Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Charli D'Amelio became the most followed person on TikTok with 64.5 million followers.
The first kidney transplant between two persons with HIV occurred in Boston, Massachusetts, US.
Qantas flight QF9 became the first to fly nonstop from Australia to the UK.
The world's largest banana split was made in Innisfail, Australia.
Zayn Malik announced that he would be leaving the boyband One Direction.
The Balleny Islands in Antarctica experienced an 8.1 magnitude earthquake, which became the strongest earthquake in the continent.
The EU banned all British beef exports due to the risks of carrying 'mad cow disease.'
Wayne Gretzky became the first and only player in NHL history to score 200 points in a season.
The world's first fully-functional space shuttle, Columbia, was delivered to the JFK Space Center.
The first color TV went on sale.
The SF F-4 submersible boat sank and killed 21 people near Hawaii.
Frederick Langenheim took the first photo of a solar eclipse.
The Slave Trade Act was passed in the British Parliament.
The US held its first horse race in Long Island, New York.