Facts & Historical Events On This Day
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was taken to hospital after testing positive for COVID-19.
PayPal withdrew a $3.6 million investment in North Carolina due to the state passing anti-gay legislation.
North Korea performed a controversial intercontinental ballistic missile test.
North Korea launched the infamous Kwangmyŏngsŏng-2 satellite.
Kurt Cobain from Nirvana committed suicide at age 27 by shooting himself in the head with a shotgun.
Dolby stereo was used for the first time on David Letterman.
One hundred thousand rioters gathered at Tiananmen Square in Beijing to protest against the Chinese government.
The US Air Force accidentally bombed the Belgian town of Mortsel.
The Firestone Tire and Rubber Company started selling inflatable tires from Akron, Ohio.
The first international rugby league took place in Wigan, England.
The war on the Pacific began after Chile declared war with Bolivia and Peru.
Jacob Roggeveen discovered Easter Island.
American Indian princess Pocahontas married English tobacco planter, John Rolfe.
Pope Paschal I crowned Lothair I as the Emperor of Italy.