Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Argentina managed to snatch victory away from France at the last second in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Final.
The US House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for abuse of power (230 votes to 197) and obstruction of Congress (229 votes to 198).
A powerful meteor exploded over the Bering Sea.
Nevada became the first US state with a female-majority legislature, with new appointments taking it to 51%.
Gunmen killed six health workers in Pakistan.
James Cameron's 'Avatar' was released in the US. It became the highest-grossing film of all time at the time.
The Two Towers, the second of the Lord of the Rings films, was released in theaters.
The film 'The Color Purple,' based on the novel by Alice Walker, directed by Steven Spielberg, premiered in New York.
Astronomer Richard Walker discovered Saturn's moon, Epimetheus.
The Pink Panther film premiered, directed by Blake Edwards with a theme by Henry Mancini.
Project SCORE, the world's first communications satellite, was launched into orbit.
The first panda arrived in the US from China.
The modern state of Qatar was founded with Jassim Bin Mohammad Al Thani as its leader.
New Jersey became the third state to ratify the US constitution.
Kublai Khan founded the Yuan dynasty when he renamed his Mongol Empire 'Yuan.'