Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Ellen Page received a standing ovation after her emotional coming out speech at the Human Rights Campaign 'Time to Thrive.'
YouTube was founded & the domain name youtube.com was activated.
Pale Blue Dot, an iconic photo of our Earth, was taken by Voyager 1 space probe.
Whitney Houston's self-titled album was released.
Aretha Franklin recorded 'Respect.'
The Knesset, Israel's parliament, convened for the first time.
The original 'Dracula' movie premiered in New York City, starring Bela Lugosi.
The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre took place in Chicago.
Arizona became the 48th state to join the United States of America.
Alexander Graham Bell applied for a patent for the telephone.
Oregon became the 33rd state to join the United States of America.
A photograph was taken of the 11th US President, James Knox Polk.
The discovery of Earth's wobbling motion on its axis was presented to the Royal Society, London, in a letter written by astronomer James Bradley.
Hundreds of Jews in Strasbourg, France, were publicly burnt to death.