Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The longest ever United Nations climate talk ended.
China successfully landed its moon rover.
Former French President Jacques Chirac was convicted of diverting public funds and received a two-year suspended prison sentence.
Million Dollar Baby, directed by Clint Eastwood, was released. It went on to win Best Picture.
The American Psychiatric Association officially declared that homosexuality is not a mental illness.
The red robin was officially named Britain's National Bird.
Johnny Cash released 'Folsom Prison Blues.'
Major Glenn Miller, musician, and composer, disappeared over the English Channel during a flight.
Gone with the Wind, the drama film directed by Victor Fleming, premiered in Atlanta, Georgia.
The London Underground's Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway opened.
The Republic of Ezo, a separatist Japanese state, was established on the island of Ezo, Japan.
Napoleon Bonaparte finally had a funeral.
The US Patents Office was nearly completely burned down.
The US Bill of Rights was ratified when Virginia gave its approval, which became amendments 1-10 of the constitution.