Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Joe Biden won the South Carolina primary election.
The UK's Prince Harry was withdrawn from a military tour of Afghanistan.
The longest siege of a capital city in modern history, the siege of Sarajevo, officially ended.
Svend Robinson became the first Canadian MP to come out of the closet publicly.
The first Playboy Club opened in Chicago.
A 5.8 magnitude earthquake in Agadir, Morocco, wiped out a third of the city’s population.
The Family Circus Comic Strip by Bill Keane debuted.
Future Pope John Paul II was almost killed by a Nazi truck in Krakow, Poland.
Hattie McDaniel won Best Supporting Actress for her role in 'Gone With the Wind,' making her the first African American woman to win an Oscar.
A Dutch scientist named Heike Kamerlingh Onnes announced he was able to create solid helium.
Charles Darwin explored Bahia, San Salvador, Brazil, and fell in love with its variety of plants, flowers, animals & insects.
The first warrants were issued to arrest three women accused of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts, US.
A lunar eclipse saved explorer Christopher Columbus's life.