Facts & Historical Events On This Day
A bombing took place on a trolleybus in Russia.
The Madrid Barajas International Airport was bombed.
Tropical Storm Zeta formed in the open Atlantic Ocean.
The Wilaya of Relizane massacre occurred, 400 people were killed from four villages. It was the worst incident in Algeria’s insurgency.
Stevie Wonder released 'That Girl,' which went on to win Billboard Song of the Year.
Frank Sinatra first recorded 'My Way,' with lyrics written by Paul Anka based on the French song 'Comme d'habitude.'
California's first freeway, Arroyo Seco Parkway, officially opened to traffic.
The American drama movie 'Of Mice and Men' was released in the US.
Astronomer Edwin Hubble formally announced the existence of other galactic systems at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society.
The founding of the Soviet Union was announced.
Frank Steunenberg, the former governor of Idaho, was assassinated outside his home.
Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 2 in D Major premiered in Vienna.
The United States bought 45,000 square miles of land from Mexico.
British forces retaliated against the United States and burned Buffalo, New York, to the ground.