Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The UK hit a milestone after giving 10 million people a COVID-19 vaccination.
5 Seconds of Summer member Luke Hemmings posted his first YouTube video.
A Russian cosmonaut flew aboard a NASA Space Shuttle for the first time.
Mother Teresa and The Pope met in Calcutta, where they both fed the sick.
A week-long blizzard struck Iran and killed 4,000 people, making it the deadliest in history.
The first weather satellite (ESSA-1) was launched into orbit from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Rock and roll musician Buddy Holly died during a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa.
The temperature plunged to -81.4°F in Snag, Yukon, Canada, making it the coldest recorded temperature in North America.
Walt Disney released '3 Caballeros' in the United States.
New Zealand suffered its most fatal natural disaster in history during the Hawke's Bay Earthquake.
US President Woodrow Wilson announced that the nation would officially cut relations with Germany.
P.T. Barnum purchased the world-famous circus elephant Jumbo.
Switzerland opened the world's first commercial cheese factory.
The first paper money was issued in America in the Colony of Massachusetts.