Facts & Historical Events On This Day
New South Wales, Australia, announced they were 100 percent in drought.
The South Korean band 'Blackpink' released their debut single album 'Square One.'
The World Health Organization announced the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
A male cheerleader shot and killed four people, and injured four more at two locations in Dallas, Texas.
A suicide bomber detonated a bomb in Quetta, Pakistan, during the funeral of a police officer.
Flooding in Manila, Philippines, claimed the lives of at least 72 people, and 850,000 others were forced to leave their homes.
The EF2 tornado ripped through Brooklyn, New York, for 18 minutes, causing nine injuries and $20 million in damages.
Coolio's hit single 'Gangsta's Paradise' was released.
During a tour in Montreal, Canada, James Hetfield from the band Metallica received third-degree burns to his arms, face, hands, and legs.
The Warsaw Radio Mast in Poland malfunctioned and collapsed.
The Space Shuttle Colombia launched from the Kennedy Space Center for a secret military mission.
Richard Nixon announced his resignation from being President of the United States of America.
The Defence of the Realm Act was introduced in Britain.
Smith and Wesson patented the first metal bullet cartridges.
The US Congress made a final decision on the use of the US Dollar as currency.
Estonian tribes defeated Sweden in the Battle of Lihula.