Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The FBI publicly confirmed that they believed COVID-19 originated in a lab in Wuhan, China.
The UN released a report warning that 14% of Earth's species face a very high risk of extinction.
A Duke University neuroscientist connected two rat brains together over the internet.
The largest prehistoric penguin was discovered.
The FDA in the US started requiring that those purchasing cigarettes under the age of 27 must provide ID to prove they are over 18.
Alanis Morissette claimed four Grammy's, including Album of the Year with 'Jagged Little Pill.'
The New Zealand Navy ended its daily allowance of rum to their sailors.
Swedish Prime Minister, Olof Palme, was shot at point-blank range on the busiest road in Sweden.
The series finale of M*A*S*H, Goodbye, Farewell and Amen aired.
The first killer whale calf was born in captivity at Marineland in Los Angeles, California.
The US Air Force launched the Discoverer 1 reconnaissance satellite.
The twisted ladder structure of DNA was discovered.
An anti-government uprising took place in Taiwan, where around 28,000 people lost their lives.
The erroneous word 'Dord' was added to Webster's New International Dictionary, Second Edition.
President Hindenburg issued the Reichstag Fire Decree.
John Wesley opened the first Methodist Church in the US.