Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Russia declared the Donetsk People's Republic and the Luhansk People's Republic as independent states.
US President Barack Obama met with the Dalai Lama amid warnings from China.
American internet star and actor Cameron Dallas had 13 stitches after stepping on a can that split his foot open.
US President Richard Nixon met with Chinese leader Mao Zedong in Beijing to finalize a peace deal between their two countries.
The USSR's uncrewed Luna 20 lunar lander successfully touched down on the surface of the Moon.
The Jackson 5 performed on TV for the first time on American Bandstand.
Malcolm X was assassinated in New York City, USA.
Gerald Holtom presented his peace symbol design to the British Direct Action Committee, who accepted it immediately.
Edwin Land presented his Polaroid photo product, the world's first instant photos, in New York City.
The first issue of 'The New Yorker' was published.
The first telephone directory was issued, which consisted of a single card with 50 names and addresses in Connecticut, USA.
Saint Francis Xavier Church in Baltimore, Maryland, became the first church exclusively for blacks in the US.
The first sewing machine was patented in the US.
The Prussian Confederation was formed.