Facts & Historical Events On This Day
French couture house Chanel ended its use of fur and exotic skins, following suit of bans by other companies.
The US Supreme Court allowed President Trump's travel ban to come into effect for six predominantly Muslim countries.
Pan American World Airways ceased operations.
Led Zeppelin announced their break-up, this was two months after the death of drummer John Bonham.
Jean-Bédel Bokassa crowned himself the Emperor of Central Africa.
A military dog 'Nemo' saved the life of his handler, Airman Robert A. Throneburg, during the Vietnam War.
The Gemini 7 launched with Frank Borman and Jim Lovell.
A painting that had been hung upside down in a museum was finally flipped upright after going unnoticed for over a month.
A lethal fog began to cover London, lasting for five days, causing the term 'smog' to be termed – a combination of smoke and fog.
The first historically Black intercollegiate Greek-lettered fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha, was founded.
The Los Angeles Times was first published as the Los Angeles Daily Times.
The first edition of the world's first Sunday newspaper, The Observer, was published.
Mission Santa Barbara was founded in California by Franciscan missionaries from Spain.
King Louis IX of France and Henry III of England signed the Treaty of Paris, ending 100 years of conflict.