Facts & Historical Events On This Day
In a televised statement, the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, announced that he would conduct a 'special military operation' against Ukraine.
China announced that the Coronavirus had created the country's worst health emergency since 1949.
Eminem's album The Slim Shady LP went on sale.
Silent Hill, the first installment in the Silent Hill series, was released for the PlayStation.
The full-length, uncensored version of Schindler's List aired on NBC, receiving 65 million viewers.
The movie 'Trainspotting' arrived in UK cinemas.
NASA successfully launched the third of its advanced series 2 GPS satellites into orbit.
President H. W. Bush gave Iraq the ultimatum that they had 24 hours to get their forces out of Kuwait or face war.
Polio vaccines were given to the first group of children in the US at Arsenal Elementary School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
US General Eisenhower bid to raise $170 million in aid to help European Jews.
During WWII, the German town of Pforzheim was annihilated in a raid by 379 British bombers.
Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg discovered the chemical element Plutonium.
The United States of America leased Guantanamo Bay from Cuba, with the lease lasting an indefinite period.
The first-ever classified ad was published in The Times, London, UK.
The Battle of the Alamo began in San Antonio, Texas.