Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The Ebola epidemic in Guinea was declared by The World Health Organization.
The San Miguel volcano (also known as Volcán Chaparrastique) erupted in El Salvador.
China's Shenzhou spacecraft launched on its fourth and final uncrewed flight.
The Guatemalan Civil War came to an end after 36 years of bloody conflict.
The Supremes released 'My World Is Empty Without You.'
Thunderball, the fourth James Bond film, premiered in Tokyo.
The worst German air raid of the Blitz occurred.
Lou Thesz beat Everett Marshall in St Louis, making him the youngest to win the National Wrestling Association World heavyweight title.
Peter Pan made his first on-screen appearance.
Sun Yat-sen was elected the first President of the Republic of China.
The Wounded Knee Massacre took place.
Emma Snodgrass was arrested.
Texas became the 28th state to join the United States of America.
The Treaty of New Echota was signed.
King Henry II's knights assassinated Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Charles the Bald, King of the Franks, was crowned as Holy Roman Emperor.