Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, was listed as the richest person on Forbes.
The world's oldest message in a bottle was found.
NASA's Dawn probe became the first spacecraft to orbit a dwarf planet.
The first computers were affected by the Michelangelo virus, which activated annually on March 6.
The Beatles released their single 'Let it Be.'
Boxing champion Muhammad Ali relinquished his 'slave name' of Cassius Clay and joined Islam.
Athlete Tom O'Hara smashed a world record by running 1 mile in just 3 minutes and 56.4 seconds.
Georgy Malenkov succeeded Joseph Stalin as leader of the Soviet Union.
A circus performer patented the modern trampoline.
The first US telecast was made from an airplane flying over New York City.
Oreos first went on sale.
Felix Hoffmann patented one of the world's most common drugs, Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid).
Dmitri Mendeleev presented the first periodic table.
Portuguese Navigator Ferdinand Magellan discovered Guam, Micronesia in the Western Pacific.