Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Star Wars: The Last Jedi, directed by Rian Johnson, premiered in Los Angeles.
The CIA Torture Report was released.
Brokeback Mountain film was released, directed by Ang Lee, and based on the story by Annie Proulx.
US Marines landed in Somalia as part of Operation Restore Hope in order to secure the trade routes to deliver food to the people.
The first Women‘’s Pro Basketball League (WBL) game took place, with the Chicago Hustle vs. the Milwaukee Does.
Jim Morrison was arrested on stage.
A giant ball of fire was seen arching across the sky from Michigan to Pennsylvania.
The first Domino's Pizza opened in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
The French parliament passed a law that fully separated all activities of the church and the state.
US President Benjamin Harrison dedicated the Chicago Auditorium which was designed by Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler.
The first traffic lights were installed in London.
Alfred Tennyson's poem 'Charge of the Light Brigade' was published in 'The Examiner.'
North America's first YMCA was established in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Juan Diego saw the Virgin of Guadalupe, an apparition of the Virgin Mary, for the first time in Tepeyac, Mexico City.