched a robot called FEDOR to the International Space Station to work as a remote operator and carry out various tasks autonomously.
A 50,000-year-old human bone was discovered in Siberia.
Instant divorce was banned in India, which became a giant leap forward for women's rights in the country.
Both Russia and Vanuatu joined the World Trade Organization raising the total number of members to 157.
Storm Botnet sent a staggering 57 million emails.
Two gunmen stole Edvard Munch's paintings 'The Scream' and 'Madonna' from Much Museum in Oslo, Norway.
The rings of Neptune were discovered.
Baseballer Nolan Ryan became the first pitcher to strike out 5,000 batters.
Australia began selling its first platinum coin, featuring a Koala.
Theodore Roosevelt became the first US President to appear in an automobile publicly.
Mahatma Gandhi formed the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) to help fight discrimination.
Austria launched pilotless balloons against the city of Venice, which became the first air raid in history.
Ann Franklin became one of the first women newspaper publishers.
King Richard III died at the Battle of Bosworth, the ultimate battle in the Wars of the Roses.