Facts & Historical Events On This Day
US President Biden approved student debt loan forgiveness of up to $20,000 for those who are qualified.
NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft entered interstellar space, becoming the first artificial object to do so.
Naturalists Chris Atkins and Michael Taylor discovered the world's tallest tree in Redwood National Park, California.
Nintendo released the first-person shooter, GoldenEye 007, for the Nintendo 64.
Belarus declared its independence from the Soviet Union.
Businessman Momofuku Ando marketed the first-ever pre-cooked instant noodles.
The first daily passenger air service began, going from London to Paris.
Walden W. Shaw and John D. Hertz founded the Shaw Livery Company and introduced the yellow cabs to attract passengers.
A Japanese scientist, Shibasaburo Kitasato, isolated the bacterium of the Bubonic Plague.
Uruguay gained independence from Brazil, which is now celebrated as a National Holiday for Uruguayans.
Alicia Thornton became the first British female jockey after taking part in a horse race at York Racecourse in Knavesmire, England.
Captain James Cook set sail on his first voyage from Plymouth, heading for the Pacific Ocean.
Astronomer Galileo demonstrated one of his earlier telescopes to Venetian lawmakers.
Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar, the conquistador, founded Havana on the southern part of the island.
The doctrine of the Holy Trinity was established after the end of the Council of Nicaea.