Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Scientists observed the biggest explosion in the universe, 390 million light-years away.
The world's smallest baby was finally released from the hospital months after being born.
Singer and actress Barbra Streisand announced she had her pet dog cloned twice.
In Sweden, a job interview invitation was accidentally mailed to 61,000 people and caused chaos in their offices.
Pokémon was released on the Game Boy for the first time, in the video games Pocket Monsters Red & Green.
Ebony and Ivory was recorded by Stevie Wonder & Paul McCartney.
The first Dutch abortion clinic began to perform artificially-induced abortions.
The Italian government asked for advice on how to stop the Leaning Tower of Pisa from leaning too far and collapsing.
The twenty-second amendment to the US Constitution was ratified.
Two scientists from the University of California Radiation Laboratory discovered carbon-14, a new isotope of carbon.
The Reichstag, Germany's parliament building, was set on fire by a Dutch communist.
The British Labour Party was founded.
Beethoven Symphony No. 8 premiered in Vienna, Austria.
Henry IV took to the throne as he was crowned the King of France.