Facts & Historical Events On This Day
French inventor Franky Zapata crossed the English Channel on a hoverboard.
Two passenger trains derailed in Madhya Pradesh, India.
Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog took to Twitter to tell the public that they had broken up.
Officers closed a highway in Alberta, Canada, after a truck carrying 104 beehives overturned.
Californian Judge Vaughn Walker overturned the same-sex marriage ban.
NASA launched the Phoenix spaceship from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, US.
A galaxy named 'Dwingeloo 1' was discovered to be just 10 million light-years from our own.
Greek-owned cruise ship 'Oceanos' sank off the coast of South Africa due to uncontrollable flooding.
Three missing members of the Congress of Racial Equality were found partially buried near a dam in Philadelphia, Mississippi.
The United States of America declared neutrality at the beginning of World War I.
The Treaty of Sistova was signed, which ended the Ottoman–Habsburg wars.
Mount Asama erupted in Japan, killing around 1,400 people.
French monk Dom Pierre Pérignon accidentally made champagne.
The first printed edition of the Zohar (Jewish kabbalah) was published.